Found May 22, 2012 on
San Diego Padres
Los Angeles Angels
You spilled the salt!
I feel like that’s what you should yell after your Hodgepadre gives up more than three earned runs at home. Raise the fences PETCO! When your Hodgepadre spills the salt, you have to throw the shaker over your shoulder.
But what if your Hodgepadre is un-throwable? Mat Latos sure toed the line last year, but ended strong. Cory Luebke stayed on the table all last year but won’t even be in the restaurant until mid-May next year. But beyond that it’s been a revolving door of spilled salt everywhere for the Padres pitching staff the past few seasons. Wait, where was I going with this?
Oh yea! Anthony Bass. Could he become the Hodgepadre a lot of people are hoping he can become? Flashing nearly a K per inning and all the peripherals to make you love those camo-jerseys, and Anthony could get some serious Pet-co-ed Bass up in San Diego.
Still out there in tons of leagues, I watched Bass’s start against the Angels on Sunday afternoon to see how ...
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Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has joined movie producer Thomas Tull’s attempt to buy the San Diego Padres.
Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn Monday said he is aligning with one of the five groups reportedly interested in buying the San Diego Padres. Gwynn has accepted an invitation to join Thomas Tull's group in a to-be-determined capacity. "I'm going to help Tull any way I can," Gwynn said Monday. "He's the right guy to own the Padres. "He's bringing...
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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Tony Gwynn's agent says the Hall of Famer is joining movie producer Thomas Tull in an attempt to buy the San Diego Padres.
Agent John Boggs says Gwynn's role with Tull's group hasn't been defined.
Tull, the chairman of Legendary Entertainment, is among several people interested in buying the Padres. Majority owner John Moores announced last month...
The Padres began their marathon 10 game road trip in lousy fashion, losing three straight to the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. After beating the Angels in an extra-inning thriller, the Padres lost a heartbreaker to the Cardinals in their first game on Monday night. They then were shutout on Tuesday before giving up a three run lead before their second at-bats in the finale on Wednesday...
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Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn is joining with movie producer Thomas Tull in an attempt to buy the San Diego Padres.
Gwynn said Monday that it's too early to say what his role will be, beyond offering advice and insight, while stressing that he's still the coach at his alma mater, San Diego State.
Gwynn met with Tull in San Diego last week and said he's spoken with him several...
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The bats fall silent across the system as only a late burst for Ft. Wayne fends off a system sweep. Cody Decker is still mashing, Cory Spangenberg collects a few more hits, and that's about it around the organization.
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