• Padres’ Travis Jankowski Interview: “Everyday I Expect to Play”
  • Nick Margevicius Interview: “My Approach Has Always Been to Attack Hitters”
  • Hudson Potts Interview: “I Have No Trouble With Motivation”
  • Changeup Taught by Hoffman Making a Real Difference for Reggie Lawson
  • Owen Miller Interview: “I Hit the Ball Hard and I Make the Plays”

Wil Myers’ Value Could Increase with Move to Third Base

Arguably the Padres’ best hitter is eligible to return from the disabled list on August 13th, and when he does, it will be a very interesting time for his team. Will his manager give him a shot at playing the hot corner? He has been taking more grounders at the position since hitting the shelf with a bruised foot, and there has been significant speculation as to how legitimate the…

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Franmil Reyes and Big Guys in the Game of Baseball

Last year, the Padres didn’t appear to have high expectations for Franmil Reyes, and left him off the 40-man roster. Obviously, other teams shared the opinion, leaving him unclaimed in the Rule 5 draft. Hamote bone surgery might have scared some teams off as the outfielder underwent surgery in November after appearing in only a few AFL games. Thanks to Wil Myers’ third stint on the disabled list this year and…

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Down on the Farm: August 10 (Baez With First Double-A Start)

Credit: EVT News San Diego Padres affiliates were 2-6 on Friday. Here’s a recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (65-51) Lost 1-0 Kyle Lloyd threw four shutout innings to start the game for El Paso, and the bullpen only allowed one earned run, but the team still couldn’t pull out the win on Friday night. The offense only managed to get four hits in total, and walked just…

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Introducing the EVT Monday Mailbag

Since April of 2015, we here at the East Village Times have made it our mission to provide San Diego sports fans analysis like no other. The content we have created here ranges from daily pieces, like our “Down on the Farm” series, analysis pieces, or our well-known EVT Podcast that focuses mainly on the San Diego Padres.  With that being said, we are always looking to bring fresh, new…

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The Padres Five-Win Pass Explained By Wayne Partello

It is no secret that the Padres’ Five-Win Pass is a bit strange when it comes to ticket package ideas from a professional sports franchise. Here is an explanation of the pass by the Padres’ Chief Marketing Officer, Wayne Partello, and his staff, for those who are curious.  The San Diego Padres have re-introduced the Five-Win Pass as the 2018 Major League Baseball season moves into the final stretch. The…

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Down on the Farm: August 9 (France Homers in El Paso Debut, Osvaldo Throws Six Shutout Innings)

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres were 1-7 on Thursday. Here is a quick recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (65-50) Lost 2-1 A low-scoring affair resulted in the snapping of a seven-game winning streak for the El Paso Chihuahuas. Dillon Overton continued to pitch well and is making his case for a September call-up, pitching six innings of one-run ball while striking out two…

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Franmil Reyes’ Statcast Numbers are Astounding

Padres’ outfielder Franmil Reyes is a big human being who has plenty of power potential. In his limited time with the Padres, we have witnessed him scald the ball all around the field. His Statcast numbers are certainly astounding and worth a further review. Tuesday was a sort of coming out party for Franmil Reyes, as he went 3-for-3 with three runs scored, three RBI, and a walk. We’ve seen…

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Tijuana Xolos Apertura 2018 Copa MX Recap: Aztec Canines Take Down Diablos, Get First Win In Copa MX

Tijuana, Mexico The Tijuana Xolos played their second game in the 2018 Apertura edition of the Copa MX on Wednesday, Aug.8. The Xoloitzcuintles’ first game in the competition ended in a disappointing and dull 0-0 draw against FC Juarez. That was not the case at the Estadio Caliente on Wednesday as the Xolos picked up a dominant 2-0 win against Toluca. Diego Cocca presented a potent lineup in the game…

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Down on the Farm: August 8 (Scholtens & Margevicius Pitch Well, Storm Win Big)

Credit: EVT News San Diego Padres Affiliates were 3-1 on Wednesday. The DSL Padres were the only team to lose on the day. Here’s a recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (65-49) The Chihuahuas had Wednesday off, but resume play on Thursday in Sacramento against the River Cats. Dillon Overton will be starting the game. San Antonio Missions (65-50) Won 4-1 Jesse Scholtens was fantastic on Wednesday night…

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Tijuana Xolos Copa MX 2018 Apertura Week 3 Preview: Xolos Look For First Win In Copa MX Against Toluca

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Toluca When: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Where: Estadio Caliente, Tijuana, Mexico Time: 7:00 P.M. PST TV: Fox Deportes The Tijuana Xolos will play their second game in the 2018 Apertura edition of the Copa MX this Wednesday, Aug.8. The Aztec Canines will host Toluca at the Estadio Caliente in what should be a very contested match at the Mictlan. The Border City Dogs are coming off…

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