It’s time for the San Diego Padres to stop being a “rebuilding” team, and start being a contender once again. However, it is easier said than done.
The current Padres roster isn't far off from being competitive once again. Even some of my Bleacher Report colleagues have penned them to be a sleeper team this coming season.
Given the success the team saw in the second half of the 2012 season, combined with the development of highly-touted prospects, the 2013 Padres should be exciting to watch. Although, they’re not complete contenders yet. Here’s how I feel they could regain their old form.