• Padres Jun 9

    Davies Silences Former Team, Cubs Top Padres 7-1

     Zach Davies allowed just one hit in six scoreless innings, Anthony Rizzo homered and drove in four runs, and Patrick Wisdom went deep again for the Chicago Cubs as they defeated the San Diego Padres 7-1 Tuesday night. Willson Contreras also homered for the Cubs, who have beaten the Padres four times in five games in a span of...

  • Padres May 6

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – The Bright Side of these Imperfect Padres with Kyle Glaser

    Baseball America’s Kyle Glaser joins the guys to explain why fans should feel really good about where the Padres are, despite the challenges they’ve faced through 32 games. Derek and Darnay ask him about the brilliance of Yu Darvish, before they turn their attention to the bullpen and Tim Hill. What needs to happen for MacKenzie Gore to get...

  • MLB Apr 23

    Lamet to 10-day IL … But Padres Optimistic on Health of One of Their Aces

    The bad news is Padres starter Dinelson Lamet, one of the best starting pitchers in baseball, is going on the 10-day Injured List. Lamet left Wednesday’s game against the Brewers with forearm tightness in his pitching arm after just two innings. The good news is, he might not be injured that badly. “Lamet feels very, very good. The plan...

  • MLB Apr 22

    LISTEN: OnFriar Podcast Explains Why 2021 HAS to Turn Around for the Padres

    Right now, things are not good for the Friar Faithful. Coming off a 1-5 homestand where the offense disappeared and another starting pitcher might have been lost for the season the Padres sit at 10-10 on the season. Given all the off-season hype surrounding this team a .500 record feels like it might as well be 3-17. But, do not…

  • MLB Apr 22

    Brewers Sweep Padres: San Diego Manager Jayce Tingler Ejected In 4-2 Loss

    The San Diego Padres lost 4-2 to the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday at Petco Park, and the defeat may have came with a serious cost. Padres starting pitcher Dinelson Lamet, in his first start of the season,  left after the second inning with right forearm tightness.  That is troubling because Lamet’s 2020 season was cut short by right forearm issues,...

  • MLB Apr 21

    Padres RHP Lamet Exits Comeback Start With Forearm Tightness

    Padres right-hander Dinelson Lamet has left his season debut after two scoreless innings due to right forearm tightness

  • Padres Apr 16

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – Tatis Looks Good, Lamet and Dodgers Coming to Town

    The Padres closed out their first road trip on a solid note, and now the fun begins. Derek and Darnay pass along some promising updates on Dinelson Lamet and Fernando Tatis Jr., who appear ready to rejoin the team soon. Derek shared some of headlines from his chat with Padres CEO Erik Greupner about Petco Park capacity and giveaways. Then…

  • Padres Mar 31

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – Pitching Ninja on Darvish and the Padres' Filthy Rotation

    He’s the man behind one of the best baseball accounts on social media, and he loves the Padres’ pitching staff. Rob Friedman of Pitching Ninja fame joins the pod to share his thoughts on a rotation filled with aces. Derek and Darnay begin with some thoughts on Tatis’ injury scare, and Lamet’s spring debut. Then Rob joins the conversation...

  • Padres Mar 18

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – Managing Expectations with Bernie Wilson

    With so much hype surrounding the Padres, Bernie Wilson joins the guys to temper expectations for the 2021 season. The longtime Associated Press beat writer compares the level of excitement around this Padres team to 1998, and explains some of the challenges facing this year’s squad. They discuss the Tatis deal, rising payroll, and Peter Seidler’s willingness to spend. Bernie…

  • Padres Mar 5

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – Cactus League Takeaways with Bob Scanlan

    Instead of real games with fake fans, we’ve finally got fake games with real fans. With the action underway in Arizona, Fox Sports San Diego Field Reporter Bob Scanlan joins the pod to share his takeaways from Spring Training. They discuss the return of fans before sharing what they’ve seen from MacKenzie Gore, Ha-Seong Kim, and CJ Abrams. Plus,...

  • Padres Feb 17

    Lamet and Kim, Talent and Depth: Padres Spring Training Storylines

    Arizona will have the attention of Padres fans starting Wednesday, when pitchers and catchers report for spring training. Some, like reliever Dan Altavilla, have already checked into Peoria, in advance of what may be the most highly anticipated season in club history. The massive expectations are due to what they did last year – piecing together a winner; posting the…

  • Padres Jan 28

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – Predicting the Padres 2021 Stat Leaders

    Who’s going to lead the Padres in homers in 2021? What about OPS and innings pitched? Derek and Darnay took a stab at what players might pace the Friars. First things first, they discussed the return of Jurickson Profar and what makes him a good fit. Then they turn their attention to the guys they expect to put up big…

  • Padres Dec 18, 2020

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – Preller's Offseason Update and a Padres Holiday Wish List

    After hearing from A.J. Preller this week, Derek and Darnay passed along his insight on the key storylines of the Padres offseason. From talks of a big contract for Tatis, to the decision to bring back Tommy Pham. Pitching continues to be a major topic, Preller gave an update on Dinelson Lamet and shared his thoughts on Chris Paddack,...

  • Padres Nov 17, 2020

    Mike Clevinger to Have Tommy John Surgery, Miss Padres 2021 Season

    The Padres announced Monday afternoon that Mike Clevinger, the team’s prized acquisition at the 2020 trade deadline, will undergo Tommy John surgery Tuesday and miss the 2021 season. Clevinger made just three full starts for the club in September, after coming over from the Indians. His arrival was a signal that the Padres were ‘all in’ for 2020 and beyond….

  • Padres Oct 22, 2020

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – What We Learned in 2020 With Bob Scanlan

    Padres Field Reporter Bob Scanlan shares his takeaways on baseball and broadcasting from the 2020 season. He describes the adjustments they made on the TV side, and the challenges of covering a team and building relationships without face-to-face interaction. The former big leaguer explains why certain players struggled without fans, and how empty stadiums ushered in acceptance of bat flips…

  • Padres Oct 7, 2020

    Padres Get Ace Back Just in Time for Next Playoff Round

    Mike Clevinger, yes. Dinelson Lamet, no. At the end of the day those are the names Padres fans were most curious about when the team released its 28-man NLDS roster. After both were unavailable against the Cardinals, Clevinger will have a chance to make his San Diego postseason debut against the Dodgers. The Padres announced that Clevinger will start game…

  • Padres Sep 30, 2020

    Paddack Starts Game One, Lamet and Clevinger Out for Wild Card

    In their long-awaited return to the postseason, the Padres were faced with adversity before they got a chance to take the field. Recent injuries to their top starting pitchers, Dinelson Lamet (biceps tightness) and Mike Clevinger (elbow impingement) made their status uncertain for San Diego’s Wild Card Series against St. Louis. On the morning of game one, we learned...

  • MLB Sep 26, 2020

    Lamet Leaves Early in Wild Padres Doubleheader

    The good news for the Padres is Fernando Tatis Jr. is hitting the ball hard again. The bad news for the Padres is … well, it’s a lot. The Friars split a doubleheader with the Giants in San Francisco, losing the first game 5-4 but taking the second one 6-5 with a truly unique (even in 2020) ending. Chris Paddack…

  • Padres Sep 15, 2020

    Grisham Sparks Padres in Statement Win Over Dodgers

    If there was any remaining doubt that the Padres-Dodgers rivalry has been revived in 2020, Monday’s meeting at Petco Park put it to rest. San Diego drew even with Los Angeles at 4-4 in the season series with a runaway 7-2 win. In doing so they narrowed the Dodgers’ lead in the NL West to 1.5 games. Two more wins…

  • Padres Aug 5, 2020

    Dodgers Come Alive Late to Top Lamet and the Padres

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — AJ Pollock hit a pinch, go-ahead double in the seventh inning and added a solo homer, and Dustin May struck out a career-high eight to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 5-2 on Tuesday night. Mookie Betts entered the game in right field in the eighth inning after missing Monday night’s 5-4…

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