9:40 AM EDT, Tue August 20, 2019
11 hours ago

San Diego Padres escape ninth-inning scare with a win at Reds

Despite a brief scare in the bottom of the ninth, the San Diego Padres emerged victorious in the series opener against the Cincinnati Reds. Coming into this tilt, the San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds were completely even in the National League standings. Both teams were 58-65 and sitting 7.5 games back from playoff contention. […] San Diego Padres escape ninth-inning scare with a win at Reds - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
19 hours ago

San Diego Padres hope to stay hot at Reds: Series opener preview

Coming off an exciting series win in Philadelphia, the San Diego Padres look to stay hot as they battle the Cincinnati Reds. Here’s our series opener preview. Can the San Diego Padres make it three in a row? That’s what they’ll be going for as they travel to the Great American Ball Park to face […] San Diego Padres hope to stay hot at Reds: Series opener preview - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 19, 2019

The time is now for San Diego Padres’ Hunter Renfroe

The San Diego Padres were signaling their trust in Hunter Renfroe when they traded Franmil Reyes. Now it’s time for Renfroe to prove he deserves it. Leading up to the 2019 MLB Trade Deadline, there were a lot of rumors involving the San Diego Padres. One of the more popular names mentioned was outfielder Hunter […] The time is now for San Diego Padres’ Hunter Renfroe - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 18, 2019

San Diego Padres steal the series in a nail-biter against the Phillies

The San Diego Padres won a close game in Philadelphia thanks to some clutch performances by Austin Hedges, Luis Urías, and Kirby Yates. Tally another series in the win column as the San Diego Padres took the rubber match against the Philadelphia Phillies on a steamy Sunday afternoon. While the Friars dug themselves into another […] San Diego Padres steal the series in a nail-biter against the Phillies - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 18, 2019

Padres look for series win against Phillies: August 18 preview

The San Diego Padres are aiming to win their latest series with the Philadelphia Phillies. Here’s our Padres vs. Phillies August 18 game preview. Can the San Diego Padres return the favor to the Philadelphia Phillies? That’s the question today, as the Friars look to do what the Phillies did to them two months ago: […] Padres look for series win against Phillies: August 18 preview - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 17, 2019

San Diego Padres face uneven ground at Phillies: August 17 preview

The San Diego Padres look to come back against the Philadelphia Phillies with uncertain pitching. Here’s our Padres at Phillies August 17 preview. After the San Diego Padres dropped their series opener with the Philadelphia Phillies, they’ll be looking for a quick rebound on Saturday—but they won’t have the early advantage. San Diego sends Dinelson […] San Diego Padres face uneven ground at Phillies: August 17 preview - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 17, 2019

San Diego Padres: El Niño’s absence felt in loss to Phillies

With Fernando Tatis Jr. out, the San Diego Padres dropped their series opener to the Philadelphia Phillies in a game that felt lost from the start. After winning two games in a row, the San Diego Padres fell to the Philadelphia Phillies 4-8 on Friday evening. While the bullpen blew the game wide open, the Friars […] San Diego Padres: El Niño’s absence felt in loss to Phillies - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 16, 2019

San Diego Padres look for redemption at Phillies: August 16 preview

The San Diego Padres begin a new series with the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday, and they’ll be looking to even the score in our August 16 preview. Friday sees the San Diego Padres coming to Philadelphia for a new series with the Phillies, and the team will be hoping that it turns out nothing like […] San Diego Padres look for redemption at Phillies: August 16 preview - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 15, 2019

San Diego Padres: The curious case of Cal Quantrill

On what’s expected to be a strong starting rotation in the years to come, Cal Quantrill is trying to cement his spot with the San Diego Padres. Here’s his story. Don’t worry Cal Quantrill, we see you. While the San Diego Padres‘ pitching spotlight has shined mostly on teammate Chris Paddack, the Friars have another […] San Diego Padres: The curious case of Cal Quantrill - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 15, 2019

San Diego Padres should recall Ty France to play third base

With Fernando Tatis Jr. headed to the 10-day Injured List, the San Diego Padres should give Ty France another shot in the majors. Unfortunately, this isn’t the first time the San Diego Padres are dealing with a Fernando Tatis Jr. injury this season. On April 28, he strained his left hamstring after doing the splits in an […] San Diego Padres should recall Ty France to play third base - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 14, 2019

Will San Diego Padres lose Fernando Tatis Jr.?

San Diego Padres superstar Fernando Tatis Jr. left Tuesday’s game hurt, so will this latest injury keep Tatis Jr. sidelined? Here’s what we know so far. Fernando Tatis Jr. has been the brightest spot in the San Diego Padres‘ frustrating 2019 season, so fans held their breath when he was unable to finish Tuesday night’s […] Will San Diego Padres lose Fernando Tatis Jr.? - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 14, 2019

San Diego Padres look to avoid the sweep: Game 3 preview

The San Diego Padres and Tampa Bay Rays will finish things off on Wednesday as the Friars try to steal a win. Here’s what to expect and how to watch Game 3. We’re sick of writing it and you’re tired of reading it — the San Diego Padres’ bullpen is to blame for yet another loss. […] San Diego Padres look to avoid the sweep: Game 3 preview - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 13, 2019

San Diego Padres try to bounce back against the Rays: Game 2 preview

The San Diego Padres will get another crack at the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night. How will the Friars fare this time around? Here’s how to watch live, on TV and online. After yet another bullpen loss, the San Diego Padres have hit a two-game bump after winning three straight against their division rival. The […] San Diego Padres try to bounce back against the Rays: Game 2 preview - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 13, 2019

San Diego Padres bullpen fails again in lopsided loss to Rays

The San Diego Padres bullpen was a disaster again as the Friars dropped their series opener with the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday evening. On Tuesday night, Ian Kinsler pitched better than most of the San Diego Padres‘ bullpen. Kinsler was asked to finish out the game on the mound as San Diego was pummeled […] San Diego Padres bullpen fails again in lopsided loss to Rays - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 12, 2019

San Diego Padres vs. Tampa Bay Rays: Series opener preview

The San Diego Padres host the Tampa Bay Rays for a three-game interleague series starting on Monday, August 12. Here’s what to expect in the series opener, as well as how you can watch the Padres vs. Rays live, on TV and online. Coming off their first series win since the All-Star break, the San Diego Padres […] San Diego Padres vs. Tampa Bay Rays: Series opener preview - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More