The Poster Child for the Coors Field Effect

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

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Lopez is not the answer for Padres, Good Defense Is

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

Padres Shawn Hill may return from DL in as little as 3 weeks

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