Found November 02, 2011 on Friarhood:
PLAYERS: Anthony Bass
TEAMS: San Diego Padres
A lot going on in the baseball world right now. Dodgers finally are being sold and other players are possibly on the move. The Padres have a lot going on as well. Here are some links:   Official press release on the hiring of Phil Plantier - Padres Official Site " 'Phil brings a strong passion for the Padres organization,' Byrnes said. 'He played an integral role in the success of our minor league system this past year. His knowledge of the game and experience working with young hitters will be an invaluable asset to our clubhouse and this organization.' "   Plantier is excited at the challenges that lie ahead - Padres Official Site "New Padres hitting coach Phil Plantier plans on making a case to his players that there are positives in the ballpark's spacious dimensions." Texas League champions San Antonio win MiLBY for Best Overall Team - MiLB.com "After posting a Minor League-best 94-46 record and winning its first Texas...
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