Chicago Cubs Offseason Preview

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After finishing 71-91 and in 4th place of the NL Central, the Chicago Cubs offseason is filled with question marks. With a 2021 trade deadline that saw them trade away virtually the entire 2016 World Series core, big decisions loom in the offseason. Do they go all-in on a rebuild? Do they become major players […] READ MORE


Weaver Shines in Return as Diamondbacks Pound Padres

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Diamondbacks 8, Padres 3 PHOENIX, Sep. 1 — Luke Weaver, in his first game back from a May injury, pitched six innings of one-run baseball as the Arizona Diamondbacks thumped the San Diego Padres, 8–3, Wednesday afternoon. Offensively, the Diamondbacks rode a six-run, 11-hitter third inning to the finish line. Diamondbacks Bat Around to Take […] READ MORE


Diamondbacks Outslug Padres, Snap Losing Streak

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Diamondbacks 12, Padres 3 PHOENIX, Aug. 12 —The Arizona Diamondbacks slugged 14 hits en route to a 12–3 victory over the San Diego Padres Thursday night. Caleb Smith, relieving for emergency opener Matt Peacock, scattered four hits and a walk across 5 1/3 innings while allowing an unearned run and striking out five. Diamondbacks shortstop […] READ MORE



Previewing 2021 NL Cy Young Contenders

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Awards season is about eight months away but it is never too early to think about a possible NL Cy Young race. New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom won the award in 2018 and 2019, and finished third in 2020. Considering his recent performance and his Spring Training form, deGrom again is the favorite to […] READ MORE



San Diego Padres Spring Training: Week One

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Week one of the San Diego Padres’ Spring Training is officially in the books. Here are some of major storylines from the start of Cactus League 2021. Core Rotation Starts Strong If the Padres’ Spring Training campaign has taught us anything thus far, it’s that the starting rotation has the potential to live up to […] READ MORE


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


Five Teams Whose Moves Won the MLB Offseason

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The MLB offseason was a slow one. But it didn’t stop a few teams from having stellar offseasons, considering the financial hardships that each major-league team is facing due to the pandemic. Nevertheless, there are plenty of teams who stood out this winter. Sure, teams like the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies retained some […] READ MORE


San Diego Padres Acquire Joe Musgrove

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In a three-team deal, the San Diego Padres acquired Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Joe Musgrove. Jeff Passan of ESPN was the first to report the news on Twitter. The New York Mets were the third team involved in the trade. The San Diego Padres are in agreement on a deal to acquire right-hander Joe Musgrove […] READ MORE