Khalil Greene thanks Cardinals for their support - STLtoday.com
"Given my experience in San Diego wasn't a great one, that left a bitter taste in my mouth," Greene said. "It felt like the trust factor had been shattered. On the micro-level aspect of it, that didn't involve the clubhouse, but I really felt soured by that. Here, obviously, they want me to contribute, but at the same time I felt a genuine sympathy for my well being. ... I wanted to respond to that."
The Moneyball script, complete with Billy Beane sex scene! - Big League Ste... - MLB - Yahoo! Sports
Billy Beane and Paul DePodesta hit up a Outback Steakhouse to talk some stats. DePo orders a 7-Up and Beane bangs the waitress.
Hairston and Giles do DL switcheroo
The injury is to the same knee on which Giles had micro-fracture surgery after the 2007 season.
Marty's Blog: Padres Say No to David Justice
"Given the struggles of this team, I’m surprised that the Padres wouldn’t jump at this chance. If they were a winning organization, I’d be surprised that they would turn him down because the lessons you can learn from former major league players of Justice’s caliber are priceless. Oh and in case Justice didn’t emphasize it enough, it’s FOR FREE!"
619 Sports - Padres Prospects Shine At Diamond
Craig Elsten drove up to Lake Elsinore last night to cover the California/Carolina League All-Star Game and report on the Padres' prospects playing in the game...the link includesthe game story, which includes a postgame interview podcast with starting pitcher Cory Luebke.
It Might Be Dangerous... You Go First: One Year Later - Rounds 16+
More draft stuff from last year.
Geer out to solve issue of gopheritis | padres.com: News
If Josh Geer wants to be successful in Wednesday's start against the Mariners, he needs to look no further than his penchant for giving up the long ball.
Gaudin's escape act sets tone in win | padres.com: News
Adrian Gonzalez hit a two-run home run and the Padres scored five runs in the sixth inning Tuesday for a 9-7 victory over the Mariners at Safeco Field.
PADRES: Big lead almost blown, but Padres hold on : North County Times
"That right there could have been the difference in the game," Gaudin said. "He gets a base hit and you never know what can happen. "
PADRES: Quite a bargain : North County Times
"Until they call and say, 'Hey, let's talk extension,' I'm not going to think about it because it's not something that's on my mind."
Just call the Mariners' opponent the 'San Diego Beavers' - MLB & the Seattle Mariners
"The San Diego Beavers," said reliever Greg Burke, who joined the Padres from Portland on May 15. "That's always kind of the joke when somebody gets here from Portland. But it's definitely helped guys feel more comfortable seeing familiar faces up here."
Unfinished Business: Happy Birthday, Unfinished Business!!
Kaybee's blog celebrates it's one year anniversary.
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