Meet Friar Pup, the cutest new member of The Franciscan Monastery

We present to you Carmelo, the newest, cutest monk of The Franciscan Monastery of Cochabamba, Bolivia. Carmelo has also been given the formal name Friar Bigotón, which fittingly translates to "Friar Mustache".

Baseball by Dummies - Padres Preview Podcast


The guys over at Baseball by Dummies were kind enough to invite yours truly on their podcast. We talked about offseason moves, what to look for in 2016, and some prospect stuff. Take a listen as I try not to embarrass myself.

Christian Bethancourt, the hybrid player unicorn


This Christian Bethancourt experiment is really coming along and I am so into it.



A self portrait from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Matt Vasgersian makes the case for Trevor Hoffman


This is so good. I miss Matty V.

Former Padre Cory Luebke signs minor league deal with White Sox


Perpetual elbow enigma Cory Luebke is joining Everth Cabrera as former Padres on minor league contracts with the White Sox. Last season he made nine appearances with the Pirates after spending four years in ligament limbo with the Padres organization.

All I want for Christmas


Dear Santa, Please let the Padres win the World Series. Thank you, -Roy

Ding Dong, Dee is Gone!


Padres have fired President, CEO, and generally unliked by fans executive Mike Dee! It's supposedly unrelated to Preller's suspension, and given Dee's less than stellar tenure at President and CEO I'd not be surprised if they're telling the truth. From BSPlaza, to Manziel's drafting, to the Gay Men's Chorus gaffe, to the gutting of lower level season ticket plans, his tenure has been one stumble after another. But hey at least he got the All Star Game to San Diego right?

Carlos Asuaje is the perfect Prince


All part of the rookie dress-up thing on the last road trip of the season.