Originally written on Friarhood  |  Last updated 9/19/14
Let’s face facts people, being a Padres fan is not easy work. Year in and year out you watch a team that is often times mediocre at best trying to battle it out and try not to land in the cellar. Every year you are promised a better season because we will find better players to help out the squad. Then the offseason comes around and none of these promises are fulfilled. It’s almost as if it is Christmas morning and your sibling got all the good presents while you are left with stuff from the 99 cent store. We have sat back and watched the Dodgers and the Angels grab whoever they want and our biggest signing so far is Jason Marquis. I just read though that we aren’t the only team not doing anything. The Mets haven’t even signed anybody of yet. Then when the Padres think they are going to sign someone, another team swoops in and says, “Nope he is ours, and we will pay him double what you were going to.” This is the case with Edwin Jackson as you can read below. Also below is news on t...
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