Padres Birthday Spotlight: Mark Grant

October 24, 2017

Happy 54th birthday to a Padres fan favorite, Mark Grant. “Mud” has been in the Padres broadcast booth since 1997, when it was Channel 4 San Diego. Some forget that before Grant was filling our homes with his color commentary every night for Padres games, he actually suited up for the Friars for a time. He was drafted by the San Francisco Giants 10th overall in 1981 out of Joliet…


Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 38 with Mark Grant

May 26, 2017

A new record for us here at EVT, as we bring you our third podcast of the week. For our latest show, we bring in Mark Grant of the San Diego Padres. He is an icon in the San Diego community, and represents the team very well. Mud joins us on the road from Washington D.C., as the Padres are in the midst of a six-game road trip. We talk…


Mark Grant & Don Orsillo Interview- Having Fun in 2017

February 18, 2017

The San Diego Padres have had a few iconic voices behind the microphone for their television and radio broadcasts over the year. Jerry Coleman, of course, comes to mind first as he was the voice of the club on the radio for 42 years. Dick Enberg also just retired last season after six seasons with the club. Both are hall-of-fame announcers that will go down as two of the best…


Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 11 with Mark Grant

February 25, 2016

In this edition, both Patrick and I were excited to sit down and speak with a true San Diego Padres legend. Mark Grant joined our show and we talked some Padres baseball with Mud. He is quickly becoming one of the Padres most treasured possessions. His style of broadcasting is like no other and Padres fans wouldn’t have it any other way. When you sit down and watch or listen…


Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 05 with Don Orsillo

January 28, 2016

This one had been a long time coming as Mr. Orsillo and I had been coordinating a time best for us both. We were extremely lucky to be given this opportunity to talk to him fresh off his hiring as the San Diego Padres new announcer. After 15 years in Boston, he takes his prized personality and recognizable voice to America’s Finest City. Most novice Padres fans really probably don’t…