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Friars + Bolts + Aztecs = LIFE

Gaslamp Ball blogger/editor, resident GIF maker, and arts & crafts junkie. Former GLB titles include: Creeper Bait, Associate Keeper of the Faith, Game Thread Guru, and GLB intern.

I hate the Dodgers.

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Maybin will undergo MRI on Monday

Cameron Maybin apparently hurt his shoulder diving for a ball in Sunday's split squad game against the Dodgers. He'll undergo an MRI on Monday to see the extent of the injury.

Reds 15, Padres 4: Friars lost again

Tyson Ross kicked off his Spring by retiring his first three batters in order. Everth Cabrera then led off the bottom of the 1st with a four-pitch walk issued by Brett Marshall, who made the spot...

Padres 3, Dodgers 3: Finally, Friars didn't lose

On Split Squad Sunday, some of the Padres hit the road to take on the Dodgers in Glendale. For the first time, this Spring, the game didn't end in a San Diego loss.

Split Squad Sunday! Padres vs. Reds / @ Dodgers

Today we'll get a double dose of action as the Padres welcome the Reds to Peoria and take a split squad on the road to meet the Dodgers, with both games set to start at 12:05. In Peoria, Tyson...

ST Game Thread: 02/28 Padres vs. Mariners

Quaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack. Here's the lineup again. This time with a filter! FANCY! More: Game Preview X Nady is back in there so Wonko will be happy. I saw people this morning on social...

Cash looks to begin his Spring slate on high note

Our boys face off against the Mariners again today at noon. Andrew Cashner looks to help cement his spot as the number 1 starter to begin the season as he takes the mound against Seattle for a...

ST Game Thread: 02/27 Padres vs. Mariners

Time for us all to get back into the swing of seeing baseball on the reg and talking about it here on our favorite Padres blog. Go forth and comment, babies. GO FRIARS!! KEEP THE FAITH!! M...

Stults and Co. get set to kick off Spring slate

The first game of Spring will take place this afternoon as San Diego and Seattle suit up for their annual charity game.

Former Friar inks big league deal with Yankees

Dean Anna had a pretty great season in the Padres minor league system last year. He hit .331/.410/.482 with nine home runs with Triple-A Tucson, earning himself a spot in the Triple-A All Star Game,...

First full-squad workout & the opening of minicamp

The sun has set on another day in Padres camp. Here are a few things that happened today.

Remaining Padres report to ST camp, except for one

Today is the day position players are due to report to Peoria for Spring Training. Some came early. (I know.) Here are Chase Headley, non-roster invitee Xavier Nady, and Jedd Gyorko hanging out at...

A recap of Saturday's FANtastic FESTivities

It was a beautiful, fun-filled celebration down at Petco Park on Saturday as fans primed themselves for the 2014 season at Padres FanFest.

Padres FanFest 2014 Activities and Autographs

FanFest is just two days away so let's take a look at what the Padres have in store for us.

Keith Law names four Friars in his Top 100 for '14

Yesterday Keith Law released his annual list of Top 100 Prospects ($). Four Padres made it to his list, and three of them are in the Top 50. #33: Austin Hedges The minors' premier defensive...

Keith Law ranks Padres farm system 9th in MLB

The Padres are among the top ten farm systems in the league, according to Keith Law, for the third straight year.

Padres are looking for a new P.A. announcer

The Padres are holding open auditions for a new P.A. announcer at Petco Park. This morning, Mike Dee retweeted this following from USA Today baseball writer, Ted Berg: It'll be 80 degrees and...

Donavan Tate underwent surgery for torn achilles

The 2009 first round draft pick will experience yet another setback in his professional career, but continues to look toward the future.

Eddy Rodriguez acquired by Rays

Catcher Eddy Rodriguez was one of 14 Padres minor leaguers who were granted free agency last November. Today it was reported that he has signed with the Rays, making him the fifth minor league free...

Portillo clears waivers; outrighted to Double-A

At the end of last year, the Padres acquired righty reliever Joaquin Benoit to pad the bullpen. They gave the free agent a two-year, $15.5 million contract with an option for 2016. In order to...

Padres will host memorial service for Coleman

Padres and baseball fans will get a chance to pay respects to our beloved Colonel when the Padres host a public memorial service at Petco Park on Saturday, January 18th at 10:30am. Gates will be...

Fans will honor the Colonel at SDSU-BSU MBB game

SDSU's student section, The Show, is asking fans attending tonight's matchup between the Aztecs and Boise St. Broncos to bring stars to Viejas Arena to pay tribute to Jerry Coleman.

Hang A Star On That One

Former Padre player and coach, Tim Flannery, wrote this tribute for Jerry Coleman in 2008. Now as we mourn the passing and celebrate the life of the "man who hung the stars," Flannery's song is even more fitting.

14 Resolutions for 2014: Part 3

Catch up: Part 1 Part 2 11. Score more often I want to focus more during games, and I think the best way for me to do that is to start keeping score as often as I can. I used...

14 Resolutions for 2014: Part 2

made a list of 14 resolutions for myself to be a better Padres/baseball fan in 2014 and thought I'd share it with you all so that maybe you can join me in some of them and we can motivate each...

14 Resolutions for 2014: Part 1

Resolving to be a better fan.

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