XX Sports Radio: Corey Brock Interview (MP3)
MLB.com's Corey Brock on the possibility of moving the Triple A affiliate to Escondido & the never-ending question of if the Padres have money to spend before the trade deadline.
XX Sports Radio: Mat Latos Interview (MP3)
It's a big series in Colorado & Latos says the whole team knows the importance. Latos discussed his 1st HR, pitching inside & why he wouldn't want to be Stephen Strasburg.
Rockies feeling buzz at Coors - SignOnSanDiego.com
"We’ve had trouble with this (Colorado) team so far this year. It’d be nice to come out of here with a couple wins to show that we can fight these guys."
Hey, the kid can swing the lumber, too - SignOnSanDiego.com
As Latos finished his swing and began his movement toward first, the upper part of the broken bat came around and hit him in the back of the neck. "It almost knocked me out," he said. "You can see my reaction as I’m running down (the baseline). That’s twice I’ve done that. Once last year, now this year. Pretty funny."
Latos pitching strong, but for how long?
"We watch it all the time," Black says acknowledging Latos’ rising inning count. "There are games where he probably could have gone an inning or two [more] when we took him out. "
Bullpen shows it's mortal in wild loss | padres.com: News
Ian Stewart hit an opposite-field grand slam in the seventh inning on Friday to lead the Rockies to a 10-8 victory over the Padres before a crowd of 36,123 at Coors Field.
Intriguing ninth-round pick signs deal | padres.com: News
San Diego hasn't reached an agreement with its first-round pick, pitcher Karsten Whitson, though it did sign left-handed pitcher Josh Spence on Friday.
Eckstein close to returning to lineup | padres.com: News
David Eckstein, who appeared as a defensive replacement on Tuesday in Washington, said that he's close to returning to the starting lineup.
Venable could begin taking BP soon | padres.com: News
San Diego outfielder Will Venable, on the 15-day disabled list since July 3 with a lower back strain, could begin taking batting practice this weekend.
With heel 'better,' Gwynn pinch-hits | padres.com: News
The three home runs Washington's Adam Dunn hit on Wednesday did more than just sink San Diego. They also gave outfielder Tony Gwynn a big pain in his left heel.
"Tough time, place to heal" by Padres Scorecard
"Better. Getting better."
I hope everyone enjoyed the first part of our trip yesterday. Here is the second part of the trip.
PADRES: Stewart's grand slam in seventh lifts Rockies
"We wouldn't be where we are if it wasn't for the collection of our guys in the bullpen," Padres manager Bud Black said. "Pitchers aren't invincible. Tonight, (Gregerson) left a pitch out over the plate, and a guy with power put the good part of the bat on it."
What's a Picture Worth?: July Grey Sky
That's fine, it get it, this is not my first rodeo...but it's July 9th and those damn clouds still haven't gone away. Enough already, "May Grey" and "June Gloom" have had there turn, it's the suns time to shine.
Padres Week In Review/Rockies Preview
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The Friarhood - Making the case: Mat Latos
"I will be posting more information from the All Star Fan Fest in Anaheim. This was a great video that I shot with Chris Garcia, thought I would share"
Padres Trail: When will Latos take a break, and for how long?
"Choosing Tim Stauffer over Mat Latos to start games in late July and all of August is not ideal for a team in the thick of the pennant hunt."
Jake Peavy and Deadline Duds | Chicken Friars | A San Diego Padres Blog
"And now, here we are, a year past that blockbuster. And what has that deal given the Padres and White Sox?"