Mickey Koke, Author at Through The Fence Baseball

Mickey Koke

Baseball, proof God exists. Writing about Baseball is my cathedral. I am a Padres fanatic. I will be providing the latest Padre MLB and MiLB news. While I will focus primarily on the Padres news specifically, I will also cover major MLB and MiLB news, trade rumors and statistics. My goal is to inspire thoughtful discussions, by providing a place where fans can get as much insight and information as possible.

A.J. Preller
By Mickey Koke On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Did A.J. Preller strikeout or is media overly critical?

Has the media been fair in assessing A.J. Preller’s first full season as Padres GM Padres GM A.J. Preller instantly became the talk of the baseball world during the offseason. As a first-year general manager, More...

Austin Hedges
By Mickey Koke On Monday, May 4th, 2015

Padres promote top prospect Austin Hedges

Austin Hedges should slide in behind Derek Norris. (USA Today) The Padres promoted top catching prospect Austin Hedges, according to Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union Tribune. The move will come in time for the More...

Wil Myers
By Mickey Koke On Friday, May 1st, 2015

Is Wil Myers the center of Padres’ struggles?

Wil Myers and the Padres defense is catching some criticism, but is he the real problem? (Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Much was being made in the offseason about the San Diego Padres’ potential defensive More...

A.J. Preller
By Mickey Koke On Saturday, April 18th, 2015

A.J. Preller’s next move? Padres GM isn’t done dealing

A.J. Preller is pointing pointing manager Bud Black and the San Diego Padres in the right direction. (San Diego Union-Tribune) The San Diego Padres had an unprecedented offseason, topped off by general manager A.J. More...

Yes, it's true. Matt Kemp is now a Padre.
By Mickey Koke On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

A.J. Preller delivers: Matt Kemp to Padres

Yes, it’s true. Matt Kemp is now a Padre. According to Dennis Lin (@dennistlin) of the San Diego Union Tribune, the Padres have agreed to send catcher Yasmani Grandal, starting pitcher Joe Wieland and what’s More...

Mr. Padre
By Mickey Koke On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Mr. Padre is more than a household name

Mr. Padre was a family favorite in the Koke household. (Getty Images) After hearing of  the tragic passing of Padres Hall of Fame legend Tony Gwynn following his battle with cancer on Monday, I thought I would More...

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