Bob Scanlan - Padres "All-Star" Insult May Be A Blessing In Disguise
It does get a little bothersome when great individual performances are overlooked. Not because I view personal awards as being more important than team accomplishments. I just believe that by not recognizing the proper recipient it undermines the integrity of the award.
sandiego.com | Sports | GOOD SPORTS: Gwynn Jr. Part Of Padres' Success
"I was working on a new stance at the beginning of the season," Gwynn says. "I kind of had to find a medium between what was working for me last season and some of the new things I worked on during the off-season. It's starting to come around."
Two Padres pitchers may join All-Star team - SignOnSanDiego.com
Black said Latos was going to be pushed to the back of the rotation for the start of the second half, with his first start not coming until July 21 in Atlanta. That would give Latos 12 days off.
Padres Get Taste of Their Own Medicine
"I was proud of the way our guys battled back," said manager Bud Black after the game, "down three runs on the road is good work."
PADRES: Zimmerman's walkoff helps Nationals nip Padres
"He's a very good player -- no doubt. I voted for him for the All-Star Game -- that's what I think of Zimmerman," Black said. "My write-in vote's going to go to (San Diego closer Heath Bell), but that's besides the point. Zimmerman's a good player."
All-star vote alliance cheapens a classic - SignOnSanDiego.com
“I don’t think it’s illegal,” said attorney Len Simon, a member of the Padres’ board of directors. “But it stinks. I don’t think it’s fair play.”
- XX Sports Radio: Mat Latos Interview (MP3)
San Diego rings the Bell for Heath | padres.com: News
Heath Bell has put together All-Star numbers, but right now, he is trailing Joey Votto in the Final Vote after one day of balloting.
Padres' late rally comes up just short | padres.com: News
Despite a late-game comeback, the Padres fell to the Nationals, 6-5, on a game-winning home run by Ryan Zimmerman in the bottom of the ninth on Tuesday night.
Bell's got the numbers but needs more votes | padres.com: News
Padres closer Heath Bell, who leads the Major Leagues with 23 saves, just completed one herculean task and is preparing himself for another.
Latos could be moved back in rotation | padres.com: News
While Mat Latos has been one of the top pitchers in the Major Leagues, Padres manager Bud Black said he has considered moving him to the back of the rotation due to inning limits.
Nationals lay on the heat on Padres - SignOnSanDiego.com
"The heat wasn’t that bad," said Padres starter Clayton Richard
"Eckstein sidelined on hot night in Washington, D.C." by Padres Scorecard
"We're keeping an eye on it, but he should be fine," said Padres manager Bud Black, who added that he doesn't see the second baseman being a candidate for the disabled list.
Believe the hype :: Friar Forecast
"Personally, I do not think that we need to wait for Strasburg’s career to be over before we can enjoy it."
The Friarhood - Players of the Month: June
The Friarhood is pleased to announce the Padres June 2010 Players of the Month
THE KEPT FAITH: The Kept Faith Podcast Episode 004!
In this week's episode we go "live" at the unofficial Kept Faith July 4th BBQ! All but one Kept Faith contributors are in house and take the time to get in on the action! We even have a live audience! We talk about Heath Bell and the bullpen getting snubbed, Venable on the DL and Bronson Arroyo?
"He f'ing throws a 95 MPH fastball and he is too much of a wuss to throw even a single pitch inside. THAT is why he gets crushed when he does give up a hit."
Woe, Doctor!: A (somewhat) open letter to UT editor Jeff Light
"I have decided to address the growing disdain for local sports coverage – especially for all things Padres-related…by sending this crudely-constructed, syntactic nightmare of a letter to new San Diego Union Tribune editor, Jeff Light."