Found May 01, 2012 on Friarhood:
MLB Writer Cory Brock (@FollowThePadres) tweets that Cory Luebke will miss his scheduled Wednesday start due to soreness and tightness in his left elbow. Jeff Suppan from Triple-A Tucson will take Cory's scheduled start Jeff Suppan has not pitched in a MLB game since October 4, 2010 when he was with the Cardinals. Suppan was signed to the Padres on February 8 to a minor league deal. Jeff spent all of 2011 on the Royals Triple-A where he posted 4.78 ERA in 165.2 IP.

Padres place LHP Luebke on DL with strained elbow

The San Diego Padres have placed left-hander Cory Luebke on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained left elbow. Luebke, who is 3-1 with a 2.61 ERA, said he began to feel soreness in his elbow during his last start, a 5-3 win Friday at San Francisco. To replace him as San Diego's starter on Wednesday night against Milwaukee, the Padres purchased the contract of right...

Padres' Luebke to skip start due to elbow discomfort

LHP Cory Luebke, the San Diego Padres' best pitcher thus far, will skip a start due to tightness and discomfort in his elbow. Luebke, who this spring signed a $12 million/$27.5 million contract extension that commits him to the Padres through 2017, is off to a 3-1 start with a 2.61 ERA through five starts. "It's feeling better already," said Luebke of his...

Padres Insider: Injury updates & hitting streaks

LF Carlos Quentin will begin a rehab assignment with Class AAA Tucson on Tuesday, although his return to the Padres is still at least a week away. Quentin had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee March 19 to repair the meniscus and remove floating particles. "Running straight ahead is usually not a problem in these injuries," manager Bud Black said after the Padres put...

Daily Friar 5.2.12

In recent history May has been a pretty decent month for the Padres. Most of the May months in the past few years have given the team a winning reacord. I'm not necessarily that will be the case this season, but they are on the right foot. They won last night in the first game of May, and hope to carry that over into tonight. Cory Luebke is missing his start tonight though, so...

Daily Farm Round-Up: 4-29-12

Prospect of the Day Yasmani Grandal goes yard for the second time in 3 games. The Storm get shut out in Tim Stauffer’s first rehab start. Tucson Padres 3, Sacramento River Cats 11 Daniel Robertson-LF: 2-5, 2b, Run scored, K Matt Clark-DH: 0-3, BB, K Vince Belnome-1B: 0-3, BB, K Everth Cabrera-CF: 1-3, 2b, RBI, 2 K’s, 2 outfield assists James Darnell-3B: 1-4, Run scored, K Yasmani...

Padres Issue Statement on Junior Seau

“Everyone in the Padres organization is deeply saddened by the news of Junior Seau’s passing,” said Padres President Tom Garfinkel.  “He was a great San Diegan and an inspiration, not only on the playing field, but in how he positively impacted people's lives. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Seau family, friends and the Chargers organization during this difficult time.”

Former Brewer Suppan stings old squad

It had been 19 months since Jeff Suppan had last appeared in a major league game. But, the former Milwaukee Brewers pitcher, whose big contract and poor performance led to his eventual release from the team in June 2010, re-emerged from the minors as a member of the San Diego Padres to face his former team on Wednesday. And, in a game that would have ranked as one of Suppan'...

Padres 2, Brewers 0

Pinch-hitter Mark Kotsay belted a two-run homer with one out in the eighth to give the San Diego Padres a 2-0 win against the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. Kotsay, who played with Milwaukee last year, drove a 1-1 pitch from Francisco Rodriguez to right field. Will Venable was aboard on a single. It was Kotsay's fourth career pinch homer and his first since Aug. 9, 2002...

Daily Friar 4.30.12

Winning game one of a three game series usually puts that team in a good position to take the series. Win game one, and then you have two more opportunities to win one more game to lock up the series. The Padres won game one against the Giants, had game two stolen from them, then came into game three knowing what they had to do. Game three didn't happen though. The offense was...

Friarhood - Taking a Swing at Cancer Together

Dear Friarhood and Friends, Steve approached me recently about an idea to round up and unite the Friarhood in an effort to start a fundraising campaign for Stand Up To Cancer (you may remember that in the last couple of years the Padres have been actively involved in this effort ). Despite my initial thoughts of “I’m simply to busy for this,” well, I have a hard time saying...

Suppan Sinks Brewers in Padres 5-0 Victory

When we all heard the word that Jeff Suppan was making the start against the Brewers today most thought this could be a chance for the bats to come alive.  Boy were they wrong as Suppan mastered the Milwaukee lineup in route to a 2nd straight shutout of the Brewers, winning 5-0.  More worriesome than that was the news that Mat Gamel is lost for the season with a torn ACL and our...

Daily Farm Round-Up: 4-30-12

The Missions take a beating at the hands of the Rockhounds. Austin Hedges’ homer and another solid start for Cody Hebner secure a Tincaps win. Tucson Padres DNP   San Antonio Missions 2, Midland Rockhounds 12 Reymond Fuentes-CF: 2-4, 2b, RBI, Run scored Jeudy Valdez-SS: 0-3, RBI, K Nate Freiman-1B: 0-3 Jaff Decker-RF: 0-4, K Edinson Rincon-3B: 1-4. K Hayden Beard-SP: 0.1 IP,...

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Daily Friar 5.3.12

San Diego collectively mourned the loss of a sports icon for the city. What Tony Gwynn is to San Diego baseball, Junior Seau was to San Diego football. I am sad that he is gone from the world, but at the same time happy that he isn't battling his own demons anymore. It's sad that he had to go the way he did though. That being said, the Padres gave this city exactly what they...
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