As Giants Pull Even in NL West, Padres Fans Are Stuck in Neutral -- MLB FanHouse
"Without blaming anybody, Padres players say privately that they're a bit disappointed that 35,000 to 40,000 Padres fans haven't been frequenting their ballpark in the stretch drive. The players feel like they're doing their part.* And they're right about that, it's a miracle that a team with the second-lowest payroll in the major leagues is still in first place. "
Is a higher power to blame for Padres' fate? - SignOnSanDiego.com
“Maybe that explains their losing,” joked Father Edward “Ned” Brockhaus, the “Padre” for the Padres who officiates when the team is in town. “It could be. You never know.”
PADRES NOTES: Black sits down with struggling Ludwick
"We were talking about life in general," Ludwick said. "That's the type of guy he is. He's a very personable guy, and he cares about each individual on the club. That makes him a lot of fun to play for. "He's like having another brother around."
PADRES: Giants' 1-0 win puts them in tie for first
"We just can't put it all together."
Padres lose to Giants; in virtual tie in NL West - SignOnSanDiego.com
The hard-luck loser was Padres left-handed starter Clayton Richard, who allowed only two hits and a walk over six full innings.
Latos doesn't care who's pitching - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I don’t care about the other pitcher unless he’s hitting," Latos said. "I concentrate only on the hitters. The other pitcher is for our hitters to worry about.
Hinch to join Padres' scouting department | padres.com: News
The Padres are close to hiring former D-backs manager A.J. Hinch to head up their scouting department, a baseball source close to the negotiations told MLB.com this week.
Correia adjusting to new role in Padres 'pen | padres.com: News
Kevin Correia openly admits that he didn't expect he would wind up out of the Padres' starting rotation and in the bullpen for the stretch run of the 2010 season. But that's where the right-hander currently finds himself.
Day off helps Ludwick find offensive form | padres.com: News
A day after sitting during the Padres series finale against the Dodgers on Wednesday, Ryan Ludwick went 2-for-3 in Thursday's contest against the Giants with a two-run homer to dead center, a double and a walk.
Padres edged by Giants' small-ball tactics | padres.com: News
San Francisco held the San Diego offense to just three hits and used a heavy dose of small ball in a decisive seventh inning to propel the Giants to a 1-0 victory over the Padres on Friday at PETCO Park.
The Official Blog of Matt Antonelli: IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE?
I just got back from the doctors and I'm starting to get things figured out a little bit, I think.