Check out Peavy trying to break his rib in the dog pile.
"General Manager Kevin Towers said Padres prospect Kyle Blanks, who is blocked by first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, will take flyballs in left field before his games in Triple-A this season. Blanks will stay at first base, Towers said, but the club wants to see how he responds to flyballs."
It's not that I don't care but.....Media Nation: please don't blame it on US players or fans not caring, when US second round elimination games aren't even televised on regular ESPN, over women's NCAA hoops (no offense).
"The Marine Corps teaches you to make fast decisions and make the right decisions," Miner said. "That's the same thing a good baseball umpire needs to do."Umpiring camp for Marines could fulfill diamond dreams
"I am excited about the opportunity," said Sanchez, the reliever signed by the Padres on Sunday, five days after the Mets released him. "First of all, I love pitching in Petco Park. Second of all, I played as a Dodger and I love it there and I love the people out there – I love playing out there on the West Coast."Newcomer Sanchez arrives in camp, says he's glad to be a Padre
Twenty-eighth, 29th, 12th and 29th again for 2009 have been the most recent rankings by 'Baseball America' for the San Diego Padres minor league system compared to the rest of baseball over the past four years.Scout.com: MadFriars.com Top 20 for 2009
My brother-in-law, Brooks made the Round Rock Express 10th Anniversary Team! Congratulations!
A tall, strapping young man with thick, hairy forearms and a strong, muscular build steps out of the tunnel at Petco Park and into the dugout at a stadium in a city that is his own.Jorge Arangure Jr.: It's all about family for Adrian Gonzalez in Mexico - ESPN