9:07 PM EDT, Sat April 21, 2018
11 hours ago

San Diego Padres: MLB Needs To Take Notice Of Franchy Cordero

Whether you missed last night’s action or you just want to re-live it again and again, take a look at how Franchy Cordero froze Statcast. It took a little while to get the official measurements, however, Franchy Cordero showcased pure strength that very few in Major League Baseball have. His fourth-inning home run off Matt […] San Diego Padres: MLB Needs To Take Notice Of Franchy Cordero - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
12 hours ago

San Diego Padres: Tyson Ross Falls Short Of No-Hitter

In one of the more exciting games in recent San Diego Padres memory, Tyson Ross flirted with a no-no, but ultimately fell just short. What an emotional roller coaster for San Diego Padres fans last night. Tyson Ross gave the Padres everything he had Friday night. After 127 pitches in 7 2/3 innings, Ross fell […] San Diego Padres: Tyson Ross Falls Short Of No-Hitter - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 20, 2018

San Diego Padres: Matching Up Against The Arizona Diamondbacks

The San Diego Padres are in Arizona to take on the first-place Diamondbacks in a three-game set. Let’s take a look at how the Padres match up against their weekend foe. This week has not been fun for fans of the San Diego Padres. The best part about baseball, however, is that you always get […] San Diego Padres: Matching Up Against The Arizona Diamondbacks - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 20, 2018

San Diego Padres: Chris Huffman, A Sleeper Arm In El Paso.

The starting rotation for the San Diego Padres is in desperate need of some assistance. Is there a sleeper arm in El Paso that could help get the team through 2018? Let’s start with the positives, Joey Lucchesi. Through his first four starts, the San Diego Padres rookie is striking out 30% of hitters he’s […] San Diego Padres: Chris Huffman, A Sleeper Arm In El Paso. - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 19, 2018

San Diego Padres: Options For Replacing RHP Luis Perdomo

After last night’s implosion by Luis Perdomo, it appears as if the young pitcher is headed for AAA El Paso. Who will the San Diego Padres use if that’s the case? Major changes are coming to San Diego. Manager Andy Green and company face the return of Wil Myers and Manuel Margot from the disabled […] San Diego Padres: Options For Replacing RHP Luis Perdomo - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 19, 2018

San Diego Padres: Wil Myers Homers in Rehab Game, Other Injury News

A few of the San Diego Padres’ injured are making their way back to being game-ready, as per reports. The San Diego Padres have surely been missing Wil Myers‘ offense since he’s been out with nerve irritation in his right arm (April 4). Last night, for the Friars’ High-A affiliate, the Lake Elsinore Storm, Myers […] San Diego Padres: Wil Myers Homers in Rehab Game, Other Injury News - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 19, 2018

San Diego Padres: Final Thoughts After Dodgers Sweep Friars

The San Diego Padres got swept by the Los Angeles Dodgers heading into their first off-day since April 1. Here are some final thoughts on the lost (and hopefully, soon forgotten) series. After a slow start, the Los Angeles Dodgers seem to have awakened. The San Diego Padres, flying high after taking three games in […] San Diego Padres: Final Thoughts After Dodgers Sweep Friars - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 18, 2018

San Diego Padres Look to Salvage One from Los Angeles

The San Diego Padres head into tonight’s matchup at home with the Los Angeles Dodgers looking to avoid a sweep. The San Diego Padres haven’t had a day off since April 1. After taking three out of four from the San Francisco Giants last weekend and losing the first two of three to the Los […] San Diego Padres Look to Salvage One from Los Angeles - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 18, 2018

San Diego Padres: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not for Friars

After taking three of four from the Giants over the weekend then losing their last two to the Dodgers, the San Diego Padres have a few players who are on fire, and some who are not. Over the San Diego Padres’ last seven games, Christian Villanueva has been, by far, the most productive Friar of […] San Diego Padres: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not for Friars - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 18, 2018

San Diego Padres: Positive Takeaways From Another Loss to Dodgers

The San Diego Padres lost a heartbreaker last night to the Los Angeles Dodgers in twelve innings. Here are some bright spots that this writer noticed. Though the San Diego Padres missed their fair share of chances to win the game last night, there were certainly some notable positives to take away from the loss. […] San Diego Padres: Positive Takeaways From Another Loss to Dodgers - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 17, 2018

San Diego Padres: Cal Quantrill Pitching Well In San Antonio

San Diego Padres RHP prospect Cal Quantrill now has three successful starts under his belt in Double-A San Antonio. Could he join Joey Lucchesi on the big league roster soon? The opening weeks of the 2018 season have been nothing short of interesting for the San Diego Padres. Injuries to the offense (Wil Myers, Manuel […] San Diego Padres: Cal Quantrill Pitching Well In San Antonio - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 17, 2018

San Diego Padres Have to Be Pleased with Tyson Ross So Far

The San Diego Padres have to be pleased with what they’ve gotten out of Ross to start the season. While it’s most definitely a bit early to start jumping to conclusions, the initial returns that the San Diego Padres have received on right-hander Tyson Ross have been good-to-great. No one really knew what to expect […] San Diego Padres Have to Be Pleased with Tyson Ross So Far - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 17, 2018

San Diego Padres: Wil Myers to Begin Rehab Assignment, Margot Close

We have some good news coming out of the San Diego Padres’ press corps. Apparently, the Friars are expecting two of their starting outfielders to be back on the field pretty soon. Kevin Acee of The San Diego Union-Tribune is reporting that  San Diego Padres’ outfielder, Wil Myers, will begin his rehab assignment tonight with the Friars’ […] San Diego Padres: Wil Myers to Begin Rehab Assignment, Margot Close - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 17, 2018

San Diego Padres’ Third-in-NL Bullpen, By the Numbers

The San Diego Padres currently have one of the best bullpens in the National League. After Hand, Stammen, and the injured Yates, this is a young, patchwork group…and they’re excelling. The San Diego Padres’ bullpen is ranked third in the National League after Monday’s games. Although we’re less than an eighth into the season, this […] San Diego Padres’ Third-in-NL Bullpen, By the Numbers - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 17, 2018

San Diego Padres: Christian Villanueva Keeps Slugging

A brutal slump to begin the season from Chase Headley has opened the door for new San Diego Padres fan-favorite, Christian Villanueva. The San Diego Padres have found a power slugger in the form of Christian Villanueva. Villanueva has been hitting National League pitching very well with some ruthless hitting. The Padres will look to […] San Diego Padres: Christian Villanueva Keeps Slugging - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More