"Size matters not."
Hard lessons led to Latos' breakout season - MLB - Yahoo! Sports
“A light turned on,” Latos said. “I decided to quit acting like I was 16 years old.”
Castrovince: Taking the plunge on predictions | MLB.com: News
"The finale of what has been described by many as the "Year of the Pitcher" pits two of the strongest staffs against each other. The Rays and Padres go the distance, with the Rays silencing the crowd at PETCO Park with a Game 7 victory"
PADRES: Latos, offense help avert sweep in Arizona
"The thing we've been doing all season is showing our resiliency, coming back from losses and responding the next day," manager Bud Black said. "So that was good."
Latos picks up Padres — again - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I didn’t go after the hitters early," Latos said. "The frustration you saw was with me not being aggressive, not going after guys. I need to get back to trusting myself.
What Happened in Phoenix, Stays in Phoenix – Ducksnorts
Mat Latos was, as has become his custom, brilliant.
Sunday Seven: Padres Slowing Down
"What is of concern to this observer is how the team’s offensive style has changed. It’s something I noted at the time of the deals…San Diego became a more hit-dependent offense by adding two players who will likely combine for zero steals this year."
A Night At Dodger Stadium :: Friar Forecast
"Trough’s allow for a more efficient use of restroom real-estate, and personally, I don’t feel like there is an alarming reduction in privacy. "
Denorfia, Latos show some speed in win | padres.com: News
Jerry Hairston and Scott Hairston drove in the Padres' first three runs on a pair of RBI singles and a solo homer, giving Mat Latos plenty of support in Sunday's 10-1 win over Arizona.
Bloom: Padres on path to postseason | padres.com: News
As of now, the Padres have played 6,628 games over the course of their nearly 42 seasons without a pitcher throwing a no-hitter or a batter hitting for the cycle. They haven't won a World Series, either, for that matter. Quite a trifecta.
Venable's power, speed in elite company | padres.com: News
When Padres outfielder Will Venable slugged a home run Friday, it gave him 10 for season, coupled with his career-best 19 stolen bases. Venable is one of eight players in the Major Leagues this season to have at least 10 home runs and 19 stolen bases.
Padres not panicking as race tightens | padres.com: News
The Padres went into Sunday's game against Arizona with a 3-6 record over their past nine games and with the second-place San Francisco Giants seemingly drawing closer in the standings each day.
Ludwick searching for consistency in SD | padres.com: News
On Saturday, Padres right fielder Ryan Ludwick had his first extra-base hit and RBI since joining the team. Ludwick, acquired from the Cardinals on July 31 at the Trade Deadline, is hoping it's a sign of big things to come.
Cabrera: ‘When they need me, I am ready’ - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I have the attitude that I want to be successful and show up every day with that attitude."
LAKE ELSINORE: Leaders excited about AAA-team possibility
"We haven't gotten absolute confirmation, but that's pretty exciting if it comes to fruition,"
insidethepadres: 1998 redux
Quilvio Veras: "I'm about to turn 40." Tony Gwynn: "Get out of here. Forty?!?"
The Official Blog of Matt Antonelli: GRIZZLY ADAMS DID HAVE A BEARD
Here's an update on what's going on with my pain in the ass injury...Injuries are stupid...Enjoy.
Podcast: Now It’s A Two-Team Race
# How the Padres eliminated the Dodgers over the last 10 days # If the next three weeks hold the key to the Padres winning the NL West # Are the Dodgers entering a long period of non-contention?
THE KEPT FAITH: The Ludwick Era and Podcast 007
"The only language I've known for the Padres since I became a fan is cynicism."