Relaxed Towers ready to get back to work | padres.com: News
In the past two months alone, Towers has taken his wife to Costa Rica (yes, he did a zipline tour), watched U2 rock the Rose Bowl and talked his body into doing Pilates. He walks his three English Bulldogs (Sputnik, Fiona and Arlow) daily without fail and isn't averse to climbing atop a surfboard when the mood strikes him.
Chris Young Wants The Ball
CY joined 619 Sports from the Padres’ annual winter awards banquet to discuss his rehab from shoulder surgery, becoming a leader on the pitching staff, and the departure of Kevin Towers
Padres have few holes to fill at Meetings | padres.com: News
With the Winter Meetings approaching, the Padres have several holes to fill, and are in the market for a right-handed-hitting outfielder as well as starting and relieving pitching.
Plenty of potential among Padres' Draft picks | padres.com: News
If top pick Donavan Tate and the other high-end athletes selected by the Padres' previous regime fulfill their potential, new GM Jed Hoyer will gladly be the beneficiary.
Padres to name Enberg as lead TV voice - Sports - SignOnSanDiego.com
Mark Neely, who replaced Matt Vasgersian as the Padres’ top TV voice last year, is expected to work the games Enberg does not work.
Friar John's Blog: Oh, hi: Enberg joins Padres broadcast crew
To this ear, Enberg was every bit as good as anyone. He and partner Don Drysdale were the best 1-2 punch in the Big Leagues in the 1970s. Enberg was smooth, he drew out the best of his partner and he always, always had a sense of the moment.
PADRES: McLeod returning to front office from Red Sox post
The only potential snag in the hiring of McLeod ---- who originally joined the Red Sox in 2003 as the team's director of scouting administration ---- is that he is the ex-husband of majority owner John Moores' daughter, Jennifer. "But I guess (Moores) is not going to stop it," the source said. "Otherwise it would have been dead three weeks ago."
PADRES: Top pick Tate breaks jaw in ATV accident
General manager Jed Hoyer said doctors expect the Cartersville, Ga.-product to be ready for "full participation in spring training."
XX Sports Radio: Jed Hoyer Interview (MP3)
Baseball's winter meetings start Monday. Padres GM Jed Hoyer discussed payroll, Adrian Gonzalez, philosophy and the the first major addition to his staff- Sox scouting director Jason McCleod.
The Official Blog of Matt Antonelli: HITTING
Anyways, here are a few swings from yesterday and a picture of my hand when I was done.
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