San Francisco puts Giant hurt on Padres - SignOnSanDiego.com
"This is a terrible way to start the series and I guarantee you there is no one in San Diego who feels worse than me."
Jerry Hairston Jr. expects to be activated - SignOnSanDiego.com
"After throwing, I’m extremely pleased and a little bit surprised," Hairston said. "This was the best-case scenario."
PADRES: Giants blast four homers to strike first in key series
"He couldn't get anything going," Black said. "He left balls out over the plate, and they took good swings. He couldn't get anything established."
Giants Mash Garland, Tighten NL West
"Everything was up, I made some mistakes and paid for it," said Garland, "I got knocked around the yard, wasn’t very good tonight, and didn’t give the team a chance."
PADRES NOTES: Jerry Hairston Jr. making progress
"I even touched 97 mph," Hairston said. "I wouldn't be smiling if I didn't feel good. I don't hide my emotions well. If I didn't feel good, I'd be off sulking somewhere. "I'm a little shocked, to be honest."
insidethepadres: Behind the scenes
Padres are still reconfiguring their baseball front office and minor league staff. They're trying to hire A.J. Hinch, the former Diamondbacks manager, and probably will get that done.
Losing Streaks, Winning Streaks, and What Comes Next :: Friar Forecast
My answers: "I don’t know," and "I don’t know, but they are more likely than not to make the playoffs."
Look to NL West for Playoff Race Thrills as Padres, Giants, Rockies Converge -- MLB FanHouse
"Any manager loves this kind of race," said the Padres' Bud Black, who wasn't feeling as theatrical after his team's win streak ended at three games. "Managers, coaches, players, GMs -- this is what the game is all about."
Beers with Bob Vol 3
We talk about the trade deadline acquistions, where this team stacks up with past teams, the greatness of Mat Latos, the Padres Hall of Fame & there is even a cameo by the Avenger in Chief
THE KEPT FAITH: The Kept Faith Podcast Episode 11
New Episode: Surviving the losing streak, Why Cox SUCKS & Steve Garvey joins us (kinda) The Kept Faith Podcast -
Long balls hurt Garland, Padres vs. Giants | padres.com: News
San Francisco hit four home runs Thursday, three of them off Padres starter Jon Garland, to lift it to a 7-3 victory over San Diego to close to within one game of the first-place Padres in the National League West standings.
Padres hire new hitting coordinator | padres.com: News
The Padres have hired former Astros hitting coach Sean Berry as their Minor League hitting coordinator.
Hairston Jr. closing in on return | padres.com: News
The Padres' Jerry Hairston Jr. took a big step in the recovery process Thursday, as he played catch for the first time since going on the DL on Aug. 28 and said he was "pleasantly surprised" with how his elbow responded to the throwing session.
Sea of yellow fights cancer in San Diego | padres.com: News
Stuart Rickerson was one of 300 folks who took part in a Stand Up To Cancer fund raising event at PETCO Park on Thursday night.
Mind games might help Padres win real games - SignOnSanDiego.com
"The game doesn’t change unless you allow it (to) in your mind," the Padres’ second baseman said Thursday afternoon. "When you step on the field, it’s going to be the same thing you’ve done for your whole life.