• MLB All-Star Game July 18, 2022 7:13 pm

    MLB All-Star Game: Joe Musgrove Extention, Juan Soto Trade and More

    Joe Musgrove, Manny Machado and Jake Cronenworth are ready for the All-Star festivities, but there’s a lot of buzz around possible future San Diego Padre Juan Soto. NBC 7’s Derek Togerson and Darney Tripp have more from Dodger Stadium.

  • MLB July 16, 2022 1:17 pm

    Cronenworth Added to NL All-Star Team

    Before the 2020 season Jake Cronenworth was considered the “throw-in” player in a trade that brought Tommy Pham from Tampa Bay to San Diego. It should have been the other way around. Cronenworth was named to his 2nd straight All-Star Game on Saturday. He’s replacing Jazz Chisolm Jr., the fan-elected starter who can’t play with a back strain (Mets...

  • Padres July 13, 2022 11:54 pm

    Padres Let Leads Slip in 10-6 Loss to Rockies

    José Iglesias drove in a career-high six runs with a homer and two singles, and the Colorado Rockies continued their home domination of San Diego with a 10-6 win over the Padres on Wednesday night. Colorado has won 12 of its last 13 against San Diego at Coors Field since the start of the 2021 season. Iglesias had an RBI…

  • Padres July 11, 2022 11:16 pm

    Three Padres Homer to End Skid at Coors Field With 6-5 Win

    Manny Machado, Jake Cronenworth and C.J. Abrams hit 400-foot homers, and the San Diego Padres stopped a 10-game losing streak at Coors Field with a 6-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night. Cronenworth had three hits, including a 410-foot solo homer in the third inning. Machado’s 446-foot solo homer made it 3-1 in the seventh, and Abrams’...

  • Padres June 29, 2022 11:19 pm

    Clevinger ‘Vintage' in Six Shutout Innings, Padres Top Snakes 4-0

    Mike Clevinger outpitched Madison Bumgarner by throwing one-hit ball for six innings in his longest outing of the year, leading the San Diego Padres over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-0 Wednesday. Jake Cronenworth broke out of a 0-for-26 skid with two doubles and a single, driving in two runs and scoring once. Clevinger (2-0) struck out six and walked one. It…

  • Padres June 27, 2022 7:22 pm

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – Padres Stumbled Into Off Day, But Resilient Club Makes it Easy to Stay Optimistic

    After 31 games in 31 days the Padres got to catch their breath Monday. Derek and Darnay assess what they’ve seen as the club nears the midway point. Why last year’s struggles appear to be a thing of the past, and how Bob Melvin has made it easy to shrug off a mini-slump. The guys wonder if the national narrative…

  • Padres June 21, 2022 12:05 am

    Cronenworth and Grisham Homer in 4-1 Bounce Back Win

    Led by Yu Darvish, the San Diego Padres bounced back nicely from losing Manny Machado during a disheartening weekend sweep in Colorado. Darvish flirted with trouble before righting himself and throwing seven strong innings, and Jake Cronenworth and Trent Grisham homered to lead the San Diego Padres to a 4-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night. Kim Ha-seong…

  • Padres June 17, 2022 7:08 am

    LISTEN: Manny's a Metronome, Musgrove's a Machine and the Padres Are in 1st Place

    For the first time since 2010 the Padres sit alone in first place in the month of June. Derek and Darnay recap an explosive series sweep at Wrigley. Manny Machado made history and continues his MVP pace, and now he has help. The guys discuss the lineup, as well as Joe Musgrove’s continued excellence. The hit parade against Chicago featured…

  • San Diego Padres June 15, 2022 8:53 pm

    Hit History For Padres, Machado Reaches Milestone As Pads Pound Cubs

    San Diego Padres slugger Manny Machado made Major League Baseball hit history and joined some elite company in the process. Here’s the list of MLB players to reach 1,5000 hits and 250 home runs before turning 30 years old: Miguel Cabrera, Albert Pujols, Andruw Jones, Alex Rodriguez, Ken Griffey Jr., Eddie Murray, Ron Santo, Orlando Cepeda, Frank Robinson, Hank Aaron,…

  • Padres June 13, 2022 11:41 pm

    Darvish Goes Eight, Padres Strike Late in 4-1 Win Over Cubs

    Yu Darvish pitched a season-high eight innings of five-hit ball, Manny Machado hit a tiebreaking single and Eric Hosmer had a two-run double to cap a three-run eighth inning as the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 Monday night. Darvish (6-3), pitching at Wrigley Field for the first time since the Cubs traded him to the Padres as…

  • Padres June 9, 2022 6:50 am

    Cronenworth Drives in Five as Padres Beat Down Mets 13-2

    The San Diego Padres bounced back nicely after getting beaten up by the New York Mets in the opening game of a showdown between two of the National League’s top teams. Jake Cronenworth homered, doubled, singled and had five RBIs, and Sean Manaea pitched seven strong innings to beat former teammate Chris Bassitt in the Padres’ 13-2 rout of...

  • Padres June 7, 2022 11:48 pm

    Profar Jumpstarts offense, Darvish Deals in 7-0 Bounce Back Win

    Yu Darvish efficiently dismantled the best team in the National League. The 35-year-old right-hander held the Mets hitless until the sixth inning and Jurickson Profar launched a leadoff home run to help the San Diego Padres beat New York 7-0 on Tuesday night. Darvish (5-3) allowed only two hits in seven innings while striking out six and walking none on…

  • MLB June 4, 2022 4:00 pm

    Gore Pads Rookie of the Year Resume, Padres Win Again

    The Padres have not had a Rookie of the Year winner since Benito Santiago in 1987. MacKenzie Gore is making one heck of a case to end that drought. The 23-year-old lefty was dominant again in a 4-0 win over the Brewers, securing at least a series split in Milwaukee. Gore tossed 6.0 innings and struck out a career high-tying…

  • Padres May 26, 2022 5:13 pm

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – Numbers That Help Explain the Padres' Offensive Struggles

    The Padres slumped again at the plate in their series loss to Milwaukee – but what’s at the root of their offensive inconsistency? Derek and Darnay look at some stats and trends, including spots in the lineup that aren’t producing. How bad have their leadoff guys been? Real bad. They look at a few scoring splits that stand out,...

  • Padres May 23, 2022 11:41 pm

    Key Plays Set Up Azocar's Clutch Hit, Padres' Walk-Off Win

    Veteran manager Bob Melvin had faith in José Azocar with the bases loaded and two outs in the 10th inning, and the rookie delivered. Azocar lined a single into center field to bring in Manny Machado and lift the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 win against the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night for their fifth straight victory….

  • Padres April 26, 2022 11:36 pm

    Hosmer Hits First Homer, Padres Hang Eight in the Fourth for 9-6 Win

    Eric Hosmer hit his first homer of the season and Jake Cronenworth added a bases-loaded triple during an eight-run fourth inning that sent the San Diego Padres past the struggling Cincinnati Reds 9-6 Tuesday night. “It’s a great start to the road trip,” Padres manager Bob Melvin said. “Hosmer’s (homer) was the big blow in that inning, but the...

  • Padres March 14, 2022 11:25 pm

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – Tatis' Injury Plus Other Storylines and Observations From Peoria

    Who will fill in? How serious is Jake Cronenworth’s injury? And what do the guys think of Bob Melvin? The guys also talk about the absence of Machado and Hosmer on day one, the Seiya Suzuki situation and more.

  • Padres February 11, 2022 3:37 pm

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – A Padres/Super Bowl Crossover With the Football Night Guys

    Greg Camarillo and Rich Ohrnberger from Football Night in San Diego help us gear up for the Super Bowl, while weighing in on some Padres topics. Derek and Darnay ask them about playing in big games, and what it’s like watching them after you’re retired. Both guys were in the NFL during the 2011 NFL Lockout, they share their...

  • Padres February 3, 2022 10:57 pm

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – Who Will Factor Heaviest in the Padres Success This Season?

    There was news on the MLB lockout that got folks talking – after Derek and Darnay touch on that they shift their focus to the individuals who will have the biggest impact on the Padres in 2022. The guys share their Top-10, from players to coaches, minor league dugouts to the front office and everywhere in between. They touch on…

  • Padres December 16, 2021 2:26 pm

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – Good Times Bad Times, We Ramble On With Bernie Wilson

    No one calls it like they see it quite like longtime AP Padres beat writer Bernie Wilson. The Bro shares his thoughts on the lockout and how it compares to the last MLB work stoppage he covered. Plus, the Padres signed a free agent! Another former Ranger is coming to town. What are the chances that A.J. Preller pulls...

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