2020 Schedule

2020 Schedule
0-0, 2nd in NL West

BBTN: Jesse Rogers on the Mets trading for Francisco Linder; Alex Avila on his godfather Tommy Lasorda; Hembo on position rankings

Jesse Rogers joins Buster to discuss Spring Training starting on schedule, Corey Kluber trying to prove that he’s healthy and the Mets trading for Francisco Lindor. Then, 12-year MLB veteran Alex Avila hops on to talk about his godfather Tommy Lasorda, staying patient in free agency, his outlook on another pandemic season and catching for Justin Verlander in Detroit. Later, Hembo quibbles with Buster’s top 10 position rankings.

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Yankees acquire OF Allen in trade with Padres

The Yankees acquired switch-hitting outfielder Greg Allen, who has a career .239 batting average in four MLB seasons, from San Diego in exchange for left-hander James Reeves.


BBTN: Boog Sciambi on his new gig as Cubs play-by-play man, Alden Gonzalez on the Padres-Dodgers arms race, Hembo on Trevor Story

Boog Sciambi joins Buster to discuss to being named the new play-by-play voice of the Chicago Cubs, his run-in with Harry Caray in a restroom, the Padres looking like a superhero team-up and the slow winter market. Then Alden Gonzalez stops by to talk about when Spring Training may start, the arms race between the Padres and Dodgers and if Los Angeles will re-sign Corey Seager or Cody Bellinger. Later, Hembo on no players being inducted into the Hall of Fame, Yadier Molina and the Cardinals at an impasse and Trevor Story.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Korean INF Ha-Seong Kim gave a thoughtful opening statement, partly in English, said MLB has "always been my dream stage," stated his goal is "to become the Rookie of the Year" and said, thru an interpreter, that he joined the Padres "because they'll be the World Series champions this year." Padres GM AJ Preller said he'll bounce around, playing 3B, SS and — primarily, I presume — 2B.

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15dJesse Rogers

Emotional Darvish caught off guard by Cubs trade

An emotional Yu Darvish said he "wasn't thinking about being traded" and that he thought the Cubs "would be able to compete," but he's excited to land with a young, exciting Padres team that should contend in 2021.

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Snell excited to join 'swaggy' Padres as deal done

Blake Snell said Tuesday he was stunned to leave Tampa Bay so soon but that he is looking forward to joining the "super exciting" Padres with the trade complete.

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18dJesse Rogers and Jeff Passan

Padres acquire Darvish and Caratini from Cubs

The Padres made their second trade for a star pitcher in as many days, acquiring righty Yu Darvish from the Cubs, it was announced on Tuesday.


David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Blake Snell is headed to San Diego.

Why the Snell trade is a win-win for Rays, Padres (1:27)
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19dJeff Passan

Sources: Padres near deal to acquire Rays' Snell

The San Diego Padres are finalizing a trade to acquire former Cy Young winner Blake Snell from the Tampa Bay Rays for prospects, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.868th
Quality Starts224th
Batting Average.25710th
On Base Percentage.3338th
Slugging Percentage.4663rd