Petco Park gets rave reviews as an intimate music venue - SignOnSanDiego.com
In a serendipitous coincidence with obvious cross-marketing potential, Gray’s final number Saturday, “Beauty in the World,” was used this season as the Padres’ “victory song” at the conclusion of each home game the team won. Her performance of “Beauty” Saturday featured video footage of the 2010 Padres in action.
Jewel cancels Petco Park appearance at last minute - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I'm devastated. Jst saw my Dr. What I thought was a cold is a bad inner ear infection. I have a high fever & can not fly or sing."
Randy Jones All American Sports Grill
I've been hearing radio commercials saying that Randy Jones has taken over the old Trophy's Restaurant in Hazard Center, which sounds good to me since Trophy's sucked. The actual website doesn't mention Randy Jones at all, which makes me wonder if he just became a partner and slapped his name on the facade. Looking over the menu (pdf) I don't see any RJ BBQ yet. ***Developing***
When Should San Diego Trade Adrian Gonzalez? | FanGraphs Baseball
"If the Padres can trade Gonzalez for something approaching $30 million in value this winter, they should say yes. The risks of keeping him outweigh the potential benefits for a team in San Diego’s position."
Headley qualifies for arbitration as Super Two | padres.com: News
Headley is up for a raise next season. I always forget what "Super Two" means, so if you're like me and you barely care about this stuff but you feel like you should at least know the basics then Wikipedia explains all.
Padres add Ausmus, Jarvis to staff; replace Riddoch with Murphy - SignOnSanDiego.com
Former players Brad Ausmus and Kevin Jarvis have taken jobs in the Padres front office. They're probably answering phones and filing paper work. Meanwhile former Arizona State head coach Pat Murphy will replace former Padres manager Greg Riddoch as the manager of the club's short-season Single-A affiliate in Eugene, Ore.
Seattle Mariners hire San Diego Padres' Ted Simmons as front office adviser - ESPN
The Seattle Mariners have hired San Diego bench coach Ted Simmons as a senior adviser to general manager Jack Zduriencik.
What's a Picture Worth?: Fore!
Mark Grant and John Weisbarth are growing beards.
Once again, Padres back in rebuilding mode - SignOnSanDiego.com
"If Hoyer were a movie, he’d be one of those Westerns in which a desperate, outnumbered band tries to hold the fort until the cavalry shows up."
Padres’ Cabrera exits winter ball | SportsNewsBulletin.com
Everth Cabrera has returned home from playing winter ball because of a sore hamstring.