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Wells’ Triumphant Return

You couldn’t have asked for more than what David Wells gave in his return to the San Diego Padres. On Sunday at Petco Park he kept Reds hitters off-balance with an assortment of pitches and his trademark command of all of them. Wells tantalized with just enough mid-60s curve balls that batters had trouble catching [...]

IGD: Padres vs Reds (3 Sep 06)

first pitch: 1:05 p.m., PT television: Channel 4SD matchup: David Wells (2-3, 4.98 ERA) vs Eric Milton (8-7, 5.16 ERA) previews: | | ESPN buy tickets On the heels of an absolutely brilliant outing by Jake Peavy Saturday night, the Padres look to win the series against Cincinnati. They do so behind left-hander [...]

Friday Links (1 Sep 06)

Friday before Labor Day? Yeah, there’s a little bit going on right now. We’re still talking about the David Wells deal, we’ve got the favorite restaurants near Petco Park thread going, and now we’ve got links. Go nuts (if you haven’t already): David Wells Stuff Padres add Wells for stretch run ( Padres re-acquire Wells [...]

Wells Comes Home Again, Again

We’ve been watching this all day and it’s finally happened. At least a version of it has happened. As we reported late Thursday afternoon, the Padres have acquired left-hander David Wells from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Speculation on who the player to be [...]

Seanez Set to Return, Could Wells Be Next?

Rudy Seanez, one of last year’s bullpen anchors, is expected to rejoin the Padres before Friday’s game against the Reds at Petco Park. The Boston Red Sox, who signed Seanez to a hefty contract following his career year, designated the veteran right-hander for assignment last week, clearing the way for his return to San Diego. [...]

IGD: Padres @ Diamondbacks (30 Aug 06)

first pitch: 3:40 p.m., PT television: none matchup: Mike Thompson (3-5, 5.07 ERA) vs Claudio Vargas (10-8, 5.14 ERA) previews: buy tickets Who schedules these crazy start times in Arizona? The first two were at 6:40 p.m., and the finale is at 3:40 p.m. First off, what’s up with 40 minutes past the hour? [...]

Management by Baseball

Management by Baseball By Jeff Angus Collins: 272 pp., $22.95 hardcover Don’t let the title fool you. Although this book is aimed at actual and would-be managers, the insights can be of use to anyone who has to deal with managers, which is just about everyone. Using lessons learned from field and general managers in [...]

Friday Links

Happy Friday. You know the routine: Padres Minor League report: March 5 ( Top prospects Cesar Carrillo, Jered Wells, George Kottaras, and Sean Thompson figure to start the season at Double-A Mobile. Joining them will be former A’s and Rangers left-hander Mario Ramos. Quoth Grady Fuson: “He’s an intelligent guy who knows what he’s doing [...]

2005 in Review – Starting Pitchers, Part 2

The buzz this morning, of course, is about the Adam Eaton trade. So, what better time to look back at his 2005 season? Eaton and Woody Williams review below, trade analysis and discussion here, add yourself to Frappr! here. Okay, ready? [Previous entries in this series: C | 1B | 2B | 3B | SS [...]

Open Thread

Okay, there is a lot going on. I’m running a very cool interview today and I’d like to leave the comments of that open so you can ask questions of our guest. We’ll keep this thread open for talking about Trevor Hoffman, Adam Eaton, Mark Loretta, Juan Eichelberger, and whatever other deals might happen. Here’s [...]