PADRES: Error keys comeback over Rockies
"This was big, to end the half with a win," Hairston said. "We battled every game and every night, and even those we lost the previous two nights, we put ourselves in position to win. They are an extremely hot team and have been swinging the bats well. But we never get down and we didn't get down today."
Padres' record doesn’t lie - SignOnSanDiego.com
"This team knows what it is, what is has to do to win and how to accomplish that," Eckstein continued. "We don’t stand out in some areas where you typically look for good teams to excel.
Black says Padres still have work to do | padres.com: News
The first-half of the regular season effectively ends Sunday, but San Diego manager Bud Black knows the real work lies ahead.
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"Even with all the people that I knew, the money that I had and the influence, we couldn't do anything about it because we detected it too late," he said.
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Mat Latos to be placed on the DL
Castro, Cumberland Struggle in Futures Game | Chicken Friars | A San Diego Padres Blog
Castro was hit hard in his inning of work
Perpetual Padres Saga: First Half Recap of 2010
"Padres really proved so many that they do not back down and do not give up at all times."
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Friars’ forced focus is on ‘small’ deals - SignOnSanDiego.com
General Manager Jed Hoyer’s recent efforts to engage the Seattle Mariners about pitcher Cliff Lee were dismissed with some variation of, "Go away, kid, you bother me."
Sunday Seven: Padres Limp Into Break
"I’m not proclaiming the Padres dead by any means, and they have managed to weave together 51 wins before the All-Star break. But 20 of those 51 wins came in games when they scored 1, 2, or 3 runs. Can they possibly win another 10-15 games like that in the final 2 1/2 months of the season?"
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"This is going to be a fun second half. Four teams are within four games of first place, and the Padres have played so far beyond what I expected that everything from here on out is gravy."
PADRES: All-Star Game drought likely to continue for San Diego
"It's a subject John and I have spent a fair amount of time on, and as he transitions out of the organization, one of the goals he has is to help us get a game in San Diego as soon as possible," Moorad said. "We've now been (at Petco Park) for six years, and it's time."
Rough stretch has Gregerson down - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I’m upset, angry, and I feel like I’m letting the team down," said Gregerson
First baseman’s hitting is surprising everyone, except himself - SignOnSanDiego.com
"He started hitting last year and he hasn’t quit," said Randy Smith, the Padres director of player development. "He got hotter than a firecracker in May and the RBIs and home runs have been nice to see."
All-Star break gives Latos ‘extended breather’ - SignOnSanDiego.com
"Mat’s doing great," Black said. "He feels fine; he’s making his sides (throwing sessions), holding his stuff. Mentally, he’s up for the challenge.
‘Perfect way’ to enter the break - SignOnSanDiego.com
"Perfect way to go into the All-Star Break," said starting pitcher Clayton Richard. "I think our guys are ready for the break, and going into it, you definitely want to win a game like this."
Adams injures oblique in Padres' win | padres.com: News
Reliever Mike Adams left Sunday's 9-7 victory over the Rockies with what was being called a strained left oblique muscle.
Cunningham continues his impressive play | padres.com: News
The Padres continue to take a long look at outfielder Aaron Cunningham and continue to like what they see.
Castro gets taste of big league atmosphere | padres.com: News
Padres pitching prospect Simon Castro has made great strides the past two years, and his progress has not gone unnoticed.
Padres climb back to scale Rockies | padres.com: News
The Padres scored twice in the eighth inning, taking advantage of a critical error by Rockies pitcher Matt Belisle, as they rallied for a 9-7 victory over Colorado at Coors Field.
Latos pushed back in post-break rotation | padres.com: News
Padres manager Bud Black set his post All-Star break rotation on Sunday -- with one caveat.Jon Garland, Clayton Richard and Kevin Correia will get starts against Arizona.