With Addition of Hosmer, Teams Are Hunting Renfroe

February 19, 2018

The San Diego Padres are a team on the rise. Eric Hosmer gives the Friars instant credibility, though he by himself will not be able to push this team into a playoff race just yet. The Padres are inexperienced and still attempting to find their stride. They have a young manager, in his first MLB managerial gig, and he is on a mission. Andy Green wants to make this franchise…

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Could Hunter Renfroe Be the Odd Man Out?

February 18, 2018

Word came down late on a Saturday night that the San Diego Padres came to an agreement with Eric Hosmer. The news was delivered, oh so subtly, by Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union Tribune. The #Padres got their man. Eric Hosmer is their new first baseman. https://t.co/ox6tAoeDVe — Kevin Acee (@sdutKevinAcee) February 18, 2018 Now that Hosmer is a Friar, he will become the team’s starting first baseman….

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Hunter Renfroe: An Asset San Diego Should Still Value

February 6, 2018

In 2013, the San Diego Padres drafted Hunter Renfroe in the first round of the MLB Amateur Draft from Mississippi State University. There was a lot of buzz surrounding this pick because the fan base saw him as a centerpiece to a potential rebuild. Fast forward to 2018 and that same buzz seems to have deteriorated. In his first full year in the big leagues, Renfroe hit .231 with an…

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What is Hunter Renfroe’s Future With the Padres?

September 16, 2017

Last year, in September, we all got a great look at the positives to Hunter Renfroe. He was the first ever player to hit a home run onto the roof of the Western Metal Supply Building, and put up a .371/.389/.800 batting line in 11 games. That mammoth dinger was amazing, and so was his production in his first stint of major league pitching, but we here at EVT warned…

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