Gonzalez-centric Padres still rebuilding on the fly - Ted Keith - SI.com
"I need you guys to stop writing about it." Black
Bob Scanlan - Garland’s first opening day start makes sense for the long haul.
"Finally, and for me probably most importantly, it allows Black the freedom to use his bullpen more liberally on days that Matt Latos pitches, knowing he has Garland throwing the next day."
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In defense of the Padres - SignOnSanDiego.com
"Fielding percentage is probably the poorest way to measure defense. It is a great way to tell you the number of mistakes a player makes when he gets to the ball, but it doesn’t measure range."
Padres' 2010 organization preview | padres.com: News
The future success of every Major League team lies largely in its Minor League pipeline. With that in mind, as we approach the 2010 season, we take a comprehensive look at the Padres' farm system, from top prospects to recent Draft picks.
What's a Picture Worth?: Water the Flowers
"One of my former co-workers, a girl named Argy, used to say it's important to "water the flowers" whenever she talked about relationships."
Hairston, Latos lead Padres to victory | padres.com: News
Scott Hairston belted a three-run homer and Mat Latos allowed just one unearned run over three innings in the Padres' 7-5 win over the Reds on Tuesday.
Latos has 'great' spring, may make rotation | padres.com: News
Mat Latos, in final start of the spring, allowed one unearned run in three innings in Tuesday's 7-5 win over the Reds and appears to be the leading candidate to be the Friars' fifth starter.
PADRES NOTES: Latos shaky in final spring start
"His stuff was good, and his elbow felt fine," Black said. "He got through three innings with limited damage."
The Friarhood - Friarhood Exclusive: Interview with Ben Higgins and a special Season Preview
"In this special edition of Friarhood Radio, we are joined by a friend of the Friarhood, Ben Higgins! Ben breaks down the Padres roster, gives his pick for a break out player and lets us know where he expects the Padres to finish the season in the NL West. "
"Latos starts, Lara impressive in cameo" by Padres Scorecard
"Wearing No. 99, the recently-turned, 23-year-old Lara struck out five Diamondbacks in 1 2/3 innings. He allowed two hits and because one of his strikeout victims reached base on a wild pitch, Lara worked out of a bases-loaded jam in the ninth with a third strikeout in the inning."
Who's your Padre?: Padres Primer: 3/30/10
"As for Stairs' inclusion on the roster. He's earned it a spot. He's looked good here, I like the approach he takes. Please don't recite Spring Training statistics, they don't mean much to me or the team."
The Official Blog of Matt Antonelli: ONE WEEK UNTIL OPENING DAY
"Over those few days I have been spending most of my time fielding ground balls in the mornings and icing down my hand in the afternoons."
PADRES: Versatile Hairston brothers thrilled to finally be teammates
"But (playing with his brother) is a rare opportunity ---- it's something we kind of dreamed about as kids. Obviously, it's hard enough for both of us to get to the big leagues. It just happened to work out."