Thursday August 6, 2009 In a long rumored move, today the San Diego Padres officially extended the contract of manager Bud Black through the 2010 season with a club option for 2011. As many of you kn ow, I have called for Black’s head at times, but he cannot be blamed for the MLB record … More Padres extend Black’s contract
Wednesday July 29, 2009 The pitcher batting in a crucial situation in a tie game with the fastest man on the team on base? When a single scores a run? Do the Padres have that little faith in their pinch hitters? Do they have that much faith in Correia, a guy with a 5 ERA, … More Why was Correia batting with a man on base & 2 outs in the 6th inning of a tie game?
Wednesday May 27, 2009 Why does Bud Black seem to believe that starters have to go 6? Time after time he leaves pitchers in after they have shown they are done. Correia got hit because he was tired and elevating pitches in the 5th last night, so what does Black do? Bring him back to … More Padres win 8-5 over Diamondbacks
Monday May 25, 2009 On this day set aside so we can show our appreciation for the brave men and women who served in the military to keep our country safe and free, the San Diego Padres fought back from a 7-1 deficit in the 5th inning to post a 9-7 win over the Arizona … More TEN in a Row! Padres win again!
Sunday May 10, 2009San Diego Padres get swept by the Sad Sack Astros in Houston. 2009 is starting to take the same path as 2008. Yes I know I am being negative and there is a lot of baseball left to play, but this Padres team was favored to win this series over a 12-17 … More Geer Gets Pounded, Eckstein Gets Hurt, Padres Get Swept By Astros
Saturday May 9, 2009 The San Diego Padres are being shut down by a pitcher that was giving up a .479 BAA and a 14.00 ERA in 3 starts going into the game today. Brian Moehler may be the worst starting pitcher in baseball and the Padres have managed just two weak singles in 4 … More Padres are being shutdown by worst pitcher in baseball
Thursday April 16, 2009 For a manager that was a starting pitcher in the major leagues for so long, Bud Black is sure not acting like he knows anything about pitching. In just the 3 games in New York there have already been 3 major blunders in the handling of the pitching staff. 1st he … More For a Former Pitcher, Black Knows Very Little About Pitching