Yeah. I am watching the games. But I just don’t have the enthusiasm for playoff baseball that I had in years past. Is it the fact that my team isn’t there? No. The Padres have only been to the playoffs a handful of times since I became a season ticket holder. Is it that the … More Do you find yourself not caring much about the playoffs?
Friday April 10, 2009 Four games are in the books in 2009 and the San Diego Padres have won 2. All wins are great and they are even better when they are against the hated Los Angeles Dodgers. In both of the wins by the Padres they have come from behind to score 3 runs … More Padres are the Come Back Kids in 2009
Sunday March 15, 2009 Today the Padres signed former Met righty Duaner Sanchez to a minor league contract. Sanchez, who was waived by the Mets earlier this month, was a very effective reliever before being injured in a taxi accident in 2006. He has struggled through 2 shoulder operations in 2 years and missed the … More Padres sign Sanchez to provide depth for bullpen
Saturday March 14, 2008 An article from Corey Brock on MLB.com and linked on MLBTradeRumors.com says that that the Padres signed oft injured and former top prospect Chris Snelling. Snelling, 27, was signed out of high school by the Seattle Mariners and made his major league debut at the age of 20. Injuries have derailed … More Too Many Outfielders Means Trade Imminent?
December 30, 2008 A Position by Position Look at 2008 and My Thoughts About 2009 Part Three – The Bullpen The Bullpen is even more of a mystery than the starting 5. Yahoo currently lists it as:H. Bell (Closer)C. MeredithM. AdamsJ. HampsonJ. ThatcherM. WorrellS. Patterson Mark Worrell has been a successful minor league pitcher. We … More A Look back and a Look forward – Part III
December 3, 2008 Joel Sherman of the NY Post is reporting that the Padres have found a taker in a trade for shortstop Khalil Greene. Corey Brock of MLB.com has also posted today about the possibility of Greene being traded prior to the start of the Baseball Winter Meetings in Las Vegas, Nevada starting Monday. … More Looks like the Padres found a buyer for Khalil Greene
November 30, 2008 Every year we see the same pattern on most major signings and trades. Teams wait until they know what they they will have to give up for Type A Free Agents before making their big moves. And they don’t know that until after the Free Agents are either offered arbitration or allowed … More Now the offseason starts in earnest