• Padres April 7, 2022 3:24 am

    Caratini Traded, Gore Sent to El Paso in Flurry of Activity on Eve of Opening Day

    The eve of Opening Day brought multiple moves for the Padres, who continue to tweak a roster with surplus at certain positions and clear needs at others. One of those spots with too many capable bodies was catcher, and the Padres thinned out that group with Wednesday’s trade that sent Victor Caratini to the Brewers for a pair of...

  • 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 June 2, 2021 5:52 am

    Tatis Exits Early in Loss to Cubs

    When the Padres took the field in the bottom of the sixth inning Tuesday in Chicago there was a surprising, and concerning sight: Ha-Seong Kim at shortstop, instead of Fernando Tatis Jr. After starting the game, the Padres’ star shortstop exited early out of precaution due to right oblique tightness. Manager Jayce Tingler described the discomfort and tightness around Tatis’…

  • San Diego Padres May 13, 2021 5:58 am

    COVID-Depleted Padres Earn Double-Header Split In Colorado

    The coronavirus depleted San Diego Padres, with five players on the injured list either due to a positive COVID test or contact tracing, split a double-header against the Colorado Rockies Wednesday in Colorado. The Padres won game one 5-3 after 7 innings before the Rockies earned the split with an extra-inning 3-2 win in game two, taking the Padres to…

  • Padres May 6, 2021 5:09 am

    Darvish, Cronenworth Deliver 4-2 Win Over Pirates

    Yu Darvish has been the bullpen’s best friend in his first season with the San Diego Padres. Although he gave up a 2-0 lead and didn’t factor in the decision, the tall right-hander pitched into the sixth inning Wednesday night, when the Padres beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 to take two of three. Jake Cronenworth hit a go-ahead, two-run...

  • Padres April 8, 2021 10:14 pm

    LISTEN: On Friar Podcast – Tatis' Injury and Promising Signs From a Tough Week

    The guys try to find the bright side on the heels of a rough few days for the Padres. Derek and Darnay discuss the injury to Fernando Tatis Jr., the questions it presents going forward, and some potential options for filling the void at shortstop. They assess the season-opening homestand and the sliding scale of expectations, before launching into the…

  • MLB April 2, 2021 12:43 am

    Hosmer Helps Padres Top Arizona in Back-and-Forth Opening Day Showdown

    The San Diego Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks in their first game of 2021. Here’s your game day recap.

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