Mat Latos and the innings limit :: Friar Forecast
"Throwing him 190 innings in his first full season, many of them likely critical, high leverage innings down the stretch run, not to mention potential playoff innings, could do a lot to damage Latos’ future impact with the organization."
Padres stung for three homers in loss | padres.com: News
Kelly Shoppach hit a tie-breaking home run in the sixth inning Thursday to lift the Rays to a 5-3 victory over the Padres at Tropicana Field.
Headley takes pride in work at third base | padres.com: News
Third baseman Chase Headley has found comfort in knowing that he's settling well back into his natural position after two seasons away playing in left field.
Padres sending Ryan to Triple-A - USATODAY.com
Also, Padres manager Bud Black said infielder Everth Cabrera, who has missed the past 27 games with a strained right hamstring, will rejoin the team Friday.
The Sacrifice Bunt: Sample size, randomness, baseball, and you
"When measuring defense with UZR, however, things are different. 3 years of UZR data is worth about 1 year of hitting data. That means when determining a defender’s true talent level, as I understand it, you really ought to look at 9 years of data. I’m completely serial. 3 years of UZR at minimum."
The 12-Player Trade: MLB Rumors - MLBTradeRumors.com
"And yet, it appears that San Diego won. The simple reason is Ken Caminiti."
Padres Trail: The Juggernaut
"Jed Hoyer faces a difficult choice. Latos has thrown 86 innings this season, and the Padres set a 150 inning limit on his arm. What will the club do if it remains in the pennant race"
THE KEPT FAITH: Bill Center ruins my post
"Yes, this team's for real."