Padres Pull Their Winning Number: One
the Padres can turn the National League into the World Cup and play soccer scores, and more often than not, it’s the home team that emerges with the clean sheet.
Friars on Cardboard: The FoC 100th Post Celebratory Review and Beardstravaganza
"Wow, one hundred posts. I guess this is a milestone and should be approached in a completely over-the-top fashion thusly. "
"Touch em all????"
"Like I said before, I'm not calling for his head on a platter and some of my issues regarding his hiring have very little to do with him (IE:hiring process). But at the same time when things aren't up to par you look at fixing or improving those issues."
Unfinished Business: Missing Kouz
"So far, the Padres have been playing so well that I haven't really had time to think about my baby. But I still miss him like crazy. "
XX Sports Radio: Adrian Gonzalez (MP3)
Don't worry- Adrian says he won't attempt a SB. Gonzo discussed why the team's defense has been overlooked & their receipe for continued success.
What's shakin'? Just Padres' latest shutout - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I couldn’t really dial it in and throw strikes," said Garland of those first two innings. "It was a cat-and-mouse game. They had every opportunity to hang me early. The reason I went seven innings was the defense. (Third baseman) Chase Headley alone kept me in the game."
Stolen bases may be tougher to come by - SignOnSanDiego.com
"The running game isn’t just steals. It’s going first-to-third and other elements."
Hairston's homer all Padres, Garland need | padres.com: News
Jon Garland pitched seven shutout innings and a solo home run by Jerry Hairston Jr. was enough to lift the Padres to a 1-0 win over the Cardinals on Tuesday night in front of a crowd of 18,236 at PETCO Park.
Gonzalez, Friars looking for All-Star votes | padres.com: News
Once again, first baseman Adrian Gonzalez will face some stiff competition if he's to land on the National League All-Star team.
PADRES: Team rides familiar formula to another narrow victory
"I love facing the heart of the order, but St. Louis has had my number for the past couple of years," Bell said. "If I had to walk a couple of guys to get the final three outs, I was perfectly fine with that."
PADRES NOTES: Durango voted team's fastest man
"Luis is a little more aerodynamic -- a little lighter in the tail," Tony Gwynn Jr. said with a smile.
Padres or pumpkins?
"Let's take a closer look at the Padres' hot start, using THT Forecasts (Oliver) as the basis for our discussion. This will help us understand how they got to where they are now and what the immediate future might hold."