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Well Padres fans, the news seems to be getting worse lately. Logan was pulled after just three innings of work in the field in today’s game against the Giants. Both Corey Brock (@FollowThePadres) and Bill Center (@UTPadres) tweeted that Logan Forsythe had “setbacks” and was “in a lot of pain”. Bill Center also goes on to tweet Bud Black’s response to Forsythe, “The pain got worse the more he was on it. Looks like we are heading in that direction (disabled list).”
Logan only played eight games this spring training batting .270/.343/.390 before he developed his plantar fasciitis on March 9th.
With the start of the 2013 baseball season less than a week away, the Padres need to narrow down who will be replacing both Chase Headley and Logan Forsythe. Chase Headley, you will recall, has a fracture in his thumb and will start this season on the disabled list. As we wrote about earlier, Josh Byrnes has hinted about a plan at third base that would involve a platoon split of Jedd Gyorko, Cod...
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Not a good start for San Diego. The Padres, who suffered a myriad of injuries last season, may start this year with one of their middle infielders hurt. Logan Fosythe is likely to start the year on the 15-day disabled list because of a foot injury.
According to Corey Brock of MLB.com, Forsyteh is suffering from plantar fascists. The injury is one that NBA players experience...
Edinson Volquez is set to start on opening day for the San Diego Padres.
Manager Bud Black said Monday that Volquez will get the assignment. The Padres open next Monday in New York against the Mets.
This will be the third straight year that Volquez has started an opener. He pitched the first game for Cincinnati in 2011 and for the Padres last season.
Volquez started each round...
The Padres have announced via twitter that Edinson Volquez will start opening day versus the New York Mets at Citi Field. Volquez, acquired last season along with Yonder Alonso, Yasmani Grandal, and Brad Boxberger in exchange for Mat Latos pitched well in spurts, but couldn’t seem to avoid free passes, walking a league leading 105 hitters.
Volquez has a record...
Austin Hedges is considered the third-best catching prospect in baseball behind the Mariners’ Mike Zunino and the Mets’ Travis D’Arnaud. Regarded as a fantastic defender, he surprised with the bat as a 19-year old in the Midwest League last season. With offensive numbers 19 percent above league average, Hedges effectively shed the draft label of defensive specialist. The top...
There is a bunch of good news coming from the Padres today. Not only did they win the game yesterday on the back of a stellar pitching performance from Jason Marquis, but two guys are entering the lineup today that were questionable for Opening Day. Speaking of Opening Day, we are now less than a week from first pitch! Camp breaks on Thursday then it’s off to New York via San Antonio...
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. - William James
Laugh if you must, but in a recent article on si.com writer Joel Sheehan has picked the Padres to win the NL West. Let’s not stop there, Albert Chen has Jedd Gyorko winning the NL Rookie of the Year. Although Gyorko does have a real chance of winning the award...
Good news as we head into the final week of spring training is that Yonder Alonso is showing his power stroke. He hit another home run in yesterday’s game as the Padres beat the Brewers. This now makes five home runs for him in the past nine games he has played in. Hopefully that will carry over into the start of the season, especially when the Padres head to Colorado after the...
The Padres are in a rebuilding phase, which seems like it has been going on for a few seasons. Will they move to the next level this year?
Vince Belnome, 1B (Rays, Trade)
Cory Burns, RHP (Rangers, Trade)
Nate Freiman, 1B (Astros, Rule V)
Andy Parrino, 2B (Athletics, Trade)
Ali Solis, C (Pirates, Waivers)
Josh Spence, LHP (Yankees, Waivers)
Blake Tekotte, OF (White Sox...
In the immortal words of Huey Lewis: This is it! The tenth and final piece in the series is here. Whew! I have concluded my identification of the top three players at each position in the Padres’ minor league system. Up last: Relief Pitching.
Same general disclaimer as the last piece on pitching applies here. The system is rife with talent on the mound, so I’ve chosen a few...
The 2013 San Diego Padres look almost exactly like the 2012 version that finished fourth in the NL West, 18 games behind the World Series champion San Francisco Giants.
Many fans don't think that's a good thing. They expected the owners, including four members of the third generation of the O'Malley family, to make a big splash to pump up a team with an underwhelming...
San Diego Padres third basemen can't seem to stay healthy.
Logan Forsythe was the latest to succumb to injury, and will miss at least six weeks with plantar fasciitis. The timing couldn't be worse.
Star Chase Headley is on the disabled list another 2-4 weeks with a fractured thumb, and Forsythe was supposed to replace him. With Forsythe out and prized third-base prospect...