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?
Monday July 20, 2009 Everth Cabrera played last year for the Low A Asheville Tourists and its starting to show. Major league pitchers have started making adjustments to him and he has not been able to make any adjustments of his own. His batting average has plummeted from .325 on June 25th to .237 after … More Cabrera is starting to look like a Low A hitter
Wednesday June4, 2009 Another one bites the dust. With Scott Hairston’s bicep injury, yet another Padre went on the DL today. That makes it seven players on the DL currently and nine players who have spent time there so far this season. Will Venable was called up to take Hairston’s place in the lineup. Drew … More Another one bites the dust
Monday April 20, 2009 It looks like the Padres were not satisfied with the SS options in their farm system to fill the hole left by the injury to Everth Cabrera. Today San Diego made a trade with the Seattle Mariners to bring back Chris Burke. Burke was traded to the Mariners shortly before the … More Padres Fill Backup SS Slot
Sunday April 19, 2009 Everth Cabrera injured his hand in an at bat in the to of the 6th inning today and is lost for at least 2 months according to the San Diego Union Tribune. The Padres recently waived Travis Denker and Matt Antonelli is still on the DL so the Padres options at … More Cabrera injures hand. Out two months.
December 12, 2008 The Padres two draft picks in the Major League portion of the Rule V draft has left me wondering what the heck the guys in the Padres Front Office were thinking? They drafted a Sally League 2B (low A) with a mediocre arm (his arm strength is why he normally starts at … More Padres get Two A Ball Players in Rule V Draft