I’ve been thinking about Nick Hundley’s future again. It’s becoming a problem for me… thinking about Hundley’s future, not Hundley himself. If you’ve been following along, you know that my pet comps for Hundley are Ron Karkovice, Jason LaRue, and maybe Mike Macfarlane if I’m feeling extra confident. I recently ran more numbers and found [...]
Corey Brock brings word that right-hander Mat Latos’ workload won’t be as closely monitored in 2011 as it was last year. Latos is understandably excited about this, saying “It’s a weight lifted off my shoulders.” I am a little less excited, but this is a knee-jerk reaction.
Tim Stauffer tossed another gem, allowing one run in a game where he could give up none. The Padres loaded the bases in the ninth against Cubs closer Carlos Marmol but couldn’t score. This was not an affordable loss.
Sometimes you can get away with making stupid mistakes against lousy teams. Unfortunately the Cubs aren’t a lousy team, and they saw to it that the Padres paid for their transgressions. Carlos Zambrano is a terrific pitcher when he’s on his game. He wasn’t at his best Monday night, but the Padres let him off [...]
Padres (23-35) vs Cubs (36-21) Cha Seung Baek vs Carlos Zambrano 7:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 186 MLB, B-R
Padres (14-24) @ Cubs (22-15) Randy Wolf vs Carlos Zambrano 5:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 183 MLB, B-R