The Padres Attempting to Build Trade Value for July

May 7, 2018

The San Diego Padres will be spinning their wheels for the rest of the 2018 season. Just as the team starts to play well, they will undoubtedly hit a spell where they make mistakes and play horrible ball. That is to be expected as this is a team of mostly young players that are still finding their way in the game of baseball. It takes time to “flip” a franchise…


Eric Hosmer Wants Eight-Year Deal

January 17, 2018

On Monday afternoon, I received the honor of talking to USA Today and MLB Network Insider Bob Nightengale. We had an in-depth conversation about the San Diego Padres and Eric Hosmer, the hot topic around town. The thing that stuck out to me in our conversation was when I asked Mr. Nightengale about any new Eric Hosmer information. He said that the first baseman is “looking for an eight-year deal,…


Is the “Tank” Over For the San Diego Padres?

December 12, 2017

The “tank” has been a buzz-word utilized by Padre fans for the 2017 season. Most of which, at least to start the season, were in agreement that it would be acceptable if the Friars lost 100 games and had a shot at the top draft pick, dropping themselves to the bottom of the baseball “fish tank” if you will. My definition of “tanking” means the Padres are to make no…


Padres Editorial: Peter Seidler Speaks of Padres Bright Future

July 10, 2016

In a recent interview with Mighty 1090 and Daren Smith, Peter Seidler spoke of the future of the San Diego Padres. The team’s owner/lead investor talked about the plans of the team and the fact that ownership intends to change the philosophy of the mostly failed franchise. For virtually the teams entire existence the San Diego Padres have lacked a plan. Time after time the beaten-down fan base has witnessed…