The Official Blog of Matt Antonelli: PHYSICALS
"After that I went to Internal Medicine where they check your pulse, heart beat, throat, ears, and that uncomfortable thing where you've got to cough. "
Dodgers camp is last shot for Giles | MLB.com: News
Brian Giles doesn't know how much he's got left. So he checked into the Dodgers' Spring Training camp Thursday to find out.
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Moorad set to build on momentum
Padres' Garland feels sharp facing live hitters - USATODAY.com
"It's one of those things where you almost don't want to feel this good this early," Garland said. "I'm feeling good. I'll probably get a little dead arm stage at some point from all the throwing and all the little knick-knack things we do. But right now I'm pretty happy."
Top prospect Antonelli seeks fresh start | padres.com: News
Padres prospect Matt Antonelli has reason to think he might be on the cusp of pulling out of a two-year funk at the plate, which is why he showed up in Peoria a week before the rest of position players, to continue work on the swing he rebuilt last fall.
Hairston Jr. ready for anything with Padres | padres.com: News
Given his background and how the Padres plan to use him this season, few could blame Jerry Hairston Jr. for filling his locker with an assortment of gloves for the many positions he'll play in 2010.
Padres chat with U-T columnist Bill Center
"The Padres still believe in high on-base percentages. But the obsession with working the count has lightened. The emphasis now seems to be on athleticism"
PADRES ANALYSIS: Padres reaping benefits of trading former ace Peavy
"It was a stressful time," Towers said. "I had no leverage. From an organization standpoint, it had to be done. We couldn't afford to have a player with a $15 million contract on our hands."
PADRES NOTES: Garland already in fine form
"When you get a good, young group of guys like this, the sky's the limit," he said. "You can see it's kind of starting to come together. It's kind of how it was in Chicago (in 2005). I think that year we were picked to come in fourth in our division. They weren't giving us a shot and we came together and we quieted them."
Padres host live BP " NCTimes.com Blogs
"In 2008, and with the team coming off that horrifying one-game playoff lost at Colorado, Trevor Hoffman purposely buzzed Brian Giles and the two friends mocked each other in a fake shouting match. Hoffman yelled at Giles that he should have made a better throw to the plate to cut down Matt Holliday —- who consequently still hasn’t touched home plate —- and Giles yelled something funny in return."
Unfinished Business: Spring Training Countdown: 8 Days!!!! (Plus a Rant!)
"So anyways, then Adrian has to come out with this little whining speech about how we have to win a championship or pay him the money he deserves or else he's outta here. "
In a move to add depth to their Triple-A roster, the Padres have signed catcher/infielder Eric Munson to a Minor League contract.
Friars on Cardboard: Eddie Williams
"That said, something else all Gaslamp Ballers can appreciate is that his final pro team was Korea's Hyundai Unicorns. "
The Friarhood - Friarhood Radio Show 2.25.2010
"This week on Friarhood Radio we were joined by special guest Rick from RJsFro.com. Rick breaks down how he sees the 2010 Padres, we talk Adrian Gonzalez moving on and how Padres fans need to step up and support the team."
The Padres pitching coach talks to coach about how the staff is shaping up in spring training.
The Building on K St « RJ's Fro
"The building has been getting restored all these seasons though and is now completed so I asked Garfinkel recently if the building purchase & the recent Padres Hall of Fame comments were related. He stated that as of right now they aren’t sure what they are going to do with that building but they have “lots of ideas” & would like to “activate the Park more”. "