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"While I am hopeful things will work out with San Diego, if not, I am so lucky to have spent five years in the best city in America, playing before tremendous fans and for a first-class organization."
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"Not picking up the option in no way impacts my feelings and sentiments towards the San Diego Padres," Young said. "The past five years have been five of the best years of my life."
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"I'm certainly extremely grateful to everybody in the organization, the city, the fans, teammates and everyone. If that's the end, then so be it. I have nothing but great memories. I just wish I could have been able to contribute to a championship."
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"This is a better financial deal for the Padres," Storm president Dave Oster said. "One year in Lake Elsinore would have been OK. We would have gotten through it. But if the stadium issue in Escondido drags out to two years, there would have been bigger issues."
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"Let me tell you something," I said, "he is one of the nicest human beings I know, in or out of sports."
Schrodinger’s Cat and Adrian Gonzalez
"Unlike Schrodinger’s cat, which had a 50/50 chance of living in his thought experiment, I firmly believe Adrian Gonzalez has a 0/100 chance of staying with the San Diego Padres beyond his current contract. This kitty’s gonna get gassed."