Sunday May 23, 2010 Why are the Padres still waiting on Aaron Poreda? 36 base runners but only 4 earned runs in 18 IP. A 2.0 ERA with a 1.775 WHIP for the San Antonio Missions, the Padres AA affiliate. At age 23, Poreda has such filthy stuff that he has given up 15 hits, … More Why Padres are being patient with Poreda
Sunday May 232, 2010 How nice would Roy Oswalt look in a Padres uniform? Yesterday Roy Oswalt, the Houston Astros star pitcher asked for a trade. Oswalt, 32, is the ace of their staff and one of the top pitchers in the NL. This season he is sporting a 2.66 ERA/3.28 xFIP with a 1.07 … More Oswalt wants out of Houston. Good Fit for Padres?
Friday May 14, 2010 Its official. Matt Stairs is worthless. Time for him to retire. Actually its probably a couple of years past time for him to retire, but he is not contributing anything to the success of this Padres team right now. Stairs is hitting .167 after tonight’s game and his OPS is under … More Time to fish or cut bait. Better yet cut Stairs.
Thursday May 13, 2010 I wonder how many people would have been willing to bet on April 1st that the $38 million Padres would have the same record as the $213 million Yankees on May 13th? The Yankees huge payroll gives them depth the Padres could only dream about, but at this point and with … More Padres and Yankees
Thursday May 13, 2010 Reasons the Dodgers will not win the NL West part deux The Dodgers have gone 7-3 in their last 10 games and have been playing well. Manny just came off the DL. Ethier is in the lead in all Triple Crown categories. So maybe some of you are thinking that the … More Reasons Dodgers will not win the West – part deux
HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO! Wednesday May 5, 2010 This is another of those answers to questions Web posed to me along the way before I started writing for his blog. I thought it might be of interest, especially since the Padres are showing they can win both at home and on the road so far … More Can you build a team to win in Petco?
Wednesday May 5, 2010 Do you think the Moores divorce had a huge effect on the Padres payroll? The McCourts divorce has resulted in a drop from their season ending payroll of $131,507,197.00 in 2009 to an estimated $83.0 million to begin the 2010 season. That is a $48.5 million drop in payroll. A 36.9% … More The Effect of the McCourts Divorce on the Dodgers