• Padres October 24, 2022 11:34 pm

    On Friar: The End of the Run โ€“ Questionable Decisions and Major Offseason Questions

    What a ride. Unfortunately it came to a disappointing end over the weekend. The Phillies may have been the hotter team, but the Padres weren’t without opportunities. Darnay and Todd discuss their big picture outlook on the season, and the big questions facing the Padres in the months ahead – including where Fernando Tatis Jr. fits. They look at Saturday…

  • Padres October 10, 2022 8:53 pm

    On Friar: We Meet Again โ€“ Previewing Another Padres NLDS Against the Dodgers

    The Padres shook off the champagne Sunday and touched down in L.A. early Monday. Todd was with the club at Dodger Stadium and joins Darnay to share the vibe around the Padres heading into their NLDS showdown with the Dodgers. The guys discuss the Padres’ inspired play, pitching strengths and weaknesses, clutch performances against L.A., a full circle opportunity...

  • Padres October 5, 2022 7:36 pm

    Myers Gets Warm Farewell, Friars Turn Focus to Mets After 8-1 Loss

    Wil Myers got a nice ovation from the crowd as he exited what probably was his final regular-season game with the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. He hopes to be back here late next week if the Padres can get past the New York Mets in a wild-card series that starts Friday night at Citi Field. Myers’ exit to…

  • Padres September 20, 2022 11:46 pm

    Padres Clinch Winning Record With 5-0 Shutout and Fourth Straight Win

    The San Diego Padres are on a roll since holding a team meeting the day after a dreadful loss in Arizona last week. As an added bonus, they kept Albert Pujols in the ballpark in the opener of a three-game series against the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals. Kim Ha-seong homered and Mike Clevinger had a strong outing for the…

  • Padres October 3, 2022 6:08 pm

    On Friar Podcast: What Will Decide the Padres' Playoff Fate, with Jon and Jim

    No one knows what the next few weeks will hold for the Padres, but we can take a stab at the biggest factors in their postseason fate. Darnay is joined by Jon and Jim of San Diego Sports 760 and the Wrap Up Show to assess the players, strengths and weaknesses that could determine whether or not the club cracks…

  • Padres October 3, 2022 6:08 pm

    On Friar: What Will Decide the Padres' Playoff Fate, with Jon and Jim

  • Padres September 5, 2022 12:09 am

    Padres' Rally Cut Short, Dodgers Pull Away for 9-4 Win

    Will Smith homered for the second consecutive game and Trayce Thompson added a pinch-hit home run as the Los Angeles Dodgers used two big innings to beat the San Diego Padres 9-4 on Sunday night. The Dodgers, who have the best record in the MLB at 92-41, extended their lead over the Padres in the NL West to 19 games…

  • Padres August 29, 2022 11:40 pm

    Drury and Martinez Help Padres Turn Lights Out on Giants

    Brandon Drury hit a two-run homer in the first inning and later added an RBI single, and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 6-5 on Monday night in a game that included a pair of delays. Josh Bell had an RBI single for San Diego to get things started in the first, then Austin Nola hit a…

  • Padres August 4, 2022 7:47 pm

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast โ€“ New Energy Around Padres, Deadline Deals Come With Morale Boost

    The Padres couldn’t cap a four day frenzy with a five game sweep of the Rockies, but they did get a huge morale boost from their successful deadline. Darnay and Todd discuss a team that’s reenergized, and now better suited to compete – with a test coming in Los Angeles this weekend. What was different about the atmosphere Wednesday?...

  • Padres August 2, 2022 12:03 am

    Clevinger Takes Advantage of Early Lead, Padres Top Rockies 4-1

    Mike Clevinger is starting to pitch like the guy who excited the Padres’ brass enough to trade for him during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season. Clevinger tossed seven impressive innings and Jurickson Profar homered for the third straight game to help San Diego beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 on Monday night in the opener of a five-game series. Trent Grisham also…

  • Padres July 26, 2022 8:03 pm

    Padres Flirt With Disaster, Top Tigers in Ten After Clevinger's Gem

    On a night where Mike Clevinger kept Detroit mostly in check, the Padres nearly let it slip away. San Diego topped the Tigers 6-4 on Tuesday to snap an ugly two-game skid. Their losing streak nearly continued thanks to a blown 3-0 lead. Luke Voit was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the 10th inning, and Jorge…

  • Padres July 12, 2022 11:35 pm

    Sloppy Play, Blackmon's Blast Doom Padres in 5-3 Loss

    Charlie Blackmon hit a tiebreaking three-run homer, Austin Gomber pitched six strong innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Tuesday night. Blackmonโ€™s 14th homer capped a four-pitch rally off right-hander Mike Clevinger that turned the game in the sixth inning. Connor Joe was hit by the first pitch of the inning, and Jose Iglesias...

  • Padres July 5, 2022 6:16 pm

    Timely Hits Favor M's, Elude Padres in 6-2 Loss

    In five innings Tuesday afternoon the Padres’ first batter to the plate got on base, but they converted that into runs on just one occasion. Meanwhile the Mariners’ runs not only all came with two outs, in each instance they had two outs with nobody on base. It was one of those days for the Friars, and it added up…

  • MLB June 30, 2022 11:51 am

    LISTEN: Clevinger Claps Back, and a Preview of the Padres vs. Dodgers Series

    Diamondbacks announcer Bob Brenly had a few not very night things to say about Padres pitcher Mike Clevinger. So, Clev did his best to make the other guy eat his words. That’s a big topic on the new OnFriar Podcast. NBC 7’s Derek Togerson and Darnay Tripp offer some insight into why Brenly is the way he is (from...

  • Padres June 29, 2022 11:19 pm

    Clevinger โ€˜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…

  • MLB June 5, 2022 2:50 pm

    Padres Get Clevinger Back, Cronenworth Keeps Heating Up in Win

    Padres manager Bob Melvin has been saying for a while now he expects some of his hitters to get back on track. Jake Cronenworth is fulfilling that prophecy. The All-Star infielder hit another home run and drove in four to spark a 6-4 win over the Brewers on Sunday afternoon in Wisconsin, giving the Padres a series victory over 1st-place…

  • Padres May 19, 2022 7:32 pm

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast โ€“ What Would You Give up for Juan Soto?

    It doesn’t take long for the guys to get sidetracked by the possibility of a trade for Nats’ superstar Juan Soto. After discussing Blake Snell’s debut and the rhythm of the Padres rotation, Derek and Darnay imagine what it would take to land Soto. They get back to the Philly series – piggybacking, Luke Voit’s struggles and more. Plus,...

  • Padres May 17, 2022 7:08 pm

    Clevinger, Gore Combine to Lead Padres to Shutout of Phillies

    Mike Clevinger tossed one-hit ball over five shutout innings and combined with MacKenzie Gore and Taylor Rogers to lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. Clevinger (1-0) won for the first time in three starts this season. He missed last season while rehabbing after Tommy John surgery. The righty tossed five…

  • Padres May 12, 2022 10:33 am

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast โ€“ Manny's Overlooked Excellence and a Promising Padres Start with Jon Morosi

    He is an esteemed baseball writer and broadcaster, and now he’s a member of the NBC Sports team. Jon Morosi makes his debut appearance with On Friar. The guys talk about his new role with NBC before getting into his early impressions of the Padres. Could their outfield struggles and pitching depth lead to a trade? Jon sees one...

  • Padres May 10, 2022 11:20 pm

    Timely Hitting Helps Padres Top Cubs 5-4

    The San Diego Padres’ day began with news that manager Bob Melvin will have prostate surgery and ended with a thrilling win against the Chicago Cubs. Manny Machado hit a go-ahead double in the sixth inning and left fielder Jurickson Profar caught Frank Schwindel’s bases-loaded drive at the wall to seal a 5-4 victory Tuesday night. Closer Taylor Rogers...

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