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  • PETCO Park renews high school event | News
    Nearly 100 San Diego high school baseball players will be playing at PETCO Park on Friday and Saturday.

  • Padres assistant Roberts has lymphoma | News
    Dave Roberts, who last played for the Giants in 2008, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in mid-March. He told the AP that the cancer was detected early and that his prognosis is "good."

  • Padres' bullpen catching fire | News
    While much of the focus lately has been on the Padres' pitching staff as a whole, the bullpen has been especially excellent.

  • Towers nurtured winning varietal -
    "My hope is that Jed (successor Jed Hoyer) wins the division. It’s great for a first-year GM to win the division, as I did. But I don’t look at it as my team. It’s Jed’s team."

  • Pads wilt in Jimenez heat wave -
    But Tony Gwynn put it best. "He pitches like a monster,"

  • Kyle Blanks’ bat still underemployed -
    "It’s hard looking at the numbers," Blanks said Monday

  • PADRES: Using 100 mph fastball, Rockies ace Jimenez blows away Padres
    "He did a good job, but I thought we did a good job against him, too," said Padres third baseman Chase Headley,

  • PADRES NOTES: Roberts informed some of his status in March
    "My spirits are high," Roberts said. "I expect to beat this and be fully recovered.

  • PADRES NOTES: Zawadzki has hit here before
    "I was nervous up until my first at-bat (Sunday). There was some anxiety built up there. It's kind of a load on your shoulders.

  • Dave Roberts Upbeat in Wake of Lymphoma Diagnosis -- MLB FanHouse
    Dave Roberts probed a lump on his neck in March, leading to medical tests and word that he has Hodgkin's lymphoma.

  • Who's your Padre?: Perils of the NL West ...
    Jimenez, obviously, is the real deal.

  • Oh Oh Ubaldo! Jimenez Shuts Down Padres
    Chase Headley had a single off Jimenez, and had a possible RBI single taken away in the 5th on a running stab by Colorado second baseman Clint Barmes. He spoke to 619 Sports and the San Diego media after the game

  • The Official Blog of Matt Antonelli: RECOVERY
    It is still very hard for me to type so I made another video to keep you up to date with my progress.

  • What's a Picture Worth?: If You're Not First, You're Last
    Mr. Zawadzki collected the 1st base hit in PETCO Park history.

  • The Sacrifice Bunt: A San Diego Padres Blog " Blog Archive " Incidentally gang, beer fest is terrible.
    Garfinkel just half-apologized to the crowd, to audible boos. I guess something like "we’ll do it better next year" counts as an apology.

  • Beerfest Part 2
    Garfinkel proclaimed that "we'll be ready next time with more room, more displays and a lot more beer!"

  • Avenging Jack Murphy: National MLB Writer Enjoys The Laughter Elicited By San Diego's Padres
    Do the Padres need to "run away with the NL West" in order to keep Adrian?

  • Friars on Cardboard: This Tuesday's Guest: SDPads1 from RJ's Fro on Wally Joyner
    On December 21st 1995, the Padres world would forever be changed.

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