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Padres Injury Update: Carlos Quentin, Yonder Alonso

Despite having the third best team ERA in the Major Leagues, the San Diego Padres are 65-71 on the season, third in the National League West. A big reason is a woeful offense that is 30th in runs scored. Part of the is due to injuries to key players such as Carlos Quentin and Yonder Alonso, who have both been transferred to the 60-day DL and are likely out for the rest of the season...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 02, 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

Quentin returns after 8-game ban for Greinke fight

Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin returned to San Diego's lineup Tuesday night and said he has spoken with Dodgers right-hander Zach Greinke following a scuffle that left the pitcher with a broken left collarbone and Quentin with an eight-game suspension. Quentin charged Greinke after he was hit by a pitch during a game April 11, leading to a bench-clearing brawl in San Diego...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Quentin, Kemp seperated by police after game

San Diego Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin did not take too kindly to being hit by a pitch from Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke. Quentin charged the mound and after a benches clearing brawl the Dodger pitcher was left with a broken left collarbone. Things did not end there though. Los Angeles Times reporter Dylan Hernandez tweeted that after the face-to-face confrontation...
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Greinke, Kemp, Quentin ejected after brawl in San Diego

In the bottom of the sixth inning in Thursday's Dodgers-Padres game, Los Angeles starter Zack Greinke hit San Diego left fielder Carlos Quentin in the left arm. Quentin rushed the mound to tussle with Greinke, and both benches cleared in our first brawl of the young 2013 season. Both bullpens also  emptied and poured onto the field to join the fray. Greinke appeared to hurt...
Via The Outside Corner
April 12, 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

Padres Close to Extending Carlos Quentin

Jon Heyman of is reporting that the Padres are close to a 3-year extension with Carlos Quentin.  The deal would be for 27M and with bonuses could reach 30M total.  This season Quentin has hit .279/.389/.525 in 40 games, but in 18 games at Petco National Park, Quentin is hitting .230/.309/.410.  Not a huge surprise that a Quentin, a fly ball hitter struggles at Petco...
Via Friarhood
July 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Sources: Padres, Quentin close to deal

The Padres, locking up their leading slugger, are close to a three-year, $27 million extension with right fielder Carlos Quentin, according to major-league sources. The deal will include a full no-trade clause - a pivotal stipulation for Quentin, who is a native of San Diego and wants to remain in his hometown, a source said. The Padres, who soon will be under new ownership, also...
Via Fox Sports
July 22, 2012  |  Discuss

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