Padres Beat Johnson, Avert Sweep
"When I first got here today, the guys in here treated me like one of the family from the get-go," said Ludwick, "I don’t think the day could have gone any better."
"To refresh, the Padres seemingly used the DL to buy extra rest for Mat Latos in July. I think the Padres will probably use the DL likewise at least once more before the roster expands in September. Then again, maybe Salazar's sprain will waylay him for the rest of the season."
Padres Trade For Ryan Ludwick :: Friar Forecast
"He further improves the club’s playoff chances both this year and next year, giving the team some added pop without weakening the defense. This is the exact type of trade contending teams with room to add payroll should be making."
Ludwick steps up as Padres top Marlins | padres.com: News
Ryan Ludwick didn't start on Sunday, but the debut of San Diego's newest slugger was worth the extra wait, as he was central to the game-deciding rally.
Ludwick arrives in San Diego with high hopes | padres.com: News
New Padres outfielder Ryan Ludwick spent most of his Sunday morning exchanging handshakes and with his new teammates and coaches inside the clubhouse at PETCO Park.
Salazar lands on disabled list | padres.com: News
The Padres placed infielder Oscar Salazar on the 15-day disabled list before Sunday's series finale against the Marlins at PETCO Park with a strained right Achilles tendon.
Padres land Ludwick from Cards at Deadline | padres.com: News
Two days after adding six-time All-Star infielder Miguel Tejada, the San Diego Padres struck again, adding outfielder Ryan Ludwick from St. Louis.
Ludwick makes an impression - SignOnSanDiego.com
"Ryan got in late last night," explained Black. "I wanted him to settle in. I know that feeling of changing teams. A lot of things are moving fast. Ryan felt ready to go, but coming off the calf injury and everything, I changed my mind."
PADRES: Healthy Ludwick helps Padres avoid sweep
"I don't think the day could have went better," Ludwick said.
PADRES NOTES: Trade catches Ludwick off-guard
"I'm just kind of letting it sink in a little bit," Ludwick said Sunday, one day after the Padres acquired him in a three-team trade that cost them two minor-league pitchers. "It's kind of bizarre, but it's good, I think, any time you go somewhere else with a chance to win. Obviously, I have that here and I'm thrilled about that.
PADRES NOTES: Reliever Adams nears return from DL
"I tried to go as hard as I could right there so I could get a feel and make sure everything is all right," Adams said. "There's no way to match the intensity of a (game). It's kind of up to me to go out there and to go as hard as I could and make sure everything felt all right. "It went real good."
Luebke goes from possible trade bait to potential call-up - SignOnSanDiego.com
"If it happens, it happens," he said after a start last week in Las Vegas. "But I really enjoy being a part of this organization and hopefully I’ll be around a long time."
Ludwick out of Padres lineup Sunday, Salazar to D.L. - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I beaned him," Gregerson said Sunday after greeting Ludwick. "I didn't know if he was going to shake my hand or punch me . . . I would have understood either."
Padres Acquire Ludwick – Ducksnorts
"The difference is that where Miguel Tejada’s value lies in his name and the appearance of commitment to 2010, Ludwick provides the Padres with a legitimate middle-of-the-order threat who should help bolster the offense while also playing solid defense in left and right field. "
"I think Frieri would go back to Portland until Sept. 1 unless needed earlier due to another injury"
The Official Blog of Matt Antonelli: RANDOM MUSINGS
"Well, now I'm back, but I'm still not 100% sure exactly what the word is."
Hey Jed! Now I Need Some Help!
"How’d you put together a first-place baseball team without a dollar to your name in the first place? "
Sunday Seven: Padres Betting on Your Interest
"The fans should be happy. If there’s any kind of grudge or any kind of feeling they were being let down, I think that should completely go away now. They got the names of players (the fans) wanted, so there’s no reason to say they won’t support us any more."
Padres add Ludwick " NCTimes.com Blogs
"The Padres are going to win big on this one," one baseball source said in an e-mail.
Unfinished Business: Hello Tejada and Goodbye Dodgers
"I'm super excited about Padres baseball right now. We've got a three game series against the Marlins for the weekend, and then it's off to Dodger Stadium for four. That's going to be crazy!"
Perpetual Padres Saga: July Evaluation
"Padres consist of not one player, but everyone contributing to make this club into a first place team. Be afraid of the Padres. "
A San Diego Padres Blog: The Sacrifice Bunt " Blog Archive " Good Ludwick the rest of the season
"If you wanted proof that the new regime is serious, here it is."
A San Diego Padres Blog: The Sacrifice Bunt "What the Padres gave up: Wynn Pelzer Edition
"To put it simply, this trade was a low risk move by both sides. "
A San Diego Padres Blog: The Sacrifice Bunt " Blog Archive " The Sacrifice Cheat Sheet: Positions of interest
"Leave Will in right. Let Ludwick and his twenty bombs take left. "
The Friarhood - Padres acquire Ryan Ludwick
"Moorad is apparently listening to the noise at Petco Park (while the Padres remain in 1st place) and is stepping up to plate as he promised fans he would."
Friars on Cardboard: Baseball Heals All Wounds (A Tale of Joey Cora, My Mom & Me)
"As different as we were and are, we shared and share a favorite player."
THE KEPT FAITH: Now we're talking
"They get a great signal from the front office."
Padres Trail: Ryan Ludwick? Really?
"My concern for the Padres, in making trades, was that they not upset their run prevention model. "
Avenging Jack Murphy: Not-Joe-Randa coming to San Diego at the Trade Deadline
"This is an important statement by Jeff Moorad..... one that was painfully lacking during the Padres first 6 seasons in Petco Park."