Found February 08, 2012 on
It's a great day to be a Padres fan. We are receiving national attention about our team. Now I know what you are all thinking, "How is this possible?" Apparently the people at ESPN have come to their senses and realized that there are teams west of the Mississippi other than the Dodgers and Giants. It's amazing, I know. You can see what I'm talking about in the first link below. Also the Padres made a minor league signing today for a veteran pitcher. This was something Josh Byrnes had wanted to do for some time, and frankly I think it is a good move. So without further ado here are your Padres links for today:
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Keith Law of ESPN ranks the Padres farm #1 in all the land"But there are so many prospects here with high floors, players who would be top-10 or top-five in other systems but are 11-20 here (such as Robbie Erlin or Edinson Rincon), that they are well-positioned to compete even with mode...
BEST OF MAXIM
In an article written by Bob Nightengale of USA today, the Padres may cash in big with the new TV deal.
"And even the San Diego Padres— playing in the 26th largest market in baseball — are, pending MLB approval, poised to sign a new deal with Fox Sports that will guarantee them $75 million a year for the next 20 years. The deal was confirmed by two industry executives...
The San Diego Padres will sign veteran right hander Jeff Suppan to a minor league contract and invite him out to Spring Training. He will add some depth to the pitching staff in the Spring and log in some good innings. Suppan will be entering his 17th season in the league and he made his major league debut in 1995 with the Boston Red Sox.
He has a career 138-143 record with...
That's right folks, you read that right. Former Padre starting pitcher Bruce Hurst was traded for pitcher Andrew Cashner....well kind of. While shooting Episode 1 of Padres and Pints, Geoff Young, myself, Beautown & the Avenger-in-Chief were discussing some random Padres stuff, off camera, whilst drinking some amazing Ballast Point. Anthony Rizzo had just been traded and...
Dan Robertson, 26, was drafted in the thirty-third round of the 2008 draft, which may in a few years go down as one of the better San Diego drafts with the organization selecting Logan Forsythe, Brad Brach, Blake Tekotte and Jaff Decker among others.
Corey Luebke (credits below) Petco Park is a magical place for pitchers. In maybe its greatest illusion it made a 39 year old Woody Williams look like a competent pitcher in 2006. Williams’ career xFIP was 4.64 and he hadn’t posted an xFIP under 4.00 since 2002. And despite his 5.09 xFIP and 4.46 K/9, Petco helped make Williams a 3.65 ERA pitcher in 2006. The worst...
Press Release provided by the San Diego Padres media department:
SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres today released details surrounding 2012 FanFest presented by Bloomberg Sports, including a complete schedule of clinics, forums and autograph signings.
The free annual event returns to Petco Park this Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. Gates open to the general public at 10:00 a.m. Padres...
(Padres Press Release)
Autographs, Garage Sale, clubhouse tours, clinics and more are part of free event February 11
The San Diego Padres today released details surrounding 2012 FanFest presented by Bloomberg Sports, including a complete schedule of clinics, forums and autograph signings.
The free annual event returns to Petco Park this Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. Gates open...
I did not sleep well last night, which resulted in me waking up a lot earlier than I had originally wanted to. I have a lot I need to get done today, so overall it probably isn't a bad thing. Certainly not a bad thing fo you all, because I have been browsing the internet looking for as much Padres information as I could. And I have found some stories today that go beyond the...
The San Diego Padres on Wednesday signed veteran hurler Jeff Suppan to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
The Padres agreed to a Minor League deal with veteran pitcher Jeff Suppan on Wednesday, a deal which includes an invitation to Major League camp for Spring Training.
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Press Release provided by the Storm media department:
Stormin’ the Streets with fun and discounts
Lake Elsinore, CA – The California League Champions Lake Elsinore Storm are gearing up for yet another season of baseball in Southern California and will be visiting area businesses and restaurants near you!
Storm staff has commenced the Stormin’ the Streets program by heading...
WAITING IS OVER
At 37, former MLB pitcher Jeff Suppan was happy to be retired and working in his California restaurant, that is until the San Diego Padres came calling.