CAMERON MAYBIN NEWS

Now where do the Twins go?

via Star Tribune The Twins were expected to be active this year. They are reaching the point where many of their top prospects are getting ready to make the leap to the majors, and they should be able to identify which areas within the system are strengths and weaknesses. As such, I, and perhaps many observers, believed that the Twins would be active on the trade market this year...
Via The Rhino and Compass
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nori Aoki and Lineup Diversity

Last week, we discussed some potential free agent targets, eventually depositing a brief comment on former Kansas City Royals outfielder Nori Aoki: Speaking of Alexi, Nori Aoki graduated summa cum laude from the Amarista School of Outfield Defense, but the numbers say he’s somewhat effective out there. He’s ultra consistent with the bat, posting batting averages between...
Via Padres Public
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

The Good, the Bold, and the Ugly

There are two things you can do when you write a silly bold predictions piece, like the one I did just prior to the 2014 season: (1) try to forget about it and hope others do the same or (2) revisit it after the season and examine just how crazy you are. I’ve chosen option No. 2. The Padres will win 77 games and finish tied for third-place in the NL West (with the Diamondbacks...
Via Padres Public
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

While You Were Disappointed By Stores Being Sold Out Of Fans 2014 Game 151 (PHI vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening running around town trying to find a way to cool off. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were staring at empty shelves in the fan section. The Padres (70-81) were defeated by the Philadelphia Phillies (70-82) by a score of 5-2 last night at Petco Park. Yangervis Solarte, Tommy Medica...
Via Padres Public
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 146 (SD at AZ)

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 (68-78) defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks (59-88) 6-5 last night in Phoenix’s Chase Field. Eric Stults (7-16, 4.49) did Eric Stults things, giving up five runs (two earned) on seven hits and a walk with two...
Via Padres Public
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres reinstate Maybin from restricted list

LOS ANGELES (AP) San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin was reinstated from the restricted list on Wednesday after testing positive for an amphetamine. He was suspended for 25 games without pay on July 23 after the positive test for the banned substance. Maybin had said he used the substance to treat his attention deficit disorder, for which he previously had a therapeutic use...
Via AP on Fox
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 8-18-14

It was a largely disappointing night offensively in the farm; the Storm were the only team to score more than 4 runs. Despite the offensive inefficiencies, the Storm, TinCaps, and AZL Padres all managed to earn victories.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Michael Gettys Pitching Prospect of the Day: Elliot Morris   El Paso Chihuahuas 4, Memphis Redbirds 7 Cameron Maybin – CF: 2...
Via Friarhood
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 8-17-14

The Storm are the only team so far to get a victory in the Padres organization tonight. The Emeralds are still in progress and are currently in the 13th inning. When the Emeralds game concludes there will be an update.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: TBD Pitching Prospect of the Day: TBD   El Paso Chihuahuas 5, Memphis Redbirds 7 Cameron Maybin – CF: 1-4, BB, K Tyler Greene ...
Via Friarhood
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Kornacki: Likely another winning deal for Tigers' Dombrowski

DETROIT -- Is a bird in the hand worth two in the bushes? We shall find out because that question strikes at the essence of what the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers consummated with their Wednesday night trade. Detroit acquired a closer of some renown, Joakim Soria, for two highly acclaimed pitchers in the bushes. Technically, Corey Knebel wasn't in the bush leagues (a.k.a. minor...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Cameron Maybin dealt 25-game suspension for violation of drug policy

Major League Baseball announced the suspension of San Diego Padres OF Cameron Maybin for 25 games as a result of a second violation of the league’s drug policy (amphetamines).  It is a second offense, as the first offense for amphetamines is retest. Padres OF Cameron Maybin suspended 25 games without pay after testing positive for an Amphetamine. — MLB (@MLB) July 23, 2014 As...
Via Reading Between The Seams
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres News: Cameron Maybin suspended 25 games

According to Steve Adams of MLBTradeRumors, Cameron Maybin has been suspended 25 games without pay by Major League Baseball for amphetamine use. But it's a bit more detailed than that.#492669803 / gettyimages.com#492669727 / gettyimages.comCameron Maybin released the following statement through the Players Association,“I have been undergoing treatment for several years for a medical...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Cameron Maybin Suspended 25 Games for PEDs

San Diego Padres center fielder Cameron Maybin was suspended by Major League Baseball for performance-enhancing drug use and will miss 25 games. Maybin tested positive for amphetamines and it is the second time he has tested positive. Players who test positive for amphetamines are automatically given warnings the first time, and are subjected to subsequent testing and an automatic...
Via Baseball News Source
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cameron Maybin suspended for amphetamines

The Padres’ ugly season just got a little uglier. Cameron Maybin of the #Padres suspended 25 games for amphetamines. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) July 23, 2014 Maybin blamed the failed test on confusion resulting from a change in medications, one of which he had a TUE for. He’s hit .247/.286/.368 in 62 games this season. He’s signed through the 2016 season.
Via Bloguin Best
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cameron Maybin suspended for amphetamines

The Padres’ ugly season just got a little uglier. Cameron Maybin of the #Padres suspended 25 games for amphetamines. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) July 23, 2014 Maybin blamed the failed test on confusion resulting from a change in medications, one of which he had a TUE for. He’s hit .247/.286/.368 in 62 games this season. He’s signed through the 2016 season.
Via The Outside Corner
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres OF Maybin tests positive for amphetamine

CHICAGO (AP) -- San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin has been suspended for 25 games for testing positive for an amphetamine. Major League Baseball announced the suspension Wednesday. Maybin is batting .247 with one home run and nine RBIs in 62 games this season.
Via Fox Sports San Diego
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Promote Francoeur; Maybin Suspended

The carousel that is the San Diego Padres 25-man roster continues at full speed into the end of July as the team has promoted outfielder Jeff Francoeur from Triple-A El Paso. Francoeur’s call-up to the Majors became necessary following the suspension of outfielder Cameron Maybin who violated MLB’s drug use policy by testing positive for amphetamines. Maybin will be serving a...
Via Friarhood
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

While You Were (Day) Drinking 2014 Game 98 (NYM vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an afternoon in the pub.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (43-55) beat the New York Mets (46-52) 2-1 on a walk-off infield single in the ninth inning that defies any sort of accurate description.  The Padres’ Odrisamer Despaigne pitched a no-hitter through seven...
Via Padres Public
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres shopping outfielders in addition to relievers

getty images The San Diego Padres will be sellers as baseball’s July 31 trade deadline approaches. Long out of contention in the NL West the Padres will be looking to unload anyone with value as they start over with a new front office. #padres are getting hits on seth smith and chris denorfia but the most hits are on the relievers, street & benoit — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS...
Via Tireball.com
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Rookie Despaigne, Maybin lead Padres to 2-1 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Cuban rookie Odrisamer Despaigne is undefeated in his two starts with the San Diego Padres, a small bright spot in a season that otherwise has gone so wrong. Again using an assortment of breaking pitches and arm angles, the 27-year-old Despaigne outdueled fellow rookie Michael Bolsinger to win his second straight start as the Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

While You Were (Day) Drinking 2014 Game 82 (AZ vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an afternoon in the pub.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (35-47) started the second half of the season on a high note, defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks (35-49) by a score of 2-1.  Odrisamer Despaigne (2-0, 0.66) logged his second win to start his Major League...
Via Padres Public
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs fall to Padres, back into last place

SAN DIEGO -- Rookie Odrisamer Despaigne won his second straight start and Cameron Maybin keyed a rare offensive outburst for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 Sunday to pop out of their one-day stay in last place in the NL West. The Padres scored their most runs in four games. Through 81 games, they had scored one or fewer runs 27 times. They swapped places...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 80 (AZ vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening in the pub.  Then you decide to go to Starbucks and go for a drive with your best friend, only half-heartedly listening to the game on the radio.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (34-46) dropped the first game of their three-game series against the...
Via Padres Public
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers 2, Padres 1: That’s A Win, And We’ll Be Pleased With That

Hyun-jin Ryu was… well, let’s go with “efficient,” right? Certainly not dominating, not when he managed a mere two strikeouts (one apiece against Cameron Maybin and Alexi Amarista) against the worst offense in baseball, one that didn’t even start Seth Smith, but then again, he did retire the first nine in a row and didn’t allow a runner to third base until the sixth inning...
Via Dodgers Digest
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 75 (LAD vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening in the pub.  Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (32-43) lost 4-2 to the Los Angeles Dodgers (41-35) last night at PETCO Park, in the process snapping their 3-game winning streak.  Tyson Ross (6-7, 3.22) took the loss, despite pitching seven innings with only...
Via Padres Public
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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