insidethepadres: Distance perception
"We're not as far away as people think we are."
PADRES: Braves' offense too much for Padres
"This was as close to a must-win game as you can have at the end of August," Chipper Jones said. "If we lose this game, we'd be looking back at the end of the season and saying this was the series that really killed our momentum."
Blanks' balky foot a day-to-day nuisance
I suffered from Plantar Fasciitis this year. The initial pain went away after about 2 weeks or so, but the discomfort stuck around for 2 months. It heals very slowly. I predict Blanks is done for the season.
Blanks expected to return vs. Marlins | padres.com: News
For the third straight game, Padres outfielder Kyle Blanks was not in manager Bud Black's lineup for the series finale against the Braves. However, he is expected to be back on the field sometime this weekend when the team travels to Miami for a three-game series with the Marlins.
First it rains, then Braves pour it on Padres
"He's going through some growing pains," said manager Bud Black of Richard
Offense quiet as Padres drop finale | padres.com: News
One night after pounding Braves pitching, the Padres found themselves at the wrong end of an offensive eruption. The Braves scored nine times, including six off starter Clayton Richard, on their way to a 9-1 victory to avoid a three-game sweep at the hands of the Padres.
Russell's delivery gives Padres options | padres.com: News
Adam Russell and the Padres look to carry over the positive momentum they built in Atlanta as they head to Florida to take on the Marlins. The Padres have won four of their last six series and seem to be relishing their role as spoilers.
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