I’m not going to be one of the Padres Public bloggers with a “The Padres Are Blowing It” headline, mostly because I love writing headlines, but mention the Padres and TV in the same sentence somewhere in San Diego, and people are going to get angry. Or shrug from apathy. Or say they’ve been on Cox for so long that they haven’t had a complaint about their Padres TV coverage since they decided that they didn’t like Matt Vasgersian and Mark Grant together. They’re wrong about that*, of course, but that’s what they’d say. I actually don’t know if any of this is true, but I figure these are the basic options.

The Padres finally signed their new TV contract with Fox Sports last spring to bring a new regional sports network to town called Fox Sports San Diego, but the catch was that half the county couldn’t see the games on TV. Read More…