Chris Paddack Due for a Rebound Season with San Diego Padres

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Chris Paddack: En Route to a Comeback Year In his 2021 Spring Training debut, Chris Paddack looked promising––and familiar.  Paddack took the mound for the San Diego Padres against the Chicago Cubs and threw 22 pitches over two quick innings. He struck out three of Chicago’s regulars, getting Anthony Rizzo to chase a change-up and blowing […] READ MORE


Padres Advance To NLDS, Shutout Cardinals 4-0

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Game Three: Padres 4, Cardinals 0 The San Diego Padres advanced to the National League Division Series after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 on Friday night. After falling behind 1-0 in the best-of-three Wild Card Series, San Diego rallied from a 6-2 deficit in Game Two and pulled off a remarkable shutout in Game […] READ MORE


Jacob deGrom on Path for Third Straight Cy Young

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It has been a unique 60-game MLB regular season but that hasn’t stopped Jacob deGrom from having another fantastic year. As the New York Mets and the rest of baseball enter the final games of the regular season, deGrom has stood out once again and is looking to become the third pitcher in MLB history […] READ MORE


San Diego Padres Catch Fire in 2020

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Padres Put a Flame Back In Baseball Over the last couple of decades, the San Diego Padres haven’t had much of a spark. We all remember Khalil Greene’s golden hair that flew from shortstop, the chords from ‘Hells Bells’ that echoed off Petco Park’s walls and homers that Tony Gwynn rocked. But outside of being a […] READ MORE


Padres, Hitting Woes Doom Diamondbacks

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Padres 5, Diamondbacks 1 Designated hitter Wil Myers hit a three-run home run, and third baseman Manny Machado added a two-run homer as the San Diego Padres defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5-1, Saturday night at Petco Park. Pitchers’ Duel Early Diamondbacks left-hander Robbie Ray and Padres right-hander Dinelson Lamet traded zeroes for the first three […] READ MORE


Fantasy Baseball Waiver Targets: J.D. Davis Headlines Week 21

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Last Word on Baseball is back with your fantasy baseball waiver targets of the week. At the bottom, see how last week’s targets have fared. For the sake of continuity, ESPN Fantasy Baseball leagues are the baseline, and for a player to make this list, they must be rostered on no more than 50% of […] READ MORE


Padres Sweep of Cubs Gives Fans a 2017 Highlight

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This season is not about wins and losses for the San Diego Padres. Obviously, the team and fans want to win every time out. That goes without saying. Supporters can lament that the club is eleven games out of the second wild card slot and that they are at bottom of the NL West. The […] READ MORE