What's a Picture Worth?: Captain Hairdo
"Absolutely classic! I've been a fan of those guys for a few years now and it's safe to say that they've bought my affection for a few more years with this stunt."
It Might Be Dangerous... You Go First: Good Article
"The different perspectives are legitimate, but the most interesting part is that both articles share a common takeaway. "
The Official Blog of Matt Antonelli: THANKS DIRK
"I want to congratulate Dirk on the success of his book and also thank him."
insidethepadres: Seamhead stuff
* Not to pick on Chris Denorfia, who has helped the Padres, but his overthrow of cutoff man Gonzalez that set up a run is the kind of mistake the $38 million Padres can't afford to make.
PADRES NOTES: Blanks placed on disabled list
"I still have some bite (in the elbow)."
PADRES: Poor fundamentals costly in loss to Dodgers
"That inning, we broke down a little fundamentally," manager Bud Black said. "You take away couple of things we did wrong, and it could have been a 2-1 game."
Gonzo saw good swings on horizon - SignOnSanDiego.com
"Struggles are going to happen, because baseball’s a game of failure," said Gonzalez. "I could be 0-for-30 and I could care less, because it’s baseball. I understand that this game ain’t easy. It’s tough. My mind is working, trying to figure out what I need to fix, but I’ve been through it in the past and I’m going to go through it again in the future. Why let it get to me?"
Padres stymied again by L.A., still in first - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I don’t know why," said Correia of his problem with the misfired pickoff attempt. "I had the split-finger grip instead of my change-up grip because I’ve been throwing the split. I tried to go quick (to first) and didn’t have my best grip on the ball. But you can’t do that there in that situation."
Poor execution costs Padres in LA | padres.com: News
Poor throws, from the mound and elsewhere, gave the Dodgers a tiebreaking three-run sixth inning on Thursday night in a 4-1 Padres loss at Dodger Stadium.
Padres out to exorcise Interleague demons | padres.com: News
Interleague Play hasn't been kind to the San Diego Padres, who open a three-game series on Friday against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field.
Blanks lands on DL with sore elbow | padres.com: News
Padres outfielder Kyle Blanks was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a strained right elbow, two days after the elbow tightened up on him during some pregame long toss.
Headley quietly having strong season | padres.com: News
Lost in the shuffle Wednesday of Adrian Gonzalez's six RBIs and Will Venable's attempt at the cycle was Chase Headley.
Padres add Russell to bullpen mix | padres.com: News
The Padres on Thursday recalled reliever Adam Russell from Triple-A Portland in place of injured outfielder Kyle Blank, giving them 13 pitchers and four position players on the bench.
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Blanks to the DL, Russell Back Up | Chicken Friars | A San Diego Padres Blog
"I don’t know if Blanks’ injury really warrants DL time, but it makes sense for the Padres to give the slumping power hitter a break to recover from whatever ailments, mental and/or physical, are afflicting him."
Friars on Cardboard: This Tuesday's Guest: Steve from White Sox Cards on Shawn Abner
This Thursday's Guest is Steve from the phenomenal White Sox Cards blog.