Tag Archive | San Diego Padres

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 […]

Lake Elsinore Storm Stepping up in California Community

Hope sports is something that has always provided heroes and memorable moments for people and the communities that they are in during their darkest moments and their darkest hours. Even though people may not be able to see their favorite athletes in person, all the sports teams in America have been able to step up […]

Dodgers Swinging for the Fences; Acquire Betts and Price from Red Sox

Late Tuesday night, the MLB got hit with an atomic shockwave. The Los Angeles Dodgers traded for former MVP Mookie Betts and 2012 AL Cy Young winner David Price in a blockbuster deal with the Boston Red Sox.   In return, the Dodgers shipped a package off to Beantown that includes future star Alex Verdugo. […]

Mets Re-Sign RHP Brad Brach

The New York Mets today announced that the club has re-signed RHP Brad Brach to a one-year contract with a player option for 2021. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Mets designated RHP Chris Flexen for assignment. Brach, 33, a former All-Star, posted a 3.68 ERA in 16 games with New York after […]