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)
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
Thursday December 30, 2010 This started as a response to ESPN’s Jim Caples article on Baseball Hall of Fame voting rules. In his article Caples says that steroids were not against the rules of baseball so he is going to vote for people that used steroids. Caples is completely wrong about that and that worries … More Open Letter to BBWAA Writers Voting for Hall of Fame Induction
Thursday October 21, 2010 2010 BBA Walter Johnson NL Pitcher of the Year Award Award This award was a no brainer for me. Roy “Doc” Halladay of the Philadelphia Phillies in a landslide. Even before his no hitter in playoffs he has been dominant for the Phillies this season. Halladay racked up an NL Leading … More Websoulsurfer’s Picks – 2010 BBA Walter Johnson NL Pitcher of the Year Award Award
Yeah. I am watching the games. But I just don’t have the enthusiasm for playoff baseball that I had in years past. Is it the fact that my team isn’t there? No. The Padres have only been to the playoffs a handful of times since I became a season ticket holder. Is it that the … More Do you find yourself not caring much about the playoffs?
Tuesday October 5th, 2010 The 2010 season is over and all we have left as Padres fans is to look forward to 2011. So lets set the table. The Ownership Situation – With the Moores divorce nearing a final resolution after more than 2 years and with Moorad’s group near 50% ownership, the Padres in … More Looking Ahead – Your 2011 Padres
Thursday August 26, 2010 I caught a lot of flack on the boards for my July 9th post here saying that the Rangers overpaid for Lee. For saying he would not do as well for Texas as he had for Seattle. This is an I told you so. Since the trade Lee is 2-5 in … More Lee showing not worth what Rangers paid