On Friar, An NBC 7 Padres Podcast
Summary: 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.
Fun events are coming back to Petco Park, even if baseball doesn't have a time table yet.
One of a handful of Pirates from San Diego, Joe shares his lessons from his first few big league seasons. He also explains how he's been passing the time, and weighs in on the issues facing baseball in its push to play a season in 2020.
AP writer Bernie Wilson joins the On Friar Podcast to talk about how a return to play proposal from MLB owners will impact labor negotiations and the potential for us to get baseball back on the field in 2020.
Sam Levitt is the Voice of the Padres Double-A affiliate, Amarillo Sod Poodles. He shares his thoughts on the future of Minor League Baseball, then shared his observations after seeing some of the club's top prospects - including MacKenzie Gore.
A historical look at how Mr. Padre compares as a hitter and a look at the next great Friar, Fernando Tatis Jr., from one of the leading baseball statisticians in the field.
Eno Sarris of The Athletic weighs in on how MLB could get the season started, and why it's important to do so. The guys also discuss why Petco Park is one of the best destinations in baseball for beer.
There are appear to be some wheels turning in the sports world, and Major League Baseball is involved in a study that could ultimately help bring sports back to fans. Derek and Darnay discuss that, and consider roommate possibilities in a Padres Quarantine House.
MLB is looking into starting the season in quarantine - Derek and Darnay break down what that would look like, and why it may or may not work.
The coronavirus pandemic wiped out Opening Day, at least for now. Derek and Darnay discuss how the game could adjust once play begins in 2020.
There's no baseball. Really, there's no sports. Derek and Darnay talked their way through a day that brought some shocking but expected news.
Derek and Darnay try to wrap their heads around the Padres strong start. Plus, Derek catches up with the club's new bench coach with a big personality - Bobby Dickerson.
In Episode 50 of on Friar the guys catch up with Ty France and pass along early observations from the first week of Cactus League games.
The guys pass along their observations on Jayce Tingler and company from Peoria. Plus a chat with reliever Trey Wingenter.
To celebrate our upcoming 50th episode we're giving away Padres tickets - the guys explain how you could win them. Plus, Spring Training is here. Derek and Darnay pass along their early impressions.
Mookie Betts isn't coming to the Padres, but there's plenty for fans to look forward to at Petco Park. The guys spoke to the perfect person to break down what's ahead in 2020.