Fernando Tatis Jr. is off to a great 2020 season. In the future he can become MLB’s next big star.
San Diego Padres star Fernando Tatís Jr. has a famous father. How good was his father, Fernando Sr., when he played in the majors?
Longtime MLB pitcher Jake Peavy became very religious as a child. Peavy later won two World Series titles and a Cy Young Award.
Billy Bean had a sub-.230 batting average in six big league seasons. His biggest role came in retirement as MLB’s Ambassador for Inclusion.
Former Padres pitcher Eric Show famously allowed Pete Rose’s record-breaking hit in 1985. Show later died of a tragic drug overdose.
Tony Gwynn and Cal Ripken Jr. are two of the most legendary baseball players of their era. But many fans forget that both had brother make it to the majors.
Hideki Irabu may have been a bust in the big leagues, but the ex-Yankee pitcher changed MLB free agency forever. Here’s how Irabu did it.
Former NL MVP Ken Caminiti’s admission to steroid use was the first domino to fall. It blew open the case of steroid use in baseball. Unfortunately, those weren’t the only drugs Caminiti was putting in his body.
Matt Bush was the No. 1 pick in the 2004 MLB Draft. Ten years later he sat in prison hoping for another chance. He got it in 2015.
John Kruk had a terrible season for the San Diego Padres in 1988. He later blamed FBI survelliance for the medicore numbers he posted.
Padres legend Tony Gwynn would have turned 60 today. The Hall of Famer incredibly only had one game in which he struck out three times.
Former St. Louis Cardinals shortstop David Eckstein once won two World Series titles. Eckstein is now marrried to a popular Star Wars actress
The New York Yankees quietly had a mascot in the 1970s. The untimely death of catcher Thurman Munson, though, is why ‘Dandy’ disappeared.
Dave Winfield only played baseball professionally but it wasn’t for a lack of options after graduating from the University of Minnesota.
MLB Hall of Fame pitcher Rollie Fingers grew his mustache as a joke, but he wound up choosing his facial hair over baseball.
Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Fernando Valenzuela officially began taking over the baseball world on April 9, 1981. Here’s what happened.
Former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Jim Edmonds excelled with his bat and his glove. Where is the four-time All-Star now?
Tom Brady isn’t the only star athlete who played for a different team at the end of his career. Here are some baseball stars who did the same.
Mascots have been around for years. Their acts, however, have changed and include more elements of danger that come with a price. You won’t believe how much.
As an athlete Manny Machado has met fans and made their dreams come true. In 2018, the tables were turned when Kobe Bryant made Machado’s dream come true.
The Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr. is one of the most promising young players in baseball; is he also a terrible shortstop?
The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres are in the hunt to land Mookie Betts in a trade with the Boston Red Sox.
No matter how you look at it, the recently retired Bruce Bochy goes down as one of the best MLB managers of his or any era.
The San Diego Padres fell well short of competing for a playoff spot in 2019, and co-owner Ron Fowler wasn’t pleased with the results.
Mark McGwire surprised MLB fans by leaving the Padres to attend his sons’ baseball games. His exit seemed so simple it was hard to believe.
Retiring numbers used to be reserved for Hall-of-Famers and players who stood out to fans and teams. These are the worst retired MLB numbers.
Fernando Tatis Jr.’s rookie season with the Padres was cut short, but that doesn’t mean he wasn’t impressive when he took the field.
The Cleveland Indians received Yasiel Puig and traded Trevor Bauer in a three-team trade with the Cincinnati Reds and San Diego Padres.