Tag "Manny Machado"

Why the Padres Should Wait to Extend Fernando Tatis Jr.

There have been reports that the Padres are closing in on an extension with their star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. but there are reasons why they should be more patient.

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Padres Executive Chairman Ron Fowler Steps Down, Sells Majority of Team Stake

The San Diego Padres will undergo a slight ownership change, as executive chairman Ron Fowler has sold the majority of the team’s stake to Peter Seidler.

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MLB Postseason Preview: St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Diego Padres

The Wild Card round of playoffs continues with all 16 playoff teams in action today. Here we have the St. Louis Cardinals, who fell two games short of playing the whole 60 because of COVID-19 cases, facing off against the San, or “Slam”, Diego Padres. The Cardinals are the fifth seed (clinched on the last day) and the Padres are the fourth seed. This is a best-of-three series which starts with Game 1 on Wednesday at 5:08 P.M. est. The series takes place at Petco Park in San Diego.

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MLB DFS 9/7: Labor Day Arms, Bats, and Stacks

Happy Labor Day everyone and enjoy your day off if you’re lucky enough to have off today. To help you celebrate, let’s roll through some DFS picks for tonight’s six-game main slate starting at 6:05 P.M. est and win some money.

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MLB Best Hitters Of The Week

Manny Machado San Diego Padres In my second year doing this article, I’ve had repeat players, but never back-to-back… until now. 

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MLB DFS September 2nd: Diamond Picks

Welcome back into another edition of Diamond Picks. Tonight’s slate of games is leaning towards building lineups with higher-priced bats. One stud pitcher may or may not be on my radar, more on that in a bit. No time like

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MLB Best Hitters Of The Week

Jose Abreu Chicago White Sox Baseball Twitter has been very adamant about getting the White Sox some acknowledgment on ESPN, Jeff Passan finally delivered. And they say ESPN never gives the White Sox any love … pic.twitter.com/ZF9VUCXUJ5 — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan)

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San Diego Padres 2019 Season Recap

The San Diego Padres entered the 2019 season with fairly low, but also promising expectations, so their 70-92 record is a bit disappointing but also somewhat expected. The Padres signing of stud third baseman Manny Machado in the offseason skyrocketed their expectations, and their young core led by shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. and pitcher Chris Paddack gave them a look at their bright future. Their ultimate fallout was their young players and older players not being compatible enough to play well together, and their bullpen struggles. One big problem was also communication issues between the manager and the team, as the Padres fired Andy Green before the season even ended. Now let’s get further into the Padres season.

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Paid to Play? Not Really

Jaclyn begs the question: Are these multi-million dollar long term contracts worth it in baseball?

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MLB DFS: Pitching Options, Top Hitters, and Values for 9/13/19

Welcome in and happy Friday everyone. By the time lineups lock most of you will be free from work, getting ready to enjoy a nice weekend. Let’s start that weekend off right by adding to our DFS bankroll. Here are some Pitching Options, Top Hitters, and a Value Play to look at tonight.

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