Like Bob Scanlan, Mark Grant was made an employee of the Padres. Guaranteed contract through 2014 with options that could extend his contract to 2016.
The Padres Little League initiative helps in more ways than one. The money that Little Leagues will save on uniforms this year will help them make much needed repairs. (via ComstockNews)
Ten Padres made the list.
this deal is over now...sorry
Beerfest makes a return. The classic beach towel giveaway is still there. Still doing dog days. Looks a bit empty on the later months. I suppose they will add some more later.
Dirk Hayhurst says that Chase Headley is the only player that confronted him about how he was portrayed in his first book.
"And even the San Diego Padres— playing in the 26th largest market in baseball — are, pending MLB approval, poised to sign a new deal with Fox Sports that will guarantee them $75 million a year for the next 20 years. The deal was confirmed by two industry executives familiar with the contract but not authorized to speak publicly about its details." With over $100 mil in TV and revenue sharing...what should the payroll be and should any of that money be used to pay off the loans? Let the jousting begin.