Found April 25, 2012 on Fangraphs:
According to the San Diego Union Tribune, the Padres are currently considering adopting an adjustment in the dimensions of their home ballpark. “We’re open-minded and we’re seriously considering it,” Padres interim CEO Tom Garfinkel said Tuesday. “I do believe it is too extreme right now. It ...

Padres' Moseley has shoulder surgery

Padres right-hander Dustin Moseley has had surgery on his right shoulder and is expected to miss the rest of the season. Moseley had extensive damage to his rotator cuff and labrum. He made just one start, against Los Angeles on April 7. He was placed on the disabled list the next day and an MRI exam revealed the damage. Moseley had season-ending surgery on his left shoulder in...

Owings to 15-day DL, Moseley 60-Day DL. Select Thayer

The Padres have placed Micah Owings on the 15-day Disabled List with a strained right forearm. In addition, Dustin Moseley has been placed on the 60-day Disabled List and have selected RHP Dale Thayer from Tuscon. Yesterday, Moseley had season-ending surgery to repair his strained right shoulder (throwing arm). Owings in his six relief appearances for the Padres has a 2.79 ERA in...

Good, Bad, and Ugly - April 25, 2012 vs. Nationals

Much like baseballs hit, the Friars let another series slip from their mitts this afternoon as the Padres lose to the Nationals 7-2. Padres look to avoid the sweep tomorrow at 7:05 PM WP: Zimmermann, J (1-1)LP: Wieland (0-3)SV: Gorzelanny (1)Homeruns - SD: Orlando Hudson (1) The Good Yonder Alonso 2-4, 2 2B. Nice to see Yonder breaking out the big stick and getting...

The fences at Pecto Park might get moved in

John Moores may be desperately looking to sell the San Diego Padres, but that doesn't mean he is going to sit around and be a lame duck owner until that happens. No, according to a report yesterday, the Padres are seriously considering moving the fences in at the cavernous Petco Park. This is not a new idea though. The Padres have toyed with the idea before, which is why the...

Padres' Owings placed on 15-day disabled list

San Diego Padres right-handed pitcher Micah Owings has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right forearm, the team announced Thursday. The team called up right-hander Dale Thayer from Triple-A Tucson to take his place on the roster. The club also moved right-handed pitcher Dustin Moseley to the 60-day disabled list after he underwent season-ending...

Daily Farm Round-Up: 4-25-12

Matt Andriese leads The Storm to their 7th straight win with 7 shutout innings. The Missions eek out an 11 inning win over Frisco behind big performances from Nathan Freiman and Ali Solis. Tucson Padres DNPSan Antonio Missions 6, Frisco Rough Riders 5 Reymond Fuentes-CF: 2-5, Run scored, K Cody Decker-RF: 1-4, BB, 2b, run scored, 2 K’s Jeudy Valdez-SS: 2-6, 2b, RBI, Run scored...

Padres Dodge Bullet As They Narrowly Avoid National Sweep.

The Padres failed to win yet another series, dropping their first two games of the series before in the winning the finale to the visiting Nationals. The Friars will hit the road again, heading up north to San Francisco to face the Giants, who lost their first two to Cincinnati before winning their last as well on Thursday. A change of scenery will be nice for the Padres but they...

Black, Byrnes back moving in Petco's fences

Interim CEO Tom Garfinkel's decision to explore bringing in the fences at Petco Park has received the backing of Padres manager Bud Black and general manager Josh Byrnes. Given the fact that he is a former major-league pitcher and pitching coach, Black's backing of the idea surprised some observers Wednesday. "I'd be in favor of moving them in," said Black...

Daily Friar 4.25.12

The Padres couldn't extend their 2 game winning streak to 3 last night. After a pitchers duel between Clayton Richard and Gio Gonzalez ended in Richard throwing one too many pitches. The homplate umpire was of no help last night either. Calling a balk on Richard that the first base umpire didn't even call. Then calling a ball way off the plate a strike to get Cameron Maybin...

San Diego Padres consider changing dimensions to make Petco Park more hitter friendly

  Petco Park would probably get alot of votes for best looking ballpark in the majors. There’s a good chance it would also be pretty high on the list of places pitchers enjoy taking the mound. The current dimensions of the park are 322 feet down the right field line, 382 feet in the right field gap, 400 feet in right-center, [...]

Padres 2, Nationals 1

Pinch-hitter Mark Kotsay's two-run double off reliever Tyler Clippard in the eighth inning lifted the San Diego Padres to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night. With the Padres trailing 1-0, Orlando Hudson drew a one-out walk and Cameron Maybin dropped down a bunt single against Clippard (1-2). Kotsay followed with a double to right-center to put San...

Daily Friar 4.24.12

The Padres had their day off yesterday and are ready to play more baseball tonight. The Nationals make their way into Petco Park to give the Padres a challenge. The Padres are riding a 2 game winning streak coming into this one after splitting the series with the Phillies. We'll see if they can continue to ride that wave and maybe win a series for once this season. I think this...

MadFriars' Farm Report April 26

Beemer Weems and Yasmani Grandal come back to help the realing T-Pads offense...score 1 run. Missions go to 13 innings. Storm put their week long winning streak on the line. Finally TinCaps get Hedges off the DL and put Frank Garces on the mound looking for a win.

MadFriars’ Interview: Travis Whitmore

PEORIA, AZ: Travis Whitmore was taken in the thirty-fifth round of the 2011 draft out of Pitt by the San Diego Padres.
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