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Everth Cabrera on Being Linked To PEDs: “I’m Very Sorry About this Situation for the San Diego Organization.”

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

There are five new names linked to the Biogenesis clinic in Miami, which is more news Major League Baseball didn't want to hear. Everth Cabrera is on the list. Other names included Jordan Norberto, Fernando Martinez, Fautino De Los Santos, and Cesar Puello. Cabrera, the Padres shortstop, reacts to the news of ...

Chase Headley on Bud Black: “We’re Going to have a Really Good Team Because He’s Such a Good Manager.”

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Chase Headley has arrived at spring training coming off  the best year of his career. He won both the Silver Slugger and Gold Glove awards while batting .286 with 31 homers, 95 runs scored, 17 stolen bases and a league-leading 115 RBIs. Headley's name came up quite often in the offseason ...

Taylor Grey Meyer on Now Famous Letter to San Diego Padres

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Surely you've heard or read one of those stories about how a persistent prospective job applicant finally broke through and got the job because of his or her refusal to accept no for an answer. Well, that's not exactly how things played out for Taylor Grey Meyer, a former law student ...

Heath Bell Says He Would Be Willing to Take a Discount to Stay in San Diego

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

The major league baseball trade deadline is quickly approaching and any team that is looking for back-end relief help should look no further than Padres closer Heath Bell. While he doesn’t capture the same headlines as some of the other closers, he is a hidden gem in San Diego and ...

After a Hall of Fame Career Trevor Hoffman Has Decided to Hang Up His Cleats

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Last season was one of the low points in Trevor Hoffman’s career, so after 18 Major League seasons and 601 career saves, he has finally decided to hang up his spikes.  Hoffman didn’t want to make an emotional decision at the conclusion of last season and spent months pondering with ...

Adrian Gonzalez Should Do Major Damage In Boston

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Between the crazy deal for Jayson Werth, the rumors of Derek Jeter's negotiations with the Yankees and his eventual signing and the talks surrounding Cliff Lee, baseball's hot stove is sizzling in December. One of the biggest moves thus far is obviously Boston dealing with San Diego for first baseman ...

The Bell No Longer Tolls For the San Diego Padres

Monday, October 4th, 2010

In August it looked like the Padres were a lock for a playoff spot in the National League. They were at the top of the NL West and they were cruising along behind one of the best pitching staffs in all of baseball. However, the Padres stumbled down the stretch ...

Adrian Gonzalez is Not Focused on the Giants

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

The MLB season is winding down and the playoff races are heating up. There are some teams that have locked up their spot in October, but there are others that continue to fight for their playoff lives. As the season comes to a close, the Padres are fighting hard to ...

Despite Their Ten Game Losing Streak, The Padres Still Lead in the NL West

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

So far this season, the Padres have been the most surprising team in baseball. Just about one month ago or so, the Padres were in command in the NL West despite having one of the smaller payrolls in Major League Baseball. However, a recent ten game losing streak almost closed ...

The Padres Sign Bud Black To A Much Deserved Contract Extension

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Throughout the first half of the MLB season, the San Diego Padres remained the best team in the National League West.  I looked at the standings each day expecting to see them drop from first place but they have remained a steady, winning ball club.  Much of the reason for ...