Saturday June 19, 2010 I really do not understand what Bud Black is thinking. Why is Eckstein leading off and Headley hitting 2nd? Eckstein is hitting .296 with men on base this season and .297 career. He is the prototypical #2 hitter. He hits 24 points lower career with bases empty. So WTF is he … More What is Black Thinking?
Friday July 31, 2009 The Padres mounted one of the biggest comebacks of the year overcoming a 7-1 deficit to post their 2nd double digit run total and defeat the Milwaukee Brewers 11-7 at Petco Park tonight. Kyle Blanks went 2 for 3 including his 5th home run of the season walked twice and scored … More 4 in a Row!
Thursday July 9, 2009 Ouch! Have you looked at the Padres lineup for tonight’s game at the Giants? SS – Cabrera (Asheville Tourists – Low A), CF – Gwynn (Nashville Sounds – AAA) 1B – Gonzalez 3B – Kouzmanoff LF – Headley (Portland Beavers) RF – Venable (Portland Beavers) C – Alfonzo (Fresno Grizzlies – … More 7 of 9 should be in the minors tonight!
Saturday June 6, 2009 After being on base 5 times in 5 at bats tonight (a single, a double and 3 bb), the post game interview let us hear that not only has Jr hit like his HOF daddy, he even sounds like him. Oh yeah, and the Padres won the game over the Arizona … More He even sounds like his daddy.
Monday June 1, 2009 Geoff Young over at Ducksnorts said in a coherent manner what I tried to get across about Gwynn’s defense on Saturday. I guess only posting once a week or so has its benefits. I was so ticked off about how Gwynn cost the Padres that game I was just doing my … More Ducksnorts says what I wanted to about Gwynn, but was too angry to type
Saturday May 23, 2009 7 Wins in a Row and the Padres move into 2nd place in the NL West. Just home from the game and it was a beauty! Jake Peavy threw his second straight gem and the bullpen once again shut the door as the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs for … More 7 in a ROW and 2nd place too!
Thursday May 21, 2009 Gwynn scores the winning run and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2. A very familiar sounding statement in Padres land, but this time it is the newest Padre, Tony Gwynn Jr., coming across the plate. The Padres starting pitching was outstanding again tonight with Kevin Correia going … More Gwynn scores the winning run in the 9th for the Padres 6th straight wins!