Throwbacks a hit with Padres players | padres.com: News
The Padres wore their first throwback uniforms of the season Thursday in a game against the Atlanta Braves, and the players couldn't contain their eagerness to wear them three hours prior to first pitch.
Latos shows room for growth in loss | padres.com: News
After scoring 17 runs in their home opener, the Padres have plated just three in the last two games after Thursday's 6-2 loss to the Braves at PETCO Park on Jackie Robinson Day.
Friar Facts: Chris Young injury update, skimpy Padres payroll
"No one wanted to comment on the Forbes Magazine and USA Today articles that painted a not-so-pretty picture about the Padres payroll. The charts showed the Padres taking in $157 million in revenue, but spending just $37.8 million on their opening day roster."
Clayton Richard Needs More Movement :: Friar Forecast
"The problem is Richard’s fastballs all that much movement. With the exception of the two-seamer, they are pretty straight."
Hairston, Heyward embrace Robinson Day | padres.com: News
Jerry Hairston Jr. couldn't wait to put on his 1984 throwback Padres jersey before Thursday's game vs. the Braves. While nostalgic about the old-style look, it was the number on the back that had him more excited.
Padres honor Jackie and his post-baseball life | padres.com: News
Michael G. Long, author of the book "First Class Citizenship: The Civil Rights Letters of Jackie Robinson," was the featured speaker Thursday at a luncheon recognizing Robinson's legacy
After Opening Day feast, it’s another day of famine at Petco Park - SignOnSanDiego.com
"The key, I think, is to not panic and worry about it," said Chase Headley
Young may be out longer than first expected - SignOnSanDiego.com
"We don’t want to put a mark on the calendar," said Black. "That’s not in the best interest of the pitcher when it’s an issue with a shoulder or an elbow."
Ump’s calls get under Latos’ lid - SignOnSanDiego.com
"When he was here, Jake Peavy said it’s hunt or be hunted," said Latos. "I’m here to hunt."
"Padres, Braves in colorful '84 duds " by Padres Scorecard
"Makes me think of the '84 playoffs, Garry Templeton waving his hat around," said the younger Gwynn, recalling how the Padres shortstop fired up the crowd at San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium. "I've seen a lot of video of that. We used to watch that one all the time."
PADRES NOTES: Baseball's cost forces MLB to pay a price
Gwynn said he believes the reason more inner-city kids choose other sports over baseball is because of the high price of equipment. Whereas basketball requires a ball and a pair of shoes, baseball players need cleats, gloves and bats.
PADRES: Adams' struggles as Braves win final game of series
"That was my fault. I got away from being the type of pitcher that I am, and I can't let that happen. This team depends on me and all of the relievers to go out there and get outs."
Jackie Robinson Day, West Coast Style -- MLB FanHouse
About 18 years ago, Garfinkel bought a framed photo of Robinson appearing in his first game with the Brooklyn Dodgers. The black-and-white framed photograph cost $300, no small sum to the 23-year-old bartender in 1992.
It Might Be Dangerous... You Go First: Travel is Overrated
In any event, it was a tough game against the Braves on Thursday. They did a great job of getting key hits with two outs, and we just weren't able to cash in on some big chances despite good at-bats and hard contact.
The Official Blog of Matt Antonelli: SPRING TRAINING AT-BATS
"Since I haven't been able to play in a baseball game for a few weeks now I thought I would put up some Spring Training at-bats of mine that I found on YouTube. It helps remind me that I still play baseball."
Padres Postgame: Atlanta 6, Padres 2
listen to postgame audio from Bud Black, Will Venable and Chase Headley
What's a Picture Worth?: Grounds Keeper Willie
Until then, I will leave you with this...ballplayers are slobs, especially when it comes to things they put in their mouths.