PADRES: Ex-hitting coach Joyner at peace with departure
"I had a choice. I either could have kept quiet and collected a paycheck and followed the system or I had the opportunity to express my displeasure before they got rid of me, which I figured was going to happen. I have a lot of pride in my abilities. I wasn't going to coach and agree to a system that wasn't going to make these players better. They were handcuffed."
PADRES: Team looks to Ready to end high turnover at batting coach
"It was never 'Get your hands here or get your foot down.' It was, 'In batting practice, pick a song and sing it in your head and get a little rhythm. Get that rhythm going and your thoughts off that stuff.'
Tests reveal contusion in Hairston's hand | padres.com: News
A X-ray revealed that Scott Hairston has a contusion in his left hand after being hit on the left hand by a pitch on Saturday.
San Diego Padres 2010 Primer -- MLB FanHouse
"The Dodgers and Rockies are far and away the best teams in the NL West. In fact, they're so much better than the rest that the Padres will probably quickly realize that they can't compete in 2010."
Padres' wish has been Italiano's command | padres.com: News
The Padres are preaching fastball command this spring, and right-handed reliever Craig Italiano has embraced this philosophy and is making strides toward turning it a reality.
Steady as he goes: Padres' Jon Garland - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I’m going to be there. And I’m going to go as far as I can go. And when you go as far as you can and are the last starting pitcher standing, you’ve given your team a chance to win. Bottom line."
Hairston’s hand bruised, not broken - SignOnSanDiego.com
"It’s fine, I can grip, nothing is broken," said Hairston
PADRES NOTES: Hairston fine a day after being hit on hand
"He told me he was fine and I left it at that," Black said. "That's all I needed to know. He'll be fine."
The Official Blog of Matt Antonelli: TRIVIA QUESTION
"the first person to answer that question correctly will win two free Spring Training tickets to a Padres game on the date of their choice"
Previewing the 2010 Portland Beavers: Batting :: Friar Forecast
"Last year Portland finished dead last in BA"