Monday January 10, 2011 If the multi-year contracts of Orlando Hudson and Jason Bartlett are any indication, Jed Hoyer is putting together a Padres team for a 2 year run at the playoffs. That would be a real good sign for Heath Bell signing a multi-year contract too. Bell is reportedly asking for a 3 … More What does Bartlett & Hudson contracts mean for Bell?
Tuesday January 4, 2011 Backup catcher has been a strength for the San Diego Padres the past two seasons with Henry Blanco and Yorvit Torrealba pulling on the tools of ignorance every other day. For 2011 the Padres do not have a veteran defensive catcher on the roster at this point. They traded away a … More Who will be backing up behind the plate in Padreville?
Monday January 3, 2011 With the confirmation of the signing of former Rockie/Ray Brad Hawpe to play 1st base, the 2011 Padres starting line up has finally taken shape. And it has a completely different look and feel from the 2010 version w/only 3 opening day starters from 2010 returning – Headley, Hundley and Venable. … More Padres lineup taking shape