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Tony Gwynn Jr. talks about playing for his hometown team
Friar John's Blog: K.T. to fly with the Blue Angels
"I consider myself a military buff," Towers said. "I like to read a lot of miliary magazines, and I have the utmost respect for those who serve in jets and on aircraft carriers. To be in the back of an F-18 Hornet with the top aviators in the world, it's exciting."
Black expects staff to stay intact - SignOnSanDiego.com
"It's pretty safe to say they'll all be back if they want to return," said Black, who himself has had his contract extended through the end of the 2010 season.
Ramos helps keep Dodgers' celebration on ice - SignOnSanDiego.com
"To pitch against that team and work against that lineup, I was pretty nervous that first inning. But this is great.
PADRES: Party Poopers
"We're not in the hunt. It's fun to go out and hurt them ---- to disrupt their chances."
PADRES NOTES: Rookie Blanks glad to give his boot the boot
"I'll definitely be more personally aware of what I'm doing," Blanks, who hit .250 with 10 homers and 22 RBIs, said Tuesday. "I'll be doing some more exercises to make sure for precautionary reasons so that it doesn't happen again. ... There's no 100 percent insurance that it can't happen again, but anything that can help with that, I'm more than willing to do."
LA native Ramos helps deny Dodgers | padres.com: News
Kevin Kouzmanoff broke a tie with an RBI single in the sixth inning on Tuesday to help lift the Padres to a 3-1 victory over the Dodgers at PETCO Park.
Kouzmanoff returns after long layoff | padres.com: News
Never in his wildest imagination did Kevin Kouzmanoff think he would miss 17 games when he was felled by a strained calf on Sept. 8 against the Giants.
Richard set for final start of season | padres.com: News
In his last start, Padres pitcher Clayton Richard finished fast, tossing five shutout innings against the Rockies after allowing a three-run home run in the first inning. Richard will attempt to finish fast in a different way on Wednesday, when he makes his final start of the season against the Dodgers at PETCO Park.
Friars offer 'Shirts Off Their Backs' | padres.com: News
Gone are the days when Jim Saxton had to peddle scratcher tickets for the Padres annual "Shirts Off Their Backs," the fund-raiser that benefits the Padres Foundation for Children.
XX Sports Radio: Kevin Kouzmanoff (MP3)
Kouz discussed why it's important for the team to finish strong, not wanting to watch LA clinch @ Petco & what he's taking from this season personally.
XX Sports Radio: Grady Fuson (MP3)
VP of Padres Scouting and Player Development discusses the team, injury situations, the Dodgers, and more.
Padres Notes: Gonzalez, Bell, Latos: MLB Rumors - MLBTradeRumors.com
Goldstein quotes one front-office official hailing rookie Mat Latos as a potential ace if his change-up develops more. “Seeing him in person was one of those ‘holy [crap]’ moments,” the official said.
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