Injuries prompt Padres to review practices | UTSanDiego.com
Monday was supposed to be a day off for the Padres. But Jim Malone, the club’s strength and conditioning coach, flew to New York for a meeting of Major League Baseball’s Medical Advisory Committee. One of the topics up for discussion – the injury epidemic in the major leagues. As of Monday morning, 180 major league players were on the disabled list – an average of six per team.
Padres come to terms with 23 Draft picks | MLB.com: News
None of the top picks have signed, but 3rd rounder Fernando Perez did sign. He went to Otay Ranch HS before getting drafted out of Central Arizona JC.
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Tom Krasovic presents the case for Chase Headley as the Padres All Star representative.
9 Single-A prospects make All-Star teams | UTSanDiego.com
Lake Elsinore has five All-Stars. Fort Wayne has four. Highlighting these selections are last year's first round pick Cory Spangenberg, highly regarded OF prospect Rymer Liriano, highly regarding C prospect Austin Hedges and P Donn Roach who the Padres got in exchange for Ernesto Frieri.
Andre Ethier, Los Angeles Dodgers agree to five-year, $85 million deal - MLB - Sporting News
The news broke last night that the rival Dodgers locked up their RF long term.
Ethier extension: An overpay that's worth it - SweetSpot Blog - ESPN
Jon Weisman of Dodger Thoughts explains why the deal is a good decision for the Dodgers. I agree with just about everything he writes in this piece.
Links: Injuries being reviewed, Draft pick signings, All Star talk and Andre Ethier