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Coach gets an update on spring training from the Padres manager.
Petco exec, groundskeeper leaving team - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I love teaching and I really wanted to expand that opportunity," said [Richard] Andersen." "John Turnour, an assistant groundskeeper on Luke Yoder’s staff, is leaving the Padres after four seasons to become the head groundskeeper of the Washington Nationals."
Cabrera makes Rule 5 choice golden - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I watched and learned and tried hard at all times to show them I could play shortstop," said the Nicaragua native who had primarily played second in the Rockies system in 2008. "I had confidence."
PADRES: Gonzalez an asset that needs protection
"For us to be successful, we need Adrian to get chances. He's never going to get those chances if guys don't perform. You can look at it as pressure or as an opportunity. The good thing about it is you're going to get a lot of chances with runners on base because they're going to put him on base when there are runners in scoring position with a base open."
PADRES NOTES: Black hopes for relief from injuries
"For every team, the goal is to stay healthy," Black said. "That's a big part of what a club likes to do. But in reality, it's not going to happen.
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For Venable it's all about being comfortable.
Padres eager to get close look at Tate | padres.com: News
Donovan Tate has been working out at the Padres' facility for almost three weeks now preparing for his first Spring Training. Starting Saturday, he and 27 other selected Minor Leaguers will participate in a minicamp.
Garrison grateful for Padres' faith | padres.com: News
The timing of a November knee injury couldn't have been worse but the result was perfect for Steve Garrison, who, even though he won't be able to appear in a game until midseason, was protected on the Padres' 40-man roster mere days later.
Padres to hold Fan Fest in Peoria | padres.com: News
Several Padres and Mariners players will sign autographs and work out Saturday at Fan Fest at the Peoria Sports Complex.
Museum to host Cactus League exhibit | padres.com: News
"Play Ball: The Cactus League Experience" opens Friday at the Arizona Museum for Youth in downtown Mesa. The growing exhibit will chronicle Arizona's role as a spring incubator for a hundred baseball summers.
"Trade silences Torrealba for Padres" by Padres Scorecard
"I won’t have to listen to him when I’m trying to hit," joked Gonzalez, drawing a smile from Torrealba at his adjacent locker in the Padres clubhouse.
"Mujica, Pelzer skip throwing, Pad notes" by Padres Scorecard
Edward Mujica (groin strain), Joe Thatcher (slight tightness) and Wynn Pelzer (slight hamstring strain) didn’t throw Friday as the Padres went through their second full squad workout
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