Padres defense fails, 'small ball' fizzles - SignOnSanDiego.com
"We gave them four runs. Two mistakes took the game away from us."
Fifteen Minutes of Optimism – Ducksnorts
"I blame Jon Garland. He was awful in his Padres debut. Granted, four of the runs were unearned, but I’m pretty sure Everth Cabrera had nodded off by the time Garland got around to delivering that fateful pitch to Justin Upton."
Can’t Win ‘Em All…
"The Padres don’t match up well on Opening Day anymore. Opening Day is for aces. "
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Garland victim of errors, long balls in loss | padres.com: News
Stephen Drew hit a two-run, inside-the-park home run and starting pitcher Dan Haren allowed one run in seven innings on Monday, as the Diamondbacks defeated the Padres, 6-3, on Opening Day at Chase Field.
Ramos excited to be with Padres | padres.com: News
A week ago, Cesar Ramos was preparing for another start in Arizona for the Padres' Triple-A team when the left-hander was told to hold off on the normal bullpen he usually makes between starts.
Padres sure could use arm like Arizona ace’s - SignOnSanDiego.com
"With his kind of stuff, it’s going to be a grind," said Tony Gwynn The Younger. "It’s going to be a game where you have to grind out some runs. "I looked up at one point and he had 80 pitches total and 60 of them were strikes. That just lets you know he’s in the (strike) zone. He’s tough to deal with."
Boys of summer can’t put much stock in spring - SignOnSanDiego.com
"This is the team we imagined on Feb. 15," Hoyer says. "And that’s a good thing. I was able to watch with a critical eye. It was necessary. I did more evaluating than usual this spring, and too much evaluation can be dangerous. "I’m thrilled with the way we’ve played, even if it was spring ball. I feel good about where we stand. I think fans should be excited."
Stairs ties record while playing for his 12th team - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I would like to thank the Padres, my offseason hockey program and NutriSystems," joked Stairs, who several days ago signed a promotional contract with the diet firm that helped him lose 32 pounds over the winter.
PADRES NOTES: Ramos excited about last-minute promotion
"It happened really fast," said Ramos
PADRES: Padres open the season with error-filled loss to Arizona
"We made errors mentally, physically," first baseman Adrian Gonzalez said. "So yeah, we definitely didn't play a great game, and that's why we lost. I feel like if we played a good game and we didn't give up those four unearned runs we might still be playing."
PADRES: Cabrera aims to go from surprise starter to long-term stalwart
"He's capable of doing some great things."
The Official Blog of Matt Antonelli: QUICK TRIP TO SD
"For some reason I have been experiencing pain in my left hand on and off since last season and I haven't been able to figure out the source of the problem."
What's a Picture Worth?: Opening Day 2010
"It's a great feeling too because it reminds you of why you got into the business in the first place...adrenaline."
Bob Scanlan - Two HeyScan questions tonight: Ground rules at Chase, and Headley’s error.
Scanman must have misheard the emailer's name. "Your thoughts? – Brent Hey Kent,"
New Regime Means a Slew of Surprising Moves :: Friar Forecast
"The addition of Stairs and the DFA of Huffman are not the big news. The big surprise is the addition of Ramos to the 25 man roster. "
Hacksaw Opening Day: Welcome back, baseball
"Baseball. It's here. The green grass, blue skies, color, pageantry and all kinds of hopes."
Unfinished Business: Blogging the Padres in '10
"Here's what you can expect from this blog this season, and what I want to accomplish..."
The Sacrifice Bunt: A San Diego Padres Blog " Blog Archive " Adrian Gonzalez’s opportunities
"But batting Gwynn Jr. and Eckstein first and second exemplifies a poor approach to decision making."
Game One in the books
"JON GARLAND. He nibbled at the corners too much. Garland was behind alot of hitters and that 30-pitch first inning was not a good start."
The Friarhood - Game Day Recap: vs. AZ 4.5.10
Padres fall 6-3 to a masterful performance by Dan Haren.
Huffman Designated For Assignment | Chicken Friars | A San Diego Padres Blog
"I mean, would anyone really pick up Radhames Liz? Cesar Carrillo? Mark Worrell? Just a thought."