8:20 AM EST, Sun January 19, 2020
Friars on Base 16 hours ago

San Diego Padres may have no choice but to trade Josh Naylor

We look at whether or not there is a future with the San Diego Padres for outfielder Josh Naylor in 2020 and beyond. Back in 2016 the Miami Marlins traded their number two overall prospect at the time, Josh Naylor, in a trade to the San Diego Padres for Andrew Cashner and others. The Marlins […] San Diego Padres may have no choice but to trade Josh Naylor - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base 20 hours ago

2020 projected win totals for the San Diego Padres

We take a look at some of the recent projected win totals for the upcoming 2020 season for the San Diego Padres and other NL West teams. It’s just one more month until Spring Training starts for the San Diego Padres, and despite a somewhat slow offseason — at least over the last month — […] 2020 projected win totals for the San Diego Padres - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Jan 17, 2020

San Diego Padres: The case for Trent Grisham as an everyday player

We discuss the argument for outfielder Trent Grisham being an everyday player for the San Diego Padres. When the San Diego Padres made the trade for outfielder Trent Grisham it didn’t make a ton of sense to me. It’s not that that I thought highly of Luis Urias, but my initial thought was, “That’s all […] San Diego Padres: The case for Trent Grisham as an everyday player - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Padres DFA Nick Margevicius to make room for Craig Stammen

Padres left-hander Nick Margevicius removed from 40-man roster to make room for Craig Stammen after reliever signs new contract

Minors: Padres hire Mike McCoy to manage Lake Elsinore Storm affiliate

Former Grossmont High and USD player promoted from Tri-City; Edwin Rodriguez (El Paso) and Phillip Wellman (Amarillo) return as Padres name staffs for minor league affiliates in 2020
Friars on Base Jan 17, 2020

San Diego Padres: Who’s the odd man out of the outfield picture?

The San Diego Padres have created a ton of depth in the outfield, but there are only so many positions to go around. Who will be the odd man out? One of the biggest tasks for San Diego Padres GM A.J. Preller this offseason is trying to figure out the situation in the outfield. Their […] San Diego Padres: Who’s the odd man out of the outfield picture? - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Padres roster review: Andres Muñoz

Sizing up the Padres' 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Andres Muñoz regularly threw 100 mph as a 20-year-old rookie in 2019
Friars on Base Jan 16, 2020

Padres: Which non-roster invitees have best chance to make Opening Day roster

We take a look at which of the San Diego Padres non-roster invitees have the best chance to make the Opening Day roster out of Spring Training. It was announced on Thursday that the San Diego Padres have invited 27 players who are not on the team’s current 40-man roster to Spring Training. That group […] Padres: Which non-roster invitees have best chance to make Opening Day roster - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Gore, Patiño headline Padres' spring non-roster invitees

Like Chris Paddack a year ago, pitching prospects MacKenzie Gore and Luis Patiño are on the verge of making Padres debuts after receiving first big league camp invitations
Friars on Base Jan 16, 2020

Padres Prospects: Luis Campusano ranks as fourth-best catching prospect

The San Diego Padres continue to see their prospects ranked highly in MLB Pipeline’s updated rankings with Luis Campusano among the best catchers MLB Pipeline continues to put out their Top 10 prospect list for each position and the San Diego Padres continue to make each list. On Tuesday it was Luis Patino being ranked […] Padres Prospects: Luis Campusano ranks as fourth-best catching prospect - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Jan 16, 2020

San Diego Padres: Who Is The Real Manny Machado?

During the Spring of 2019 the San Diego Padres shocked the baseball world with the signing of free agent Manny Machado to a 10 year, $300 million free agent contract. After a decade of mostly hopeless floundering in the bottom of the NL West, the San Diego Padres made a play to make themselves relevant […] San Diego Padres: Who Is The Real Manny Machado? - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Jan 16, 2020

San Diego Padres sign lottery ticket in Jerad Eickhoff

The San Diego Padres have added an intriguing lottery ticket, adding Jerad Eickhoff on a minor league deal. As the San Diego Padres look to take that next step into contention, there are still questions involving the pitching staff. Although the bullpen has been revamped and the lineup has been upgraded, there are questions about […] San Diego Padres sign lottery ticket in Jerad Eickhoff - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Padres roster review: Jose Castillo

Sizing up the Padres' 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Jose Castillo all but one game because of injury but was impressive as a rookie in 2018

Report: Former Phillies pitcher Jerad Eickhoff says he'll be in Padres camp

Former Phillies pitcher Jerad Eickhoff says he'll be in Padres camp on a minor league deal after his release this offseason

Las Vegas not quite buying Padres as playoff contender in 2020

Caesars' latest 2020 over/under win total for the Padres is 83, well out of a playoff spot in the National League

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    Josh Naylor

    San Diego Padres may have no choice but to trade Josh Naylor

  • Ian Kinsler

    Ian Kinsler

    Texas Rangers: Ranking Ian Kinsler against 2B all-time

  • Trent Grisham

    Trent Grisham

    San Diego Padres: The case for Trent Grisham as an everyday player

  • Austin Hedges

    Austin Hedges

    Padres Prospects: Luis Campusano ranks as fourth-best catching prospect

  • Eric Hosmer

    Eric Hosmer

    KC Royals: Responding to Rising Apple’s trade offer

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