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Jose Valentin and Yangervis Solarte tell how they became switch hitters

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August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Solarte, Valentin discuss Padres energy and culture on #SDLive

SAN DIEGO -- FOX Sports San Diego (FSSD) will debut a new episode of #SDLive tonight following live coverage of San Diego Padres vs. Atlanta Braves, featuring Padres third baseman Yangervis Solarte and first base coach Jose Valentin. #SDLive host Mike Pomeranz caught up with Solarte to chat about how he has come out of his shell this year, bringing the energy both on and off the...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Padres fire Plantier as hitting coach

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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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Top 50 Dodgers’ prospects: No. 21-30

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...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The House Flight: Week of 11/18 to 11/24/2013

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...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres promote Dave Roberts to bench coach

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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November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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