Krasovic: While East Coast Snoozes, Padres Keep Winning
"This reporter is on record here saying the $38 million Padres will end up with 79 victories, and I also see them falling to third place by summer."
"There are no promises in this sport, and never any guarantees, but regardless of what happens from now until September this team so far has been exciting and inspiring to watch. Keep it going boys!"
Hundley's 1B wins it for Padres in 11th - SignOnSanDiego.com
Pinch-hitter Nick Hundley singled in Lance Zawadzki from second base with two outs in the 11th inning to lift the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.
This year, Torrealba is a hit at Petco Park - SignOnSanDiego.com
"Try not to do too much and don’t let the ballpark get in your head," Torrealba said. "I have a top swing and that’s not bad here. Low line drives. I don’t try to overswing.
Average fan not convinced Padres for real - SignOnSanDiego.com
Face it. You have no faith in the Padres.
Tony the Gwynn and Jim Riggleman talking about Strasburg.
Torrealba leaving Padres for three days | padres.com: News
Padres catcher Yorvit Torrealba will be placed on the restricted list on Monday and will be away from the team for three days as he attends to what manager Bud Black called "personal matters."
Baseball strengthens bond for Ecksteins | padres.com: News
Whenever the Padres meet the Washington Nationals, it has special meaning for David Eckstein. That's because Eckstein gets to reunite with one person who has had a huge influence on his career -- his older brother, Rick.
PADRES: Game No. 50 is microcosm of Padres' surprising season
"We're a first-place team," closer Heath Bell said. "We know we can win this whole thing. "I don't know how long it's going to take for the so-called experts to figure it out. Maybe it'll be 150 games, but they will figure it out."
Hundley, Padres walk off over Nats in 11th | padres.com: News
Nick Hundley drove in the winning run with a single in the 11th inning to lift the Padres to a 3-2 victory over the Nationals before a crowd of 28,591 at PETCO Park.
The Official Blog of Matt Antonelli: MAIL BAG
I am sorry if I haven't gotten around to your emails lately but I'm trying to space them out a little bit. Thanks for sending them in and I hope you enjoy the video.
Clayton Richard and the two-seamer :: Friar Forecast
"If we take the 2010 version of the pitch algorithm as the more accurate one, then it appears what happens in 2009 is that a lot of two-seamers were actually classified as four-seamers. So, in reality, Richard’s pitch selection has probably not changed that much – the pitch algorithm has."
Friars on Cardboard: Ten Trivia Gems
I'm just going to toss up another batch of beards accompanied by a slew of completely unrelated Padres facts. I hope you enjoy.
The Friarhood - It is time for the Padres to get serious about winning
It’s time for the Front Office to wake up and realize this team is in the thick of things and if they want the fan base to start showing up then a bold move would have a huge impact.
Gwynn eagerly awaits Strasburg's debut | nationals.com: News
Padres broadcaster and San Diego State coach Tony Gwyn said he would like to attend Stephen Strasburg's big league debut, which is tentatively scheduled against the Pirates on at Nationals Park in June.