Tuesday March 23, 2010 David Eckstein has drawn alot of flack on the boards and blogs in recents months. There is a mistaken idea that he is not a valuable addition to the San Diego Padres team and that even a replacement level player would be better. Let me dispel some of those notions. I … More Will the real David Eckstein please stand up
Tuesday March 9, 2010 Why David Eckstein did not regress on offense in 2009 or Understanding Park Factors 101. Batting AverageDavid Eckstein 2001-2008.284/.351/.361/.712 David Eckstein 2009.260/.323/.334/.657 Park Factors for hitting in Petco for 2009.805 That means that playing in Petco will drain 19.5% off the home batting average of a player or about 9.75% overall … More Why Eckstein didn’t decline in 2009 or Park Factors 101
Sunday October 4, 2009 David Eckstein knocked in all three Padres runs on 2 run home run, his 2nd of the year, and a sac fly to 3B. Both were improbably plays. Eckstein is not known for his power, but stroked a home run in the 6th inning off the Giants Jonathan Sanchez, the last … More Ramos Knocked Around Early & Padres Lose Finale in Extra Innings
Monday August 31, 2009 Tim Stauffer threw 6 1/3 innings of 5 hit ball and was backed up by nice defense and RBI doubles from David Eckstein and Kevin Kouzmanoff in the 1st to get his 3rd win of the season, 3-1 over the Washington Nationals at Petco Park tonight. Chase Headley added an insurance … More Padres post 1st winning month of the 2009 season
Friday August 28, 2009 The San Diego Padres bats woke up tonight as they pounded out 16 hits and 9 runs in a win over the Florida Marlins at Land Shark Stadium. Everth Cabrera was a human highlight machine tonight going 2 for 6 with a stolen base, scored 2 runs, drove in 2 runs … More Pads Win, Pads Win, Pads Win
Wednesday August 26, 2009 Every Padres position player had a hit and scored a run. Both pinch hitters also got a hit and scored a run. In fact Padres batters had 18 hits in a 12-5 win tonight over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. With the win the Padres locked down a series win … More Everybody Hits!
Tuesday August 25, 2009 The San Diego Padres’ David Eckstein continued his white hot hitting in clutch situations as he drove in catcher Nick Hundley for what proved to be the winning run with 2 outs in the top of the 12th inning in Atlanta tonight. Eckstein was hitting an incredible .366/.422/.561/.983 with runners in … More Eckstein continues clutch hitting as Padres win in 12