- Happy Birthday Jonny Dub!
Revisiting the Padres of '84
The Union Tribune does a "Where are they now?" article on the '84 Padres. That was an excellent idea a month ago. They did fill in some information on a couple players that I couldn't track down.
- 1984: A classic season
Blanks' two doubles spark 16-hit Padres attack
Don't look for Kyle Blanks to be returning to Triple-A Portland anytime soon.
Correia stays hot, matching Texas heat
"It was warm and I felt sluggish," he admitted. "This was one of the hottest days I've ever had to pitch. I didn't feel 100 percent, although I started feeling better once the sun went down."
It Might Be Dangerous... You Go First: Going Too Fast?
The other thing, and possibly more importantly, is that sometimes guys need to be pushed in order to progress.
Eckstein sticks to unique batting gloves | padres.com: News
The gloves David Eckstein wears while hitting may smell bad and look funny, but he doesn't plan on changing them any time.
Padres' bats back impressive Correia | padres.com: News
A barrage of hits and a strong outing by Kevin Correia led the Padres to a 7-3 victory over the Rangers at in Arlington on Saturday night.
PADRES: Blanks, Padres come alive : North County Times - Californian 06-28-2009
"It's nice to see all the work and practice pay off," Blanks said. "I was getting good swings at good pitches."