San Diego Padres' Clayton Richard hit hard by Milwaukee Brewers | padres.com: News
"He was just a little erratic at times with his fastball command," Padres manager Bud Black said of Richard. "We like that he got to 80 pitches. He feels good and used all of his pitches today."
PADRES: Bell remains patient when it comes to contract extension
Bell said: "(Hoyer) said he really wants to keep me, but we have to just see where we are, if the fans are starting to show up. I understand the business part of it. This team's payroll is going to be down for the next couple of years. You can't sign big free agents when you don't have a huge fan base. The fan base is rising. We just have to see what happens."
PADRES NOTES: New reliever Neshek tweets his whereabouts
"We're in an entertainment business, and I feel like that's our job, is to sell baseball and that's the best way to do it," said Neshek, 30, who has appeared in 132 major league games as a reliever, all with the Twins. "Baseball is as popular as it's ever been, and I think social media has a lot to do with it. "I have a lot of dedicated fans. It's been pretty cool to share my success with my fans. "I felt I owed it to them."
Neshek figures to get long look | padres.com: News
"Everyday, everyday, everyday I write the book"
San Diego Padres pitcher Aaron Harang watches video for help on his mechanics | padres.com: News
"We're trying to get him back to where he was mechanically. I've done a lot of work on video, trying to get him to emulate where he was on video from three or four years ago," Balsley said of Harang.
Neshek's "funky" sidearm delivery perfect in Padres debut - SignOnSanDiego.com
"That is funky," said of Neshek. "That is a very unorthodox delivery. It’s deceptive. There’s a place for that type of pitcher. That’s funkier than Cla Meredith."