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Around the Mission: 8/28 Padres Links

  • Blanks day-to-day after exiting game | News
    The Padres got Kyle Blanks back after he missed three games because of an injured right foot on Friday. Then, he exited once again after hitting a two-run homer in Friday's contest against the Marlins and reaggravating the same injury.

  • As Blanks limps, Pads light it up
    As he was rounding first base last night on the home run trot and his right foot crumpled, almost causing the enormity of Kyle Blanks to fall forward into the basepath dirt, it was painfully plain to see that the Padres rookie slugger with four homers in his past six starts might not be appearing in another lineup anytime soon.

  • Cabrera making people take notice
    "He's the vice president of Nicaragua," said Black, straight-faced. "He's been knighted. Sir Everth Cabrera!"

  • Cabrera takes advantage of opportunity | News
    For three years, Everth Cabrera, the current Padres shortstop, couldn't get out of Class A in the Rockies organization. But after being a Rule 5 Draft choice in December, he's gone from a low-level Minor Leaguer to not only being a pleasant surprise in San Diego, but a possible long-term solution there.

  • Padres recall LeBlanc to fill rotation spot | News
    The Padres have recalled left-hander Wade LeBlanc to start Saturday's game, but they won't announce the corresponding roster move until Saturday afternoon.

  • Friars ride offensive surge to victory | News
    San Diego put up six runs in the second inning against opponent Chris Volstad, and starter Kevin Correia cruised from there, giving the Padres a 9-5 win in front of 14,402 at Land Shark Stadium to move them to 3-1 on their current six-game road trip.

  • PADRES: Offense propels Padres to win
    "Usually when someone is hitting, everyone is hitting," Blanks said. "We've been doing that a lot lately. I think we're as good as anybody when we're hitting."