In Padres' victory, the kids are alright - SignOnSanDiego.com
"Try doing a lineup without Adrian (Gonzalez), Will (Venable), Eck (David Eckstein), Kooz (Kevin Kouzmanoff) and Kyle Blanks," joked Black. "You're gonna have some kids."
Rookie Durango has no fear of flying - SignOnSanDiego.com
"Even if he's not an everyday guy, he's got a spot on the 25-man roster because of his speed," Padres General Manager Kevin Towers said after Durango's dash delivered a 6-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. "He's probably the fastest player we've had in my 14 years."
Padres have speed to burn
"Floating is the best word you can use," outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. said of Durango's speed.
Durango's speed wins it in 10th frame | padres.com: News
Everth Cabrera's RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning on Wednesday lifted the Padres to a 6-5 victory over the D-backs at PETCO Park.
For Bell, bad streak gets his goatee - SignOnSanDiego.com
"Honestly, that felt really good," said Bell of his outing. "Some guys will say it's another game, but after the last three, that one felt good. These guys have been behind me. I needed to do something."
PADRES NOTES: LeBlanc finally gets the message
"When I went back down, I realized I could get outs with my 85 if I just located it," LeBlanc said. "When I came back up, for the first time I took that with me. … I think it takes some guys a little longer than others. I'd like to think that I was one of those guys and I'm starting to do it. I'm starting to get it, but I still have a long way to go."
Stauffer settling into a groove for Friars | padres.com: News
Tim Stauffer has a trim 1.42 ERA in September and has been quite successful since being promoted from Triple-A Portland as he prepares to face Pittsburgh.
Unfinished Business: Kiddie Day At The Ballpark
On a side note, Jacob Edward Peavy is going to be making his first start with the White Sox on Saturday. I'm very sad that he's not with us anymore, but it will be good for him to be on the mound again. He says he won't be 100%, but I hope he does extremely well. I MISS YOU LIKE CRAZY JAKE!!!
Dave Winfield Home & Away Bobbleheads (SGA 5/3/03) " .400 in '94
Imagine opening up your bobblehead box to find a rare bobblehead that just a small handful of fans received. Good times indeed for that fan.
Chrissy's Outfit of the Day - KSWB
Next time less Fire Fighters and more Chrissy.
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