Braves built to last, Padres aren't - MLB News - FOX Sports on MSN
"It’s tempting to bill the series as a postseason preview. But the truth is that only one team is October-ready. The Braves will be there. The Padres won’t."
Hacksaw Padres notes: Trade prospects and Braves NL showdown
"If there is a significant trade coming, expect the Padres to have to package a couple of the hottest names in their farm system."
Unfinished Business: Doesn't Get Much Better Than This
"But then he saw her and said, "Hey, I was looking for you!" He made his way over, signing as he went, and asked who the three of us were. He shook each of our hands. IT WAS SOOOOOO COOL!!!! "
Quick notes: Wily Mo, Miguel Tejada, and the Cliff Lee trade :: Friar Forecast
"Pena is your typical shot in the dark acquisition; low risk, (likely) low reward."
PADRES: Pena signed to minor-league deal
His signing will provide the Beavers with a much-needed body.
One Full Season and the Latos Conundrum – Ducksnorts
"In short, I like the idea of the idea, but I’m not sure how feasible its implementation would be in real life."
Padres' Buddy system - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I told (Black) from Day One, ‘I’m not coming in here with someone in mind,’ " Hoyer said. "I told him, ‘We’re not playing out the string till we can hire someone else. I want this to work.’ "
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