Last year, when the Padres games weren’t shown on Time Warner Cable, I was ill-prepared. I didn’t expect the blackout to last all season, and I wasted a lot of time and energy bitching about the situation rather than doing anything constructive. I tried watching a game at a sports bar, but that didn’t work for me.

Fortunately, I learned a few things along the way that might help those of you who also cannot watch the Padres in the comfort of your own home. This could come in handy since Time Warner doesn’t appear to be interested in changing its position regardless of what local politicians may desire.

Yes, Fox Sports San Diego has expanded its reach for the 2013 season, but maybe you’re a stubborn Taurus like me. It is difficult, but not impossible, to survive having no Padres live on television in your home all year. Here are some tips: Read More…