The Cardinals are the world champions for 2011 and former Padre David Freese received MVP honors. Plenty to talk about with current Padres situatios. Here are some links:
Dan Hayes broke the story of Chris Gwynn leaving the Padres for the Mariners - NCT
"The Padres lost a third member of their baseball operations department this week when Chris Gwynn accepted a position with the Seattle Mariners on Friday, multiple sources confirmed."
Tom Krasovic of insidethepadres.com talks about Chris Gwynn
"As San Diego's director of player personnel, Gwynn scouted players at all levels: some 90 players for the 2011 amateur draft, Padres minor leaguers, minor leaguers with other clubs, amateurs in the Dominican Republic and big leaguers here and in winter ball. For trade purposes, the Padres sometimes dispatched Gwynn to scout players."
"The sight of David Freese bashing his way into World Series lore on Thursday wasn't a wholly pleasing one for Jason...