Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 83 with James and Patrick

January 31, 2018

The EVT Podcast is back. The beginning of the 2018 year has been rough for Padre fans. We first discuss some of the people around the team that have passed in the last month or so. Dick Enberg, Rob Picciolo, Kevin Towers, and Oscar Gamble will all be missed by the fans. It has been a very slow few weeks for the team. Not much recent news. Eris Hosmer is…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 79 with Dan Szymborski

January 3, 2018

Happy New Year, Padres’ fans! With the New Year comes a new EVT podcast where we are joined for the third time by Dan Szymborksi, ESPN Writer and creator of the ZIPS projections system. We begin the podcast by talking about Eric Hosmer and whether it would be a mistake for the Padres to give him a contract in the seven-year, $140 million range. Then we move on to discussions…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 78 with Dennis Lin

December 21, 2017

The San Diego Padres are in an eventful off-season presently. Rumors have been swirling, since November, that the Padres are infatuated with Eric Hosmer from the Kansas City Royals. The first baseman is a free agent and may sign with any team this winter. The Friars are in pursuit and there has been a lot of talk around San Diego in this regard. There is no way you will get…

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Padres EVT Podcast Episode 75 with Scott Miller of Bleacher Report

December 7, 2017

The hot stove is heating up and we though it would be nice to talk to national writer Scott Miller. Scott is all over the recent happenings in all of MLB and he graciously returns to our show to talk some Padre baseball. Shohei Ohtani is dominating the headlines and we ask Scott about his thoughts on the young man. He tells us a little more about Ohtani as we…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 73 with James and Patrick

November 27, 2017

The Padres are on a break, but we are not. Trevor Hoffman is in the news as voting is starting to trickle in for the 2018 MLB Hall of Fame. We weigh in on the topic and discuss the possibility of him finally making it into the club. Shohei Otani rumors are starting to heat up. The “Japanese Babe Ruth” is set to join MLB in 2018 as he will…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 72 with Jeff Paternostro of Baseball Prospectus

November 15, 2017

The San Diego Padres have constructed a top-notch farm system. For the first time in decades, Padre fans are anxious to witness this young talent make its way to the major leagues. The most relevant topics pertaining to the team in recent months have been prospect related. That is just how it is. This team is built for the future. In speaking about the future and evaluation of your players,…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 67 with James and Patrick

October 11, 2017

The San Diego Padres’ season is over, but we are still going strong at EVT. Episode 67 is a continuation from last week’s show where we gave a recap of the 2017 Padres. In episode 66, we spoke about the infield and catching positions. For this week, we finish off the roster by discussing the outfield and pitching staff. The left field battle will surely heat up in the spring,…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 65 with James and Patrick

October 2, 2017

Sorry for the break. Life happens. We are back this week with a solo show. Patrick and I first discuss our time at the SD Social Summit and the prospects game that followed. We were lucky enough to see many young players this weekend and all are very fresh in our minds. We give you a bit of info on some. The PadresOnDeck game on Saturday was a delight, as…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 60 with James and Patrick

August 29, 2017

The San Diego Padres are coming into the last 30 games of their 2017 season. In this episode we discuss the state of the team now, and we also converse about the future. Is the tank back on? The Padres have not played well recently. Does that mean the team will certainly earn a top selection? We once again talk about this topic. We discuss some September call-ups and who…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 59 with Nathan Ruiz of MLB.com

August 24, 2017

Nathan Ruiz is new to the San Diego sports scene. He is the Associate Reporter for MLB.com (Padres). Nathan just graduated from OSU in May and started with the Padres in June. It was very interesting talking to the young reporter as he has earned the opportunity to speak to these major league players first-hand. We first learn a little bit about Nathan and his passion for the game. We…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 57 with A.J. Cassavell

August 17, 2017

A.J. Cassavell of MLB.com is welcomed back to the show and officially becomes our most frequent guest with his third appearance. We start off talking about the state of the locker room with A.J. and how it has blossomed into what we see presently. The 2017 San Diego Padres were not supposed to be a good squad. The team isn’t a World Series contender presently by any stretch of the…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 56 with Eric Longenhagen

August 16, 2017

The Padres EVT Podcast brings back Eric Longenhagen of FanGraphs. He just finished up his top-10 list for the San Diego Padres, so we thought it was the perfect opportunity to bring him on in and discuss the list. As we all know, FanGraphs is a very reliable site to gather information of everything baseball. Eric is the lead prospect analyst and has seen many of these young players firsthand….

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