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Friar Rumor Mill: 7/11/14

July 11th, 2014 (1)
Search for a New GM: – The Padres announced on Friday that they have interviewed MLB’s Senior VP for Baseball Operations Kim Ng for their open GM position. – Fox Sports San Diego contributor and national beat writer for ...

The Lack of Home-Grown Padre Stars

July 7th, 2014 (0)
There’s no question the Padres have a lot wrong with them right now. The organization is in flux and needs stability. Hopefully the search for a new GM ends well and Mike Dee and company find the right guy ...

Rumor Mill: 4/2/14

April 2nd, 2014 (0)
Despaigne a Padre? As first reported by Tim Dierkes of, the Padres and Cuban right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne are close to a deal. Here is a link to Dierkes’ scouting report on the Despaigne back on March 20. Joel ...

Daily Friar 4.2.14

April 2nd, 2014 (0)
Seth Smith: stay hot, my friend! His past success against pitcher Zack Greinke continued yesterday as he went 2-for-3 at the plate with his second home-run in as many games.   Maybe he really is the “final piece” afterall. Unfortunately, ...

Roster Moves: The “X” Man Returns

March 29th, 2014 (0)
  What Y’all Should Know:  –       Carlos Quentin is officially moved to the 15-day disabled list –       Tommy Medica and Xavier Nady make the opening day roster –       Padres will open the season with three catchers (Nick Hundley, Yasmani ...

Put Me in, Coach: Tommy Medica

February 19th, 2014 (0)
Leading into every baseball season, there are players who teams must count on to step up to the plate and take on a bigger role than they have had in the past. Maybe their team lost a key player ...