• MLB June 23, 2022 12:43 am

    Padres Sweep Diamondbacks, San Diego Beats Arizona 10-4 To Stay Hot

    The San Diego Padres are a “sweeping” sensation. The Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-4 to complete a 3-game series sweep. Jurickson Profar was the star player for the Padres with 4 hits, 2 runs scored and 2 rbi’s. Jurickson had plenty of company as an offensive star, including rookie Jose Azocar. The Padres right fielder had his first 3-hit…

  • Padres June 10, 2022 12:00 am

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – The Padres Look Great, and Should Only Get Better in the Weeks to Come

    They snapped out of their slump and came away with two very impressive series wins. Derek and Darnay discuss the Padres’ rebound, and how the lineup could look when Fernando Tatis Jr. gets healthy. What do the coming weeks look like for El Nino? Plus, Snell struggles and Gore just keeps shoving. The guys get into some trade talk, and…

  • Padres June 9, 2022 1:50 pm

    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 8, 2022 6:48 am

    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…

  • Padres June 2, 2022 2:11 am

    Arenado Lifts Cardinals, Padres Suffer First Sweep With 5-2 Loss

    Nolan Arenado hit a two-run homer and drove in three, Dakota Hudson threw seven strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 5-2 Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep. Nick Wittgren earned his first save as a Cardinal by getting the last out of the game when he retired pinch-hitter Robinson Canó on a fly ball…

  • Padres May 31, 2022 1:40 am

    Cardinals Pull Away Late, Top Padres 6-3

    Fast-starting Nolan Gorman hit a go-ahead, two-run homer, rookie Andre Pallante got his first big league win in his 17th appearance and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 6-3 on Monday. Paul Goldschmidt, batting just behind Gorman in the No. 3 slot, also hit two-run homer for the Cardinals. Gorman homered on a changeup from Nick Martinez…

  • Padres April 28, 2022 6:38 am

    Hosmer and Profar Homer, Gore Strikes out 10 in 8-5 Win

    Jurickson Profar hit a three-run homer, MacKenzie Gore struck out 10 over five innings and the San Diego Padres beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Wednesday night. Gore (2-0) allowed a run on five hits as the Padres won for the seventh time in nine games. “He was fantastic,” Padres manager Bob Melvin said. “He ran his pitch count up a…

  • Padres April 21, 2022 6:16 am

    Profar Dazzles, Gore Delivers as Padres Complete Sweep of Reds

    With a throw and a swing, Jurickson Profar gave rookie MacKenzie Gore and the San Diego Padres all they needed to beat the staggering Cincinnati Reds. Profar threw out Joey Votto at home and then hit a two-run homer for the Padres, who won 6-0 Wednesday to hand the Reds their ninth straight loss and their longest skid in five…

  • Padres April 11, 2022 5:34 am

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – Takeaways from a Largely Good, Occasionally Quirky Opening Series

    Three straight wins, fantastic efforts from their starters, an early visit from Slam Diego, and one strange absence. It was a mostly good opening weekend for the Padres that also included a couple strange twists. Derek and Darnay share their takeaways from four games in Arizona. Is MacKenzie Gore on the way? Who has stood out at the plate and…

  • Padres March 25, 2022 1:10 am

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – Biggest Questions Facing the Padres Two Weeks Out From Opening Day

    Who’s playing in left field? Will MacKenzie Gore be the fifth starter? Which catcher will be the odd man out? Who’s the closer? Opening Day starter duties belong to…? Derek and Darnay dig into the major questions facing Bob Melvin and the Padres with game one fast approaching.

  • Padres September 16, 2021 6:43 am

    Padres Come Alive at the Plate, Top Giants 9-6 to End Skid

    Fernando Tatis Jr. matched his career high with four hits, Jurickson Profar homered and the San Diego Padres snapped a five-game skid, holding off San Francisco 9-6 Wednesday night and ending the Giants’ nine-game winning streak. Adam Frazier got four hits and Manny Machado doubled twice for the Padres, who trail St. Louis by one game for the second NL…

  • Padres August 26, 2021 8:49 pm

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – Staying Optimistic With Eno Sarris

    Having slept off a late night gut punch loss to the Dodgers, Derek and Darnay get some words of encouragement from Eno Sarris of The Athletic. They discuss reasons for hope amid the team’s slump. Eno shares his insight on why a loaded Padres lineup has struggled to produce, as well as the presence of Adam Frazier and Eric...

  • Padres August 25, 2021 6:46 am

    Pollock Robs Machado, Dodgers Extend Padres Slump

    AJ Pollock hit a two-run single and robbed Manny Machado of a two-run homer to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers past the sinking San Diego Padres 5-2 on Tuesday night in a series opener between NL West rivals headed in opposite directions. Will Smith homered for Los Angeles, and Julio Urías (14-3) allowed one hit over five scoreless innings...

  • Padres July 23, 2021 6:50 am

    Snell Has Best Road Start, Padres Top Marlins 3-2

    Blake Snell allowed one run in six-plus innings, Jurickson Profar had two hits and two RBIs, and the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 on Thursday night. The Padres left-hander scattered three hits, struck out eight and walked three in his longest outing since June 4, when he pitched seven scoreless innings against the New York Mets. Snell…

  • Padres June 10, 2021 10:11 pm

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – More Problems Than One Day Off Can Fix

    A grueling 20-day stretch ended on a down note. Now the slumping Padres have a list of issues that one day off can’t fix. Derek and Darnay take a look at their offensive issues, Hosmer’s struggles, lack of productivity from reserves, and share some lineup thoughts. Derek has a player at the top of his wish list come the...

  • Padres May 27, 2021 3:12 am

    Padres Back Paddack, Top Brewers 2-1 in 10 Innings

    With ten wins in 11 games the Padres haven’t shown many weaknesses the last two weeks, but managers like Jayce Tingler always see room for improvement. He listed a few areas his team could tighten up their play before Wednesday’s game against the Brewers. That list included their play defensively. “I think we can be a little bit better...

  • coronavirus May 12, 2021 1:04 am

    Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. Placed on IL After Positive COVID-19 Test

    San Diego Padres’ star shortstop, Fernando Tatis Jr., is on the injured list after testing positive for COVID-19. Teammates Jurickson Profar and Jorge Mateo are also on the IL due to contract tracing and health and safety protocols.

  • Padres May 12, 2021 5:55 am

    Tatis, Meyers Tests Positive for COVID-19; 3 Other Players on IL After Contact Tracing

    The Padres will be without Fernando Tatis Jr., Wil Meyers, Jurickson Profar, Eric Hosmer and Jorge Mateo due to coronavirus health and safety protocols,

  • MLB January 22, 2021 7:16 pm

    Padres, Profar Agree to New Contract

    Amid adding three quality starting pitchers and one of Korea’s best ballplayers, the Padres still had a couple of things to check off their to-do list. They can mow remove “add a quality bench piece,” as well. The Friars have agreed to a contract with Jurickson Profar for a reported three years and $21 million. Profar’s first year in...

  • Padres August 19, 2020 1:48 am

    Grand Slam Fuels Padres to Drama Free Win Over Texas

    Another day, another grand slam, another win. This time it came with a little less drama. Wil Myers hit a grand slam in the first inning, sending the Padres on their way to a 6-4 win over the Rangers. The slam was Myers’ first since his first career home run, which came in 2013 for the Rays. Jurickson Profar added…

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