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Jon Morosi: "Now that they have a more experienced roster, it’s harder to pick against the Padres. But for someone who tabbed San Francisco to win the pennant in spring training, the choice remains clear. PREDICTION: Giants."
San Diego Padres surprises even themselves at deadline - Lee Jenkins - SI.com
"Jed Hoyer, you are awesome."
XX1090 TV: Jed Hoyer, Adrian Gonzalez and Tony Gwynn talk about Ludwick
Marty interviews Hoyer and others about the acquisition of Ludwick.
XX1090 TV: Ryan Ludwick on Trade & Davide Eckstein on Advice
Marty interviews Ludwick an Eckstein
Homers help Padres thump Dodgers | padres.com: News
Chase Headley had four hits and Will Venable drove in four runs Monday night as the Padres thumped the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.
Padres pound Dodgers 10-5 - SignOnSanDiego.com
"That was a crazy game," said Padres manager Bud Black. "It seemed like the easy hit balls were base hits and the hard hit balls were outs."
PADRES: Three-run homers by Headley, Venable propel Padres
"Crazy game," Padres manager Bud Black said. "Broken bats. Funky hops. Choppers in front of the mound."
PADRES NOTES: Ludwick trade had some pondering future
"I didn't know what to expect," Stairs said. "There's always things going through people's minds of what move we're going to make. It came across my mind. I expected me to be gone. If everyone was healthy, I'd have been gone. It is what it is."
Really, Aren’t They All Statement Games? – Ducksnorts
"That was a fun way to start the four-game series in LA. If I believed in statement games, I might be tempted to call this one. But I don’t, so I won’t."
A San Diego Padres Blog: The Sacrifice Bunt " Blog Archive " What the Padres gave up: Corey Kluber and Nick Greenwood Edition
"All in all, the Padres held onto their top pitching prospects and received an instant upgrade to their lineup in Ludwick. The Padres gave up only a fringe #4 or #5 starter in Corey Kluber and a player who was little more than organizational depth in Nick Greenwood. I love this move."
An Impressive Trade Deadline for Hoyer and the Padres
"The feeling of something really special happening here in San Diego is starting to take notice among the fans and the rest of the country."