Tag "NL West"

NL West Trade Deadline Review

The 2021 MLB trade deadline has come and gone. Perhaps no division was as active as the National League West. When all was said and done, this was the division that featured the most blockbuster deals amidst its leaders.

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Key to the Giants’ Early-Season Success in 2021

When a big league manager walks into the ballpark before a game knowing that the pitching staff can be counted on must be a comforting thought. That is exactly what San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler has experienced in the early goings of the 2021 campaign. 

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The Squeeze: Episode 3 | Dodgers and Padres Rivalry

The Squeeze is back for episode three to break down the Dodgers and Padres rivalry. Tyler and Logan give their thoughts on the divisional matchup that could define the NL playoff picture for years to come. Check us out on

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Dave Roberts’ decision proves the Padres are officially the Dodgers’ biggest rivals

The San Diego Padres brought in three aces and improved their bullpen in preparation for a World Series run in 2021, but the Dodgers didn’t want to acknowledge that their Southern California rival is a legitimate threat to their World Series reign. Now, they officially have.

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2021 Arizona Diamondbacks Top 5 Prospects

The Arizona Diamondbacks have been trying to rebuild their farm system since 2016 when they had one of the worst systems in the league due to bad trades and top prospects moving onto the show. Their drafting has been steady and has helped them to have four of these top five in MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 prospects. Let’s take a look at those top five.

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Forgotten Ones of the 2000s: San Diego Padres

The San Diego Padres have a very bright future, but they haven’t had a very good past. They have had a lot of forgotten players on their team throughout their history. Take a look at the five forgotten Padres of the last 20 years.

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NL West Weekly Recap

National League West the week that was recapped.

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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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Arizona Diamondbacks 2019 Season Recap

The 2019 Regular Season is over and the Arizona Diamondbacks have missed the playoffs for the second year in a row. They have not clinched a National League West title since 2013, an NLCS since 2007, or a World Series title since 2001. We will recap the 2019 season and what to look forward to for the 2020 season.

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September Call-Ups: NL West Edition

With September looming and pennant races tightening, it’s almost time for major league rosters to expand from 25 to 40. So I am going to give you a series of articles breaking down the likely most impactful September Call-Ups for all 30 teams. Now for the National League West.

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