Thursday October 8, 2009 Today the San Diego Padres announced that they have waived Pitchers Cha Seung Baek, Shawn Hill and Outfielder/Pinch Hitter Cliff Floyd. All three players spent most if not all of the 2009 season on the DL. Baek injured his forearm in Spring Training and injured his elbow during a rehab assignment … More Padres wave Baek, Hill and Floyd
Sunday October 4, 2009 Congratulations Kevin Kouzmanoff! San Diego Padres Third Baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff set two MLB record for fielding by a 3B. Kouzmanoff’s committed just 3 errors in 309 total chances and had a .990 fielding percentage. The MLB record for fewest errors by a 3B with 300+ chances was previously 5.In the AL … More Kouzmanoff All Time record holder at 3B
Sunday October 4, 2009 David Eckstein knocked in all three Padres runs on 2 run home run, his 2nd of the year, and a sac fly to 3B. Both were improbably plays. Eckstein is not known for his power, but stroked a home run in the 6th inning off the Giants Jonathan Sanchez, the last … More Ramos Knocked Around Early & Padres Lose Finale in Extra Innings
Saturday October 3, 2009 Tonight the Padres Wade Leblanc did something I never thought he could, he threw 87-88 mph fastballs consistently and with control. He also threw 7 innings of 2 hit, shutout ball while striking out 8 Giants in the Padres 2-0 victory at Petco Park. A dominant performance from the 25 year … More Padres LeBlanc blanks the Giants
Saturday October 3, 2009 We are starting to see some of the columnists chiming in on their thoughts on the Towers firing by Padres owner and CEO Jeff Moorad. It has been pretty consistent. Buster Olney of ESPN says – “A “Major League” move by the Padres”As in Major League the movie, not as in … More The Columnists Start to Chime in on Towers/Padres
Saturday October 3, 2009 I gave myself a night to sleep on the firing of San Diego Padres GM Kevin Towers and VP of Player Personnel Grady Fuson and now I would like to throw in a little more well thought out version of my two cents on the matter. First let me start by … More My take on the Towers firing
Friday October 2, 2009 Sources within the Padres are now saying that Jerry DiPoto, VP of Player Personnel for the Diamondbacks, is to take Kevin Towers place as GM of the San Diego Padres. As of Friday morning the Padres had not been given permission by the Diamondbacks to talk to DiPoto, who is still … More DiPoto to be new Padres GM?