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Each MLB Team’s X-Factor – NL West

  Baseball season is almost upon us. Pitchers and catchers have already reported for many teams, and spring training is kicking off which means it is time for us to start taking a look at the upcoming season. Just like we did last year, every weekend leading up to the Major

This Week’s Tidbits May 29th

This our third edition of GameDaySportsBolg.com’s Weekly Tidbits, a video article that comes out every Sunday looking at our thoughts on the week that passed in sports and looking forward to next week. Here’s what on the docket for this week’s video: Texas is the team to beat in the American

Don’t Trade Matt Kemp

Two nights ago the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner was pitching a shutout against the Padres at Petco Park when Matt Kemp hit a monster of a home run onto the 3rd deck of the Western Metal Supply Building in the 9th inning. And despite the Padres struggles in the early stages

Different Plan Will Mean Same Results for the Padres

2015 is officially over, and Padres fans couldn’t be happier for 2016 to arrive and wipe the bitter taste of last season out of their mouths. The 2015 season was one that was preceded by great expectations for San Diego Padres fans. An organization known for losing as much in the

When Will San Diego Win a Sports Championship?

By Mike Olson San Diego is a city known for a lot of cool things. After all, it is known as “America’s Finest City”. It was the birthplace of California, the beautiful beaches of Monterey  and La Jolla, has the nicest weather year round, and last but certainly not least it’s

Winners And Losers of the MLB Trade Deadline

Now that the calendar has turned to August and the last deals of MLB season have trickled in we can take a look at the real MLB rosters and figure out which teams got the most out of trade season and which teams were the Padres, I mean losers. Winners: Toronto Blue

Throwing The Ceremonial First Pitch

By Mike Olson The ceremonial first pitch is a baseball tradition that started in 1910 that consists of a special guest throwing a baseball to signify the start of the game. President Taft started the tradition when he threw out the first pitch at opening day for the Washington Senators, and every

Should the Padres be Sellers?

This wasn’t how it was supposed to go. The season wasn’t supposed to play out this way. The Padres finally had an owner and GM that was willing to spend the money to be great. Free agents and trades gave the Padres star power they haven’t seen since the late

Enter Sandman OR Hells Bells?

As a child of the 90’s and 2000’s growing up in San Diego it is hard for me to make an unbiased argument between these 2 future Hall of Famers. However there are arguments on both sides, supporting each player as the greatest closer in the history of the game.  Mariano

Derek Norris Should be the NL All Star Catcher

Less than a month away from the mid-summer classic that is the MLB All Star Game, and voters are still not seeing the big picture. I understand that the All Star selection is basically the MLB’s version of a popularity contest, but there is 1 player in particular that should

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