Thursday April 30, 2009 The Poster Boy for the Coors Field Effect Matt Holliday was considered one of the top hitters in baseball at the end of 2008. He was coming off his 2nd straight MVP type year hitting .321/.409/.538/.947 with 25 home runs while playing for the Colorado Rockies. For his 5 year career … More The Poster Child for the Coors Field Effect
Wednesday April 29, 2009 The Padres brought up left handed reliever Arturo Lopez in the hopes that he could stop the bleeding in the bullpen when it comes to left handed batters. Going into today’s game the Padres Bullpen is allowing a BAA of .292 to left handed batters. No such luck. Lopez walked the … More Lopez is not the answer for Padres, Good Defense Is
Wednesday April 29, 2009 Starting pitcher Shawn Hill may return to San Diego Padres rotation in as little as 3 weeks after encouraging test results on Monday according to Owen Perkins of MLB.com. Hill left Sunday’s game after the 2nd inning with tightness in his elbow and bicep and went through an MRI and stress … More Padres Shawn Hill may return from DL in as little as 3 weeks
Wednesday April 29, 2009 The San Diego Padres won 4-3 over the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field in Denver last night. Chad Gaudin made his first start as a Padre and gave up just 3 hits while walking 4 over 5 shutout innings in his debut. The Padres staked Gaudin to a 2 run lead … More Padres Win, Padres Win, Padres Win
Tuesday April 28, 2009 How To Turn This Ship Around That is a post that I have seen on two boards and a couple of blogs now, including the Padres board over at ESPN. Let me give you my take on that subject. #1 – Stop thinking the ship needs to be turned around and … More How to turn this ship around
Monday April 27, 2009 Today the San Diego Padres called up Chad Gaudin from AAA Portland and designated Eulogio “Frankie” De La Cruz for assignment. Technically the Padres purchased the contract of Gaudin from Portland and he is expected to start Tuesday’s game in Colorado in the 3rd slot in the rotation. The Padres will … More Padres call up Guadin and DFA De La Cruz
Monday April 27, 2009 What is wrong with Jake Peavy? The most consistent question or concern I have seen recently in regards to the San Diego Padres is what is wrong with Jake Peavy? Peavy’s results have been very inconsistent so far in 2009 with 1 mediocre start to lead off the season, 2 good … More What is Wrong with Jake Peavy?