Why was Correia batting with a man on base & 2 outs in the 6th inning of a tie game?

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?

Geer Gets Pounded, Eckstein Gets Hurt, Padres Get Swept By Astros

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

For a Former Pitcher, Black Knows Very Little About Pitching

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