Tag "San Diego Padres"

Arenado, Harper, or Machado: Who Will Have The Better Legacy?

The next decade will be exciting. Three young superstars signed monster contracts and with become the face of their respective franchise. All of the victories and failures, whether their fault or not, will rest on their shoulders. I looked at some factors to try to figure out which one of these players has the best opportunity to cement a winning legacy.

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2019 MLB Preview: San Diego Padres

The San Diego Padres made a big splash when they signed Manny Machado. They have some top-notch prospects coming, but will it be enough to push for a spot in the postseason?

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Manny Machado is a…….Padre!?!?

According to a report from ESPN’s Jeff Passan, The San Diego Padres are the winners of the Manny Machado sweep-stakes.

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Report: Padres Agree to Record Deal With Manny Machado

The long-awaited sweepstakes are finally over. Manny Machado will indeed be on a major league roster in 2019. The beneficiary is the San Diego Padres.

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Top 5 Prospects: San Diego Padres

The San Diego Padres have built up a very good minor league system. Let’s take a look at the Top-5 and when we can expect to see them.

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Former Red Sox Third Baseman to Retire

Former Red Sox third baseman and World Series champion Will Middlebrooks has announced his retirement. Middlebrooks was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 2007 MLB Amateur Draft and debuted with the team in 2012. During his rookie season,

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HOF Case – Fred McGriff

By the mid-1990s, Fred McGriff seemed destined for enshrinement in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. When “the Crime Dog’s” contract was purchased by the upstart Tampa Bay Devil Rays in November of 1997, more than four months before the franchise played its first Major League game, the tall first baseman with the helicopter follow-through boasted one of the most prolific resumes in baseball.

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The Bottom 10 MLB Rankings and Some Bright Spots

Every year there are teams who rise to the top because of an unsung hero, a rookie stepping in, or a triumphant return from injury by a veteran. On the flip side, there are teams who are at the bottom and underachieving or simply too young and rebuilding. Here are the bottom 10 teams in the league and some bright spots that those teams can possibly build on moving forward.

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Keeping up With Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts wasn’t known as a huge impact player during his time in Boston. Although he only played one season with the team, that being in 2004, without his speed the Red Sox may have never reversed the curse. Roberts

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Looking Back on the Kimbrel-Margot Swap

A center fielder by the name of Manuel Margot was traded to the San Diego Padres from the Boston Red Sox on Nov. 15, 2015 alongside Javier Guerra, Carlos Asuaje and Logan Allen in exchange for right-handed closer, Craig Kimbrel. Kimbrel

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