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For the second straight year Jedd Gyorko is MadFriars’ player of the year.
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With new ownership in place and the team finally getting a TV deal, this could be the most exciting and active Padre off-season in years. Instead of selling off veterans and scraping the bargain bin for roster filler, San Diego could have up to $30 million to spend on turning themselves into legitimate contenders in the NL West.
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The San Diego Padres have requested unconditional release waivers for pitcher turned pinch hitter Micah Owings, Corey Brock of MLB.com reports.
Back in July, Owings hinted at trying to become an everday player to be able to hit more often. “I haven't given up pitching, but I'm following my conviction to pick up a bat,” said Owings. “A lot of attention will be given...
Micah Owings has a busy to-do list this winter. The right-hander pitcher must rehab his right elbow after undergoing season-ending surgery, and he apparently must find a new team, too. According to MLB.com, the San Diego Padres put Owings on release waivers Tuesday. Owings, 30, made just six appearances for the Padres this year, all in April, before he was shut down due to a...
The Padres finally made an offseason splash in the announcement of changes to the outfield fences. It has been a topic of debate since Petco's first season, and it has finally come to pass in the form of moving the fences closer to home plate. Most people are saying "finally" while others are questioning the decision. As we all know, Petco has played as a pitchers park...
Born: September 29, 1987
Signed: Int’l Free Agent, 2005 (Padres)
How Acquired: Waiver Claim (from Padres)
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The Pirates claimed Solis off waivers from San Diego. He appears to have been nothing more than an organizational catcher...