Richard bounces back against Royals | padres.com: News
Clayton Richard returned to his own house of horrors Wednesday and emerged with much better results than his last trip to Surprise Stadium.
Padres breaking down language barrier | padres.com: News
The Padres have employed Bryan Miley to teach front-office staff, Minor League coaches and roving instructors, trainers and anyone else who shows up to Spanish instruction aimed toward narrowing the language barrier between player and staff.
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PADRES: Tony Gwynn Jr. spent offseason shoring up weaknesses
"I've gained 15 pounds since last season (from 178 to 193), but I'm quicker and stronger," Gwynn said. "It's good weight. I'm not heavy. I changed my stance just a little bit in hopes of generating a little more power. Dave and Buddy have asked me to look to bunt at least once a game in the spring. And they've asked me to look to steal a base whenever I can."
"I would love watching Adrian play in San Diego, and think he is a great person and influence for any team and community that he is a part of, but it is hard for me to be pragmatically optimistic about his long term future as a member of the Padres."
"Castro, Pelzer shifted to minor-league side" by Padres Scorecard
"Minor-league camp just got a little more interesting with the transfer of pitcher Simon Castro from the big-league side."
They May Not Contend, But Pads Plan To Be In The Running
"Stealing, of course, is not just about speed," Gwynn said. "There’s so much to learn about the pitchers and what they like to do. You want to pick the right pitches to run on. With Dave’s experience, I’ve picked up a lot from him."
hotstove.com" Antonelli, LeBlanc, Durango Impressive for the Padres this Spring
Jonny Dub answers another question.
The Sacrifice Bunt:The other side of the PETCO coin
Talkin' Park Effects
Mailbag: Is Oscar Salazar Any Good? – Ducksnorts
In short, Salazar offers a potent right-handed bat and the ability to play multiple positions, albeit none well enough to merit a full-time job (to say nothing of the fact that it would make no sense for a rebuilding team to let a 31-year-old with minimal big-league experience block younger guys with equally little experience but potentially brighter futures).
Spring Training 2010 | Padres Headley, Gwynn on NCAA alma mater matchup - Video | padres.com: Multimedia
03.17.10: Tennessee alum Chase Headley and San Diego State alum Tony Gwynn on the upcoming NCAA tournament matchup between their schools