Bob Scanlan: Padres 2010 "If" list: Part 1 – starting rotation
Every team has its "If" list as it gets ready for the season, for that team to be competitive.
PADRES NOTES: Towers close to 'low-level' job with Yankees
Towers responded to a request for a comment with a text message stating that things with the Yankees were "progressing well but nothing (is) official yet."
Hits build hope for Antonelli - SignOnSanDiego.com
"All my life, I could hit," he said. "I was a much better offensive player than defensive player. But at the end of the 2006 season with (Double-A) San Antonio, I stopped hitting.
Poreda gets back to basics | padres.com: News
You can't pin all of Aaron Poreda's problems in 2009 on information overload, though the new batch of advice and suggestions that greeted him with every jersey change certainly took its toll.
Young takes another step forward | padres.com: News
The sky was gray when Padres right-hander Chris Young took the mound on Tuesday to face the Angels at Tempe Diablo Stadium. By the time he left the game after three scoreless, one-hit innings, the weather had broken and sun bathed the field.
Venable provides offense, but Padres lose | padres.com: News
Right fielder Will Venable had two extra-base hits and scored twice, but the Padres lost to the Angels, 6-5, on Tuesday.
Do-over for Padres prospect - SignOnSanDiego.com
"Sometimes, as soon as you have a sense of reality, good things happen," Black said.
PADRES: Although son is fine after kidnapping, Torrealba worries about other family members
"I do worry about it. It's been hard. I feel safe because I'm the player. If they kidnap me, who's going to give them the money? I don't feel like (my family) is safe."
hotstove.com / archive " Getting to Know You, Padres Edition
"Perhaps a few players will step up and play bigger roles on a team in desperate need of production. Otherwise, the Padres will go back to being a scrappy bunch of spoilers without a stake of their own in the playoff race."
Who's your Padre?: Padres primer: 3/10/10
"Manager Bud Black spent some time in his office Wednesday morning with Jim Dietz, the former San Diego State University baseball coach."
The Official Blog of Matt Antonelli: GAMES 5 AND 6
"I'm playing in the road game at Goodyear against the Cleveland Indians."
"I've talked about Cabrera at length in this space. He ranks 35th among 22-year-olds that meet our criteria, and it comes as no surprise that his top comp—large difference in OBP notwithstanding—is Rafael Furcal:"
"The pecking order of split squads" by Padres Scorecard
"It’s by design, we do think about these things," said Padres manager Bud Black.
Hacksaw: Torrealba opens up about son’s kidnapping
"There are no right words to describe my anger, my hate, my concerns that first week of June," Torrealba said.
Padres’ Chris Young feels good after strong Cactus League outing
Chris Young pitched three scoreless innings against the Angels on Tuesday -- but more importantly, he felt good after the game.