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Zombie Antonelli on the Couch
Zombie Antonelli on the Couch
  • Young, Padres just fine with 86 pitches | padres.com: News
    Pitcher Chris Young, who threw six scoreless innings in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Diamondbacks, had no qualms with coming out of the game after throwing 86 pitches.

  • Padres Opening Day transportation info | padres.com: Official Info
    Padres fans are urged to arrive early to PETCO Park on Monday, April 12 for the 3:35 PM home opener vs. the Atlanta Braves.

  • Gonzalez doesn’t need spring in step - SignOnSanDiego.com
    "I never look at tape during spring training," continued Gonzalez. "During the season, I’ll spend 20 to 30 minutes every afternoon studying the opposing pitcher and creating a game plan. I’ll take a look at everything available to see. "It’s preparation, all on the mental intensity side. I was taking it easy this spring. Sometimes I went up there just to take and watch pitches. Other times I went up to swing. "I was taking it easy in spring training."

  • Drive set Cabrera apart from his Padres’ start - SignOnSanDiego.com
    "If I’m not paying attention to what he’s doing, he’ll overdo it," said Jim Malone, the Padres’ strength and conditioning coach. "He has to learn that sometimes less is more."

  • PADRES NOTES: Padres games have gotten cheaper
    "I think it shows our commitment to creating an affordable experience," said Padres president Tom Garfinkel, who attended Wednesday night's game at Arizona. "We're proud to be there and we recognize that society has shifted from aspirational to more frugal. We need to create value. It's not just about lower prices, it's about creating value and that's what we're trying to do from the fans."

  • Mujica Loves His Fastball and So Does Upton – Ducksnorts
    They lack the talent necessary to overcome such critical mistakes. Play smart, guys; you need every advantage you can get this year.

  • It Might Be Dangerous... You Go First: An Organizational Win
    "There's nothing quite like winning to get me back to writing!"

  • The Official Blog of Matt Antonelli: I'M BACK...ALMOST
    As much as I love to practice, and sitting around all day with a splint on your wrist could win the "most boring thing on earth" award, my hand definitely needed the rest.

  • Cookie "Chainsaw" Randolph Comes To 619 Sports
    "Randolph, the widely self-proclaimed "Dean of American Sportscasters", will write a weekly column for 619Sports.Net, as well as regular appearances on the website’s podcasts."

  • What's a Picture Worth?: Doppelgangers
    "At least one of the guys is pretty funny...and then there's Pauly Shore. "

  • The Breakfast Burrito Challenge!!!
    For every 2 stolen bases that the Padres steal it equals 1 breakfast burrito, there will be no 1/2 burritos consumed since they obviously don't sell 1/2 a burrito

  • Looking at the Minor League Rosters | Chicken Friars | A San Diego Padres Blog
    "I thought I’d take this opportunity to comment on who’s starting where in the Padres organization."

  • Padres Trail: Padres Lose 2 of 3 in Arizona. Also, the Sun Continues to Set In the West
    "The sad thing is San Diego could easily have won this series."

  • Portland Beavers infielder Josh Barfield in search of another shot with the San Diego Padres | � OregonLive.com
    “I came up through the organization,” he said. “I was excited and I had a solid first year. I was looking forward to the future. But after I was traded I realized that there is a business aspect to it.”