Thursday April, 2010 The Hecklers Corner Welcome to our first column. Today’s issue is a collaboration of Hecklers from Left and Right Field. Each home stand you are going to be privileged to hear from a couple of the most dedicated hecklers in Padredom. For today their names have been withheld to protect the guilty … More Introducing the Hecklers Corner
Wednesday April 28, 2010 The bar has been set, the writing is on the wall and an Adrian Gonzalez trade is inevitable. The question now isn’t whether he will be traded or whether the Padres will get a massive haul of prospects for him, the question is who could sign Gonzalez if they trade for … More So who can afford to trade for Adrian Gonzalez?
Monday April 26, 2010 The Twins signing of Joe Mauer earlier this year to an 8 year, $23 million per season extension was one major nail in the coffin of the Padres chances of retaining Adrian Gonzalez beyond 2010. The final nail may have been struck today with the Philadelphia Phillies signing of Ryan Howard to a 5 … More Final Nail in the Coffin?
Monday April 26, 2010 There are some big changes coming at Websoulsurfer.com 1st the Good News: In the coming days you will have the pleasure of reading two and possibly several more new writers. Our first new writer, Vic, has been around professional baseball for more than 30 years as a player, coach, and scout. … More Big Changes coming at Websoulsurfer
Saturday April 10, 2010 I turn on MLB on Fox for the national game and what team do I see? If I turn on ESPN networks what teams will I see most often? Well the odds are that I will see either the Yankees or the Red Sox or both of them. Those two teams … More Why are we force fed the Yankees and Red Sox?
Saturday April 10, 2010 San Diego Padres starting pitcher Clayton Richard showed why the Padres had enough confidence in him after a mediocre showing in spring training to give him the #4 slot in the rotation. Even in a losing cause, Richard kept the Padres in the game with 7 innings of effective pitching. He … More Richard on target. Padres batters are not.
Saturday April 10, 2010 The Good NewsChris Young will probably not be traded this season. The Bad NewsThe reason Young won’t be traded is he is injured already. The San Diego Padres announced yesterday that Young will not make his scheduled start on Monday for the Padres home opener because of “tightness” in his surgically … More Good News and Bad News, which do you want first?