MLB Rumors: Cincinnati Reds willing to trade Latos, Leake

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

The 2014 Major League Baseball offseason has begun in earnest and there are already some crazy rumors flying around. On Monday night reports began to surface that the Cincinnati Reds are willing to make some big-time moves that would reshape their team completely. Jeff Passan is reporting that the Reds are ...

San Diego Padres: Edinson Volquez designated for assignment

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

It's rare that a baseball team dumps its Opening Day starter in the middle of a season, but that's just what the San Diego Padres did on Saturday. The Padres designated Edinson Volquez for assignment which means he's more than likely done with the franchise. The team now has 10 ...

Rookie Cory Luebke, Padres Sweep Dodgers

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

A night after their young stud starter Mat Latos had another dominant performance, the San Diego Padres sent another young hurler to the bump against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Cory Luebke made his second professional start Wednesday night and he was awesome. Luebke was stellar over six shutout innings, allowing just ...

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 ...

Mat Latos Continues To Dominate For San Diego Padres

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Back in Spring Training, the San Diego Padres had a great battle for the fifth spot in their rotation. Sean Gallagher, Tim Stauffer and Mat Latos all pitched phenomenally, but when push came to shove, the Friars went with the 22-year-old Latos. The organization has been richly rewarded for the ...

Mat Latos Is Almost Perfect (Again)

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Mat Latos has now come annoyingly close to throwing a perfect game in back to back games. The 22-year-old right hander threw a one-hit shutout against the San Francisco Giants Thursday, while facing just 28 hitters. Latos retired the first fifteen batters he faced on the ...

Latos Likely Padres’ Fifth Starter

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

After a spirited battle the fifth spot in the San Diego Padres' rotation will likely go to Mat Latos, after the 22-year old had a fantastic showing this spring. In five appearances in the Cactus League Latos tossed 17 innings, allowed just 12 hits, five runs (three earned) and struck ...

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, ...