Padres fall to second in West with loss to Reds | padres.com: News
"Three hundred percent," catcher Yorvit Torrealba said of the odds that San Diego makes the playoffs. "I'm a really positive guy. What can I say? 'Oh, my team is going to lose?' There's no way I'm going to say that. What are my chances? Really good chances."
Latos works on mechanical issues | padres.com: News
He wasn't staying behind his fastball, so his four-seamer was cutting a little bit and he was getting it up in the zone," Balsley said. "He was throwing across his body quite a bit, and his hips were sliding the wrong way. We just made an adjustment of getting on a better line to home plate and getting behind his fastball, and it's seemed to work.
Tejada back in lineup after groin injury | padres.com: News
"For a couple pitches, [I left him in] because he's Miguel Tejada. In most cases, veteran players, they know the situation, they know how they feel. This one just didn't look right after I took a step back."
Fourth and Inches – Ducksnorts
The more I watch Ryan Ludwick, the more convinced I become that he does not belong in the National League West.
Black or Baker as NL Manager of the Year? You Might Be Surprised -- MLB FanHouse
Hoyer replied with a few words of astonishment. Then he gave me a comment that I could use here. "In my mind," he said, "the race for Manager of the Year has been over for a long time."
Seriously, Padres having fun, not feeling pressure - SignOnSanDiego.com
"Triple-A guys, Double-A guys will get stressed out about that, (but) not major leaguers. That’s the difference. That’s the difference between a minor league player and a major league player."
Seven games in seven days will decide the Padres' fate - SignOnSanDiego.com
"We’re still going (to the World Series)," Bell said. "Ain’t no doubt in my mind."
No partying at Petco for the Reds - SignOnSanDiego.com
"Good for them, they’re in first place," said catcher Yorvit Torrealba. "I’m sure they deserve to celebrate, but not in our ballpark. It’s like we defended our turf."
Homers, Homer Drop Padres Out of First
Gonzalez extended his own team record with his fourth consecutive season of 30+ home runs.