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Ashley Eckstein On Her New Star Wars Clothing Line: “We plan to make fan girls geek chic from head to toe.”

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Looky here, it's a nerd herd. Just kidding. Kind of. If you had to say who you thought the 'geekiest' player in Major League Baseball was, you might just guess San Diego Padres shortstop David Eckstein. He looks a little goofy and is a notoriously clean-cut guy who doesn't at ...

Bud Black And The Padres Shake Off Second Earthquake This Season At Petco

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Play was stopped momentarily on Monday night at Petco Park when a 5.7 magnitude earthquake occurred during the Padres' 6-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. That's the second quake this season to have struck Petco Park, the first coming on Easter day in April. For some perspective on what ...

The Padres Are Still in First Place (?)

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Will Venable RF, David Eckstein 2B, Adrian Gonzalez 1B, Chase Headley 3B, Yorvit Torrealba C, Jerry Hairston Jr. SS, Chris Denorfia LF, Tony Gwynn Jr. CF... These are your first place San Diego Padres. That's the lineup from Tuesday night. And it's essentially the everyday lineup. There may be a ...

Deja Vu! Jake Peavy Traded To The White Sox.

Friday, July 31st, 2009

In May, the White Sox and Padres agreed on a deal that would have sent Jake Peavy to Chicago to bolster their starting rotation. Peavy however nixed the dealthanks to a no-trade clause he has in his contract. Initially it was thought he invoked his no-trade clause because the White ...

San Diego Padres Closer Heath Bell Excited About All Star Invitation, Even If It Pisses Some People Off

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

The starters and reserves for the 2009 Major League Baseball All Star game have been announced and San Diego Padres closer has made the squad. Bell, who leads the National League with 23 saves in 24 opportunities, joins teammate Adrian Gonzalez as the only Padres to make the squad in ...

The San Diego Chicken Retiring? Say It Ain’t So

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

We hear from multi-million dollar amazing athletes all the time here on Sports Radio Interviews. We hear from high profile coaches, the most successful and predatory agents in sports, the media members who are so pertinent to the making and breaking of celebrity, etc, etc, etc. How often though do we ...

Jake Peavy All But Off The Trade Market

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

Jake Peavy must love to lose. The San Diego Padres had him traded to the Chicago White Sox about a month ago, and Peavy stepped in and nixed the deal, thanks in part to a no-trade clause he has in his contract. Now, Peavy has a strained tendon in his ...

Could Stephen Stasburg Be The Next Mark Prior?

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

This was a picture that became all too familiar for Mark Prior.  He was dominating in his first two years in the majors at the tender age of 21 and 22 and then injuries have derailed a potential Hall of Fame career.  His last year pitching significant innings was 2005 ...

Bud Black Talks Tony Gwynn, Winning Streaks

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Bud Black has been in a little bit of "limbo" for quite some while -- the Padres weren't supposed to be good this year (not necessarily his fault) and even Jake Peavy was supposed to be gone. Given those two facts, one would assume he'd get axed; regardless of whether ...

Scott Linebrink Didn’t Do A Good Enough Job Convincing Peavy

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Jake Peavy spoke to Scott Linebrink prior to rejecting a proposed trade that would have sent him from the Padres to Linkebrink's White Sox on Thursday.  Rumor has it that Peavy was reluctant to leave the National League - I suppose that means he didn't want to face another hitter ...