San Diego Cruisin’

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The baseball world knew the NL West was going to be a chaotic frenzy in 2022. Especially after the epic seasons both the San Francisco Giants and Los Angles Dodgers had last year, and an expectation that the Padres would be better this year. Those expectations have been exceeded through the first couple months of […] READ MORE


Musgrove Pitching a Long-Term Deal

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Joe Musgrove will need a new contract after the 2022 MLB season. Keeping him in his current locale may not be all that easy for the San Diego Padres.  The seventh-year pitcher had yet another quality start over the weekend, pitching seven shutout innings in a 2-1 Padres win over the San Francisco Giants. Musgrove’s […] READ MORE


Padres Rotation Headed For a Logjam

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A solid pitching rotation and defense win championships. The San Diego Padres (18–9) defeated the Miami Marlins 3–2 on May 6th to move within a half-game of the first place Los Angeles Dodgers. Their National League West rivals watched as the rain fell in Chicago, washing out their game against the Chicago Cubs.  The Padres […] READ MORE


Hosmer Playing Up to His Worth, so Far

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San Diego Padres first baseman Eric Hosmer is in the fifth year of his tenure with the team, and his time in Southern California has been mostly underwhelming. The news of his signing felt like a shot in the arm for the Padres fanbase, which hadn’t watched a legitimate star play baseball in their team’s […] READ MORE


San Diego Padres Trade for Luke Voit

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According to multiple reports, the New York Yankees are sending Luke Voit to the San Diego Padres in exchange for Justin Lange. The addition of Voit adds another first baseman and potential designated hitter to the mix for San Diego. Voit brings serious thump when healthy, but his numbers were down across the board in […] READ MORE


Bob Melvin Hired as Padres Manager

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The San Diego Padres needed a shakeup after a disappointing end to their season. On Thursday, they seemingly got it. The Padres have reportedly hired Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin as their new skipper, giving him a three-year contract. News of the hiring was first reported by Padres writer AJ Cassavell of MLB.com, and ESPN […] READ MORE


Lesser of Two Evils: Mets & Padres Manager Openings

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Both the San Diego Padres and the New York Mets manager positions are open this offseason. On paper, both manager openings appear appealing to any candidate. Budding young superstars. Strong veteran presence. Teams that are both on the rise. Yet both teams fizzled out over the last couple of months during the 2021 regular season. Both […] READ MORE


NL West Division Outlook, Dodgers and Giants

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The outlook of the NL West division seems to be changing every day. The Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants are both seemingly winning all the time. When the Giants build up a lead of a few games, the Dodgers close the gap. If the Dodgers take the lead in the division, the […] READ MORE


Padres–Dodgers Rivalry: It’s Just Getting Started

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With all due respect to New York Yankees–Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals–Chicago Cubs fans, the hottest rivalry in baseball these days lives in Southern California. The San Diego Padres–Los Angeles Dodgers rivalry has reached another level, especially after their latest series. It is now obvious that the new Padres–Dodgers rivalry is here to […] READ MORE


Dodgers Win Despite Injuries and Tatis Jr. Show

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It is hard to expect a Los Angeles Dodgers win when they are playing such a strong team and are without several of their starting players. Furthermore, young, flaming-hot San Diego Padres phenom Fernando Tatis Jr. hit two home runs off of Cy Young winners for the second consecutive game. Last game they were hit […] READ MORE