Hoffman puts finishing touch on 'awesome' weekend
"Everything has been great. Now it's time to move on. This weekend has been great to do that."
PADRES NOTES: Hoffman shines in return to Petco mound : North County Times - Californian 08-03-2009
"The ovation I got was great. Everything this weekend was great."
I Am Sure I Am Not Sure (I Think)
Geoff doesn't want you wallowing in self pity about the Padres. He suggests: 1. Cheer for a different team 2. Give up baseball and find a new hobby 3. Stop whining and watch the game. Really they're not that bad...
Mid-season moves " Another Padres Blog
The players leaving were running out of years with the Padres, while the guys coming in all have a long time before free agency.
Weekend Fling With Trevor
But in the end, after Sandy Alderson’s brusque and tone-deaf negotiation with Trevor and his agent, most fans realized that Hoffman deserved better. Many were ready to see him go, but not like that.
The Padres' decision to trade Peavy is an example of what's ailing baseball
Baseball totally has lost its vision. It no longer can draw a line in its infield separating the good and the bad.
Gwynn laments rally-killing call
"They aren't computers out there," Gwynn said. "They are humans and occasionally they are going to miss a call. It's a fact that he missed that call, but nobody's perfect. They aren't going to get every single call right. It happens every game; you might miss a pitch or you might miss a call on the bases. Unfortunately, it happened in a situation where we were starting to rally a little bit and it just kills the momentum."
Will Latin America strategy continue?
"Our facility is by far the best in Latin America. It is paying dividends not only in the Dominican Republic but it serves as a great starting point for players we sign from Venezuela, Panama or anywhere in Central and South America."
PADRES: Gwynn makes most of opportunity : North County Times - Californian 08-03-2009
"Yeah, Pops is right. I'd be lying if I said this series didn't mean anything, if I said I didn't want to play well against them."
Hoffman gets ball against former club | padres.com: News
It took him three days and a non-save situation, but Brewers closer Trevor Hoffman finally got in a game at PETCO Park.
Gwynn enjoys reunion with fellow 'mates | padres.com: News
A reunion with former teammates has provided plenty of smiles for Padres center fielder Tony Gwynn this weekend at PETCO Park.
Correia can't escape seventh unscathed | padres.com: News
Felipe Lopez's bases-clearing double in the seventh inning Sunday lifted the Brewers to a 6-1 victory over the Padres before a crowd of 23,696 at PETCO Park.
Padres enjoying Latos while they can | padres.com: News
Mat Latos has exceeded expectations, but the San Diego hurler will likely have to shut things down to rest his arm in the final month of the season.
Clayton Richard Debut in PITCHf/x :: Friar Forecast
Overall, the Padres got a good haul in the Jake Peavy deal.
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