Your 2011 San Diego Padres Opening Day Edition – (Updated 3/28)

March 27, 2011 The San Diego Padres Roster to OPEN the 2011 season Update 3/28 – Sorry this took so long, but spent morning on plane (what, me on a plane) and then had game to attend. In an anticipated move, the Padres traded minor league starter Erik Davis to the Washington Nationals for utility … More Your 2011 San Diego Padres Opening Day Edition – (Updated 3/28)

Signing Albert Pujols @ 10 yrs/$300 million = Suicide: Baseball Style

Wednesday February 15, 2011 Signing Albert Pujols to a $30 million per year contract would be franchise suicide for the St Louis Cardinals. Albert Pujols vs San Diego Padres If the the St Louis Cardinals give in to Pujols (and many the fans and members of the media) demands for $30 million and 10 seasons, … More Signing Albert Pujols @ 10 yrs/$300 million = Suicide: Baseball Style

Thank you Trevor!

Monday January 31, 2011 I had to wait to write this column about Trevor Hoffman’s retirement until I wasn’t so emotional. The problem is every time I saw the man play it was an emotional experience. Those emotions are indelibly etched in my memory and its near impossible to talk (or type) about Trevor Hoffman … More Thank you Trevor!

What does Bartlett & Hudson contracts mean for Bell?

Monday January 10, 2011 If the multi-year contracts of Orlando Hudson and Jason Bartlett are any indication, Jed Hoyer is putting together a Padres team for a 2 year run at the playoffs. That would be a real good sign for Heath Bell signing a multi-year contract too. Bell is reportedly asking for a 3 … More What does Bartlett & Hudson contracts mean for Bell?

Who will be backing up behind the plate in Padreville?

Tuesday January 4, 2011 Backup catcher has been a strength for the San Diego Padres the past two seasons with Henry Blanco and Yorvit Torrealba pulling on the tools of ignorance every other day. For 2011 the Padres do not have a veteran defensive catcher on the roster at this point. They traded away a … More Who will be backing up behind the plate in Padreville?