Found September 05, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Things have not gone well for Cameron Maybin since he signed his five-year, $25 million extension with the Padres prior to the 2012 season.  He played in 147 games in 2012, but he hit just .243.  This season, he has been plagued by injuries.  He will end the season with just 14 games-played.  Maybin will undergo season-ending wrist surgery. #Padres Maybin will have surgery on his right wrist. Issue he's long dealt with. Outside chance he could still get winter ABs in December. — Corey Brock (@FollowThePadres) September 4, 2013 Maybin had an impressive first season with the Padres, and the club thought they had found the future face of the franchise.  That's part of why the front office wanted to give him an early extension and buy him out of his arbitration year.  Unfortunately, the move has not worked out.  However, the extension was very team friendly. In his seven Major League seasons, Maybin is a .248/.311/.370 hitter.  He has shown at times that he can hit for power, he clearly has speed, and he can play Gold Glove defense.  The question the Padres still have is whether Maybin will ever be able to put all those things together at once. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?

Venable Contract Analysis

The Padres handed out another contract late in a season.  However, unlike the Huston Street and Carlos Quentin deals, the 2013 version should draw little criticism. The organization bought out the remaining 2 arbitration years for Will Venable.  Total dollars: $8.5 million.  There are quite a few reasons why this deal is a solid investment for the team. First, Venable likely is...

Padres' Yonder Alonso sidelined indefinitely; won't require surgery

When San Diego Padres first baseman Yonder Alonso initially suffered his hand injury, there was expectation that he would be shut down for a few days and ultimately sidelined for roughly a week. Since then, it's been revealed that Alonso's dealing with more of an issue than originally thought, and it's now not clear when he'll be able to rejoin the Padres, according...

Padres VHS Tapes

Gather around kids. Let me take you back to a time where DVD’s and Blu Ray discs didn’t exist. A time where you couldn’t just easily skip to a certain section of the movie. Yeah, sounds crazy right? Well that’s what it was like during the VHS era. I have a handful of Padres VHS tapes that I’m going to show you. I really need to convert these so I have them to enjoy forever...

Pitching for Next Year: Andrew Cashner

When Andrew Cashner came to the Padres in a January 2012 trade that sent first baseman Anthony Rizzo to the Cubs, fans in San Diego were not amused. Rizzo, part of the haul for Adrián González, posted X-rated numbers in the hitters paradise known as Tucson and gave folks hope for a future brighter than anything Brad Hawpe or Jorge Cantú had to offer. Rizzo struggled in his first...

Padres edge out the Giants 3-2

SDSN: San Diego Sporting News - San Diego,CA(SDSN)- The Padres defeat the Giants 3-2. The game started out scoreless until the 5th when the Padres scored two runs off Bumgarner on...The post Padres edge out the Giants 3-2 appeared first on SDSN: San Diego Sporting News.

Five Good Things: Battle of the Bottom Dwellers Edition

Hola amigos. Are you ready for five good things against the hated Giants? Let me assure you that the there were 13 bad things the last game. There were homers by Chase Headley and Ronny Cedeno that almost made the list, however when you give up six, those don’t matter as much. But to make us happy, here’s five from the first two games that won the series.   5. Kennedy Quality...

Daily Friar 9.6.13

The Padres are back at it tonight after having the day off yesterday. The Rockies are in town for a three game weekend series that will take us to the off day on Monday. Tonight is also Beer Fest and first pour is at 5 PM so be sure to get down there early. Following the Beer Fest will be first pitch as Burch Smith returns to the rotation to take on Juan Nicasio at 7:10 PST. A preview...

Giants tattoo Stults in handing Padres 13-5 loss

While the San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval showed his power, some wonder if the San Diego Padres' Eric Stults is running on empty. ''Is he getting tired?'' Padres Manager Bud Black said. ''I don't think so. His stuff still looks good. This time of the year one can go that direction, but he still feels physically good.'' Sandoval&...

While You Were Drinking: Game 138 (SD vs. SF)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after a night in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres took the second game of the 3 game series against the Giants last night 3-2 moving them 1 game up on their bitter rivals in the battle for last place in the NL West.  The Padres also inched closer to evening up the 2013 season...

Daily Friar 9.4.13

The San Diego Padres are now in sole possession of fourth place in the NL West standings after a 3-2 victory yesterday against the defending world champion San Francisco Giants. Robbie Erlin recorded his first major league hit and RBI, and despite the high pitch count, pitched a solid game as well: 5.1 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO. Catcher Nick Hundley had a good night at the plate...

Daily Farm Round-Up: 9-5-13

The Missions and TinCaps won today as both teams’ starting pitchers excelled for the second night in a row. The entire TinCaps lineup enjoyed a productive night at the plate while the Missions have now struggled with RISP in consecutive games. Hitting Prospect of the Day: Rodney Daal Pitching Player of the Day: Eddie Bonine   San Antonio Missions 2, Corpus Christi Hooks 0 Rico...

Q&A: Hunter Renfroe, Padres Outfield Prospect

Hunter Renfroe finished his amateur career with a bang. The 21-year-old outfielder was one of the top players in the college ranks, hitting a robust .345, with 16 home runs, at Mississippi State. The San Diego Padres were impressed. They took him with the 13th overall pick in the June draft. Renfroe’s tool kit includes […]

Practice Assembling the Filet-O-Fish Now

Last month, Avenging Jack Murphy wrote about removing distractions and concentrating on the game at hand. It was very well thought out and informative. This is not going to be anything close to well thought out. As far as informative, that is a matter of opinion. Say hello to my stream of consciousness. As the season winds down, and the Padres fight to stay out of last place in...

While You Were (Day) Drinking: Game 139 (SD vs. SF)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after a night in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were (day) drinking. The Friars were pummeled yesterday, giving up 6 home runs, 3 to Pablo Sandoval, and dropped the series finale to the Giants 13-5. Starter Eric Stults gave up 7 earned runs and the bullpen wasn’t much better on a bizarre home run...

Daily Farm Round-Up: 9-4-13

The minor league playoffs have rolled around, and the only qualifying teams were the Missions and the TinCaps. The Missions lost and the TinCaps won tonight, but both teams enjoyed excellent starting pitching from Matt Wisler and Joe Ross, respectively. Hitting Prospect of the Day: Reynaldo Bruguera Pitching Player of the Day: Joe Ross   San Antonio Missions 1, Corpus Christi Hooks...
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