Friars stifled at dish in complete turnaround | padres.com: News
A night after setting a PETCO Park record with 18 runs, the Padres mustered just four hits against Mike Pelfrey on Monday in a 4-2 loss to the Mets.
Oliver Perez: It's Better to Stay in Majors -- MLB FanHouse
Among those clubs is the Padres, who signed Perez out of Mexico when he was 16. Admired by Padres pitching coach Darren Balsley, who worked with him for several years, Perez was in San Diego's organization from 1999 through August 2003. Perez, who lives in Arizona, spoke highly of San Diego and the Padres on Tuesday, but said New York is still the place for him.
What's a Picture Worth?: Play Ball
Look, far be it from me to tell people how they should spend their hard earned money, that's none of my business. All I am saying is that it has been 3 years since the Padres were playing first place baseball and now might be a good time to head out to the ballpark while there are still some amazing deals.
Idle thoughts: Fastball velocity :: Friar Forecast
The general consensus is that a four-seam fastball is thrown with less movement and more velocity than a two-seamer.
Me, Elsewhere: Chatting with Mets Today – Ducksnorts
I’ll get killed for this, but there’s no question it’s David Eckstein.
Padres Trail: Do The Padres Need A Hitter?
I'm sure that Jed Hoyer's team, with their renewed emphasis on building a team that fits in Petco, has a list of candidates that could improve the team if on this roster. It's probably time to start seriously looking at those options.
Core relievers rested thanks to blowout | padres.com: News
The Padres' 18-6 blowout win over the Mets on Monday meant they could give some much-needed rest to their normal seventh-, eighth- and ninth-inning relievers -- Luke Gregerson, Mike Adams and Heath Bell.
Callups enjoy big moments in Monday's rout | padres.com: News
The Padres' offensive explosion in their record-setting 18-6 victory over the Mets at PETCO Park on Monday also turned into a career night for three of the club's recent minor league callups.
Pelfrey, Rodriguez quiet Padres' bats in 4-2 Mets win - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I was proud of the way we battled back again," said Hundley. "No matter what, we try to make it interesting and get the tying run to the plate. You never know."
Hairston brothers are like fire and ice - SignOnSanDiego.com
"Scott is more like my dad. I am like my mother (Esperanza), passionate. She has that Latin fire. So do I. I don’t hide it. I can’t.
PADRES NOTES: Correia beginning to turn the corner
"Mentally, I feel pretty good about it," Correia said. "When you're a little more down, if you're a little depressed, I didn't realize that it could affect you physically. Your body just doesn't feel as good as it normally would. But I felt really good the last two starts, especially last night. I finally felt really strong the whole time I was out there.
PADRES: Pelfrey silences Padres' bats
"Pelfrey pitched really well," Padres manager Bud Black said. "We didn't have many chances against him."
Bullpen checks out " NCTimes.com Blogs
"We did sit down in the bullpen and kind of relax," Gregerson said. "We were kind of watching the game and said ‘Ah (to heck with it), let’s hit another home run. I’ve got nothing else to do. Let’s keep scoring.’ It was fun."
Mike And Ike The Wright Flavor For Mets
Black said an at-bat like Eckstein’s can rattle a closer