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Former Friar Andy Parrino turns 29

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Parrino was a 26th-round pick by the Padres in 2007, and hit .200 with a HR in 79 games with the Padres in 2011 and '12. His greatest contribution to the club was being traded to Oakland in the Tyson Ross deal. (Photo credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-US PRESSWIRE)

Former Aztec and Padre turns 32

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Alex Hinshaw pitched 28 innings in 31 relief appearances for the Padres in 2012, compiling a 1-1 record and a 4.50 ERA. (photo by Justin Edmonds/ Getty Images)

Happy birthday, Trevor!

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(Photo by: Stephen Dunn/ Getty Images)

SBNation, is this Medica?

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http://www.sbnation.com/a/mlb-preview-2014/padres Pictures are hard, but last time I check Jedd Gyorko and Tommy Medica are not the same person.

The Friar goes surfing with Santa

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The Friar celebrated the holidays in San Diego fashion, and supported Small Business Saturday, by riding some waves with Santa in Seaport Village this past weekend.