I don't know why Heath Bell feels so confident he'll be here next season. Especially when he makes fun of the GM for being short.
- XX Sports Radio: Heath Bell Interview (MP3)
Heath talks about how short Jed Hoyer is, "He's a little guy". Bell doesn't want to go back to a set up role.
Sources: Mariners still active on many fronts - MLB News - FOX Sports on MSN
While some in the industry question whether Jed Hoyer would want to trade Gonzalez in his first major transaction as the new San Diego general manager, one source said Thursday that the slugging first baseman "could be had in the right deal." Still, it doesn't appear that talks between Seattle and San Diego are advancing toward a deal.
Former Cal State Fullerton star Phil Nevin to manage double-A for Tigers | The Fabulous Forum | Los Angeles Times
Phil Nevin, the former Cal State Fullerton third baseman who spent 12 years in the major leagues, including 1998 with the Angels, has been hired by the Detroit Tigers to manage the team's double-A affiliate in Erie, Pa.
insidethepadres: A look back at a look ahead
Judging by the last 15years, maybe any player drafted by the Padres in the first round should be downgraded just as a matter of course.
The Official Blog of Matt Antonelli: HOW YA DOIN?
I bet as many people as I could that the Patriots would have a better record at the end of the year than the Chargers.
Padres’ Director of Player Personnel Chris Gwynn
From the MLB Winter Meetings, Chris Gwynn joins 619 Sports to discuss his promotion to director of player personnel in the Padres’ front office. How tough was it to see KT and Grady Fuson go? Should Will Venable play center or right field? Is Chase Headley a third baseman or an outfielder? And where do Nick Hundley and Everth Cabrera need to improve?
Black hopes late surge carries over to '10 | padres.com: News
After the Padres went 37-25 over the final 62 games of the season, it left manager Bud Black encouraged that such a fast finish wasn't an anomaly and a more a sign of things to come.
Padres laying groundwork for moves | padres.com: News
It's beginning to look as though the Padres will leave the Winter Meetings without making a trade, signing a free agent or doing much with their current 40-man roster.
Sports Broadcasting Hall to induct Enberg | padres.com: News
The Padres' new television play-by-play announcer, Dick Enberg, will be inducted next week into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame, a team-issued news release announced on Wednesday.
Kevin Correia out?: Hoyer tips his hand at winter meetings
Kevin Correia and Kevin Kouzmanoff headline the latest rumors of potential departing Padres from MLB's winter meetings.
Lewis and Frandsen for Kouz? Don’t Believe It For a Second :: Friar Forecast
The Padres need to trade Kevin Kouzmanoff. It is silly to have Chase Headley masquerade as a corner-outfielder, when he is clearly a third baseman. But, taking back a bag of garbage just to make room for him at third does nothing to improve the team.