Author Archives: Brad Banda

Padres Youth Movement Continues to Impress

Tuning into the Padres games lately might be a bit odd for someone who isn’t following closely. Some of the names are unfamiliar, especially when compared to 2016, or even just Opening Day 2017. As the Padres continue to rebuild, … Continue reading

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Is Three A Crowd? Getting to Know the Padres Rule 5 Draft Players

When the Padres announced their roster just before opening day, I think it’s safe to say that many fans were shocked. In addition to rostering 4 catchers, and starting fan-favorite Cory Spangenberg in AAA, the Padres opened the season with … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Pitching Staffs: Breaking down the Padres’ first 23 games.

Over the first month of the season, it seems the Padres have shown us two different sides to the team. From an Opening Day blowout loss in Los Angeles to a 1-0 victory at home, the 2017 season has been a … Continue reading

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Padres Face Early Rotation Woes

Luis Perdomo We haven’t reached the 2-week point of the season, yet the Padres are already facing two injuries to their initial starting rotation. Padres beat writer Dennis Lin reports that Luis Perdomo will be placed on the 10-day DL … Continue reading

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Padres Profiles: Luis Perdomo

A familiar face from 2016, Luis Perdomo is one of the several pitchers vying for the final spots in the Padres 2017 rotation. Perdomo was acquired in December of 2015, from the Rockies. As a rookie, Perdomo made 20 starts, … Continue reading

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Padres Profiles: Jered Weaver

After starting 2016 with a rotation including Tyson Ross, James Shields, Andrew Cashner, and Drew Pomeranz, the Padres’ 2017 rotation is stacked with question marks.  In the midst of a pack of hopefuls, competing for the 2017 rotation, Jered Weaver seems … Continue reading

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