XX Sports Radio: Adrian Gonzalez Interview (MP3)
Adrian has had an inconclusive MRI on his shoulder. He hopes he'll be with the Padres going into Spring Training. The Padres have not contacted Gonzalez or his agent about picking up his option.
Moorad agrees to purchase Triple-A club | padres.com: News
Merritt Paulson, the owner of the Portland Beavers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Padres, issued a brief statement on Thursday saying that he has agreed to sell the team to Padres principal owner Jeff Moorad.
Padres chat with U-T columnist Bill Center
" Which brings me to the point that the Padres might not be able to answer all the questions regarding Tejada. I'd say it'sd 65-35 that he will not be back. So I'm toward the agree end -- but not all the way "
Baseball America | Blog | Baseball America Business Blog | Portland Beavers Plan Move To Tucson
The ownership group headed by Padres owner Jeff Moorad is planning to move the Portland Beavers to Tucson when its purchase of the franchise is completed in early December, several sources said. The team would play in Tucson for at least one season before moving to what it hopes will be a permanent home in suburban San Diego.
Woe, Doctor!: (Escondido) Condors Will Soar!
"However, even with that knowledge, there are problems that still plague this project. While not insurmountable, the Escondido City Council had to delay a vote until October 27th on the $50 million ballpark due to unforeseen real estate issues and soil contamination on the proposed ballpark site. Another issue, however, was the future ownership of the franchise and it looks as if with the sale to Moorad's ownership group this has become a non-issue"
The Friarhood - Padres to Purchase AAA Beavers
"My thoughts on this are simple. If Escondido was to approve a stadium, move the Storm to Escondido and the AAA team to Lake Elsinore. The last thing we need to hear from fans is that they don't need to go to Petco to see a AAA team anymore, since they can just go to Escondido. "
Nine Thoughts: Jonathan Sanchez, Phillies Footspeed, Reds Pitching -- MLB FanHouse
Padres GM Jed Hoyer told FanHouse that "at some point" Towers might inquire about longtime Padres bullpen coach Darrel Akerfelds, who in manager Bud Black's view is ready to become a pitching coach.
The Official Blog of Matt Antonelli: MAIL BAG
"Now I won't lie, the off-season is definitely a lot more relaxing than during the season, and I do have a good amount of time to sit around the house, but I still stay pretty busy throughout the day."
Portland Triple-A team sold to Padres owner - SignOnSanDiego.com
"Nothing has really changed as the result of the announcement," he said. "We're still trying to work things out."
Relievers among Padres up for TYIB Awards | padres.com: News
The Padres' bullpen trio of Luke Gregerson, Mike Adams and closer Heath Bell are listed in two categories, Setup Men of the Year and Closer of the Year, on the 2010 This Year in Baseball Award ballot.