Arizona Diamondbacks: Justin Upton Is On The Trading Block

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers says the team is still in "win mode" but he is dangling 24-year-old outfielder and general all-around good player Justin Upton out there. Towers claims he only wants players in return who will help the major league club, not prospects. You know, because Upton still ...

Arizona Diamondbacks Clinch National League West

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

The Arizona Diamondbacks did the improbable Friday night and clinched the National League West, thanks to a 3-1 win over the San Francisco Giants. The win completed a worst-to-first turnaround, as they improved their record to 91-66 and extended their lead in the division to seven games. Manager Kirk Gibson's team ...

Will The Arizona Diamondbacks Trade Justin Upton?

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

New Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers isn't wasting time in trying to remake his hapless team. Rumors are flying that Towers is disgusted with the team's historic strikeout rate and will try to dump both salary and swings and misses in an attempt to rebuild the roster. Third baseman Mark ...

Jake Peavy’s Back Injury Is Awful Expensive

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Last year my beloved San Diego Padres sent their ace, Jake Peavy, to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for four young pitchers. I hated the move. I liked the players the Padres got in return, but I couldn't stand thinking of a future without Peavy pitching for my team. I'm ...

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 ...

Worry Not, Padres Fans, David Eckstein May Be Coming

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

It's been well documented by our resident Padres fans that the Fathers haven't done a whole lot this offseason to make anybody feel great about their chances next year. Trevor Hoffman is gone, they haven't added any more offense and have (unsuccessfully) shopped Jake Peavy. Who knows, Peavy may still be ...

The Padres Front Office Is Dead To Me

Friday, January 9th, 2009

As I'm sure you've heard, yesterday baseball's all-time saves leader agreed to a deal with the Milwaukee Brewers, officially ending his 16-year tenure with the San Diego Padres. As a lifelong Padres fan, I'm not happy. In fact, I'm the opposite of happy. Typically I try to take the high road ...