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Inbox: Looking ahead to Opening Day | padres.com: News
In the latest Padres Inbox, fans ask for a sneak peek at the Opening Day lineup, whether Luis Durango could play second, what Dusty Ryan has to offer and more.
San Diego counting on bargains | padres.com: News
The Padres, who have holes left to fill through free agency and, possibly, through trades, are a little more than five weeks away from the start of Spring Training. Yet GM Jed Hoyer isn't panicking.
Masur's Musings: Happy New Year...
I was chatting with Corey Brock of mlb.com about Hairston Jr. We both agreed that he'd be a great influence in the clubhouse, like his brother Scott was. He's also a player that gives you a lot of versatility. He can play the outfield, shortstop and second base.
New Management Must Care Less About Families Than Old Management :: Friar Forecast
Two years ago, when the Padres raised ticket prices, the team cited the need to "promote a family atmosphere" as the rationale for the increased prices. As I wrote at the time, that excuse was utter baloney. Either that, or Moorad and company care less about promoting a family atmosphere than Alderson and friends…
Vote for Pad Squad Amanda to represent the San Diego Chargers at the Super Bowl - Gaslamp Ball
Amanda is still in 3rd place. Keep voting once a day!
Bob Scanlan | Facebook
The MLB Hall of Fame inductees for 2010 will be announced today. Based on my experiences having played both with and against most of the candidates on the ballot, the two players that I believe MUST be admitted this year are Robby Alomar, and Andre Dawson. Who do you think is most deserving?
USC Aiken baseball assitant taking job with the Padres
University of South Carolina Aiken head baseball coach Kenny Thomas announced on Wednesday, Jan. 6 that assistant coach Mark Conner will depart the program. Conner has taken a position with the San Diego Padres as an Area Scout. Conner will be in charge of scouting operations for the Padres in the Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Eastern Indiana areas.