The San Diego Padres Can’t Get No Respect

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Sunday afternoon the San Diego Padres finished a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks, opening the second half of the season with a bang. The Friars outscored Arizona 26-10 over the weekend and have shown more life offensively over the past few weeks than they have for most of the ...

The Hangover: The 2010 San Diego Padres First Half Review

Monday, July 12th, 2010

There are only five words that come to mind when thinking about the first half the 2010 San Diego Padres just finished: What the hell just happened? I seriously feel like Phil in The Hangover, when he wakes up the morning after with that "I can't remember a thing so that ...

Why Are The San Diego Padres Doing This To Me?

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

The San Diego Padres, predicted by almost every scouting service to be one of the worst teams in baseball this season, currently sit atop the National League West with a 16-9 record. The Friars are just two games behind Tampa Bay for the best record in baseball, have won 13 ...

Trevor Hoffman: We Love You But It Might Be Time To Hang Em Up

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

If you've followed this blog at all over the years you know that McD and myself are gigantic Padres fans. We both grew up in San Diego and have an affinity for the little franchise that could in America's Finest City. It absolutely broke our hearts when the Padres let ...

The Peavy Incident

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

So it finally happened. We've discussed it for months and now Jake Peavy has finally been traded from the San Diego Padres. Those of you who know me well, personally or from reading this site, know my feelings for the Padres front office right now. Well, don't worry...don't worry. I'm not going ...

Official Heath Bell Should Be An All-Star Post

Monday, June 29th, 2009

The San Diego Padres suck. We all know this. Following a 2-0 win over the Texas Rangers Sunday night, the Friars are currently 33-41 and 14 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West race. Why do I bring this up? Because despite the level of ineptitude ...

The Balls On These Guys, Part II

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Yesterday the San Diego Padres won their 10th straight game. They didn't just win it, they had an improbable comeback against a division rival on the road. They trailed 7-1 entering the top of the 8th inning. They scored five runs in the eighth, then tied the game with another ...

Heath Bell: Still Awesome

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Most of you probably remember just how awesome Heath Bell is. In case you needed a reminder, he's the guy who called out ESPN's baseball coverage, saying it was biased towards the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees and New York Mets. He then implored anyone listening to tune in ...