Olney says that the Padres will probably hold on to Adrian this summer. They don't want to allienate their fans more than they already have. I beg to differ. The Pads will get a better deal for Adrian if they trade him in the winter. If they did trade him now the Red Sox would be interested. That would be great if Boston would be nice enough to take him off our hands.
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Gonzalez's numbers so far this season are simply up, up and away
"I give my vote to Albert Pujols," Gonzalez says. "Who wouldn't?" I wasn't going to vote anyway, but I'm certainly not voting for a guy who won't even vote for himself.
PADRES: Headley trying to play reduction in playing time by the book : North County Times - Californian 06-05-2009
"I think he may be pressing," Towers said. "I mean (he's) a young player and hasn't had a great deal of success in the major leagues, it's human nature to press. It' s a tough job when you're hitting behind Adrian (Gonzalez). That's a lot of pressure. You want to be swinging the bat well just so he'll see more pitches."
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"Personally, I can't complain," Gonzalez said. "I'm feeling good at the plate. I can always do a better job of not chasing pitches out of the zone, but I can't take away from my aggressiveness, either."
Who Needs Doubles? Padres; Adrian Gonzalez Likes to Just Hit Them Over the Fence - WSJ.com
“It is weird. I can’t explain it. That’s just the way the balls are going, I guess. I’m just not hitting the balls in the gap as much. Guys are making fun of me, asking if I’ll even have 10"