Sunday April 26, 2009 I have to wonder how much the injuries to Padres starters Walter Silva and Shawn Hill are due to the lack of time given to each to build up arm strength. Both Walter Silva and Shawn Hill had very few starts in Spring Training before being called upon to step it … More Are Padres Pitching Injuries Connected?
Sunday April 26,2009 The injuries to the already shaky San Diego Padres pitching staff continue to mount. Padres starting pitcher Shawn Hill injured the elbow and bicep of his throwing arm in Saturdays game and left the game after the 2nd inning. The oft injured Hill was placed on the disabled list today. This is … More Padres Injury Report Part Deux
Saturday April 25, 2009 Here is Injury Report on some of the Padres players currently on the DL. Cha Seung Baek threw a bullpen session today and looked good. He is scheduled to start a minor league rehab assignment on Monday. Walter Silva had the first of 4 bullpen sessions today according to Chris Jenkins … More Padres Injury Report
Saturday April 25, 2009 Giles to get night off on Saturday. The slumping Brian Giles is scheduled to get the night off against the Pirates LHP Zach Dukes one day after driving in the winning run with a walk off single in the 11th inning according to Bill Center of the San Diego Union Tribune. … More Giles to get night off on Saturday
Saturday April 25, 2009 Is Stephen Strasburg worth the money? In an article on ESPN today, Peter Gammons says that Stephen Strasburg will be asking for something between the $38.5 million Mark Teixeira earned over his first six professional seasons and the 6 years and $52 million Daisuke Matsuzaka signed for with the Red Sox. … More Is Stephen Strasburg worth the money?
Friday April 24, 2009 The San Diego Padres defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight with a walk off single to right by Brian Giles in the 11th inning. Chris Burke walked with one out in the 11th inning and and promptly stole 2nd base. Jody Gerut stuck out for the 2nd out after barely missing a … More Padres win in 11 innings
Thursday April 23, 2009 Misconceptions about Padres. I keep hearing some things that are just so wrong that I feel compelled to dispel some of these false notions. I am going to take them one by one and cover them in some detail. #1 Misconception– The Padres Offense was terrible in 2008 (The corollary is … More Misconceptions About Padres – Offense First