HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO! Wednesday May 5, 2010 This is another of those answers to questions Web posed to me along the way before I started writing for his blog. I thought it might be of interest, especially since the Padres are showing they can win both at home and on the road so far … More Can you build a team to win in Petco?
Thursday August 27, 2009 It gets really old hearing people talk about how poor the Padres hitters are, when in reality they are pretty good, they just play in the toughest park in baseball to get a hit in. How tough is it to hit at Petco? Well, batting averages are 20% lower in Petco … More Adjusting Averages for Petco
Saturday August 22, 2009 Kevin Correia once again demonstrated that he is what he is, a decent #4 or #5 pitcher on most major league staffs. Even playing half his games in spacious Petco Park he is still giving up far too many home runs with men on base and his 4.46 ERA reflects that. … More Correia gets pounded
Wednesday August 19, 2009 Promising San Diego Padres prospect Mat Latos is showing signs of tiring after throwing 109 2/3 innings this season over 3 levels of baseball from A ball to the majors. Tonight he gave up 5 runs on 7 hits and 4 walks through 3 2/3 innings in the Padres 7-1 loss … More Mat Latos starting to show signs of wearing down
Thursday August 6, 2009 In an otherwise outstanding outing against the New York Mets at Petco tonight, 3 walks and an error by Tony Gwynn Jr. in the 6th inning limited Clayton Richard’s 2nd start as a San Diego Padre to 5 2/3 innings. The Padres offense put up 7 runs in the first 3 … More Richard pitches well in his 2nd outing
Tuesday November 4, 2008 From Tim Brown of Yahoo: The Padres offered Trevor Hoffman a one-year contract for significantly less than the $7.5 million he made last season. Hoffman did not dismiss the offer, but 10 days ago requested a meeting with John Moores, Sandy Alderson and Towers. The meeting hasn’t happened yet. http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news;_ylt=Ai4hJI.8ivMN_To6PuiHY1sRvLYF?slug=ti-gmnotebook110308&prov=yhoo&type=lgns I … More
Monday October 27, 2008 The Padres seem to be moving forward with moving the fences in!Saturday at the Season ticket holders Day on the Field we saw the surveyors marks in right field indicating where the new fences are going to be. We confirmed it with people we know inside the organization. The Walls are … More