Rangers Trade Calhoun to Giants

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In a move that was sure to come sooner or later, the Texas Rangers have traded outfielder Wille Calhoun to the San Francisco Giants. MLB.com was the first to break the news on Thursday afternoon. In exchange for Calhoun, the Rangers will be receiving outfielder Steven Duggar, and cash considerations from the Giants. A lot […] READ MORE


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


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



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