People have been asking me about Jesus Guzman, and for good reason. Since his recall from Triple-A in mid-June, Guzman has done nothing but hit, which makes him an anomalous figure on the 2011 Padres. This is exciting, of course, because who doesn’t love the occasional run? At the same time, Guzman is 27 years [...]
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Padres Reacquire Jason Bartlett
The Padres have traded 2B/SS Cole Figueroa, RHP Brandon Gomes, LHP Cesar Ramos, and RHP Adam Russell to the Tampa Bay Rays for SS Jason Bartlett and a player to be named later.
Me, Elsewhere: What if the Padres Had Drafted Travis Fryman?
The second installment of my “Reimagining the 1987 draft” series is up at Hardball Times. In our alternate reality, the Padres don’t take Texas right-hander Kevin Garner with the 10th pick overall, choosing instead Florida high schooler Travis Fryman. In this scenario, Fryman would have been the Padres’ third baseman during the Ken Caminiti years [...]