Padres fans have constant reminders of past failures and rebuilds as their team attempts to field a winner.
It’s a stroll through Angels history to find those memorable and unmemorable men who manned third base.
With word that Jed Hoyer will be joining Theo Epstein in Chicago, the Padres have a familiar face sliding into the GM chair.
The 2006 draft has served as a major talent influx for the top forces in the NL West.
Aaron Cook’s inability to strike out batters hasn’t kept him from a long big-league career, nor kept one writer from having fun with Wikipedia.
Saturday’s Padres-Diamondbacks matchup personified both clubs’ 2011 seasons.
While the Giants flounder further from contention, the Diamondbacks continue to rise, largely thanks to their record against losing teams.
Sure, the Dodgers aren’t having a great year, but when you reframe their situation in the context of history, things start to look cheerier.
Though it looks like a two-horse race in the NL West, even those players on losing clubs have something to play for.
Though the Rockies aren’t going to contend this year, their curious decision to sign Kevin Millwood sends signals about player evaluation.
With the Giants in the midst of a tailspin, a visit from the Pirates may be what they need to right the ship. Meanwhile, the Diamondbacks have a chance to seize control by beating the punchless Astros.
The varying points at which teams struggle and thrive during the game may hint at when they should use their top relievers.
When offense is difficult to come by, the Giants stand tall, but how do they stack up against history?
While the desert is reputed for its retirement-community feel, a youth movement is coming ashore, while in Hollywood, the stars may be young, but the home team ain’t.
Los Angeles is going nowhere this year, but the team has several players that could help form the core of the next great Dodger team.
Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers has a history of turning trash to treasure, even though all his shrewd moves don’t always work out.