Hacksaw: Calling out Padres fans — where you at?
"The players have done their part. The fans have not done theirs."
Giants find San Diego a hard border to cross
"I'm a little disappointed with things that happened tonight," Bochy said. Asked if his message was to play smarter, he said, "Exactly. This is the major leagues, and we're making some mistakes that shouldn't be happening."
Padres running up first-place lead - SignOnSanDiego.com
"It’s been evident in these first two games that they’re not going to just let us run free on the bases," said Tony Gwynn. "You can tell that it’s definitely a priority for the Giants to keep an eye on us. But we’re not letting them deter us from what we set out to do."
Eck hasn’t left his heart in San Francisco - SignOnSanDiego.com
"How can you boo Eck?" said Padres manager Bud Black. "Are you kidding me?"
PADRES NOTES: Eckstein jeered by Giants fans
"He was amazing that series," Torrealba said. "He didn't have the big hit but he really hurt us. The fans don't forget. I got a couple hits in my first game (back) and they started booing me."
- XX Sports Radio: Yorvit Torrealba (MP3)
"It's awesome," said closer Heath Bell, who pitched a scoreless ninth inning to convert his 10th save in 12 tries. "Right now, it's basically who's got the hotter bat (between Hundley and Torrealba). Both guys can throw runners out and both can call an unbelievable game."
Torrealba delivers against Giants | padres.com: News
"It just seems like when no one is on, it doesn't work. When they are on base ... it does."
Stauffer rejoins Padres after appendectomy | padres.com: News
"I caught it in the early stages," he said.
Webb gaining confidence | padres.com: News
"Absolutely," Webb said when asked if he felt the confidence from manager Bud Black for inserting him in an important situation. "It definitely gives you confidence. With Tim [Stauffer] down, someone has to step up and fill that role."
We Have Assumed Control – Ducksnorts
The Padres stole four more bases, bringing their MLB leading total to 44 (in 53 attempts; a crisp 83% success rate).
Padres prospects: how they’re faring on the farm
Here’s a look at how the top five prospects and other big names in the organization are faring so far this season.
The Friarhood - Make do or Dye?
"San Diego was one of the places Jermaine was excited about playing," agent Bob Bry said Tuesday. "He continues to work out every morning and hits most days and is still waiting for an opportunity with a team that has a chance to advance to the playoffs. San Diego, seemingly, would be a good fit."
Websoulsurfer: Reasons Dodgers will not win the West - part deux
"If the Padres are going to be caught in the NL West, its not going to be by the Dodgers."
What's a Picture Worth?: Footlong? Why Yes, Thank You.
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