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It is a fact undeniable that people don’t often talk about the San Diego Padres. The reasons for this, presumably, are numerous. The Padres haven’t been good for a while. They have a relatively small fan base, and a limited payroll, and they’re overshadowed by bigger deals up north. They play out...
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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.
Everth Cabrera has been fantastic this year but with his hamstring strained how do the Padres fill the void moving forward? Can they play...
According to MLB.com's Corey Brock, left fielder Carlos Quentin was scratched from the starting lineup before Saturday's game against the D-backs, giving utilityman Pedro Ciriaco, in a roundabout way, his first start with his new team.
#Padres LF Carlos Quentin scratched with some discomfort in left shoulder, the result of a swing on Friday.
— Corey Brock (@FollowThePadres...
On Monday night San Diego Padres outfielder Will Venable made the catch of the year in Major League Baseball so far. Not only was the catch itself incredible, but it also saved the game for the San Diego Padres against the rival San Francisco Giants.
In the bottom of the 12th inning with the game tied 3-3, San Francisco’s Juan Perez strolled to the play with the winning run on...
On Thursday, during the Padres’ off day, after they’d finished off a sweep of the NL East leading Braves, I started reading some Twitter musings about how few games back the Padres were from first place and how close contention actually was for this team. So I tweeted this:
Negative Nancy tweet: let's see the Padres get over .500 before we wonder if they are possible contenders...
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after a night in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
Last night the Padres won their 7th game in a row, defeating the Giants 5-3 in 13 innings.
Padres cash in with pitcher’s bunt in 13th – Corey Brock (mlb.com)
Two up, two down: Padres 5, Giants 3 – Jeff Sanders (U-T San Diego...
Lenny Ignelzi- AP
Everth Cabrera has been the most valuable player in all of baseball during the last 30 days. Thanks to Cabrera’s strong performance through his last 27 games, the San Diego Padres are in the midst of a seven-game win streak and are quickly climbing up the NL West ladder.
During his previous four stints in the majors, Cabrera has been an average hitter (if not...
The San Diego Padres? Most of us predicted them to finish last in the NL West this year, right?
That division was expected to be a two-team race between the defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants and megabucks Los Angeles Dodgers. Early in the season, however, the surprise emergence of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies made the NL West a three-team battle...
San Diego Padres center fielder Will Veneble saved the game Monday against the San Francisco Giants. In a tie game with two outs in the bottom of the 12th, Veneble had this diving catch off the bat of Juan Pierre. Had Veneble not made the grab, Brandon Belt, who was standing at second base, would have easily scored the game-winning run. After winning this game in the 13 innings,...
All knotted up at 3-3 between the Padres and Giants in the bottom of the 12th on Monday night, outfielder Will Venable strapped on his PF Flyers and reeled in an incredible catch to save the game for San Diego.
by John Viril—
The Kansas City Royals and San Diego Padres are mirror images of each other. Kansas City stands 34-34 while the Padres are a half-game better at 35-34. Yet, they have achieved their success by completely different means. The Royals have just pulled back to .500 by preventing enough runs to keep an anemic offense afloat. Meanwhile, the Padres position players have...
Third day in a row, and it was the same result as the Diamondbacks lost to the Padres 4-1 to complete the Padres’ series sweep Sunday afternoon.
Video: Game-saving grab in extras
Some teams dominate the All-Star roster, and some teams get a lone rep. Some teams always send position players and perhaps a pitcher every now and then, some teams just send one or the other. In recent years, San Diego has been in the latter category of both.
The last two seasons, the Padres have only sent one representative, a pitcher. Since moving to Petco, the Padres have...
There are certain areas of life where beliefs must be arrived upon using one’s own freewill. Padres baseball is not one of those areas.
During the middle of last week I was notified by my wife and daughters that we would be buying two fish this summer as pets. I smiled with faux enthusiasm. The last fish we brought into our home came from a creek in Poway. We thought it was a tadpole...
Edinson Volquez bounced back from the worst start of his career with one of his best outings of the season to keep the San Diego Padres' win streak intact his last time out.
The right-hander will now try to help the Padres extend their season-best run to seven games and end their recent road woes against the San Francisco Giants in Monday night's opener.
Before his latest...