I got my first look at the 2011 Lake Elsinore Storm last weekend. They lost to Stockton, 9-7, in extra innings. Right-hander Jerry Sullivan started and had a rough night. More specifically, he had a rough first inning, surrendering four runs before his team even had a chance to bat. He fooled nobody.
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Quick Hits: Checking in on the Prospects
Now is as good a time as any to revisit our preseason Top 20 prospect list. If you’ve been following along at all, it will come as no surprise that the hitters are way ahead of the pitchers. Given the current state of the Padres offense, that’s not necessarily a bad thing…
Wednesday Links (13 Apr 11)
While the Padres have been busy losing winnable games, I’ve been busy doing life stuff. In lieu of actual content, here are some links…
Open Thread: So, What’s On Your Mind?
What the heck, let’s try this again. You wanted open comments; go ahead, say something…
Padres Top 20 Prospects for 2011
I hate prospect lists because they imply a level of certainty that doesn’t exist. That said, the process of creating such a list helps clarify where an organization’s strengths and weaknesses lie. Besides, other people love them and I am nothing if not a man of the people.
Tuesday Links (10 Aug 10)
Snappy intro? We don’t need no stinkin’ snappy intro… A pennant race crystal ball (Yahoo!). Tim Brown likes the Padres’ chances: “The starting rotation is good, the back end of the bullpen is great, and the offense has shown some life in July and August.” Moneyball Before Moneyball Was Cool (Payoff Pitch). Gene Tenace and [...]
Friday Links (9 Jul 10)
I’m glad Jerry Hairston Jr. finally hit a home run away from San Diego Thursday night. That’s his first road homer of the year, to go with the five he’s hit at home. I was beginning to fear that maybe Hairston’s power was just a product of Petco Park… Tagg, You’re It: A Conversation with [...]
Padres Prospects Worth Watching in 2010: Hitters
In lieu of a top prospects list, I thought this year I’d highlight a few kids I’ll be keeping an eye on for various reasons. We’ll cover 15 hitters today and 15 pitchers next week. To the list: Mitch Canham, C, 25 – I rated Canham the Padres #16 prospect coming into 2009. He hasn’t [...]
Links for 31 Oct 08
Happy Halloween! To the links… Sabathia’s free agency could set up a big payday for Padres ace (San Diego Union-Tribune). Reader Nick G. sends us an update on the Jake Peavy “story” from Tom Krasovic. Quoth Peavy’s agent, Barry Axelrod: Making this about money is not my style, nor Jake’s style. I think we proved [...]