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Tony Gwynn

So long, Tony. You will be missed. Today — June 16, 2014 — is a sad day for all of baseball. For someone who grew up watching baseball in the early 1990s, Tony Gwynn was definitely a player who had my interest. As a baseball card collector, I generally had a list of the top 10 to 15 players in the game whose cards I sought after every year, More...

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Tony Gwynn
By Matthew Orso On Monday, June 16th, 2014

Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dead at 54

Tony Gwynn — one of baseball’s all-time great hitters, passed away today at the age of 54. Baseball Hall of Famer and Padres’ legend Tony Gwynn died of cancer at the age of 54 today. “Major More...

San Diego Padres preview
By Steve Randel On Monday, March 10th, 2014

San Diego Padres preview: Young club craves its own identity

Andrew Cashner (left) and Josh Johnson (right) could deliver a formidable one-two punch for the Padres this season. (Earnie Grafton / UT San Diego) It seems like an eternity since the San Diego Padres were contenders More...

By Steve Randel On Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Yasmani Grandal hopes to put PED woes behind him

Yasmani Grandal has a lot to prove in 2014. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images) The Biogenesis fiasco that created an enormous black cloud over Major League Baseball in 2013 has all but blown over, except for the More...

The great PETCO Park in downtown San Diego
By Zach Herman On Friday, November 1st, 2013

Why the West Coast fan gets no love

The great PETCO Park in downtown San Diego. When I first moved to San Diego in 2008, I felt the same way most people around the country felt about West Coast baseball. I figured a West Coast fan was someone who More...

Tommy Medica gets a hit.
By Mickey Koke On Monday, September 9th, 2013

San Diego Padres call up prospect Tommy Medica

  Tommy Medica joins the Padres. (Lake Elsinore Storm) The San Diego Padres have called up first baseman Tommy Medica from double-A San Antonio. I find this Interesting, given the timing here as the Padres More...

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