SAN DIEGO (AP) Phil Plantier has been fired as hitting coach of the San Diego Padres. He had been the sixth person to hold the job since the Padres began playing in spacious Petco Park in 2004. The Padres hit .226 last year, worst in the big leagues. Plantier's assistant, Alonzo Powell, will return and will be among the candidates to interview for the hitting coach position. Also...
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Carlos Frias could be a late bloomer for the Dodgers, by Dustin Nosler This is the third part of a 5-part series detailing my Top 50 Dodgers’ prospects. These are scouting reports for Nos. 21-30. Previous entries Prospect landing page No. 31-40 No. 41-50 Editor’s note: I am not a scout (#notascout). This is an amateur scouting report based on what I know about baseball and from...
In case you weren’t paying attention… @GhostofRAK @Padres @PadresMikeDee I'd fly home for a Bluepper bobblehead night #SeriouslyThatWasOurMascot #Incredulous — Tim Stoops (@timmer82) November 18, 2013 Always enjoy responsibly. Don’t read and drive. Cat Puke And Pitching Depth Padres name Jose Valentin’s Mustache the new 1st Base Coach Bip Roberts: Kid with a Motor Up...
The San Diego Padres have promoted Dave Roberts to bench coach. Roberts, who had been first base coach the last three seasons, replaces Rick Renteria, who was hired as manager of the Chicago Cubs on Nov. 7. Jose Valentin will replace Roberts as first base coach. Valentin managed Class A Fort Wayne the last two seasons, leading the Padres' Midwest League entry into the playoffs...
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