Tag Archive | San Diego Padres

Brooklyn Cyclones Announce 2021 Staff

The Brooklyn Cyclones will begin their 20th Anniversary season with a new manager at the helm. On May 4th, when the Cyclones take the field for the first time as a member of High-A baseball, Ed Blankmeyer will become the 12th manager in Cyclones history. After spending more than two decades in Queens, Blankmeyer – […]

New York Mets sign LHP Aaron Loup

The New York Mets announced that the team has signed left-handed pitcher Aaron Loup to a one-year contract. Loup, 33, spent the 2020 season with the Tampa Bay Rays, going 3-2 with a 2.52 ERA (seven earned runs/25.0 innings) with four walks and 22 strikeouts in 24 games. He allowed two earned runs in 5.1 […]

Baltimore Orioles sign Infielder Freddy Galvis

The Baltimore Orioles announced recently that they have signed Infielder Freddy Galvis to a one-year contract for the 2021 season. Galvis, 31, appeared in 47 games for the Cincinnati Reds in 2020, making 31 starts at shortstop and 11 at second base. He posted a combined .977 fielding percentage between the two positions. He hit .220/.308/.404 […]

Mets Acquire LHP Joey Lucchesi in Three-Team Trade

The New York Mets announced that they have acquired LHP Joey Lucchesi (loo-KAY-see) from San Diego as part of a three-team trade. The Mets sent minor league catcher Endy Rodríguez to Pittsburgh as part of the deal. Lucchesi, 27, ranked in the top five among NL left-handers in 2019 in opponents’ average (third – .233), […]

Mets Name Tony Tarasco to Coaching Staff

The New York Mets recently announced that they have named Tony Tarasco the club’s major league first base coach for 2021. Tarasco will also oversee New York’s outfielders and baserunning. Tarasco, 50, spent the last five years as the San Diego Padres’ Minor League High Performance and Outfield/Baserunning Coordinator. In addition to that role, in […]

Mets Nationals Play Two in Nations Capital

The New York Mets (26-31) have a glimmer of hope when it comes time for the 2020 Major League Baseball Playoff hunt. Thanks to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals (23-34) and a San Diego Padres victory over the San Francisco Giants that same day. Now the boys in Blue and Orange will have […]

Spirit Join Kings-led Voter Registration Coalition “Rally the Vote”

The Washington Spirit joined “Rally the Vote,” a 20-team, nonpartisan coalition made up of professional sports franchises across the NBA, NFL, MLB, MLS, WNBA and NWSL. Launched by the Sacramento Kings, Rally the Vote is focused on encouraging fans to get in the game and make their voice heard by registering to vote and participating […]