Blash's mom pushed rookie in right direction

A decade and a half after his mother, Yvette, encouraged Jabari Blash to focus on baseball, the Padres' rookie outfielder gives her a lot of the credit for getting him to the Majors.
6 hours ago

While You Were (Day) Drinking – 2016 Game 28 (COL vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during an afternoon at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (11-17) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (13-14), 2-0, to drop the third of three games at Petco Park yesterday. The Friars are 0-9 so far in the final game of a series this season. That’s probably not ideal...
Via Padres Public
7 hours ago

Cesar Vargas Strong Again in Padres Loss

Padres rookie Cesar Vargas has quickly gone from a quick insurance option into an important part of the Padres 2016 campaign, especially following the news earlier this week that Robbie Erlin would be lost for the season to Tommy John Surgery. He fulfilled his responsibility Wednesday afternoon, throwing six innings and only allowing one run, […] Cesar Vargas Strong Again in Padres...
Via Friars on Base
17 hours ago

An All-Star Summer: The Case for Lake Elsinore

If you’re a die-hard Padres fan, then you’re probably familiar with San Diego’s organizational depth chart and exciting top prospects. Yes, the team still has prospects! Despite the great decimation of the farm system of 2014-2015, the organization made strides in restocking the rosters down in the minors which has surely caught the eyes of even the most fickle Friar fanatic...
Via Friarhood
18 hours ago

Drew Pomeranz finds success with Padres

After being drafted number 5 overall in 2010, Drew Pomeranz entered the 2011 season as the Indians #4 prospect. In an Indians organization that was rated as the 10th best farm system in the big leagues by Bleacher Report, he had a bright future on his radar. Then he was traded to the Rockies in […] Drew Pomeranz finds success with Padres - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San...
Via Friars on Base
19 hours ago

Myers, Kemp proving a potent combination

Wil Myers has taken off since he was moved to the second spot in the Padres' batting order. He's hitting .371/.416/.586 since manager Andy Green made the change in mid-April. In Myers' eyes, that recent run of success has little to do with his position in the lineup and a whole lot to do with the guy hitting behind him, Matt Kemp.
1 day ago

Kemp, Wallace power Padres over Rockies

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Andrew Cashner appeared to be off to another shaky start on Tuesday night. He recovered well enough to earn a win.Matt Kemp and Brett Wallace hit back-to-back home runs and Cashner bounced back from a rough first inning to lead the San Diego Padres to a 6-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies.Kemp's homer in the fourth was the first hit of the game against Rockies...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kemp, Wallace power Padres to 6-3 win over Rockies

SAN DIEGO (AP) Matt Kemp and Brett Wallace hit back-to-back home runs and Andrew Cashner recovered from a shaky first inning to lead the San Diego Padres to a 6-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night. Kemp's homer in the fourth was the first of the game against Rockies starter Eddie Butler, who retired the first 11 batters. Wallace followed with an opposite-field...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Padres LHP Robbie Erlin to undergo Tommy John surgery

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Padres announced Tuesday that left-handed pitcher Robbie Erlin will undergo Tommy John surgery on his injured elbow. Erlin was placed on the 15-day disabled list on April 21 with a left elbow strain after pitching in three games for the Padres, including two starts, and went 1-2 with a 4.02 ERA. An MRI showed a significant tear and that rest and rehabilitation...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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