The Padres Aren’t Just Rebuilt; They’re Built Different

The San Diego Padres find themselves primed to compete with the division rival Dodgers as the best team in baseball, but have done it through the cunning advantage of spending on players that other strong organizations have turned away or traded.

The Ohtani Chronicles (Part 1): The Beauty & Unorthodoxy of Ohtani & the Angels Trusting Each Other

In a baseball word where decisions boil down to the safe and logical, one Japanese import and his down-trodden big market team are trusting in one another to achieve for individual and team success. Ohtani and the Angels are gambling on themselves, and could be the best thing about baseball.