1-on-1 with Jerry Hairston Jr. (VIDEO)
619Sports.Net’s Ernie Martinez brings us this 1-on-1 interview with Hairston Jr., taped on the field at Petco Park:
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Topics covered: Padres pitchers not getting complete games; players offended by going through waivers after trade deadline; ruling on a catcher tripping over dropped bat at home plate; Postgame Player Of The Game voting; Miguel Tejada "Spotlight" sign; Clayton Richard’s fast work tempo; why many relievers pitch out of the stretch with no runners on base; Yorvit Torrealba double pumps his throws back to pitcher; which side of the field the home team dugout is on.
A San Diego Padres Blog: The Sacrifice Bunt " [Insert tired John Fogerty reference here]
"Denorfia’s a great story, and he’ll remain one in left field. Let’s see if Venable’s ready to play."
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Yes, it's one of the biggest cliches in all of athletics: you've got to beat the teams you're supposed to beat.
Gwynn hopes to return if Friars make playoffs | padres.com: News
Tony Gwynn has already done the math on when he could return from his broken hand if the average six-week recovery time holds true.
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Jerry Hairston Jr. was back in the Padres starting lineup for Tuesday's series opener against the D-backs at PETCO Park after missing the entire weekend series against the Brewers in Milwaukee with migraine headaches.
Young to throw second simulated game soon | padres.com: News
Padres right-hander Chris Young, on the 60-day disabled list with a strained shoulder since the first week of the season, will likely throw his second simulated game on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday as he continues to try to position himself to pitch in September.
Five Padres gang up in shutout - SignOnSanDiego.com
"Good win," said Black. "A couple nice swings from Will and Dino. Good to see that from the bottom of the order."
Giants might regret waiver claim - SignOnSanDiego.com
But while Ross was discussed by the Padres, General Manager Jed Hoyer apparently did not put in a claim on the 29-year-old Ross, who was hitting .265 with 24 doubles, three triples, 11 homers and 58 RBI in 120 games for the Marlins.
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Or, as Padres broadcaster Mark Grant put it: "You could put Adrian between Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis and he’d hit."
PADRES: Venable, Denorfia back Richard in shutout
"Our lineup is a lot different now (with Tejada hitting second, Ludwick fourth and Headley fifth). It puts guys where they should be. Chase, at this point in his career, isn't a fourth-hole hitter. It takes a lot of pressure off. It lets guys sit back and be more selective."
PADRES NOTES: Gwynn expects to return this season
"I heard six weeks," Gwynn said. "I'm the most optimistic guy in the world, so I'm thinking four weeks at the earliest. Six weeks puts me at Oct. 1 (the start of the season's final series against the Giants). I'm already looking at it.
Date is Sept. 24, site is Park at the Park, first beer pour is at 5 p.m., last beer pour is at 7 p.m. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. Don't know if the proceeds will go to the Adrian Gonzalez Fund.
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"I was able to throw just enough strikes to keep them off balance," said Richard (12-5), who won his career-best fifth straight decision, "I mixed things up and really trusted my defense."
Unfinished Business: I ♥ MY PADRES!!!
"Also, DAVID ECKSTEIN IS BACK!!!!!! I'm sooo happy!!!! He just adds sooo much. He is very needed here. Thank you for getting better Eck!! "