Casey Kelly to miss 2013 season thanks to Tommy John surgery

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

The San Diego Padres got some terrible news on Wednesday afternoon as their top prospect, pitcher Casey Kelly, is almost certain to miss the entire 2013 season due to Tommy John elbow surgery. Kelly had tests on his elbow this week and while a definitive course of action has yet ...

Boston Red Sox: Kelly Shoppach Sent Anti-Bobby Valentine Texts

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

According to reports, former Boston Red Sox catcher Kelly Shoppach sent the now-infamous texts to team ownership complaining about manager Bobby Valentine. The texts were sent in late July and were previously attributed to first baseman Adrian Gonzalez. The New York Daily News cites several sources that claim Shoppach was "deeply ...

Boston Red Sox: Owner John Henry Backs Bobby Valentine

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Over the past few days a huge uproar has engulfed the Boston Red Sox, after a report on Yahoo! Sports claimed several of the team's players had complained about manager Bobby Valentine to the team's owners. Jeff Passan's report said players blasted Valentine to owners John Henry and Larry Lucchino in ...

Joey Votto Extension Means The Cincinnati Reds Are All-In

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

I can't figure out how I feel about Joey Votto's 10-year, $225 million extension with the Cincinnati Reds. It seems like a good deal in certain respects, but the gamble the Reds are taking on him shouldn't be that big of a deal when this is essentially a regular contract ...

Anthony Rizzo Called Up By San Diego Padres

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

One of the most dominant prospects in all of baseball this year has been first baseman Anthony Rizzo, who became the property of the San Diego Padres as part of the Adrian Gonzalez deal. The first baseman's meteoric rise has made him one of the game's top prospects. Now Rizzo ...

Anthony Rizzo-Mania > Brad Hawpe-Mania

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

The San Diego Padres are 19-28 on the season. That would be the worst record in baseball if not for the Houston Astros and Minnesota Twins. I never thought I'd say this, but thank God for Houston and Minneapolis. In any case, the Padres and their fans are in full "who ...

San Diego Padres New TV Deal Could Impact Payroll Immediately

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

The San Diego Padres have long been married to one of the lowest payrolls in baseball despite excellent fan support and a gorgeous downtown ballpark. So what gives? Well, over the past 10 years the Padres have been married to a television deal with Cox Communications that, according to Forbes ...

Why Are The Red Sox 0-6?

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Without question, the biggest surprise in baseball's first week has been the horrific start of the Boston Red Sox, who have dropped their first six games for the first time since 1945 despite being the pick of most people to take the AL East. After getting swept by the Indians, the ...