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Friars on Base 14 mins ago

San Diego Padres: Curse at Shortstop Continues

The San Diego Padres have long gone without consistency at the shortstop position. In 2017, this doesn’t look to be any different. With the beginning of the season bearing down, the Padres have just admitted that another shortstop of the future won’t cut it. Luis Sardinas, handed the job toward the end of last season, […] San Diego Padres: Curse at Shortstop Continues - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base 18 hours ago

San Diego Padres: Back to Normal: Position Battles Come Into Focus

With the World Baseball Classic behind us, the San Diego Padres are finalizing starting roles in the field. Which position battles are most intriguing? It was, without a doubt, one of the most thrilling World Baseball Classics in recent memory. Dominating baseball news for several weeks this month, the event featuring many MLB stars has […] San Diego Padres: Back to Normal: Position Battles Come Into Focus - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Mar 23, 2017

San Diego Padres: Hunter Renfroe: Rookie of the Year Candidate?

Though the rookie of the year conversation is far from really beginning, the San Diego Padres have a gem in right-fielder Hunter Renfroe who will be in it without a doubt. Right fielder Hunter Renfroe made quite an impression after his late season call-up to the Padres last year. He launched four home runs in […] San Diego Padres: Hunter Renfroe: Rookie of the Year Candidate? - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Mar 22, 2017

World Baseball Classic Round 2: San Diego and Petco Park

A full recap of my experience at the World Baseball Classic in San Diego’s Petco Park. The enthusiasm was unparalleled, and patriotic passion was on full display. If you listen to the experts in the media, the players and fans in the USA don’t care about the WBC. Many of our biggest stars opted to […] World Baseball Classic Round 2: San Diego and Petco Park - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Around the Foghorn Mar 21, 2017

San Francisco Giants: 3 Takeaways From Win Over Padres

Here we take a look at three takeways from the San Francisco Giants 5-3 win against the San Diego Padres on Tuesday afternoon. We are less than two weeks away from opening day and it’s now the dog days of spring training as most players– and fans — are just ready for it to be […] San Francisco Giants: 3 Takeaways From Win Over Padres - Around the Foghorn - Around the Foghorn - A San Francisco Giants Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Mar 21, 2017

San Diego Padres: Four Catchers on Roster?

Could the San Diego Padres open the season with four catchers on their opening day roster? Sometimes when you have a rebuilding project on your hands, you make some decisions that are a bit, shall we say different? For the San Diego Padres, this year certainly qualifies as one of rebuilding after the splash of […] San Diego Padres: Four Catchers on Roster? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Mar 20, 2017

San Diego Padres and the Worst Rotation in Baseball

Under the leadership of General Manager, A.J. Preller the strategic changes the San Diego Padres organization have made have always shown commitment. Whether it was “Prellerpalooza” ahead of the 2015 season, the prospect haul of the 2016 season, or aggressively exceeding the international budget for players, the San Diego Padres under Preller have always had […] San Diego Padres and the Worst Rotation in Baseball - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Mar 20, 2017

San Diego Padres: Freddy Can Fly

Outfielder Travis Jankowski’s speed and defense are two assets the San Diego Padres will benefit from in 2017, no matter what role the 24-year-old plays. Travis Jankowski, aka Freddy because he loved “Mr. Rogers Neighborhood,” provided some of the brightest moments in the frustrating Padres’ 2016 season. He regularly made highlight reel catches and actually […] San Diego Padres: Freddy Can Fly - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Mar 18, 2017

San Diego Padres 2017 Team Preview

The San Diego Padres, led by first baseman Wil Myers, will try to avoid the worst record in MLB in 2017. With young talent, the rebuild has truly begun. The San Diego Padres were on rocky tides the last couple of years, but they seem to have righted the ship going into 2017, and have […] San Diego Padres 2017 Team Preview - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Mar 16, 2017

San Diego Padres History: Eric Show Passes Away in Rehab

The all time leader in wins for the San Diego Padres franchise, Eric Show was a complex being who never quite fit into the baseball world. A tragic figure, he passed away on this day in 1994 while in rehab for his drug addictions. Eric Show was, in a lot of ways, a player before […] San Diego Padres History: Eric Show Passes Away in Rehab - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Mar 15, 2017

San Diego Padres: Spring Training Week 2 Recap

The second full week of games for the San Diego Padres included and off day and an exhibition game with WBC Team Mexico that did not count in the Cactus League standings. The Padres played to a 2-2 record not counting the Mexico game with a home and home battle against the Milwaukee Brewers that […] San Diego Padres: Spring Training Week 2 Recap - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Mar 15, 2017

Puerto Rico tops Dominican in World Baseball Classic Game at Petco

Puerto Rico wins an interesting first game in Pool F vs star-studded Dominican Republic. In the first game at Petco Park in Pool F for the 2017 World Baseball Classic, Team Puerto Rico edged out the Dominican Republic 3-1 on Tuesday night. At the beginning of the game there were two plays which both occurred […] Puerto Rico tops Dominican in World Baseball Classic Game at Petco - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Mar 15, 2017

San Diego Padres: Competing in a Tough Division

The San Diego Padres will have quite a tough time competing in the National League West in 2017, needing to match up with two consistent powerhouses and two improving young clubs. Opening Day. The day beckons from the last out of the World Series through the long winter nights without baseball. For Padres’ fans the […] San Diego Padres: Competing in a Tough Division - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Mar 14, 2017

San Diego Padres: Injuries Mounting, But Club Still Intact

Three injuries to essential San Diego Padres position players have set the club’s preparation for Opening Day back a bit. Thankfully, nothing is too serious, and others are ready to step up if needed. The injury report thus far is not too pretty for the San Diego Padres. The club hasn’t experienced all that many […] San Diego Padres: Injuries Mounting, But Club Still Intact - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Mar 14, 2017

San Diego Padres: WBC Takes Center Stage at Petco This Week

The stage is set for the home of the San Diego Padres to host the World Baseball Classic this week. We preview some of the most highly anticipated matchups. The perfect opportunity for fans who want a break from San Diego Padres spring baseball in Peoria has come. The World Baseball Classic will dominate headlines […] San Diego Padres: WBC Takes Center Stage at Petco This Week - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Mar 14, 2017

San Diego Padres Scouting Report on RHP Anderson Espinoza

The San Diego Padres acquired Anderson Espinoza in a mid-season trade. What can he do in his first full season in the organization? Player Profile The San Diego Padres traded for Espinoza this summer from the Boston Red Sox. Boston signed Anderson Jose (Dominguez) Espinoza from Venzuela as part of their big 2014 July 2 […] San Diego Padres Scouting Report on RHP Anderson Espinoza - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Mar 14, 2017

San Diego Padres Sign Cuban Pitcher Osvaldo Hernandez

The San Diego Padres have made yet another addition, as they have inked the Cuban lefty Osvaldo Hernandez to a deal. With just a few weeks until opening day, the San Diego Padres are clearly not wasting any time this offseason. According to Jorge Ebro of El Nuevo Herald, the team has signed Cuban pitching prospect […] San Diego Padres Sign Cuban Pitcher Osvaldo Hernandez - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Mar 13, 2017

San Diego Padres: Flurry of Roster Moves Trim Roster to 54

The San Diego Padres made several roster transactions on Monday, sending a total of ten players to the minors to cut their current camp roster to 54. There are mixed emotions for the San Diego Padres as a new week of spring training in Peoria begins. On one hand, the ten roster moves made help […] San Diego Padres: Flurry of Roster Moves Trim Roster to 54 - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Mar 13, 2017

San Diego Padres: Early Spring Surprises: Blash, Cordero, Hedges

The early stages of spring training have gone as expected for the most part for the San Diego Padres. Some pleasant surprises, however, have encouraged the club and their fans. The San Diego Padres are 6-8 entering Cactus League play on Monday, struggling to pitch well enough to win consistently. For fans though, winning and […] San Diego Padres: Early Spring Surprises: Blash, Cordero, Hedges - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Mar 12, 2017

San Diego Padres: A Plea to Peter

Fans of the San Diego Padres have a very simple request for Peter Seidler. The following is an open letter from fans addressed to the owner. The time has come for you to take over the main leadership position of the Padres. Ron Fowler has passed his sell-by date, and the team’s newly new direction […] San Diego Padres: A Plea to Peter - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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