Padres chat with U-T columnist Bill Center
"Latos can be a bit cocky. But he's not a bad young man, not at least as far as I've seen him and we're not with him 24 hours a day. He was a swagger to him. That's not all bad in baseball. He doesn't seem to be rubbing his teammates the wrong way. That's when you have problems "
What's a Picture Worth?: We Lost a lot of Good Men
"Thanks for the memories Quis...you will me missed."
Closer Bell opens door on many topics | padres.com: News
"It's literally like you're on the freeway going too fast and you just passed a cop and his lights turn on. You don't know if he's coming after you or the guy driving next to you. I think that's really the thrill, that's the feeling I get out there. "
XX Sports Radio: Jerry Coleman Interview (MP3)
Jerry talks about the old days on the Yankees
Garland a deserving pick to start opener | padres.com: News
Jon Garland, a free-agent acquisition in the offseason, makes his first Opening Day start for his new team, when the Padres face the D-backs at Chase Field.
Young hurls impressive four innings | padres.com: News
After going four solid innings Thursday night, Padres starter Chris Young finishes six spring outings with a 3.32 ERA and 22 strikeouts in 21 2/3 innings.
Blanks' blast lifts Padres in Anaheim | padres.com: News
Kyle Blanks crushed a three-run homer and starter Chris Young struck out six in four-plus innings as the Padres downed the Angels, 5-3, on Thursday night in Anaheim.
Stairs to get spot on Padres' roster | padres.com: News
Padres manager Bud Black has informed veteran Matt Stairs he has made the club as a left-handed weapon off the bench. It will not be made official until a roster spot is cleared sometime this weekend.
Padres offer lower prices on concessions | padres.com: News
"We are acting on fan suggestions by adding the Kids Meal and by introducing specific categories such as gluten-free food options," Garfinkel said.
Padres take ‘right’ approach to ‘pen - SignOnSanDiego.com
"Last year we didn’t have a lefty, either," said manager Bud Black, "and we got off to a 9-3 start."
PADRES: Bullpen turns into team strength
"This year, I know the guys by name and face," said Padres manager Bud Black in the dugout on Thursday before the his club played the Angels in an exhibition game in Angels Stadium. "Last year, I never saw (Luis) Perdomo (who was claimed off waivers from the Giants) pitch until he got here.
PADRES NOTES: Stairs makes final roster
"My guess is we'll wait until the last minute to do that," Black said.
Padres Playing Well In Peoria
"Can a run-first mentality help the Padres overcome their traditional slow start offensively? How does the decision to name Mat Latos the 5th starter impact the team? And, how much stock should fans place in the results and statistics coming out of spring training?"
Padres Trail: Podcast Recap
"Spent an hour talking to Steve Adler of Friarhood, Peter Friberg of Padres RunDown, and Web SoulSurfer of websoulsurfer last night on the Podcast. We also had Mike from Avenging Jack Murphy, and for a time RJ's Fro in the chatroom during the discussion. "
Bob Scanlan - Twins not the only team in need of Heath Bell
"So what do the Phils have to offer if Ruben Amaro gives Jed Hoyer a call?"
San Diego Padres Projections: Bullpen :: Friar Forecast
"Today I wrap up my series of forecasts for the 2010 San Diego Padres by looking at the bullpen. Because bullpen production and usage is so variable, I am only providing forecasts for four of the Padres top bullpen arms…"
Padres look to build on 37-25 finish in '09 - USATODAY.com
"Just aggressive baserunning, generally, has been preached since day one at camp, that we were going to take the extra base, that we were going to be given the green light to go, and they wanted us to get out there and work on leads and see how far we can push the envelope a little bit," he said. "You really don't know your boundaries unless you're pushing them."