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The Friar’s Lament and the ‘Miserable Failures’

June 3rd, 2016 (1)
There are a number of words in the English dictionary that can aptly describe the feeling of disappointment – or at least come close to doing so. ‘Miserable’ is, of course, a good choice… or at least Ron Fowler ...

An All-Star Summer: The Case for Lake Elsinore

May 4th, 2016 (0)
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 has ...

Opening Series Recap: Turn the Page on 1.8%

April 7th, 2016 (0)
Let’s keep this brief because there isn’t any other way to put it. The Opening Series was miserable. Historically miserable, in fact, as the Padres became the first team in Major League Baseball to open up a season with ...

Now, I Know What You’re Thinking…

April 5th, 2016 (0)
Now, I know what you’re thinking… Opening Day was rough. Really rough. And, yes, you have every reason to feel disappointed with Monday afternoon’s season opener… but … *cue the clichés* … no team has ever gone 162-0 in the history of ...

US Grant Marks Opening Day in a Special Way

April 11th, 2015 (0)
Civic pride is certainly something that everyone can enjoy. When you’re out of town and you hear someone say the words “San Diego,” you would be hard pressed not to smile from ear to ear. It’s really something special ...

Game 2 of 162 – Back in Swing, Just as Advertised

April 8th, 2015 (0)
4 runs in the 9th inning? More of that, please! Last night’s rain-delayed game ended with a Padres victory after a well-played 3 hour and 31 minute contest at Chavez Ravine. While the game started out as another gridlocked ...
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