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Around the Mission: 2/6 Padres Links

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Somebody should write a FanPost on Torrealba.  I have no idea what to say about this signing.

  • Perpetual Padres Saga: To do list at Padres Fan Fest
    2. Hablar con Everth Cabrera en español. I'm can speak Spanish a little and I want to use that skill to talk to Everth. What I want to say to dear Everth is, "Usted es un gran jugador y es un honor tenerlos aquí en San Diego." That means: "You are a great player and it's an honor to have you here in San Diego." Ah, I need to have guts!

  • Unfinished Business: How 'Bout That Front Office??
    "You have no idea how happy I was when I found out that Jeff Moorad was going to buy the club. I was also very happy when Towers got fired and we hired Jed Hoyer. At that point, anything was better than what we had before."

  • Padres add catcher Torrealba to roster | News
    The Padres' roster reconstruction continues. On Friday, free-agent catcher Yorvit Torrealba reportedly agreed to a one-year deal worth $1.25 million, with an option for '11.

  • Padres sign Yorvit Torrealba :: Friar Forecast
    "What has to be applauded about the deal, though, is that rather than overpaying for a veteran catcher, Hoyer and company, if anything, underpaid on the free agent market. "

  • AP sources: Nationals agree with Kennedy, Estes | San Francisco Examiner
    the Nationals also agreed to a minor league deal with left-handed pitcher Shawn Estes

  • Torrealba, Padres agree to one-year contract -
    The Padres and the 31-year-old free agent apparently agreed to a one-year contract that will guarantee the nine-year veteran $1.25 million. Torrealba would get a $750,000 base salary this season with a $3.5 million mutual option for 2011 with a $500,000 buyout.

  • PADRES: Torrealba signed to be backup catcher
    Torrealba, 31, gives the Padres an experienced player with a strong defensive reputation and power.

  • Who's your Padre?: Yorvit Torrealba: The final piece to the roster?
    "To me, much like the Jon Garland signing, it's the Padres taking advantage of two free agent who miscalculated the market."

  • What's a Picture Worth?: Picture Day
    "Luckily for everyone involved I was able to fight through it. I don't like to throw the word hero around a lot...but you get my drift. "

  • Blog Update: Joining the Yardbarker Network :: Friar Forecast
    We have decided to join the Yardbarker Network in an effort to expand our readership.

  • Jake Peavy Bobblehead (SGA 8/27/05) « .400 in '94
    "Wow this was really the 2nd to last bobblehead given away at a Padres game?"