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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Padres 40-Man Roster Rankings: #15 Clayton Richard

February 19, 2018

Background Drafted way back in the eighth round of the 2005 MLB Draft, Clayton Richard has had one wild professional career to date. Richard was a quick mover through the White Sox system out of college, making it all the way to the big leagues in just about two years from his first professional inning. After posting sub-2.50 ERAs in both Double-A and Triple-A for the White Sox in 2008,…

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It’s Time to Move on From Eric Hosmer

February 9, 2018

The Eric Hosmer rumors are still swirling in San Diego with less than ten days before players report to spring training. Eric Hosmer has value, but is it time to just move on from him and focus on 2018 and the future of this franchise? San Diego sports fans are certainly very used to disappointment. It just comes with the territory. Will the Eric Hosmer ordeal end in more heartache…

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The Padres Must Fill Void Left By Chargers

February 8, 2018

When the Chargers fled for Los Angeles, the team left behind a mountain of ill will and created a huge void in the professional sporting landscape. San Diego now has only one major league professional team, the Padres. Two NBA teams (the San Diego Rockets and San Diego Clippers) left the city. As did the Bolts, last year, after more than 55 years in the city. The remaining pro team…

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Current Notes on “Trusting the Process”

January 19, 2018

There’s no denying that this off-season has left much to be desired – not only regarding the Padres, but across Major League Baseball. While actual transactions have seemed to be lacking, grandiose rumors have taken the city of San Diego by storm. At this point,the team may just enter into spring training without making any major moves. To some fans this would be a bad thing. Others will take a…

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The San Diego Padres have an Opportunity to Help End MLB’s “Fight Against Fun”

November 15, 2017

The landscape of sports is something that is constantly changing. Those who refuse to change with it, will be relegated to irrelevancy. Gone are the days of players appealing to fans simply based on their statistics. A player’s batting average only means so much in the current sports scene. Today, it takes more than simply being a good athlete to grab the attention of America’s youth. This newer generation of…

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