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In an effort to stay close to our roots, the staff at Padres Public, will offer-up a haiku each Monday to describe the previous week in Padres Baseball. Restricting our feelings to 3 lines and 17 syllables to describe a week of play is a massive undertaking, but (un) fortunately, we are more than up to the task.
The Padres went 5 and 2 this week and things seem to be finally clicking with Chase Headley and Carlos Quentin at the plate. Tyson Ross was the star on the mound. The trade deadline is Wednesday. WHAT WILL HAPPEN!?!?
Vocal Minority (David)
Tyson Ross Cy Young
Luke Gregerson go bye bye
Might have jumped the gun
The Sacrifice Bunt (Melvin)
Why’s Street off the block?
I prefer wins to “statements”
Look at Hoyer go!
Vocal Minority (Nate)
One nothing Padres
One zip US Gold Cup win
Pretty good Sunday
The Ghost of Ray Kroc
Where’s Quentin going?
It is called a no-trade clause.
How about nowhere?
Son of a Duck
Bar showed us pregame
Got me fired up for baseball
BEST OF MAXIM
Padres pitcher Andrew Cashner hits first career HR.
San Diego Padres pitcher Andrew Cashner hit his first career major league home run in the sixth inning of Saturday's game in Arizona. However, when Cashner returned to the dugout, his Padres teammates "congratulated" him with the "silent treatment".
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Okay, this may wind up being a bit of a rant. Hang with me. There will be a point.
I haven’t written a piece for Friarhood in a long time. In fact, I just recently got a text from Steve. It simply said: “Writer’s block?” I didn’t even respond to that.
So, the question I asked myself is why? Why haven’t I written anything in so long? Why didn’t I text Steve back? Sure...
The San Diego Padres have recalled right-handed reliever Miles Mikolas from Triple-A Tucson and placed right-handed starter Sean O'Sullivan on paternity leave.
Mikolas was called up Tuesday for the fourth time this season. He's made one appearance this year, pitching a scoreless ninth inning at home against San Francisco on July 11. In 44 games at Tucson, he is 3-1 with...
There may be no more magical time for a baseball fan than the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline. It’s like Christmas morning without the religion or messy package cleanup – it’s a holiday for everyone! Whether your team is at the top, the bottom, or languishing somewhere in the middle there’s a reasonable chance you’ll get to take part in the excitement come July 31st...
While the San Diego Padres are among the teams not expected to make a significant trade between now and Wednesday's deadline, they are focused on dealing relievers, according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.
#Padres big-picture ideas haven't materialized. Focus now more on bullpen pieces (Gregerson & Thatcher, to name two).
— Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) July 29, 2013...
Crazy busy day today bat the ol’ J-O-B but I wanted to touch base with you all, albeit quickly. So long story short, here’s my five good things from the former” house of horrors” and now current ‘home sweet, home”, Chase Field.
5. Andrew Cashner
Cashner got into a world of trouble again in the first inning of Saturday’s game loading the bases with only one out before...
Tyson Ross outpitched All-Star Patrick Corbin with eight dominant innings and the San Diego Padres closed out their first winning road trip of the season with a 1-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Carlos Quentin had a run-scoring single in the first inning off Corbin (12-2) and Ross (2-4) took it from there, allowing three hits and striking out seven in the combined...
I’m back now from a very busy weekend. I hope that you all enjoyed the weekend as our Padres took on the Diamondbacks in what proved to be a very good series for them. I want to thank Alex Bartlett for taking over for me while I was spending time with my family. So here we are, Monday again and the Padres actually had a good road trip. Overall they went 6-4 over the ten game span...
“If you’re keeping score Venable will hit in the eighth spot in the batting order …. no that can’t be right.”
In the seventh inning of Saturday’s game against Arizona, with the Padres comfortably ahead 9-3, manager Buddy Black made a number of substitutions. Will Venable entered the game to play center. Chris Denorfia moved from center to right. Tim Stauffer came...
Chris Denorfia hit a two-run, pinch-hit homer off Aroldis Chapman in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the San Diego Padres a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.
Chapman (3-4) walked leadoff batter Yonder Alonso on a 3-2 pitch, then Denorfia drove a 98 mph first-pitch offering from Chapman over the center-field fence 423 feet away to deal the Reds their fourth...
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after a night in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
“Sometimes you eat the Norf. And sometimes the Norf eats you.” ~ Sam Elliot (The Big Lebowski)
Last night, everyone in San Diego echoed that same sentiment. The series opener moved along at a leisurely pace until the ninth inning when...
You know your offense has issues when your pitching allows only one run and you still manage to lose. That’s exactly what happen this afternoon at Chase Field.
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Chris Denorfia hit a two-run, pinch-hit homer off Aroldis Chapman in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the San Diego Padres a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.
Chapman (3-4) walked leadoff batter Yonder Alonso on a 3-2 pitch, then Denorfia drove a 98 mph first-pitch offering from Chapman over the center-field fence 423 feet away to deal...
This past Sunday I actually paid $30 to watch the Chicago White Sox take on the Kansas City Royals. A matchup between two teams that are as exciting as an episode of ABC’s Splash. Since the action on the field was less riveting I did my best to capture all the random goodness of the jerseys that were being rocked.
I do have one issue with White Sox fans. I did not see a single...