Found June 10, 2013 on Padres Public:
Yesterday afternoon, as the Padres’ bullpen lost control for the second time in three days, fans started offering thoughts. They ranged from, “We want Luke Gregerson’s head on a stick” to “WHY IS JOE THATCHER EVEN ON THE TEAM????” I’m paraphrasing but make no mistake fans were upset, myself included. Then I began to see the name of Kevin Quackenbush getting floated around. Then this . . . Says Quack is headed for AAA RT @UTPadres: #Padres minors report: Spang, Asencio advance, Quack, Hancock to follow — Padres Prospects (@PadresProspects) June 10, 2013 And this . . . You'll want to read this one RT @LoneStarDugout: Submitted to @baseballpro Ten Pack: notes on #Padres RHP prospect Kevin Quackenbush & more — Padres Prospects (@PadresProspects) June 10, 2013 Now it is Monday. Go to Baseball Prospectus and read about Kevin Quackenbush. I don’t know, maybe you’ll feel better. *This article may be behind a pay wall in which case I’ve just made you feel even

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