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…


What Is Freddy Galvis’ Future With the Padres?

December 20, 2017

Twitter just about exploded last week when the San Diego Padres announced the acquisition of Freddy Galvis from the Philadelphia Phillies. The Friars had finally landed a shortstop, but instead of being happy about it, fans were immediately angry. I have to admit, I did not see the signing right away. After a few hours away from it all, I picked up my phone and saw the Padres obtained Galvis….


Padres Flip #13 Prospect SP De Los Santos for SS Freddy Galvis

December 15, 2017

A.J. Preller connected with Matt Klentak (Philadelphia Phillies GM) Friday morning, flipping the number 13 prospect in the Padres organization for 28-year-old shortstop Freddy Galvis. Enyel De Los Santos, starting pitching prospect, came to the Padres in November of 2015 when the team traded reliever Joaquin Benoit for De Los Santos. Since then, he has worked his way up to Double-A San Antonio and falling in line as one of…


Freddy Galvis on Padres’ Radar. Will They Pay the Asking Price?

December 6, 2017

There is no doubt that the San Diego Padres are in search of a viable starting shortstop for the 2018 season. The team has been linked to Alcides Escobar and Zack Cozart, who are on the free agent market. We have also heard some speculation about a possible trade for Jurickson Profar from the Rangers. The Padres would not pay top dollar for the Rangers’ former top talent, as his…