Name Tags Will Be A Must At Cubs Convention

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Theocracies rely on the belief in a higher power. And after weeks of roster shaving and tinkering, I'm being forced to put an awful lot of faith in what Theo Epstein has planned for my beloved Chicago Cubs. "Who are these f*ckin' guys?" Out are familiar faces like Aramis Ramirez, Carlos Zambrano, Sean ...

Cubs Out Of Prince Fielder Chase?

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

As recently as a few weeks ago many thought Milwaukee Brewers free agent first baseman Prince Fielder would be headed just a bit south to play for the Chicago Cubs. In fact, once Albert Pujols signed his monster deal with the Los Angeles Angels, it looked like the Cubs were ...

Chicago Cubs Hiring Jed Hoyer Away From San Diego Padres

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

The Chicago Cubs are reportedly set to announce the hiring of Theo Epstein on Friday, likely to the position of President of Baseball Operations. While we all knew that was happening, another twist in this story is that Epstein will reportedly be bringing in former Red Sox staff member Jed ...

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 ...

San Diego Padres Exercise Option On Adrian Gonzalez

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

In one of the least shocking moves of the upcoming offseason, the San Diego Padres have exercised their $6.2 million option on All-Star first baseman Adrian Gonzalez. Next season will be the final year of Gonzalez's insanely cheap four-year, $9.5 million contract. Gonzalez hit .298 with 31 home runs and 101 ...

Karsten Whitson And The San Diego Padres, A Love Story

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

When Karsten Whitson, the No. 9 overall pick in the 2010 MLB Draft decided not to sign with the San Diego Padres before the signing deadline, more than a few eyebrows were raised. Whitson, widely considered the second-best prep pitcher in the draft, was considered an easy sign and a ...

Jon Garland Is Flat-Out Dealing Right Now

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Tuesday night in San Diego St. Louis starter Adam Wainwright and Padres righty Jon Garland engaged in a good, old-fashioned pitchers duel. And Garland won. Wainwright, who many experts love for the Cy Young in 2010, made one big mistake and it was blasted for a solo home run by ...

Padres Slash Beer Prices, Expectations For 2010

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

At some point this season, the San Diego Padres will most likely trade Adrian Gonzalez (2009's team leader in batting average, home runs, RBI, and OPS), and begin their residency in last place, staying there longer than most doctors take to complete their own residencies. It's bargain-basement time in San Diego, ...