Friday March 26, 2010 Corey Brock of MLB.com posted on his blog today that the Padres starting five will be, drum roll please – Chris YoungJon GarlandKevin CorreiaClayton RichardMat Latos About Latos, Brock had the following to say, “He’s in the rotation, trust me on that”. He also posits that Tim Stauffer will be traded … More Your Padres Starting Five
Thursday March 25, 2010 The Myth of the $42 million Padres Payroll. Lets start by explaining split contracts: Who is eligible for split contracts?From the MLBPA/MLB CBA – A player who signs a Major League Contract which sets forth a separate rate of pay for Minor League service. So players who were signed to a … More The Myth of the $42 million Padres Payroll.
Tuesday March 23, 2010 David Eckstein has drawn alot of flack on the boards and blogs in recents months. There is a mistaken idea that he is not a valuable addition to the San Diego Padres team and that even a replacement level player would be better. Let me dispel some of those notions. I … More Will the real David Eckstein please stand up
Sunday March 21, 2010 In case you are the one baseball fan that has not heard yet, Joe Mauer signed an 8 year/$184 million extension with the Minnesota Twins today. Many people are saying this contract is good for baseball because it proves that the small market teams can keep their big name talent. 1st … More Is Mauer’s 8 year/$184 million contract good for baseball
Sunday March 21, 2010 This article is reposted from the BBA Playing Pepper Series with a few small changes made for clarification such as adding the team name. 1) How was the Padres off-season? What kind of grade would you give it? The Padres had a relatively quiet, but still successful offseason. Jed Hoyer, the … More Playing Pepper – Padres Predictions & Commentary