1:42 PM EST, Thu March 04, 2021

Better version of Manny Machado showed up, lifted Padres last year

Manny Machado got bigger, had eye surgery over winter, following one of his most productive seasons
Friars on Base Feb 25, 2021

Padres: Trevor Bauer says he’s coming for Manny Machado

This Padres-Dodgers rivalry is shaping up to be the best in baseball. Los Angeles, which has had a stranglehold on the NL West for nearly a decade, brought San Diego back to earth in the closing days of the offseason, signing reigning National League Cy Young winner Trevor Bauer to a record-breaking three-year contract. Of […] Padres: Trevor Bauer says he’s coming for Manny Machado - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Tatis or Machado? How oddsmakers view Padres in 2021 NL MVP race

BetOnline.ag says Fernando Tatis Jr. is a better bet for NL MVP than Manny Machado, while all five Padres starters are on NL Cy Young watch list

Where to buy Slam Diego Padres bobbleheads

FOCO's Slam Diego Padres bobblehead series will feature Fernando Tatis Jr., Manny Machado, Eric Hosmer

Padres notes: Pushing for fans; Manny, more missing; replacing Hoffman

Manny Machado, Eric Hosmer, Trent Grisham expected in camp in next couple days
Call to the Pen Feb 19, 2021

Manny Machado changed the narrative for San Diego Padres

The San Diego Padres were looking to make a splash after the 2018 season. While they had signed Eric Hosmer during the previous offseason, and signed Wil Myers to an extension, they still needed to add that superstar to change the direction of the franchise. That happened when the Padres emerged as the surprising landing […] Manny Machado changed the narrative for San Diego Padres - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Feb 9, 2021

Padres have en elite duo in Manny Machado, Fernando Tatis Jr.

San Diego’s hopes and dreams are pinned on the shoulders of two superstars in Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. The Padres, armed with a revamped starting rotation and one of the league’s deepest lineups, are hoping to seriously challenge the Dodgers for the first time in many, many years. But it’ll take all hands […] Padres have en elite duo in Manny Machado, Fernando Tatis Jr. - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Feb 8, 2021

Padres: Manny Machado is on a Hall of Fame trajectory

I’m not sure how this is still the case, but Manny Machado might be one of the most underrated players in all of Major League Baseball. The Padres knew as much when they locked up the former Baltimore Orioles standout with a 10-year, $300 million deal two years ago. After a somewhat mediocre inaugural campaign, […] Padres: Manny Machado is on a Hall of Fame trajectory - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Padres Player News

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    Blake Snell

    Padres notes: Blake Snell shows emotion in first spring game

  • 1

    Dinelson Lamet

    Padres optimistic on Dinelson Lamet’s health after bullpen

  • 1

    Mike Clevinger

    Column: Mike Clevinger's sunshine-y outlook returns as Padres launch into spring

  • 1

    Jose Castillo

    Padres get more bad news on the Jose Castillo front

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    Jake Cronenworth

    Padres' CJ Abrams, Jake Cronenworth, Gosuke Katoh have big days in loss to Brewers

  • Yu Darvish

    Cubs: Adbert Alzolay must be in the rotation from the jump

  • Manny Machado

    Borrow a Page Out of the Padres’ Book

  • Mark Melancon

    Padres hoping for a resurgent season from Chris Paddack

  • Joe Musgrove

    Padres: Joe Musgrove will honor Jake Peavy by wearing #44

  • Eric Hosmer

    Cubs 1, Padres 0: Doubling their pleasure