Padres Notes: Tatis Jr. Turnaround, Patrick Mahomes' Inspiration, Free Agent Target

Can the Padres turn the corner?
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Padres' Potential Free Agent Target Dealing With Another Injury

The Padres may face a hiccup in their plans to sign a top Japanese pitcher post-2024 due to another injury setback. This development might affect their strategy for bolstering their pitching roster in upcoming seasons.

Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. Relied on Familiar Mentor To Get His Groove Back

Fernando Tatis Jr. has turned his 2024 season around thanks to guidance from a trusted mentor. After a challenging start to the 2024 season, Tatis is now regaining form, aiming to make significant impacts in upcoming games.

Chiefs Star Patrick Mahomes Inspired by Current Padres Pitcher

NFL star Patrick Mahomes shows his support for Padres pitcher Matt Waldron, illustrating the cross-sport inspiration and backing despite San Diego's lack of a professional football team. This unique connection highlights the broader impact and appeal of Padres' players.

Padres Notes: Fernando Tatis Jr. Aims for All-Star History, Rising Star Shines, Former Padre DFA'd

In addition to facing the Mets, the Padres saw active movements among their former players and the potential rise of new stars. These developments could influence the team dynamics and strategy moving forward.

Matt Levine


Matt earned a Master of Science degree in Sport Management from Louisiana State University in 2021. He was born and raised in the Los Angeles area, covering all Southern California sports in his career.