Tuesday February 2, 2010 The San Diego Padres avoided arbitration hearing when they signed Scott Hairston to a $2.45 million, one year deal today. Scotty and the Padres had swapped figures of $2.9 million and $2.1 million and settled just under the halfway point. The Padres have now settled with all four of their arbitration … More Scotty Hairston Avoids Arbitration
Monday January 18, 2009 The San Diego Padres cornered the market on Hairston’s today by signing Jerry Jr., the big brother of new (old?) Padre Scott, to a $2.125 million one year deal. Over the past 25 years the Padres have been the league leaders in brothers. The Alomars, Gwynns (even hired the kid), Giles’, … More Padres Corner Market on Hairstons
Friday January 15, 2010 Finally! The Padres make a move and its a good one. The San Diego Padres made their first real trade of the off season trading Third Baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff and a minor league 2B Eric Sogard to the Oakland A’s for former Padre Scott Hairston and the A’s top outfield prospect … More Padres make first move of the offseason
Thursday July 2, 2009 After Padres starting pitcher Kevin Correia’s pitches were stung by Houston Astros bats for 8 hits and 6 runs in 5 innings, today’s game at Petco Park was delayed for 52 minutes in the top of the 9th because of a swarm of bees. The swarm of several thousand bees completely … More Un-BEE-lievable!
Saturday June 27, 2009 San Diego Padres starter Kevin Correia threw 7 strong innings tonight giving up just 5 hits, 1 BB and 3 runs while striking out a career high 9. The bullpen got a much needed rest tonight with Mujica and Adams combining for 2 scoreless innings. The bats came alive tonight with … More Correia looking like an Ace
Wednesday June 17, 2009 With the shoulder injury that forced Luke Gregerson onto the DL, the Padres now have 6 pitchers on the DL. 6 Pitchers on the DL. Most teams don’t have 6 PLAYERS on the DL. In addition to Gregerson, the Padres also have on the DL: Mark Worrell who is lost for … More Another Padres Pitcher Lost to the DL
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