Found October 25, 2011 on
Back in July, fans of the San Diego Padres gathered at Petco Park as they hoped to break the world record for the longest costumed dog parade as part of the organization’s annual Dog Days of Summer promotion, which allows fans to bring their pooches to the ballpark. Not only did they end up setting the world record, but they created a new sensation for dog owners across the country. For some reason, people really want to break the record for most costumed dogs in a parade.
Dog owners in Cleveland made their best effort this past weekend and they unfortunately fell short. Hell, a guy in Pittsburgh even tried to set the individual record for most dogs walked. Alas, there is controversy in this canine competition, as a Long Beach, CA man believes that he has already bested the Petco effort and will gladly do it again.
Justin Rudd, who organizes the event through his nonprofit organization, said he saw an item where the official record of 337 was set earlier this year in a sponsored...
BEST OF MAXIM
We will be rolling out our post-2011 top 30 prospects very soon, but I wanted to at least send a tease. We have a great team of people that cover the Padres minor league teams on Friarhood.com and we all have different opinions on what propects rank where. Peter Friberg has written on the Padres minor leagues for eight seasons now and he will be rolling out his top 30 very...
Official Press Release from the San Diego Padres media department:
<span style="font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";">JOINT STATEMENT FROM THE SAN DIEGO PADRES AND CHICAGO CUBS
<span style="font-size: 9.5pt; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";">
<span style="font-size: 9.5pt; font-family: "Arial...
Rob Johnson's brief tenure with the Padres came to an end on Tuesday, as the catcher cleared outright waivers and elected to become a free agent.
According to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle, the Oakland Athletics have claimed right handed pitcher Evan Scribner and outfielder Cedric Hunter off waivers from the San Diego Padres. She adds that right handed pitcher Michael Wuertz was released to make room on the 40-man roster.
Wuertz pitched only 33.2 innings this year for the Athletics and had a 6.68 ERA. Scribner...
General manager Jed Hoyer and assistant Jason McLeod are leaving the San Diego Padres to accept similar positions in the Chicago Cubs' front office.
Because Hoyer was still under contract, the Cubs have agreed to send the Padres a player to be named as compensation.
Both teams said Wednesday that they will hold news conferences after the World Series. The Padres will announce...
The Padres and Cubs announced Wednesdat that San Diego general manager Jed Hoyer and assistant GM Jason McLeod left to accept positions in Chicago, with Josh Byrnes taking over as the Padres' GM.
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Padres and Cubs have announced that Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod are leaving San Diego to accept positions in Chicago's front office.
The Padres and Cubs officially announced that GM Jed Hoyer and assistant GM Jason McLeod will leave the Padres to accept positions with the Cubs. Josh Byrnes will be introduced as San Diego's GM next Monday, according to the Padres.
Josh Byrnes takes over as general manager of the Padres as Jed Hoyer leaves for the Cubs. The Diamondbacks went 349-378 while Byrnes was GM, 22nd in the majors.
Just one day after officially introducing Theo Epstein as their new president of baseball operations, the Cubs announced Padres executives Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod will join Chicago's new-look front office.
The Padres and Cubs have announced that Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod are leaving San Diego to accept positions in Chicago's front office. The Cubs have agreed to send the Padres a player to be named as compensation. Both teams say they will hold news conferences after the World Series. The Padres will announce Josh Byrnes as Hoyer's successor as general manager.
The Cubs and Padres jointly announce today that Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod will leave the Padres, effective immediately, to accept positions with the Cubs, according to a press release.
The Cubs intend to announce Jed Hoyer as Executive Vice President/General Manager and Jason McLeod as Senior Vice President/Scouting and Player Development.