Found May 18, 2012 on Friarhood:
The Padres returned back home and had one of their most satisfying wins of the season, beating Los Angeles 4-2 Wednesday afternoon. Suddenly the next day, Josh Byrnes made a major shakeup to the Padres roster. He elected to outright release Orlando Hudson, swallowing 7.5 million dollars and also placed struggling shortstop Jason Bartlett on the disabled list. The corresponding moves were the promotions of Triple A Tucson’s double play combination; shortstop Everth Cabrera and second baseman Alexi Amarista. Byrnes intimated that Bartlett would more than likely be released as well once he returned. So the Padres ushered in the new era with a real stinker, getting clobbered by the Dodgers, 8-1. The Friars will face the Angels the next three games starting with 70’s night on Friday. The Friars will wear the Brown and Gold 1978 home uniforms selected in a vote by us, the fans, in a brilliant marketing move early this season. It will be the first of three, with an 80’s night in June and...
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