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Padres name plaza after Bud Selig

Padres bribe Bud Selig with naming honor in exchange for All-Star Game

Padres name plaza after Bud Selig

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Padres bribe Bud Selig with naming honor in exchange for All-Star Game

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Game Thread: 08/27 Padres vs. Brewers

WIN THIS.

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Bud Selig's history (or lack thereof) in San Diego

A brief look at what sort of impact the outgoing commissioner has had in the town that just named part of their ballpark for him.

Bud Selig's history (or lack thereof) in San Diego

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A brief look at what sort of impact the outgoing commissioner has had in the town that just named part of their ballpark for him.

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Mike Dee will answer angry fan questions

Padres President/CEO Mike Dee will appear on Padres Social Hour this afternoon to duck and dodge angry questions from fans trying to figure out what possessed the team to name their Hall of Fame...

Mike Dee will answer angry fan questions

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Padres President/CEO Mike Dee will appear on Padres Social Hour this afternoon to duck and dodge angry questions from fans trying to figure out what possessed the team to name their Hall of Fame...

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Forevermore it shall be known as B.S. Plaza

The critics of the newly named Bud Selig Hall of Fame Plaza at Petco Park have been understandably upset with the Padres organization.  They've also been hilarious. Upon scanning Twitter this...

Forevermore it shall be known as B.S. Plaza

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The critics of the newly named Bud Selig Hall of Fame Plaza at Petco Park have been understandably upset with the Padres organization.  They've also been hilarious. Upon scanning Twitter this...

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5 Ways Padres can save face after Selig Plaza mess

For those of you not on Twitter, in a last ditch attempt to get an All Star game in San Diego to honor the worst current MLB commissioner, the Padres announced tonight that they are renaming Palm...

Padres seek series win behind Despaigne

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Our Padres will wrap up their series with the Brewers tonight and try to get their first series win since their sweep of the Rockies two weeks ago. Since then, they have failed to put together...

'Round the Bases - August Week 3

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7/17-7/23 - A roundup of the best of the Padres. The finale to a rough series in St. Louis. Avoiding the sweep in Los Angeles. Braving a blistering series in Arizona. The Friars have had a tough...

Bud Selig brings his farewell tour to SD

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Mercifully Bud Selig has stepped down and Rob Manfred will take his place as baseball commissioner in the new year.  Selig, after seeing the attention that Jeter has garnered, decided to conduct...

Mike Dee will be on Padres Social Hour today

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After yesterday's announcement about the Padres renaming the Palm Court Plaza after Selig, Padres fans took to social media to voice their concerns. He'll be on Padres Social Hour today to discuss and take questions.

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Prospects Come Up Small Against Giants

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You can skip this if you don't like baseball cards

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I've been trying to write this post for a week. I got a few hundred new Joey Cora cards for my collection and wanted to say something about it, but every time I open up the draft I stare at a blank...

Ross & Almonte Beat Selig's Boys

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Tyson Ross was the definition of a hard luck case in his last start, throwing a 4-hit, 2-run complete game while still taking a loss. Things went a little different tonight. Tyson wasn't nearly as...

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How to Accidentally Become a Padres Fan in 3 Steps

I’ve been thinking about this post for some time and decide, why not? Surely there are some other accidental Padres fans out there. It actually made me chuckle a little to realize I had become...

Brewers score early and often. Beat Padres 10-1.

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It seemed like the Friars never got a break from Brewers relentless run scoring assault.

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The Outfield Dilemma: Seventh Weekly Update

Padres played six games in the past week, and finished 2-4 with two late inning losses, one against the Dodgers, and one against the Diamondbacks. The lineups certainly made more sense this week,...

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Padres Bunting is Horrible

I admit it. I am a Sabermetric guy who hates bunts. That said, if you are going to bunt, you better be successful at it. From my seat, it seems like the Padres are pretty awful at bunting. I used...

Black reaches 600 win milestone behind Bochy

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Yesterday Bud Black claimed his 600th Padres win as manager.  Black was the second Padres manger to tuck 600 wins into upper most elastic trim of his jock strap.  Former manager Bruce Bochy reached...

SD7, ARI4: Bats Don't Hold Back

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The Padres have had a dark streak the past week; but the collective effort of Kennedy and the bullpen allowed the spicy bats of Grandal, Smith, and Venable to avoid the sweep.

Road Gray uniforms have worst record in baesball

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As if there wasn't enough reason to despise the generic gray road Padres uniforms, now we find out that they promote losing. Chris Creamer from SportsLogos.Net (and Canda, which explains his...

Eugene Emeralds: Prospects in the Rough

Eugene, Oregon is nine hundred and eighty-one miles away from Petco Park. For the players on the Eugene Emeralds baseball team, it probably seems a lot farther than that, and for some it is. But...

San Jose to Petco

Imagine being a 10 yr old boy who is just discovering the love of baseball. It's the early 80s, so there is no ESPN, MLB network, internet, Facebook, etc to show you every player and every play of...

There Is No Way Out

Are you ever asked why you're a Padres fan? Is it a question that's usually accompanied by a smirk or a look of pity? What do you say? Obviously, the people who have asked me this question...

SD1, ARI5: Despaigne & Co. Struggle

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Trying to bounce back from a tough night in St. Louis, Odrisamer Despaigne was attacked early and the bats couldn't seem to back up pitching once again.

Preller will run Baseball Operations, not Dee

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There seemed to be a common consensus from fans and the media alike when A.J. Preller was hired to be the Padres' General Manager.  Preller would succeed as long as he had control of Baseball...

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