The San Diego Padres didn't make the playoffs in 2012, but there will be a huge turnaround in 2013.
The Padres will never spend the same kind of money the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants do. However, San Diego doesn't need to have a payroll over $100 million to succeed in the National League West.
In 2012, the Padres finished 76-86 and fourth in the division. They went 42-33 after the All-Star break, which included four streaks of four or more wins.
So, things are looking good as the Padres head into the offseason and get ready for next year.
Here's a look at four reasons why the Padres will see a huge turnaround in 2013.