Padres counting on Tim Stauffer to make a big impact as starter | padres.com: News
"I was talking to Bochy, and he said the guy we didn't want to face the most on that staff was Stauff," said former Padres general manager Kevin Towers. "This guy has become a bona fide pitcher in the National League."
NOTEBOOK: Ludwick 'excited' to get fresh start - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I had never been booed before," said the 32-year-old Ludwick. "It stung, but I understand. I had a tough two months when the Padres needed me to have a good two months."
Chase Headley plans on correcting his struggles hitting right-handed | padres.com: News
"If I had to pick one side, I would be a right-handed hitter," said Headley, who struggled from the right side a year ago for reasons he still can't explain.
Richard puts work, team ahead of individual glory - SignOnSanDiego.com
"Internally, he gets his due," said Black of the 27-year-old Richard. "But outside of our circle, probably not."
PADRES: No pattern to what Bell does on the mound
"I don't think I fall into patterns when I pitch," Bell said.