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Padres Editorial: What If Matt Kemp played his 2014 Home Games at Petco

Recently I decided to take a look at Justin Upton’s stats and determine what his season would have looked like if he played his home games at Petco Park. After doing this it got me thinking about how Matt Kemp’s season would have looked if he played his home games at Petco. Kemp, like Upton, […] Padres Editorial: What If Matt Kemp played his 2014 Home Games at Petco - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Jan 30, 2015

Padres Editorial: What If Justin Upton played his 2014 Home Games at Petco

In Corey Brock’s article on how Justin Upton was ready to contribute in the heart of the Padres order, Brock noted that Upton had compiled excellent stats at his new home park. In 192 plate appearances he has hit an excellent .291/.351/.541 with 22 extra base hits, 10 of which were homeruns. In the article […] Padres Editorial: What If Justin Upton played his 2014 Home Games at Petco - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Full Count | WEEI Jan 15, 2015

Don’t count on Cole Hamels coming to Red Sox (yet)

Remember a few years ago when Arizona was floating out Justin Upton in the offseason? He was the then-23-year-old, super-talented outfielder who had already put in two full seasons of star-level production. Upton also had just signed a six-year extension for $51.25 million, making him a reasonable investment all the way through the outfielder’s 2015 […]
Friars on Base Jan 9, 2015

Justin Upton Set To Make The Padres’ Offense Productive At Petco

Listening to the Padres newly-acquired outfielder Justin Upton during Tuesday’s afternoon introduction with teammates Wil Myers, Derek Norris, and Will Middlebrooks, he said all the right things while up on the podium.  However, there definitely appeared to be a bit more besides the excitement of a new opportunity. For Upton, its a chance to make […] Justin Upton Set To Make The Padres’ Offense Productive At Petco - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Jan 7, 2015

Report: Padres Roster Close To Completion

How crazy was the month of December for the Swinging Friars? Well it was the craziest month in team history that’s how crazy it was! A.J. Preller added an all-star outfield, with the addition of Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, and Wil Myers all in trades, without breaking apart the entire roster. That’s pretty impressive if […] Report: Padres Roster Close To Completion - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
KFFL Jan 7, 2015

Padres | Justin Upton not worried about Petco Park

San Diego Padres OF Justin Upton isn't worried that his numbers will suffer with the ...
Friars on Base Jan 4, 2015

Can Jedd Gyorko Bounce Back in 2015?

Two weeks into the 2014 season, the Padres made big news by signing Jedd Gyorko to a six-year contract. Well, compared to other Padres news at the time, it was big news. Compared to trading for Matt Kemp, Wil Myers, and Justin Upton in a week, it doesn’t seem quite as big. But at the […] Can Jedd Gyorko Bounce Back in 2015? - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Jan 2, 2015

Black Expects New Additions To Give Padres Competitive Offense

After the Padres finished 2014 with an offense that finished last in the National League in runs, batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage, new general manager A.J. Preller set out to give Bud Black a better toolbox for 2015. With the additions of Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, Wil Myers, Will Middlebrooks and Derek Norris, […] Black Expects New Additions To Give Padres Competitive Offense - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Newark Star-Ledger Jan 2, 2015
MLB hot stove: Padres tried to sign Hiroki Kuroda before he returned to Japan

MLB hot stove: Padres tried to sign Hiroki Kuroda before he returned to Japan

If the Padres could have signed Kuroda, it would have been another big move in an offseason where they have already acquired Matt Kemp, Justin Upton and Wil Myers.

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