Latos grudgingly accepts Padres' cautious approach - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I don’t necessarily like the fact I’m being watched so carefully. I don’t have to like it. I don’t have to agree with it. It’s something I need to accept and just go with it."
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Padres keep winning, but fans aren't filling Petco - SignOnSanDiego.com
"If there aren’t, then I think more guys are going to be like, ‘Man!’ " continued Bell. "But this is a weekday, school is back in session, parents want to get the kids to bed early. We are playing the Diamondbacks … and they are not a big draw."
Padres ride home runs to big victory
"I think our game hasn’t changed. The names have changed, but we’re still going to play our game with the players we have," Black said
PADRES: New-look team flexing its muscle at the plate
"The bat of a Tejada and a Ludwick in there just adds that little thump that we were lacking before. But also the veteran at-bat -- I think that's so key. That's helping us out a lot."
PADRES NOTES: Rockies' Hawpe on Padres' radar
A source confirmed Wednesday that the Padres have talked to the Colorado Rockies about Hawpe, who was placed on waivers last Thursday. Six or seven teams reportedly are interested in Hawpe.
Superstitions a way of life for some Padres - SignOnSanDiego.com
"All of a sudden the crowd got really loud, like they did with Trevor," Bell said. "And that was one of my worst fears. What’s the crowd going to do? You have to win ‘em over. They started cheering louder. It was like, ‘Cool.’ So I sprinted faster and faster."
Oktoberfest event coming to PETCO | padres.com: News
Oktoberfest will come to PETCO Park when the home of the Padres hosts the pregame beer-tasting event on Sept. 24.
Young to throw second simulated game | padres.com: News
Padres starting pitcher Chris Young, who is on the 60-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder, will throw his second simulated game on Thursday.
Ludwick, Tejada trades help Headley | padres.com: News
The acquisitions of Ryan Ludwick and Miguel Tejada at the Trade Deadline boosted others in the lineup, and the best example of that so far is probably Chase Headley.
Hairston Jr. gets back to true utility role | padres.com: News
Jerry Hairston Jr. made his second start of the season in left field on Wednesday, a sign that the versatile veteran now will likely transition to the utility role.
Eckstein, Tejada set table for feast at plate | padres.com: News
David Eckstein and Miguel Tejada reached base seven times and scored six runs, lifting San Diego to a 9-3 victory over the D-backs on Wednesday.