Greene beginning to feel well — finally
"Coming to this ballpark (before) was always really uncomfortable," said Greene, who pinch hit last night and struck out. "Anybody that's gone through (SAD) that can attest to being miserable, the feelings of anxiousness, compulsiveness, all those different elements that play into it. "It manifests itself most here at the ballpark, because that was where it was triggered, where you wanted to do well and perform. Same batting cage. Same field. Same triggers. As much as I enjoyed the game and enjoyed playing the game, it became difficult to do, so this became a difficult place to come to. The feeling that I felt, I didn't like."
PADRES NOTES: Greene has no hard feelings from time in San Diego
"That's done with," Greene said. "That was part of one of the more frustrating times playing here, but that's still part of it, the good and bad. I don't accentuate one or the other."
Who's your Padre?: Padres get cash for Gaudin ...
General manager Kevin Towers said Wednesday that the Padres will take cash considerations, believed to be $100,000, as compensation for the August 7 deal that sent him to the New York Yankees.
Hacksaw: Padres new ownership hitting home runs
Gone is the resentment over the Jake Peavy trade. Disappearing too is the anxiety as to whether every star with every big contract, like Adrian Gonzalez and Heath Bell, would be next to move. Now there is confidence. Now there is hope. Now there is belief in the leadership. Now there is trust.
Padres can't overcome St. Louis slam | padres.com: News
Brendan Ryan hit a second-inning grand slam and Joel Pineiro limited the Padres to one run in 7 2/3 innings as the Cardinals topped the Friars, 5-1, before a crowd of 19,867 at PETCO Park on Thursday night.
Latos likely has two starts remaining | padres.com: News
Padres manager Bud Black said Thursday that rookie pitcher Mat Latos will make his next scheduled start on Tuesday in Atlanta, though it appears the 21-year-old might make just one start thereafter.
PADRES: Cabrera continues to impress
"Everth has exceeded all of our expectations for the 2009 season," general manager Kevin Towers said
Pitchers display troubling Pads trend
After averaging 6½ runs a game and hitting .348 during a six-game road trip to Milwaukee and St. Louis last week, the Padres have scored only 12 runs and are hitting .182 in the first four games of this homestand.
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