Archive for the 'Padres' Category

You think politics can’t affect baseball? Well, what if…?

A former pitcher’s new book rivals those of Jim Bouton and Jim Brosnan

Scrapping historical precedent and starting over with the name game.

Looking back on the show’s first nine episodes.

As one player’s experience shows, Taiwan is becoming a place major league organizations look for young talent.

The Padres uniforms have gone from unique to boring, but a more interesting change may be on the horizon.

A new prime time TV drama imagines a woman as a major league pitcher.

Worst-to-first, and it’s counterpart, ain’t as tough as it used to be

A tour of big league ballparks, if patiently undertaken, can show you what’s really inside.

Ten years ago, a backup catcher got presidential treatment.

Collecting 2015 wind data for every ballpark.

The longest drought is much longer than you think.

To distill the essence of teams’ fandom via the jerseys their fans wear.

There were winners among even the cheapest teams in the last decade.

An unfortunate accident took reliever Danny Frisella from the world too soon.

Maybe this year will be the year for a few of these batsmen.

One of the best catchers in the majors plays for the Padres, and you don’t know who he is.

Do low-strikeout hitters receive special strike zone preference?

The story of a man who used to go by a different name and a team which almost played in a different city.

The second wave of expansion, with the draftees imagined at peak performance.