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Padres Spring Training Report – Mar. 18, 2015

Coming in to today’s game with the Rockies the Padres were tied for the most HR’s in spring training with the Cubs at 19 each, with the Pads having played one less game than Chicago.  They


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Padres Spring Training Report – Mar. 17, 2015

Split squad situation for the Padres today, so I had to choose which game I would go watch.  Although the rest of the world was going to watch the home game against the Brewers (which the


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Padres Spring Training Report – Mar. 16, 2015

Thumpadelic!  That’s what today’s 7-0 beating of the Cubs was today. The Friars belted 2 more HR’s to give the 15 for the spring, 3rd most of any N.L. team so far, and in fewer games


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Padres Spring Training Report – Mar. 15, 2015

One of the fun things about spring training baseball is that you get to see things that you might not see very often during the regular season.  One of the reasons for this is the playing


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Padres Spring Training Report – Mar. 14, 2015

With the great Padres left hander, Randy Jones, sitting in the radio booth with me today, how could the game not be the fastest one of the spring? In keeping with the legendary lefty’s reputation for posting


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Padres Spring Training Report – Mar. 13, 2015

It was hangover day in the Cactus League today, as most of the everyday position players who played in yesterday’s Will Ferrell extravaganza took today off. Don’t get me wrong, it was a heck of a


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Padres Spring Training Report – Mar. 12, 2015

Just when you think you’ve seen it all…along comes Will Ferrell! Truthfully I would have been perfectly content with the organic drama that comes with any Padres vs. Dodgers contest, Cactus League play or not. First


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Padres Spring Training Report – Mar. 11, 2015

The Padres ran into a spring training buzzsaw today and were chopped down by the Royals 4-3.  I call them the buzzsaw both because with their spilt squad sweep today they are now 8-1 in Cactus


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Padres Spring Training Report – Mar. 10, 2015

Hear that sound?  BOOM!!! It’s a great sound. BAM!!! One that Padres fans haven’t heard much in recent years. POW!!! No, it’s not the sound of Batman defeating evil villains and their minions. It’s the sound


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Padres Spring Training Report – Mar. 9, 2015

The showdown between the two off season upstarts went to the Padres as they defeated the Cubs 6-3.  It was a combination of some aggressive power pitching, and timely power hitting that put the Friars on


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