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With NBC 7 San Diego's Darnay Tripp and Derek Togerson behind the mic, On Friar will cover all things San Diego Padres. Interviews, analysis, behind the scenes...the ups, downs, and everything in between.

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    "It's a Team That Has Been Transformed" ... Unpacking the Padres With MLB's Jon Morosi

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 20:13

    At the trade deadline MLB Network's Jon Morosi was among the first to confirm the Padres were landing Juan Soto. In a new OnFriar Podcast we talk with Jon to find out how he got the information, where San Diego now sits on the pecking order of World Series contenders, and why Dyersville, Iowa is such a magical place.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Soto is Better Than Advertised, Drury is Better Than We Knew, and The Padres Are Back on Track

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 26:35

    We hoped Juan Soto would be great. We have not been disappointed. The slugger has been an on base machine in San Diego, but another trade deadline acquisition might be doing even more damage. On an off-day OnFriar Podcast, the hosts talk about the one moment that might have fixed the Padres offense, and it came not from a fresh face, but from a guy who was already f#*%!ing here.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    New Energy Around Padres After Getting Morale Boost With Deadline Deals

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 37:21

    The Padres couldn't cap a four day frenzy with a five game sweep of the Rockies, but they did get a huge morale boost from their successful deadline. Darnay and Todd discuss a team that's reenergized, and now better suited to compete - with a test coming in Los Angeles this weekend. What was different about the atmosphere Wednesday? And what do the last two deadlines tell us about the psychological impact that can come this time of year? Plus - what Joe Musgrove had to say after a tough afternoon and more.To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Juan Soto is a San Diego Padre - Pursuit of World Series Continues With Landmark Deadline Deals

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 46:23

    By 3 o'clock Tuesday afternoon Juan Soto played for the Padres, and Eric Hosmer did not. The guys discuss a day that featured deals that altered the landscape of the franchise, and pushed San Diego closer to World Series contention. From the historic nature of the Soto deal, to the excitement in the clubhouse, mixed feelings about Hosmer's departure, and the statement made by the front office - the guys explore the different layers of Tuesday's deals. Plus, some thoughts on the new Padres from a diehard Nats fan who is happy Soto ended up in brown and not blue.To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Padres Trade For Hader. What Else is Coming at the Deadline (Read: Get Juan Soto) plus, CONGRATS TO JOE MUSGROVE!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 19:50

    EMERGENCY PODCAST! The Padres swung a deal for one of the most dominant closers in the game and didn't give up much for it. Should we be concerned by that? The OnFriar hosts break down the good and bad of the trade for Josh Hader and what it means for the rest of the trade deadline, then share some thoughts on Joe Musgrove's 5-year contract extension.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    No Soto ... No Ohtahi ... Then What Would Plan B (and C and D) Be For The Padres?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 59:53

    Let's say the Padres don't land Juan Soto or Shohei Ohtani? They still have to do something. On a new OnFriar Podcast, the hosts provide 6 other trade scenarios to improve the Friars so they aren't left with nothing like at the 2021 trade deadline. Oh, don't worry, they also talk about possible trade packages for the two superstars.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    It's Now or Never. What the Padres Must Do in the Next 3 Weeks to Make the Playoffs (Read: Get Juan Soto)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 62:15

    The Padres are in the playoff hunt. Right now they might not be good enough to stay there. But, there are plenty of ways to improve. This week's OnFriar Podcast focuses on which routes are out there and what the best course of action would be, which of course is to land Juan Soto.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    A Padres Fans Therapy Session: It's Gonna Be Okay...We Think

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 52:35

    This is the worst the Padres have looked all season. But will it last? Darnay and Todd try to stay optimistic about a team that isn't quite fully formed yet. They discuss the concerning signs from the last couple weeks, as well as reasons to stay hopeful. The guys turn it over to Padres Twitter, to gauge how they're feeling in the midst of the team's worst slump of the season.To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    The Padres are Slumping Hard, So What Does That Tell Us?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 47:53

    It's no longer too early to draw conclusions about the 2022 Padres - so what does their latest slump suggest about this year's squad? Derek and Darnay discuss their recent struggles, and share some alarming numbers. They discuss the ceiling of the squad as currently constructed, and the need for a deadline deal. If only there was a flashy center fielder in El Paso that could help... The guys also touch on recent pitching struggles, a key series against the Giants, and the arrival of San Diego's City Connect uniforms.To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Sunshine Shuts Up Bob Brenly and a Preview of the Dodgers Series

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 53:01

    Diamondbacks broadcaster Bob Brenly has developed a habit of putting his foot in his mouth when doing Padres games. Mike Clevinger made him bite off a few toes. The OnFriar Podcast has some insight on why Brenly says what he says. Then we preview a 4-game series against the Dodgers in L.A. with some bold predictions about Blake Snell, Manny Machado, and who's going to end the weekend in 1st place.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Padres Stumbled Into Off Day, Resilient Club Makes it Easy to Stay Optimistic

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 44:26

    After 31 games in 31 days the Padres got to catch their breath Monday. Derek and Darnay assess what they've seen as the club nears the midway point. Why last year's struggles appear to be a thing of the past. Bob Melvin has made it easy to shrug off a mini-slump. The guys wonder if the national narrative around Manny Machado has started to shift. They look ahead to an important week, and why there's a bit more weight on this meeting with the Dodgers than the last. Plus, thoughts on Gore, Snell and a few guys coming off a rough week at the dish.To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Manny Machado's Injury: Just How Bad Is It And How Do the Padres Deal With It?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 22:23

    The video of Manny Machado's ankle injury was terrifying. But, elite athletes are built differently than us mortals. Machado avoided a broken leg but he'll still miss time. Just how much? The OnFriar Podcast went to Petco Park to find out. In this bonus episode, we update Manny's health status and find out how the Padres play on getting by while their MVP is out.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Special Edition: Catching Up with Padres Legend Jake Peavy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 11:53

    Jake Peavy is, simply put, one of the greatest Padres of all time. He's an All-Star, a Cy Young winner, and one of the most fiery competitors ever to toe the rubber in San Diego. Amazingly, it's been six years since Jake was in America's Finest City. In this special edition of the OnFriar Podcast, we catch up with Jake to see what he's up to now, how he's finally getting back into baseball, and why he thinks this year (finally) the Padres have a real chance to win a World Series.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Manny's a Metronome, Musgrove's a Machine, and the Padres are in First Place

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 51:46

    For the first time since 2010 the Padres sit alone in first place in the month of June. Derek and Darnay recap an explosive series sweep at Wrigley. Manny Machado made history and continues his MVP pace (3:25). And now he has help (9:51). Joe Musgrove is a starter of the finest quality (15:10). The hit parade against Chicago featured standout performances from Jake Cronenworth and Nomar Mazara (24:31). And they're doing it all without Fernando Tatis Jr. The guys discuss this week's update on the star shortstop's status (30:58). Plus, a notable trade target from the Cubs (33:57), and a home run of a promotional idea that the Padres should definitely steal this year (47:13).To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    The Padres Look Great, and Should Only Get Better in the Weeks to Come

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 76:00

    They snapped out of their slump and came away with two very impressive series wins. Derek and Darnay discuss the team's rebound, and how the lineup could look when Fernando Tatis Jr. gets healthy. What do the coming weeks look like for El Nino? Plus, Snell struggles and Gore just keeps shoving. The guys get into some trade talk, and point out a few potential targets for outfield help. But that's assuming any of us have any clue what A.J. Preller will do next. To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Padres Suffer 1st sweep of 2022 ... Twitter Shares Ideas for Fixing the Offense, Can Nomar Mazara Help, and Why You Should Never Play Fantasy Football With Tommy Pham

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 80:39

    The Padres went to St. Louis and lost three straight games for the first time all season. So, the OnFriar Podcast hosts solicited ideas from social media on how to fix the punchless offense and actually got some good ones. Plus, how should Bob Melvin be handling this skid, what a new outfielder might be able to contribute, and another chapter in the adventures of former Padres outfielder Tommy Pham.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Numbers That Help Explain the Padres' Offensive Struggles

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 72:55

    The Padres slumped again at the plate in their series loss to Milwaukee - but what's at the root of their offensive inconsistency? Derek and Darnay look at some stats and trends, including spots in the lineup that aren't producing (1:06). How bad have their leadoff guys been? Real bad (13:08). They look at a few scoring splits that stand out (15:32), and take a stab at Luke Voit and Jake Cronenworth's slow starts (26:11). To swing or not to swing at the first pitch? Swing (31:47). The guys then turn their attention to pitching, including optimism for the bullpen (42:02), and Blake Snell (49:47). And in the words of Manny Machado: Pay That Man (55:29).To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    What Would You Give up for Juan Soto? And Other Thoughts From the Philly Series

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 56:59

    It doesn't take long for the guys to get sidetracked by the possibility of a trade for Nats' superstar Juan Soto. After discussing Blake Snell's debut and the rhythm of the Padres rotation (1:01), Derek and Darnay imagine what it would take to land Soto (8:16). They get back to the Philly series - piggybacking, Luke Voit's struggles and more (22:43). Plus, Yu tosses a gem (32:27). And a Padres' affiliate throws two no-hitters in three games (41:36).To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Manny's Overlooked Excellence and a Promising Padres Start with Jon Morosi

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 48:12

    He is an esteemed baseball writer and broadcaster, and now he's a member of the NBC Sports team. Jon Morosi makes his debut appearance with On Friar. The guys talk about his new role with NBC (5:35) before getting into his early impressions of the Padres. Could their outfield struggles and pitching depth lead to a trade? Jon sees one potential fit (14:36). They discuss Gore's arrival (22:20), Hosmer's improvement (25:56), and Melvin's magic (28:52). Then they shift their focus to NL MVP frontrunner Manny Machado, and why he's somehow overlooked (32:13). Plus, Jon thinks the Padres have a real chance to win the NL West (43:18).To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Joe Deserves the Dough, A Snub for Machado, Good Signs and Roster Questions

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 53:59

    Derek and Darnay hit on a handful of notable topics following another successful series on the road. Joe Musgrove could be having a Cy Young season. The guys discuss his continued growth and his contract uncertainty (0:31). With some fun pitching matchups coming in Cleveland they take a look at a rotation that's getting crowded (15:46). How will it shake out, and what players could end up off the roster - and...Robinson Cano? Manny Machado had an unreal month, but got snubbed in favor of a familiar name (33:50). Plus, more good signs from the Pittsburgh series (43:09).To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Another Sweep ... Machado Mashes ... Gore Gone Wild ... And is Hosmer Proving Everyone Wrong?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 47:57

    The Padres swept the Reds again, begging the question: is this team really good or just beating up on other awful clubs? Manny Machado and MacKenzie Gore look like All-Stars, but has Eric Hosmer found the fountain of youth and how long is all this sustainable? The OnFriar Podcast looks at all the possibilities at the season's 20-game mark.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Padres Offensive Woes Continue ... Can 1/2 an Inch Wake Up San Diego's Bats?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 55:59

    The Padres have a winning record but just about all the credit can go to their history-making defense and some solid pitching because their offense has been ... let's go with underwhelming. Why are the bats struggling early in the season and, more importantly, is this a blip or a serious problem? The OnFriar Podcast got down and dirty in the StatCast world looking for the answers.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Bats Sputter, Darvish Deals, Gore Impresses, Hosmer Gets Ringing Endorsement

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 45:49

    For the third straight day the Padres mustered just two runs, but it was enough Sunday thanks to Yu Darvish. Darnay and Todd button up the first home series of 2022 with thoughts on Darvish's bounce-back outing, and a lineup with a lot of holes in the absence of Fernando Tatis Jr. Eric Hosmer was been one of their most consistent bats, and he received a strong endorsement Thursday. MacKenzie Gore looked good, the guys discuss his big league debut. Plus - why series against the Reds will tell us a lot more about the Padres than this weekend's visit from the Dodgers.To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Takeaways from a Largely Good, Occasionally Quirky Opening Series

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 37:26

    Three straight wins, fantastic efforts from their starters, an early visit from Slam Diego, and one strange absence. It was a mostly good opening weekend for the Padres that also included a couple strange twists. Derek and Darnay share their takeaways from four games in Arizona. Is MacKenzie Gore on the way? Who has stood out at the plate and out of the pen? And what did we learn about how Bob Melvin will handle certain key positions? The guys take a look at those topics and more.To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Managing Expectations As a New Padres Season Approaches

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 34:10

    A new Padres season is on our doorstep. So - how's everyone feeling? Derek and Darnay take another look at a crowded rotation and how it might shake out (2:20). It looked a couple days ago like Eric Hosmer might be on the move, the guys discuss his presence and the team's latest attempt to ship the first baseman (12:05). Then they take a big picture look at the club (20:26), its offseason, managing expectations, and why we should care a lot less about what happens when they play the Dodgers.To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Opening Day is Almost Here, What'd Jesse Agler Learn This Spring?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 51:54

    Jesse Agler is the radio voice of the San Diego Padres for 97.3 The Fan, and he was kind enough to share his takeaways from Spring Training. What impact will the short runway have on the club early in the season, especially the rotation? Jesse shares his thoughts on how Bob Melvin manages his team and manages the media, and why Ruben Niebla is so highly thought of. Who does he get most excited to see on the lineup card? The guys discuss Luke Voit and try to put a positive spin on Fernando Tatis Jr.'s absence. They get all of that out of the way before tackling the hard-hitting questions that have had Padres Twitter buzzing the last couple weeks.To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Biggest Questions Facing the Padres Two Weeks Out From Opening Day

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 37:47

    Who's playing in left field? Will MacKenzie Gore be the fifth starter? Which catcher will be the odd man out? Who's the closer? Opening Day starter duties belong to who? Derek and Darnay dig into the major questions facing Bob Melvin and the Padres with game one fast approaching.To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    The Kids are Alright, Voit is Here, Is This the Roster We'll See on Opening Day?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 46:18

    Week one of Spring Training featured impressive performances from MacKenzie Gore and C.J. Abrams. It also included the addition of a slugger and set up a competition in the rotation. Derek and Darnay discuss those topics, as well as questions in the outfield. Why wasn't A.J. Preller able to land one of the big names on the market, and is this what the roster will look like on April 7? To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Tatis' Injury Plus Other Storylines and Observations From Peoria

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 29:53

    Padres' Spring Training could not have possibly gotten off to a worse start. After taking in day one from Peoria Derek lets us know what he saw and heard. He and Darnay discuss Fernando Tatis Jr.'s broken wrist, and the questions it raises about surgery and life outside of baseball. Who will fill in? How serious is Jake Cronenworth's injury? And what do the guys think of Bob Melvin? The guys also talk about the absence of Machado and Hosmer on day one, the Seiya Suzuki situation and more.To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    "Better Days for Baseball are Ahead" Craig Stammen on New Deal, MLB's Return

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2022 11:40

    Padres pitcher and player representative Craig Stammen shared a few minutes of his time to discuss the new CBA and the return of baseball. The long time big leaguer shed light on his responsibilities during negotiations, and what the rollercoaster was like from his perspective. Plus, why this round of talks was so critical, why they're happy with what they accomplished, and more.To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Baseball is Finally Back

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 29:49

    On day 99 the league and players union reached a deal. Derek and Darnay share their feelings now that the stalemate is finally over. They go over the key points, rule changes that are on the way, and what the coming days and weeks look like. To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    We Didn't Make a Case for the Owners, But Did Ask if One Exists (Nope!)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2022 37:41

    We now know the lockout will cost us games. Now what? Darnay and Todd assess the road ahead (:57), then fail in an attempt to find an argument in favor of Major League Baseball's owners (4:40). It looks like the postseason is expanding and other rule changes could be on the way, the guys share their thoughts (11:09). There are Vegas odds on how long this thing will go (25:21). And what will the vibe be like when Opening Day does roll around? They discuss how fans might react when that day arrives (29:00).To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    How the Padres Can Trade Eric Hosmer

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2022 43:29

    It is by no means a secret that the Padres want to trade Eric Hosmer (whenever the MLB Lockout ends). But, how do they do that? The OnFriar Podcast runs through a few trade scenarios, some that could happen and one that is so wild that it just might work: San Diego getting Juan Soto.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    GIVE US BACK OUR BASEBALL!! Getting to the Root of the MLB Lockout Problems

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2022 46:56

    After more than two months and an embarrassingly small number of negotiating sessions, Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association are still at a stalemate. In a new OnFriar Podcast, the hosts discuss how likely missing games has become, break down some major issues, and offer some relationship advice for working through them.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    A Padres/Super Bowl Crossover Episode With the Football Night Guys

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2022 64:51

    Greg Camarillo and Rich Ohrnberger from Football Night in San Diego help us gear up for the Super Bowl, while weighing in on some Padres topics. Derek and Darnay ask them about playing in big games, and what it's like watching them after you're retired (3:51). Both guys were in the NFL during the 2011 NFL Lockout, they share their insight on what this time is like for baseball players (11:05). Greg and Rich would love to see A.J. Brown in a Padres uniform (23:10). Who are NFL's versions of big name Padres? They give comps for Tatis, Hosmer, Machado and others (33:58). Greg wonders if wins as a stat apply more to quarterbacks or starting pitchers (44:34). They share their perspective on Eric Weddle's comeback (49:49), before offering up some Super Bolw LVI predictions (53:07).To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Rob Manfred Spoke and It Wasn't All That Bad!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2022 20:46

    With less than a week to go until the scheduled start of Spring Training MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred provided an update on the status of CBA negotiations. And hey there's hope! We think. Derek and Darnay discuss the agreements in place and what they mean for players and the game as a whole. What potential hang-ups are still out there? The guys share their takeaways from what could be the most promising day since December 2.To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Who Will Factor Heaviest in the Padres Success? We Share Our Lists

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2022 65:52

    There was news on the MLB lockout that got folks talking - after Derek and Darnay touch on that they shift their focus to the individuals who will have the biggest impact on the Padres in 2022. The guys share their Top-10, from players to coaches, minor league dugouts to the front office and everywhere in between. They touch on some of the dudes you'd expect, and offer up some surprising names as well.To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Catching Up on What (Little) is Happening with the Padres

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2022 45:55

    Derek and Darnay catch up a few days later than planned to discuss some notable topics from the last couple weeks. They start by sharing some thoughts on the most prominent and controversial baseball topic to arise of late: the Hall of Fame vote (1:39). Then it's on to Padres topics, like the role of former Cardinals skipper Mike Shildt (15:04). There's another prospect list out and Keith Law's lends some optimism for MacKenzie Gore (24:26). After some thoughts on prospects to protect at all cost, the guys consider a player who could be the best option in the outfield (35:20).To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    What Happens Next for the Padres? With Baseball America's Kyle Glaser

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 58:50

    San Diego guy turned Baseball America National Writer Kyle Glaser returns to assess the short and long term future of the Padres. Kyle tells the guys about the prospect creating the most buzz within the organization (5:20). Okay, so where are we with MacKenzie Gore? He shares his insight (10:04). Kyle explains whether the Padres should go all in now, or hold onto their key prospects (22:22). Derek asks about a couple first rounders from San Diego (27:23). Some thoughts on the club's new international class and their reputation for player development (32:19), before Kyle shares his outlook on the MLB lockout (39:20).To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Padres Prospects: How Deep is San Diego's System in 2022, Really?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 59:01

    For half a decade the Padres minor league system has been touted as one of the best in baseball. Then they dipped in big time with trades for high-profile players. So, how deep is it now and can it help in 2022? The hosts talk with Padres prospect guru John Conniff to get a read on the current state of affairs with the Friars farmhands.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Projecting the 2022 Padres With Dan Szymborski of FanGraphs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 79:14

    We needed something new to talk about amidst the lockout and Dan Szymborski came through in a major way this week. The ZiPS creator dropped his projections for the Padres, and spent time discussing how his system works and what it says about this year's club. From an enormous number for Tatis, to a less exciting outlook on Hosmer the guys ask what we should expect from key players and what it suggests about the team's biggest needs heading into 2022. This conversation covers a lot! To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    A Holiday Wish List for a Merrier, Happier Year of Padres Baseball

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021 40:38

    What gifts would we like for the Padres this holiday season? A power-hitting outfielder, a cleaner health report, Melvin to work his magic with one big name, throwback uniforms, more brown and gold in Petco. Darnay discusses those and more, sharing his wish list and some ideas from fans. Happy Holidays everyone!To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Padres Manager Bob Melvin Fills Out His Coaching Staff ... So, Who Are These Guys?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 38:36

    Padres skipper Bob Melvin finalized his San Diego coaching staff on Monday. It's definitely an interesting group. In a special edition of the OnFriar Podcast, the hosts break down the coaching roster, share some insights on each member, and let Melvin himself explain why he made the decisions he did.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Good Times Bad Times, We Ramble On with Bernie Wilson

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 60:18

    No one calls it like they see it quite like longtime AP Padres beat writer Bernie Wilson. The Bro shares his thoughts on the lockout and how it compares to the last MLB work stoppage he covered. Plus, the Padres signed a free agent! Another former Ranger is coming to town. What are the chances that A.J. Preller pulls off a significant move before Opening Day? And Bernie weighs in on a trade debate that's floated around Padres Twitter. Plus, some thoughts on the state of sports reporting. And our pal answers a tough question: one night only and in their prime - Stones or Zeppelin?To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    How to End the MLB Lockout and Padres Superstar Traffic Safety

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 48:46

    Fernando Tatis Jr. had an interesting trip on a motorcycle in the Dominican Republic. Major League Baseball and its players are not doing anything at all, interesting of otherwise. In a lockout episode of the OnFriar Podcast, the hosts try to figure out what's up with the Padres star on a bike and offer a plan to end the stalemate and bring baseball back again.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    The Lockout Begins, Lessons the League Can Learn From the Padres

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 55:59

    Well, here we are. Major League Baseball entered its first work stoppage since the 1994 strike and this one could also take a while to sort out. Derek and Darnay share their thoughts on the situation and what Rob Manfred has wrong. Plus, the Padres serve as an example to a league full of teams who don't want - or know how - to compete. The guys also weigh in on the moves A.J. Preller made before the shutdown, and others that could be on the way.To join the #OnFriar conversation, tweet your Padres or San Diego sports thoughts and questions to Darnay (@DarnayTripp) and Derek (@DerekNBCSD).Catch NBC 7's San Diego Padres analysis at NBC7.com/OnFriar and all sports coverage at NBC7.com/SportsWrap. SportsWrap's weekly TV show airs Sunday night on NBC 7 San Diego at 11:35pm.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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