7:58 AM EST, Fri February 26, 2021

Padres' Chris Paddack plans to put new spin on 2021

Pitcher turns to analytics after opponents hit far better against his fastball in his second MLB season
Friars on Base Feb 21, 2021

Padres hoping for a resurgent season from Chris Paddack

It’s been a winter of pitching for AJ Preller and the San Diego Padres. First, it was the starting rotation, trading for Yu Darvish, Blake Snell and Joe Musgrove. Then, he turned his attention to the bullpen, bringing in Keone Kela and Mark Melancon. With all the new faces in the mix this spring, fans […] Padres hoping for a resurgent season from Chris Paddack - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Padres notes: Anderson Espinoza back again; Chris Paddack throws BP; craving fans

Padres look to get Anderson Espinoza innings in return from second Tommy John
Friars on Base Jan 27, 2021

Padres fans are asking themselves: “Is Chris Paddack any good?”

Heading into 2021, emotions are running high for San Diego Padres fans. The team is coming off its first postseason appearance since 2006 and has its deepest roster, maybe ever. Those very emotions seem to have the fanbase divided, though, when it comes to Chris Paddack. Seriously, if you’re on Padres Twitter and scroll your […] Padres fans are asking themselves: “Is Chris Paddack any good?” - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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    Ryan Weathers

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