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This is my third article in an occasional series in which I look at the way that a franchise has filled a single position over the course of time: stars and stopgaps, free agents and trades, hot prospects and positional conversions. My previous columns covered Atlanta Braves center fielders and N...
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This is where we gather from time to time to talk about something big in the Padres world or just the Padres or just baseball. It’s a roundtable discussion. Except, you know, no round tables. This is a Public House . . . so we’re at the bar.
It’s time for all of us here at Padres Public to sit back and reflect on the season that was in the only way we truly know how.
“Lookie here, Burch. You’re either gonna strike him out or he’s gonna hit it out. Let’s make sure it’s not the latter.”Before writing this profile on Burch Smith‘s 2014 fantasy sleeperdom (that’s now a word), it should be noted that I spent about 20 minutes trying to decide which guy I wanted to write about. What’s especially interesting is that all of the players...
Erlin will make San Diego’s rotation, and he’ll stay there.Pick a Padre, any Padre!If you’re looking for a solid late-round pick to round out your pitching rotation, that strategy should work quite nicely. Between Robbie Erlin, Burch Smith, Tyson Ross, Andrew Cashner, and a healthy Casey Kelly, the San Diego staff has a lot of power potential.You can read our Burch Smith, 2014...
The final category of the 2013 McRib Awards is here.
You have had the opportunity to vote on the Most Valuable Meme of 2013, your favorite amongst the Fox Sports San Diego Girls, and the Padres grittiest player of 2013.
Now it’s time to select the Most Padres Moment of 2013.*
What is that supposed to mean? I’ll tell you.
Over the course of the last couple of seasons, some of...
Three Padres minor leaguers made positive impacts for the Javelinas in their victory. Cory Spangenberg drove in a run, Tommy Medica had 2 hits, and Adys Portillo threw 2 solid innings and earned a Hold.
Cory Spangenberg-2B: 1-5, RBI, 2K, Run scored
Tommy Medica-DH: 2-4, 2K
Adys Portillo-RP: 2.0 IP, 2H, ER, BB, 2K, HR Allowed (H, 2)
Notes: Tommy Medica...
With the World Series upon us, Padres fans can’t help but dream: What does our team need to do to make it to the top? This is an exciting question, one that will undoubtedly fuel our conversations through the fall and winter months.
My internet-friend, Mickey Koke, suggested the following just the other day:
How about the #Padres package a deal around Alonso and top pitching prospects...
The sports industry is, by and far, a lucrative business. Whenever a small city or town gets in on the action of having their own professional sports team, you would anticipate that such an action would be met with resounding applause and a warm welcome – there’s pride to be had, entertainment to sell, and something new to advertise as an attraction in town. Certainly, San Diego...