Houston Astros at San Diego Padres - June 2, 2011 | MLB.com SD Recap
"Bad inning, no doubt," Black said of the Astros' (22-34) five-run third. "Any team that commits three errors in an inning and gives up four hits, there's going to be a number of runs scored, and that's what happened. It got a little closer as the game went on, but that inning did us in."
Astros ruin Padres homecoming - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I thought our defense would be much crisper," Black said of the whole season.
San Diego Sports | Former San Diego Padre Randy Jones Still Living the Dream
“When (the Padres) frustrate me, I'm going to say so,” Jones said. “When the pitcher frustrates me and doesn't get the job done, I'm not going to ridicule him, but I am going to complain a little bit and talk about how they can improve.”
Gordon: The case for acquiring Jason Bartlett
ESPN’s Buster Olney opined the Cards should go after closer Heath Bell and shortstop Jason Bartlett. He noted that the Cards have already inquired about Bell this season. The team showed some interest in Bartlett during the offseason.
ACTION ALERT: San Diego woman starts online petition to urge Padres to join "It Gets Better Project" | San Diego Gay and Lesbian News
The lifetime Padres fan got an idea. "When I heard that the San Francisco Giants were the first professional team to make a video, I thought it would be really great if all pro sports teams would get on board. Then I saw a petition [on the change.org website] from the 12 year old kid in Boston. I thought, 'if he can do it I can do it.' So I decided to contact the Padres," she told San Diego Gay & Lesbian News.
San Diego Sports | June is Time for the Padres to Step Up as a Contender
It is indeed "Put up-Shut up" time for the Friars, and it has to start right now, in this yard, against those teams.