Police arrested a man who attacked three people in three separate incidents in downtown San Diego on Sunday, sending them all to nearby hospitals, according to San Diego police. SDPD booked the man with a variety of charges including robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and assault to commit a felony or serious sex crime, SDPD said.
Posted: January 30, 2023, 4:36 am
The San Diego Padres broke the bank in recent years to acquire several players like Manny Machado and Xander Bogaerts and to keep guys like Fernando Tatis Jr. But the organization’s spending wasn’t a strategy that sat well with Colorado Rockies team owner Dick Monfort. Monfort, who is about to enter his 26th season at the helm of the National League West team, expressed his frustration with how the Padres were going about their business.
Posted: January 29, 2023, 7:06 pm
Musgrove said at the time that Tatis had work to do to show how much he wanted to be part of the team; later, the pitcher said he was ready to move forward with his teammate. How you act and the actions that he takes moving forward,” Musgrove said in August, “is what’s going to dictate how long this thing stays around. The two had private conversations detailing not only the disappointment, but the comeback.
Posted: January 28, 2023, 10:32 am
Jeff McNeil will be staying in Queens for the foreseeable future after agreeing to a four-year, $50 million contract extension with the New York Mets, ESPN reported Friday. The utility player won the National League batting title in 2022 and was set to enter free agency after the 2024 season. But now the deal, which is pending a physical, will keep him in New York for several more years.
Posted: January 27, 2023, 11:54 pm
Javier is joined by returning guest Lindsay Crosby (host of Locked On MLB Prospects) to discuss the Padres farm system.
Posted: January 27, 2023, 10:16 pm
Padres’ Kim Ha-seong not concerned about abbreviated WBC camp
Posted: January 27, 2023, 1:38 pm
Gwen’s story about the doubleheader, published on Page One of the Sunday paper on July 4, 1993, under the headline, “Phillies flirt with daybreak,” would win the Associated Press Sports Editors national award for best sports game story, but the piece was really about the scene. To me, it remains a detail- and anecdote-packed tour de force of reporting and writing. The people came when the bars let out, when their shifts ended.
Posted: January 27, 2023, 9:30 am
MLB Network named Dansby Swanson the sixth-best shortstop in the league. However, the other shortstop free agents this offseason took the top three spots.
Posted: January 27, 2023, 4:33 am
The San Diego Padres will be capping season tickets at the conclusion of FanFest next weekend for the first time in franchise history so there’s already plenty of interest among fans to attend games in 2023. Even more fans will probably want to go to games after the team announced this season’s giveaways today. Juan Soto (April 13), Manny Machado (May 15), Yu Darvish (July 24), Ha-Seong Kim (August 22) and Fernando Tatis Jr. (September 5) will all have their own bobblehead days.
Posted: January 26, 2023, 10:23 pm
Should they trade him if it’s clear he isn’t going to sign an extension? All this and more discussed on the latest episode of Talking Friars! Subscribe to the Talking Friars YouTube channel here for daily Padres content.
Posted: January 26, 2023, 7:33 pm
MLB is investigating Chicago White Sox pitcher Mike Clevinger for a potential violation of its domestic violence policy, league sources confirmed to UPI on Wednesday. The league opened the investigation after learning of allegations made by Olivia Finestead, the mother of one of Clevinger’s children, the source said. Finestead detailed Clevinger’s alleged physical and emotional abuse toward his three children and their mothers, including herself, on Tuesday in The Athletic.
Posted: January 25, 2023, 3:08 pm
Here’s an educated guess of what the Boston Red Sox lineup and pitching staff will look like when the 2023 MLB season gets underway.
Posted: January 24, 2023, 11:23 pm
The San Diego Padres currently have Yu Darvish, Joe Musgrove, Blake Snell, Nick Martinez and Seth Lugo as the five starting pitchers in their rotation. Could there be a sixth added for the start of the regular season? According to The Athletic’s Dennis Lin, San Diego “would like to use a six-man rotation and ease their starters into the season.
Posted: January 24, 2023, 6:47 pm
The Boston Red Sox reportedly traded reliever Josh Taylor to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for speedy shortstop Adalberto Mondesi on Tuesday.
Posted: January 24, 2023, 6:05 pm
Longtime slugger Nelson Cruz and the San Diego Padres finalized a $1 million, one-year contract on Monday. The sides agreed to the deal on Jan. 11, pending a physical. The right-handed-hitting Cruz, who turns 43 on July 1, is expected to platoon at designated hitter with 37-year-old lefty hitter Matt Carpenter, who signed a one-year deal with the Padres last month.
Posted: January 24, 2023, 1:31 am