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One of the likeliest scenarios would involve the Padres trading two relievers – closer Heath Bell and veteran setup man Chad Qualls – while keeping the more affordable Mike Adams and Luke Gregerson.
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"It's good for our psyche," manager Bud Black said of the victory, which leads into an off-day on Thursday as the team returns home. "We came into a tough ballpark, against a team that's been playing well. Our guys should feel good about it."
Richard defeats Red Sox, rain delays - SignOnSanDiego.com
"The double play in the first was huge," Richard said. "Picking off Cameron was huge. The defense was great in terrible conditions. It’s always good to win."
PADRES: Richard gets support in rainy win over Red Sox
"If there's one guy in the rotation we feel good about having out there in these conditions, it's Clayton," Black said. "With all the work he puts in on the side, and his resiliency, he has an arm that can withstand delays." "I'm glad Clayton picked up the W. He deserved this one."
PADRES NOTES: Luebke will get start against Braves
"We talked about this now for a couple of weeks, even before Aaron's foot injury," said Padres manager Bud Black, referring to injured starter Aaron Harang. "We looked at the depth of our starters, and we wanted (Luebke) to be in the mix.
Padres dunk Boston in rain-shortened game - SignOnSanDiego.com
"If this day wasn’t so horrible, I’d probably be celebrating more," said Padres third baseman Chase Headley. "I’m glad we won. That feels great. But we shouldn’t have played that game today. "At some point, baseball has to take into consideration the health of the players. At some point today, I felt that was sacrificed. That’s the worst conditions I’ve seen since I’ve been in the big leagues."
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He gave them all hugs and shrugged as if to say, "Yeah, I did hit that laser off the 420 sign, but we really got pounded. I'd rather get a W."