Thursday October 8, 2009 Today the San Diego Padres announced that they have waived Pitchers Cha Seung Baek, Shawn Hill and Outfielder/Pinch Hitter Cliff Floyd. All three players spent most if not all of the 2009 season on the DL. Baek injured his forearm in Spring Training and injured his elbow during a rehab assignment … More Padres wave Baek, Hill and Floyd
Saturday October 3, 2009 We are starting to see some of the columnists chiming in on their thoughts on the Towers firing by Padres owner and CEO Jeff Moorad. It has been pretty consistent. Buster Olney of ESPN says – “A “Major League” move by the Padres”As in Major League the movie, not as in … More The Columnists Start to Chime in on Towers/Padres
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
Tuesday August 11, 2009 Adrian Gonzalez went 6 for 6 and the Padres 3-4-5 hitters went 12 for 16 to lead a 22 hit attack to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers 13-6 tonight at Miller Park. It was a season high for hits and runs and Adrian entered the Padres record book by becoming one of … More 6-6, SIX FOR SIX!
Saturday August 1, 2009 The newest Padres pitcher, Clayton Richard, carried a no hitter into the 5th inning against the Milwaukee Brewers before having it broken up by a 1 out single by Mike Cameron. He also had a shutout through 5 2/3. Then with 2 out in the 6th, Fielder crushed a ball to … More Newest Padre carries No Hitter into the 5th
Thursday July 30, 2009 After today’s 7-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds at the Great American Ballpark, the San Diego Padres have won 3 straight games. Its the first winning streak of 3 games or more since the end of their 9 game winning streak that ended on May 25th. Today Tim Stauffer went 7 … More Dont Look Now, but the Padres are on a Win Streak
Wednesday July 29, 2009 Everth Cabrera has rebounded from a prolonged slump at the plate (after he returned from the DL on June 19th his BA dropped from .333 on June 20 to .220 on July 24th), to go 12 for 24 with 7 stolen bases over the past 7 games and improve his BA … More Everth Cabrera bounces back.