Padres trade issues, concerns, and possibilities for 2010 as trade deadline approaches.
"I would look for the Pads to make several smaller moves rather than one big bang."
A San Diego Padres Blog:Things I’ve been wrong about (Ray tells me I’m modest)
"I’m wrong about things I’ve said. In the interest of searching for truth, and not feeling so bad about making fun of other people for being wrong, here are some admissions that need making."
Call Me Crazy
"Picture this for trades.....Trevor Hoffman making his triumphant return to San Diego."
Padres Trail: Padres Acquire Nick Green
"Green is a decent defender - he saved 2 runs in limited action this year, and although his defense allowed 3 runs in 2009, that was the only season where he was not evaluated as a plus defender. Green's bat, however, is nothing special"
Unfinished Business: Sweep, then Dodgers!!
"Now we are coming home to face the Dodgers for three huge games. We're actually playing them seven times in two weeks, which is going to be crazy. Never mind that the Dodgers are six games behind us."
Padres’ pitch translator spells it out at Petco Park - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I know some guys who look at it. I’m not one of them," he said. "I prefer to get a feel for the pitcher. There are some guys who throw 98 but it feels like 92. Others throw 92 and it feels like 98. If you start looking at that stuff, it’s going to get in your head."