Garland unhappy after Padres lose ninth straight - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I know some people aren’t going to like hearing this. But I think we’re almost waiting for it to happen rather than making it happen. We’re on our heels. I’ve been on teams in playoff races before where you’d have someone in your face if this were happening."
Padres now 0-9 without Jerry Hairston Jr. - SignOnSanDiego.com
"We miss Jerry in a number of ways," said Black. "But our strength is the collective contributions of everyone. Hopefully, Jerry will come back."
Everyone's to blame for Padres slump - SignOnSanDiego.com
"The Padres are not a troubled team. They’re just in trouble."
Missed chances lead to ninth straight loss | padres.com: News
San Diego saw its season-high losing skid extend to nine games after dropping a 6-2 decision to Colorado on Saturday.
Padres tweak rotation for Dodgers series | padres.com: News
The Padres haven't needed to tinker too much with their starting rotation this season, though they'll make a change for their upcoming series starting on Monday against the Dodgers.
Two Hundleys ready for game day | padres.com: News
The first Saturday of the college football season had Padres catcher Nick Hundley a little more fired up than usual, as his father, Tim, starts his second season as an assistant coach at UCLA.
Clark's clutch homer completes cycle | MiLB.com News | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball
Matt Clark homered in the 10th inning Saturday to complete the cycle and give San Antonio a 7-6 victory over Corpus Christi.
PADRES NOTES: Struggling LeBlanc will miss turn in rotation
"It was Mat's fifth day, and we wanted to give Kevin a little breather," Black said. "And we felt it was in Wade's best interest to maybe skip a start."
PADRES: Offense dormant again in ninth straight loss
It just seems like we're playing on our heels," starting pitcher Jon Garland (13-10) said. "It honestly seems like we're going out not to lose -- not to lose the division -- instead of going out to win and win the division. "Right now we've hit a bad spell, and it plays tricks on your mind."
PADRES NOTES: Young cleared for second rehab start
"Once I took the mound I was worried about competing. I wasn't worried about my shoulder or about anything else. I was worrying about throwing strikes and getting guys out. The competitiveness took over."
insidethepadres: Still in it
"In this division, teams have (a) certain team's number," said Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who wears No. 2. "That's just how things fall sometimes. Take nothing away from (the Padres). That's a great team. They are in first place for a reason."
Nine Thoughts for Nine Losses – Ducksnorts
Losing nine straight down the stretch stinks. There is no other way to put it.
What's a Picture Worth?: Manager of the Year?
The reason...he has a great attitude. He's positive, encouraging and a likable guy...but when he has to be he can lay down the law. The key is he knows how to walk that tight rope.
Padres Trail: Nine Straight
This is the franchise's longest losing streak since losing 9 straight in 2003 (May 14-23). The last time they lost 10 straight, it didn't stop until they'd lost 14 in a row (May 8-21, 1994).
THE KEPT FAITH: If it's Yellow let it Mellow
So my question for the Padres is why not find a compromise between the brown and yellow of the 1970’s and now?