San Diego Padres April Review

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The San Diego Padres were expected to make the National League West into a three-team race, and now that the calendar has turned from April to May, that race is already meeting expectations. The San Diego Padres are sitting in second place, just a half-game behind the Los Angeles Dodgers, and one game above the […] READ MORE


Sean Manaea Traded to Padres for Prospects

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Left handed starting pitcher Sean Manaea is being dealt to the San Diego Padres, per Mark Feinsand. Minor league relief pitcher Aaron Holiday will be heading there as well. In return, the Oakland Athletics are receiving minor leaguers Euribiel Angeles and Adrian Martinez. Manaea will become a free agent after this season, and is owed […] READ MORE


San Diego Padres All-Time Tournament Team

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The San Diego Padres joined the NL as an expansion team in 1969 – one of MLB’s four new teams. In the 53 seasons since that beginning, the Padres have made the postseason six times and won two NL pennants but have come up short in both of their World Series appearances to date. However, […] READ MORE


Harper, Soto, Tatis Jr.: Who Wins MVP?

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For the first time since 2015, all three NL MVP finalists were eliminated from playoff contention. Bryce Harper, Juan Soto, Fernando Tatis Jr. were the leading vote getters, all of whose teams had a disappointing 2021. There is a case to be made for each, with pros and cons to each candidate. Bryce Harper I’ll […] 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


San Diego Padres 2021 Off to a Roller Coaster Start

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The start of this year’s San Diego Padres season was quite a ride. Even though the first five games were full of ups and downs, the Padres are off to a solid start.  The Padres snagged three of four games from the Arizona Diamondbacks and dropped the first game of the second series to the […] READ MORE



Previewing the 2021 San Diego Padres

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The 2021 San Diego Padres had one of the best off-seasons in MLB history. First, they bolstered their starting rotation to become one of the best in the league. Then they strengthened their depth at nearly every position on the field. To top it all off, they signed their franchise star to a 14-year contract […] READ MORE


The 2021 Yankees FanGraphs Team Projections

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The Los Angeles Dodgers are the consensus best team in baseball. However, the 2021 team projections on FanGraphs, project the New York Yankees to have the highest team WAR in baseball. The Yankees are not just the only team projected to crack 50 WAR, but are ahead of the next-best team by a wide margin. […] READ MORE


San Diego Padres Add Depth this Off-season

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More Off-Season Magic for San Diego Much of the San Diego Padres’ off-season has centered around the big names that bolster their talented roster. Even more telling of their tremendous trades is the depth they’ve added along the way. The Friars added Blake Snell, Yu Darvish, and Joe Musgrove to their pitching rotation, which broke […] READ MORE