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IGD: Padres @ Dodgers (14 Apr 07)

first pitch: 7:10 p.m. PT television: Channel 4SD matchup: Jake Peavy (1-0, 0.69 ERA) vs Jason Schmidt (1-1, 4.00 ERA) previews: Padres.com | SI.com I would dissect Friday night’s game, but the Dodgers pretty well took care of that themselves. The bullpen scoreless streak is over. At least the guy who ended it, Mike Thompson, [...]

IGD: Padres @ Dodgers (13 Apr 07)

first pitch: 7:05 p.m. PT television: Channel 4SD matchup: David Wells (0-0, 2.70 ERA) vs Derek Lowe (0-1, 5.73 ERA) previews: Padres.com | SI.com So, we were talking about Star Trek and Battlestar Galactica the other day. It’s Friday and I can’t help myself. Here are some quick scouting reports for a few characters from [...]

DePo, Theo, Hoffo, and Zeppo

First off, if you haven’t checked out our look back at second base in 2005 be sure to do so. We’re trying to figure out possible comps for Josh Barfield, and right now our best guess is Toronto’s Orlando Hudson. Okay, on to the meaty stuff. Dodgers Fire Paul DePodesta Yeah, I’m on top of [...]

Hacking on a 2-1 Count

Yesterday we talked about the Padres’ inability to hit on a 2-1 count. We speculated on reasons why this might be so. Reader Anthony suggested that some hard hit balls may have died on the warning track at Petco or that some players might be thinking walk first when they get ahead in the count. [...]

What a Difference a Series Makes

Disappointing series in Phoenix. Those pitching match-ups sure looked favorable on paper. But that’s why they play the games. I was talking to a friend the other day who noted that people tend analyze things more closely when they’re not going well. He thought it might be instructive to take a closer look during good [...]

California/Carolina League All-Star Game

Last month the all stars from two Class-A leagues clashed at the Lake Elsinore Diamond to display their talents and bring victory to their league. My wife and I left work early and drove the hour or so up I-15 to the check out the game. We parked in a dirt lot (overflow parking for [...]