Thinking Outside the Box: Padres Should Explore One-Year Deals

February 10, 2018

The present MLB offseason has been historic in the fact that several “big time” free agents remain unsigned with mere days remaining before the start of spring camp. Several factors have produced the present dilemma we see before us. The awareness of baseball analytics has surely slowed down signing free agents to huge, multi-year deals. Another possible reason is the coming free agent class of 2019, which includes Manny Machado,…


Should Carlos Gonzalez Be Plan B if Padres Don’t Sign Hosmer?

January 5, 2018

  As of Thursday afternoon, the latest Eric Hosmer news has him weighing his options and possibly returning back to the Royals. Could Carlos Gonzlez be an alternative for the Padres in 2018? They have been linked to the left-handed outfielder. The San Diego Padres continue to flirt with Eric Hosmer. Reports have the team offering the first baseman upwards of $140 million for seven years of service time. The…


Should the Padres Consider Signing Carlos Gonzalez?

December 1, 2017

Recently, hot stove talk regarding the San Diego Padres has taken a bit of a turn toward the extravagant. This morning, Jon Heyman with FanRag Sports wrote a piece entitled “Padres serious about interest in Eric Hosmer,” in which he asserts that the Padres are sincere about their desire to bring the 28-year-old first baseman to San Diego. This is on the heels of whispers about the Padres being realistic…


Padres Series Preview: Padres Head to Colorado to Take On Rockies

June 10, 2016

The San Diego Padres will start their fourth series of the season against the Colorado Rockies on Friday. The series will be a three-game set played at Coors Field. The Friars have dominated the Rox all season long and have held a 6-3 record against them. This will be the second of the four series that will be played at Coors Field. Last time the Pads were there, they had…


Padres Series Recap: Padres Take 2 of 3 From Rockies

June 6, 2016

The San Diego Padres have just won two out of three games against the Colorado Rockies. This was the third series of the season these two teams had faced each other. This was also the third time the Friars had ended the series 2-1 to their favor. Despite all of the problems the Padres have they have shown a clear dominance over the Rockies. The Padres are now 6-3 against…


Padres Series Preview: Rockies Head To Petco to Take On Padres

May 2, 2016

The San Diego Padres are coming off what was perhaps their best series of the 2016 season as the Friars won two out of three games at Dodger Stadium. Let’s remember that this was the same team that outscored the Padres 25-0 in the opening series. Not this time though. All components worked out for the Padres for the most part in this series. For the Dodgers to get a…


Padres Rumors: Padres Trade Shields & Upton to Rockies for Gonzalez & Reyes

October 9, 2015

The San Diego Padres are looking to shuffle their payroll and make a move in the competitive National League West. The team will surely make a move or two this off-season. With that being said, we here at EVT will explore some possible trade scenarios. Nothing is set in stone, but the Padres will surely make some moves this winter. The first scenario is an absolute blockbuster deal. The San…