Tigers Pounce on Jays, End Consecutive Streaks

By: Ryan Colpitts Heading into the weekday series against the Detroit Tigers, the Toronto Blue Jays were looking to continue their streak of consecutive series won. The Jays have won 5 pervious series, and on Monday, they would send J.A. Happ to the mound in hopes of starting off the three game set with a victory. The Tigers would send Michael Fulmer to the hump … Continue reading Tigers Pounce on Jays, End Consecutive Streaks

Padres Deal James Shields to White Sox

The experiment AJ Preller started in the 2015 offseason is officially in full rebuild-mode. James Shields signed the biggest contract in Padres history just a year ago, and is already being dealt to the White Sox. Per Bleacher Report, the official terms have the Padres shipping Shields with cash to Chicago ($29 million to be exact; Chicago only to pay $27 million of remaining contract). … Continue reading Padres Deal James Shields to White Sox

2016 MLB Opening Day Countdown: San Diego Padres Team Preview

By: Tucker Peterson As the 2016 MLB season draws closer, we will preview every single team in the reverse regular season standings order of the 2015 season. Today we will provide analysis on the Miami Marlins and the San Diego Padres. 2015 Record: 74-88 | 4th in NL West 2015 Recap: The 2015 season was quite the culture change for the San Diego Padres, who hired a new GM in AJ Preller. As … Continue reading 2016 MLB Opening Day Countdown: San Diego Padres Team Preview

5 Questions for 2016 San Diego Padres

With Spring Training underway, it is time to start talking about the 2016 San Diego Padres. The 2015 season was quite the transition year for the Padres. The hiring of AJ Preller created the start of a new culture in San Diego. Preller signed and traded numerous players before the season started, none of whom lived up to the expectations. So what now? The Padres fired Bud Black … Continue reading 5 Questions for 2016 San Diego Padres

Offseason Updates: San Diego Padres

The San Diego Padres have not made as many moves as expected this offseason. AJ Preller changed the front office culture last year when he was hired as the General Manager. He came here and made blockbuster trades for Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, Derek Norris, Will Myers and Craig Kimbrel among others. They even signed a big name free agent in James Shields, breaking a … Continue reading Offseason Updates: San Diego Padres

Giants’ Signing Spans Large Area of Outfield

By: Jake Kucheck   In a move to shore up the OF, the Giants signed former Washington National and Minnesota Twin Denard Span for 3 years, $31 Million this afternoon.  While this may keep the legend of Jarrett Parker from growing this year, what this deal does do is give the Giants an aggregate of 3 solid, proven outfielders (Blanco and Pagan counting for .5 OF … Continue reading Giants’ Signing Spans Large Area of Outfield

The Curious Case of Jurickson Profar

By: Joel Collins Although he hasn’t fielded a ball since September 23, 2013, Jurickson Profar is ready for Spring Training in the middle of winter. Of course the Texas Rangers want to take it slow and with extreme caution with Profar. However, it is clear that the kid is ready to get back to playing baseball. Texas is taking every precaution they can with Profar’s torn … Continue reading The Curious Case of Jurickson Profar