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Inbox: Future Padres home run king?

Who do you think has a better chance of breaking Nate Colbert's record for home runs as a Padre -- Hunter Renfroe or Wil Myers?
4 days ago

Renfroe bonded with dad over camper trips

Before Hunter Renfroe turned 10, he had already played hundreds of games across his native Mississippi.
11 days ago

Power surge continues for HR-happy Renfroe

Hunter Renfroe home runs come in all shapes and sizes. You like towering, majestic blasts that scrape the sky? Renfroe provided one of those in the fourth inning of the Padres' 10-2 loss to the D-backs on Tuesday night.
19 days ago

10 best young players in baseball

The 2017 MLB regular season is nearly two months old and perhaps more than anything else, it's clear the new crop of talent is among the best we've seen in years, if not decades. Young stars line rosters, rookies are the center of attention, and that has created a universal excitement around the league.Major League Baseball was in need of an influx of new talent for the future, and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Hunter Renfroe on Producing on Both Sides of the Coin

Hunter Renfroe had a huge game last night. The Padres outfielder hammered a two-run double in the second inning and followed with a two-run homer in the 10th. The latter was a walk-off, giving San Diego a 6-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. The blast was his seventh on the season, tying him with Josh Bell and Clay Bellinger for the lead among NL rookies. Renfroe’s overall numbers...
Via Fangraphs
May 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Padres rookie Renfroe hopes for powerful season

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) Hunter Renfroe is hoping a smashing start to his major league career late last season will turn into big success this year. Renfroe made his debut last Sept. 21 and went 9 for 22 with three home runs and 13 RBIs for the San Diego Padres in the final six games. That fast start earned him the National League Player of the Week honor. Renfroe's most impressive...
Via Associated Press
March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Early favorites to win MLB Rookie of the Year awards

Spring Training is officially upon us, which means the 2017 MLB regular season is right around the corner. And while it’s still relatively early, it’s never so early that we can’t look ahead to some potential award winners.Much will change between now and the end of the season. There will be surprises galore because there always are, but early expectations are already being...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Alabama DB: Pick play is 'somewhat illegal'

Alabama defensive back Marlon Humphrey was clearly irritated after his Crimson Tide lost to Clemson 35-31 in the National Championship Game on Monday night. In particular, the pick plays Clemson used to score touchdowns did not sit well with the sophomore. Humphrey apparently called the pick play “somewhat illegal” after the game and was bummed to lose that way. Bama's Marlon...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Hunter Renfroe hit one to the dang Western Metal Supply building roof at Petco Park

In Hunter Renfroe’s seventh big-league game, he did something that had never happened in a game at Petco Park, which opened in 2004. Renfroe, a first-round pick by the San Diego Padres in 2013, crushed an offering from the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Jose De Leon that went down the left field line… and landed on the Western Metal Supply building roof. You may remember everyone being...
Via The Comeback
September 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Renfroe homers off roof of brick warehouse in Padres' win

SAN DIEGO (AP) Rookie Hunter Renfroe hit the first home run in Petco Park history to land on the roof of the brick warehouse in the left-field corner and drove in four runs to lead the San Diego Padres to a 6-5 victory over the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night. With one out in the third, Renfroe drove a two-run homer off Jose De Leon onto the top of the...
Via Associated Press
September 29, 2016  |  Discuss

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