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Around the Mission: 9/12 Padres Links


  • Unfinished Business: FIRST PLACE IS OURS!!!!
    "I am super happy about the attendance at Petco today as well. There were over 41,000 people today, and even over the radio, I could tell that they were into every single pitch. My goodness, just to hear you guys out there got me so pumped up right here in my living room. The energy out there was just amazing!"

  • Perpetual Padres Saga: Quest for the Postseason
    "Postseason baseball is so close that I can smell it. I truly believe that the San Diego Padres will be one of the six teams to play October baseball."

  • Stranded, Caught in the Crossfire – Ducksnorts
    "That said, failing to score against Jonathan Sanchez on Friday night irritates me — in much the same way that Sanchez himself irritates me"

  • Padres win on strike-em-out, throw-em-out | News
    Three days ago, injured Padres outfielder Tony Gwynn passed by Heath Bell's locker in the home clubhouse and gave him a succinct scouting report on Giants speedy outfielder Darren Ford, who figured to pinch-run during this series.

  • Addition of changeup helping Luebke | News
    If there was an upside to missing nearly two months of the season with a strained oblique -- and, really, there weren't many -- it was that pitcher Cory Luebke had plenty of time to refine an elusive third pitch: the changeup.

  • PADRES NOTES: Hairston Jr., Gwynn on way back
    "I'm ready to go," Hairston said. "Everything feels good -- no problems hitting or throwing. I can't wait to get back in there."

  • ESCONDIDO: Padres evaluating ballpark sites, property purchases
    Moorad and his investors have balked at providing the city any revenue from the ballpark beyond about a $200,000 annual lease payment.

  • PADRES: Torrelba's heroics lift team back into first place
    "There is probably no better way to end a game for a catcher," Torrealba said. "That guy can fly, so when we got ahead of Posey, I called for a fastball away to give myself a chance to throw him out."

  • Padres bounce back, beat Giants 1-0 -
    After Torrealba’s homer, Bumgarner retired 13 straight Padres before Adrian Gonzalez bounced a two-out single through the middle in the seventh.