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While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 84 (CIN vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening in the pub.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (37-47) pummeled the Cincinnati Reds (43-40) by a score of 8-2 last night.  Carlos Quentin made up for a baserunning gaffe in the first inning by crushing his fourth homer in the seventh inning. Ian Kennedy...
Via Padres Public
9 days ago  |  Discuss

If teams call, Quentin said open to waiving no-trade in right deal

When slugger Carlos Quentin signed a $27 million, three-year contract with his hometown Padres a couple years ago, it seemed like a great idea for both sides. The Padres got a rare middle-of-the-order bat for a seemingly reasonable wage, and Quentin got to stay home and play for the team of his youth. However, injuries have severely limited his playing time and of late at least...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Injury Updates: Carlos Quentin, Will Venable

The San Diego Padres began a week long, six-game road trip in Arizona last night, falling to the Diamondbacks 7-5 in a dramatic ending.  They'll look to get back in to the win column tonight when they hand the ball to Eric Stults (2-5) to take on Wade Miley (3-5).  The Padres were happy to welcome one of their players back to the starting lineup last night while scratching...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres' Carlos Quentin goes hitless in 2014 season debut

San Diego Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin had a delayed start to 2014 due to a bone bruise in his left knee. He began the season on the disabled list before making his debut Tuesday night against the Cincinnati Reds.#174733878 / gettyimages.comDarren Smith of The Mighty 1090 AM radio station tweeted good news to San Diego fans Monday night with regard to Quentin's status:Carlos...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres' Carlos Quentin is nearing return

The San Diego Padres defeated the Miami Marlins on Saturday by the score of 9-3. The win improved the Padres to 17-21, fourth in the National League West.  The nine-run explosion was an excellent sign for the Padres, who are 29th in the Major Leagues in runs scored.  More help should be on the way soon, as outfielder Carlos Quentin is close to being activated from the disabled...
Via MLB Injury News
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Quentin close to making season debut with Padres

Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin was forced to begin the year on the disabled list due to a bone bruise in his left knee, but he’s getting closer to making his season debut. Quentin was 1-for-12 with two walks and a strikeout over his first five rehab games with Triple-A El Paso, but he went 2-for-4 with a home run and a single last night. Padres manager Bud Black told Jeff Sanders...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Quentin to miss rest of season, needs another knee surgery

PHOENIX -- It probably was not the way Carlos Quentin planned to spend his birthday. Quentin announced Wednesday, his 31th birthday, that he will undergo another knee surgery next week and miss the rest of the season.Quentin, hitting .275 with 13 home runs and 44 RBI, will have a procedure to clean up loose cartilage in his right knee within a week, he said. It will the third procedure...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Quentin Addition, Part II: The Extension

Yesterday we examined the trade for OF Carlos Quentin and whether or not the Friars received good value. After determining the trade was a good one for the Padres, it’s time to analyze the extension and try to project if the Padres will end up with surplus value for their investment. The simplest way to look at that question is through the prism of WAR and the calculated value...
Via Friarhood
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Grab A Snickers, Carlos Quentin

As we count down the last few days to non-waiver trade deadline, Carlos Quentin’s name has come up quite a bit as a desirable right-handed power bat amongst contenders, specifically Baltimore. However, each rumor has come with the caveat that Quentin has a no-trade clause and that Padres General Manager Josh Byrnes isn’t motivated to trade Quentin. Basically, Carlos Quentin isn’t...
Via Padres Public
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Benches clear as Padres, Dodgers brawl

On Thursday night in San Diego the benches cleared for both the Padres and Dodgers. San Diego Outfielder Carlos Quentin charged the mound after he was hit by a pitch from Los Angeles pitcher Zack Greinke.
Via Gamedayr
April 12, 2013  |  1 Comment
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