Twelve Thoughts: Strasburg's Shoulder, Torre and Bochy, DiPoto's Future -- MLB FanHouse
"If the Padres decline for financial reasons to make a trade that their baseball people recommend, owners John Moores and Jeff Moorad should put the club back up for sale."
Meet the Padres, America's Team -- MLB FanHouse
Meet the San Diego Padres, who rank next-to-last in payroll and are as flamboyant as a Wal-Mart greeter yet lead the National League with a 60-40 record.
Walk-off win, Tejada have Padres buzzing | padres.com: News
Oscar Salazar hit a pinch-hit walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Padres to a 3-2 victory over the Dodgers on Thursday in front of a sell-out crowd of 42,075 at PETCO Park.
Black's demeanor a perfect fit for Padres | padres.com: News
Almost to a man in the Padres' clubhouse, the players are impressed by manager Bud Black's compassion and.intensity. But above all else, his patience has been a virtue.
Padres fortify infield by acquiring Tejada | padres.com: News
The Padres' decision to trade for six-time All-Star infielder Miguel Tejada of the Orioles on Thursday was not the machinations of an impetuous general manager by any stretch of the imagination.
Walkoff is a fitting end - SignOnSanDiego.com
But the fact that they’ve won 97 of 162 games spanning two seasons cannot be ignored.
Tejada of present has less blast than in past - SignOnSanDiego.com
"All we really need is for him to make the routine ball, the routine play," Gonzalez said after the Padres’ 3-2 walk-off win against the Los Angeles Dodgers. "We don’t need anything extraordinary.
Latos’ success making it tough to limit innings - SignOnSanDiego.com
"He’s shown no signs of losing velocity (or) losing anything on the secondary pitches," Black said. "His body feels good. So we’ll gauge all this …
PADRES: Salazar's single in ninth dooms Dodgers
"We're not focused on other clubs. We're not focused on numbers. We're not focused on how we've done over the last 162 games.
PADRES: Tejada acquired from Orioles for minor league pitcher
Adrian Gonzalez wanted a veteran bat to offer him protection in the lineup, he specifically wanted Tejada
Friday Links (30 Jul 10) – Ducksnorts
"Now, with the day gig infringing on things like sleep and having a life, I’m lucky if I can skim through stuff. I try to offer insightful commentary, but where that fails, I rely on snark because snark is cheap and easy. I’m not proud; I do what I must."
PADRES NOTES: Hoyer still looking at trade possibilities
"This doesn't necessarily mean we won't go for an outfielder," Hoyer said.
The Official Blog of Matt Antonelli: ANOTHER TRIP TO SD
"This will be my fourth trip to SD to meet with our doctors to discuss my hand and why it hasn't healed the way it was supposed to heal. I am interested to see what happens because it is becoming quite frustrating that I cannot play in games."
BRIEF Miguel Tejada Analysis :: Friar Forecast
"Tejada provides some depth in the infield, and looks to be a slight marginal upgrade. But hey, when you’re in the playoff hunt in late July, a slight marginal upgrade could make the difference in the end."
A San Diego Padres Blog: The Sacrifice Bunt " Blog Archive " Padres acquire Miguel Tejada
"If nothing else, Tejada makes this team that much easier to build on MVP 2005, so let’s call it a win."
THE KEPT FAITH: The Tejada Trade Via Text
"I'm not kidding you - I'm trying to be optimistic."