PEORIA, AZ - MARCH 15: Eric Patterson #9 of the San Diego Padres hits a 2 run home run against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the second inning of the spring training game at Peoria Stadium on March 15, 2011 in Peoria, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
PADRES NOTES: Injury may put Patterson on DL
"This is an injury we want to be sure when he comes back the hamstring is in a condition in which he can play his game," Black said. "Speed is a big part of his game."
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"Last year, we relied on Adrian and maybe one or possibly two other hot guys at any time. This season we have more guys who are capable of coming through. I like where we are at."
Cameron Maybin leaves Padres' game with tight right quad | padres.com: News
Padres center fielder Cameron Maybin left Thursday's game against the Rangers with a tight right quadriceps. Maybin was replaced in the lineup in the bottom of the second inning by Jesus Guzman, who played right field. Will Venable moved from right field to center field.
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San Diego manager Bud Black indicated Thursday that Eric Patterson, who has essentially locked up an Opening Day roster spot as a utility man, might well be headed for the disabled list with a sore left hamstring.
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In 2002, the Padres dealt Minor League shortstop Jason Bartlett to the Twins. This offseason, they traded with the Rays to bring him back to San Diego, where they hope he will help solidify the middle infield.
Aaron Harang goes five innings; Padres beat Rangers in 10th | padres.com: News
The Padres put together a three-run rally in the top of the 10th inning to get past the Rangers, 7-4, on Thursday night. Aaron Harang went five innings and allowed four runs -- three earned -- on six hits.