January 28, 2009 An Open Letter to Steven Henson of Yahoo and the rest of the media. Not a Question, a Statement. Do your homework. It gets tiring constantly reading poorly researched posts you are trying to pass off as journalism. The Padres payroll for 2009 including Jake Peavy stands at $41 million as of … More An Open Letter to Steven Henson of Yahoo and the rest of the media
Why the Cubs Need Jake Peavy. January 26, 2009 The Padres and the Cubs have been kicking around the idea of a Peavy to the Cubs trade since the Winter Meetings. There have been discussions set forth that argue pros and cons of Peavy being traded and from both sides of the issue Cubs and … More Why the Cubs Need Jake Peavy
January 21, 2009 Geoff over at Ducksnorts and Jbox (or dex I forget) over at Gaslamp Ball started talking about what the Padres could do to draw more fans. Both said they were not marketers, and that got me thinking. Hey! I AM in marketing. What can I do to help out? So here is … More A Few Marketing Ideas for the Padres
January 20, 2008 (Updated 1/21/09) 2009 Padres Payroll Projections Redux Some Free Agent signings have happened and all the arbitration eligible players have been signed so I thought I should update this post. When its all said and done the Padres will still be right at that much discussed $40 million budget for payroll in … More 2009 Padres Payroll Projections Redux
Sunday January 18, 2008 Today the Cubs made a trade of Felix Pie for Garrett Olson of the Orioles. Olson was rumored to be part of the 3 team trade that would send Jake Peavy to the Cubs. Originally we heard and read that in exchange for Peavy, the Cubs would send the Padres a … More Cubs making room for Peavy?
Tuesday January 6, 2009 (Note: Yes I know it’s the 17th. This post turned out to be a whale of a project on limited time and then I took a 9 day trip to 4 different countries and left this sitting on my desktop computer at home. I am STILL not completely finished, so I … More Changes and Chances in the Wild, Wild NL West
In an article on Yahoo from Bob Baum of the AP, Jeff Moorad, CEO of the Arizona Diamondbacks has reportedly resigned to pursue ownership in the San Diego Padres. So we have our first clues as to whom the Moores may be selling their controlling share of the Padres. Moorad is a former agent, who … More 1st Clues to Padres Possible New Ownership Appear