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Padres players use infield tarp as Slip’N Slide during rain delay (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Tuesday’s tilt between the San Diego Padres and Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park was halted by rain delay, so what better way to pass the time than by reliving one’s youth by utilizing an infield tarp as arguably the largest Slip’N Slide in the history of mankind? That’s […] The post Padres players use infield tarp as Slip’N...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Injury Update: Yasmani Grandal avoids broken hand

The San Diego Padres took the second of a three game series against the Arizona Diaomndbacks on Tuesday by the score of 4-3. The win improved the Padres to 24-29, fourth in the National League West. Tommy Medica led the offense with three hits including a home run. Kevin Quackenbush got the win in relief and Huston Street picked up his 15th save of the season. On a down note...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Baby gets shaken around while dad scrambles for home run ball (video/GIF)

Your browser does not support iframes. It should go without saying that no souvenir baseball is worth possibly hurting one’s child, let alone a traumatic brain injury in an infant. But some folks will never learn, as evidenced by this guy diving into a battle for a ball hit for a three-run homer off the […] The post Baby gets shaken around while dad scrambles for home run ball...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres' catcher Yasmani Grandal to start season on DL, result of collision

San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal's 2013 season ended on July 6 when Anthony Rendon of Washington slid hard into him at home plate. Grandal suffered a torn ACL and MCL in his right knee. He had surgery on August 6 to repair the tendons.Initial reports had Grandal needing nine months to recover, scheduling his rehab in May, 2014, and pushing his season debut to approximately...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres' Yasmani Grandal has ACL and MCL damage following collision at plate

After last night's collision at the plate with Anthony Rendon, the outlook is not good for San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal. Corey Brock of tweeted that Grandal has damage to both his anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament and was on crutches following the game. Yasmani Grandal on crutches. Damage to ACL and MCL. "Not good,"...
Via MLB Injury News
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres' catcher Yasmani Grandal sustains injury to right leg

This afternoon, Padres' catcher Yasmani Grandal injured his right leg on a force play at the plate against the Washington Nationals.  The injury forced Grandal to leave the game. As reported by Corey Brock of, "With the bases loaded, Ian Desmond grounded a ball at first baseman Jesus Guzman, who threw home to get Anthony Rendon, who was running down...
Via MLB Injury News
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Umpires blow two calls on the same play

Your browser does not support iframes. MLB umpires continue their trend of horrendous blown calls, but they may have topped themselves by blowing two calls on the same play during extra innings of Thursday night's game at Coors Field between the San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies. It happened in the top of the 12th inning as the Padres had bases loaded and one out. Padres...
Via Holdout Sports
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres C Grandal eligible to be reinstated Tuesday

Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal is eligible to be reinstated Tuesday from a 50-game suspension for a positive testosterone test that called into question just how good his rookie numbers were. Beyond saying he made a ''mistake,'' Grandal has never told team officials why he took PEDs. Now they say Grandal will have to quiet any skepticism with his play. Grandal was...
Via Fox Sports
May 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Yasmani Grandal suspended 50 games

San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal was suspended for 50 games due to to a positive test for PEDs. Grandal reportedly had a high testosterone level, The suspension is for the same thing that both Melky Cabrera and Bartolo Colon were suspended for during the season. This is obviously not good news for the Padres. Grandal was acquired by the Padres last winter as the centerpiece...
Via The Outside Corner
November 07, 2012  |  1 Comment

Grandal's injury has Padres worried

The San Diego Padres are holding their collective breath. Rookie catcher Yasmani Grandal came out of Monday night's game in Cincinnati with a strained oblique muscle in his right side. Although Grandal said after the game that he didn't think it was a major strain, it creates potential problems for the Padres on several fronts. First, the switch-hitting, 23-year-old...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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