Saturday October 24, 2009 The rumors are that Jed Hoyer has been hired by the Padres as their new GM. Peter Gammons Twittered that that the Red Sox had a going away party for Hoyer several days ago and Bernie Wilson is reporting that Hoyer has already been hired. but no word from PadreVille. The … More Hoyer new Padres Gm?
Saturday October 17, 2009 In a twitter post tonight, Corey Brock of MLB.com says that the San Diego Padres have interviewed Los Angeles Dodgers Assistant General Manager Kim Ng. Ng is one of two women to hold an Assistant GM position in MLB and the first to interview for a general manager position. In her … More Ng interviewed by Padres?
Friday October 16, 2009 What in the name of Steve Sax is going on? After committing just 4 throwing errors in 155 games during the regular season and none in 4 postseason games against the Rockies in the NLDS this year, Philadelphia Phillies 2nd baseman Chase Utley now has two throwing errors in 2 games … More Utley contracts deadly Sax Disease?
October 15, 2009 According to an article from Adam Kilgore and Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe on Tuesday October 13th, now that the Boston Red Sox have been eliminated from the playoffs the Padres have finally received permission to interview Jed Hoyer of the Boston Red Sox. While there have been rumors up to … More Padres finally get permission to interview Hoyer
Thursday October 15, 2009 NL Rookie of the Year Award As I spoke about earlier this week, the Baseball Bloggers Alliance is doing their own version of the BBWAA end of season awards. We have chosen as a community of bloggers to vote using the same criteria as the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA). … More NL Rookie of the Year – The BBA Version
Monday October 12, 2009 The End of Season Awards – BBA Awards Voting It’s an honor to be included in the Baseball Bloggers Alliance voting on the major awards in baseball. Acording to the BBA website at baseballbloggersalliance.com, “The Baseball Bloggers Alliance was formed in 2009 to foster communication and collaboration between bloggers across baseball.” … More NL Manager of the Year – The BBA Awards
Friday October 8, 2009 I wish I could say I wrote it, but this article about Mike Adams points out something not even the biggest Padres honk has pointed out yet. Namely that Mike Adams has had a historically great season. In 37 innings pitched over 37 appearances Adams had a 0.73 ERA, a 0.59 … More Padres Adams has historic season