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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Padres Versus the Volcano

By pure, delightful coincidence I was in San Diego for the Padres new uniform reveal. You may have seen it on my Twitter feed. It was splendid in every way. The uniforms are top shelf. The...

Existence is Futile

Even from across the country I can feel the anticipatory dread. I can hear the acid churning in the preemptively nauseated stomachs of Padres fans. Forget Pepto or Tums. This ache won’t subside.  Padres fans...


A Certain Amount of Something

Intensity. Competitiveness. Focus. For the first half of this season, the Padres had a tantalizing combination of all three. At this writing, the Friars are 16 games under .500 and more of a league laughingstock than...

A Whiff of Tatis 

The Padres once-promising season cratered after the All-Star break. The injury to rookie phenom Fernando Tatis Jr. was literally the back-breaker. Management shut Tatis down for the season with a lower back injury in mid-August. Tatis...


San Diego Gulls Announce 2019-2020 Promotional Schedule

Fifteen promotional and theme nights scheduled for 2019-20; Mini Plan Packages on sale now The San Diego Gulls recently announced that the American Hockey League (AHL) club will host 15 promotional and theme nights, in...

It Only Looks Like a Mirage

We saw it, right? We watched the Padres beat the hated/admired Dodgers three straight games before the All-Star break. We read how those road wins propelled the Friars into the Wild Card conversation and how...


The Wait is “The Weight”

Loving the Padres is a journey, a metaphor and a mission. We call ourselves Friar Faithful. Yes, it’s baseball, but there is also a quasi-religious overlay. You cannot separate the symbols from the substance. Our...

Dallas Eakins Named Anaheim Ducks Head Coach

Eakins Becomes 10th Head Coach in Anaheim Ducks Franchise History The Anaheim Ducks today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has named Dallas Eakins head coach. With the announcement, Eakins becomes the 10th head coach...


Padres Fans….. Stop Bitching

Last month I wrote about chirping. This month’s topic is bitching. Yours. End it. Andy Green should be fired. A.J. Preller has to go. Where’s Bruce Bochy? Keel-haul Kinsler (fans, please, eff-bomb Ian is not worth...

The Baseball Combination That Matters

Don’t get excited because you will not crack any safes or win any lotteries, but the baseball combination that matters is 61-8-42. The combination will help you enjoy and gain perspective on the exciting Padres...


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