Manuel Margot and His Disappointing 2018 Season

September 26, 2018

There was a time when the San Diego Padres considered Manuel Margot their best overall player. He has had two straight down years and, though he is still young, there are some concerns for his future in Major League Baseball. In a season that has featured several key young players making significant strides in their development, Manuel Margot has struggled mightily at the plate as well as on the bases….

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Manuel Margot and His Promise Headline the Padres’ Future Direction

February 12, 2018

If Manuel Margot is any indication of what the Padres can expect in the future, they should expect it to be bright. Very bright, in fact. Acquired as the centerpiece in the December 2015 Craig Kimbrel trade, Margot was seen as a candidate to potentially blossom as he worked his way through the Padres’ minor league ranks. He was very impressive for both Double-A San Antonio and Triple-A El Paso…

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Manuel Margot is Quickly Becoming the Face of the Franchise

September 10, 2017

After signing his six-year/$83-million dollar extension, Wil Myers was quickly deemed the “face of the franchise” for the San Diego Padres. It was natural, as the young first baseman was coming off his best season as a professional. The fan base needed a player to rally around. After years of uncertainty, the Padres faithful longed for a player they could call their own for the long run. Myers provides that….

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