Padres Morning Dump

The University of North Carolina Wilmington pitcher and former Snow Hill High School star will now have a chance to live out that dream with the San Diego Padres. Cropper signed a free agent contract with the Padres on Friday

At this point in the season it is almost painful writing about the Padres, which is why I am sitting here doing just that at 2 a.m. The pain is masked by the exhaustion and yearning desire to jump into the cozy bed across the room.

The San Diego Padres scored their most runs at home this season in the opener of their weekend set with the Atlanta Braves. They could have a more difficult time getting on the board against Jair Jurrjens.