Leach: Friars a force to be reckoned with | padres.com: News
The Padres have permitted 27 fewer runs than any other team in baseball, and with the additions of Ryan Ludwick and Miguel Tejada, they've improved their offense as well. Take them seriously, or disregard them at your own peril.
Lilly tops Latos in L.A. victory - SignOnSanDiego.com
"This one was on me," said the losing pitcher. "I didn’t have my best stuff. I didn’t do a good job attacking hitters. I don’t feel I had my command.
PADRES NOTES: Ludwick, Tejada fill out lineup, teammates say
"I've always just been comfortable in the five spot," Headley said. "I do enjoy being able to watch a pitcher work for an inning or so before I get to face him -- see what his stuff looks like or what he's trying to do. Other than that, there's no explanation other than it's a spot I've always liked hitting."
PADRES: Dodgers' Lilly makes Padres wilt; division lead cut to one game
"What he really did well was in and out," Black said. "That was the key."
Padres' surprises begin at home - SweetSpot Blog - ESPN
"The Padres still aren't setting the world on fire, and part of their relative success at home is a function of decreased production away from Petco Park"
Jed Hoyer’s trading style
"It's too early to make firm judgments about any of Hoyer's trades. However, in looking at his process, we can see that he has exhibited an attentiveness to his partners' needs, as well as creativity and flexibility."
It Might Be Dangerous... You Go First: Acquiring Tejada and Ludwick
"We, however, prefer to judge decisions in the time and under the circumstances in which they were made. Under that criteria, we're thrilled with the additions and look forward to watching this team down the stretch. "
Friars on Cardboard: Tuesday's Trevor: Keep The Faith
"I've said it before but I love that there are so many cards out there of Trevor just havin' a good time."
Padres freeze up in loss to Dodgers | padres.com: News
The Padres went 22 straight batters without a baserunner after scoring in the first inning on Tuesday, as a solid start by Mat Latos in a loss to the Dodgers.
Garland puts premium on durability | padres.com: News
Padres pitcher Jon Garland has been on the disabled list once since the 2000 season, which goes a long way in explaining why he has been in a position to win 10 or more games in each of the past nine seasons.