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“Still Kicking” Isn’t Just a Metaphor, It’s Also Annoying

The pizza is warm, the beer is cold, and the kids behind you are kicking the back of your seat. Their parents have forgotten to teach them how to behave in public. Mat Latos has forgotten how to throw strikes and walks Andrew McCutchen to lead off the game. Xavier Paul, who didn’t hit enough [...]

I’m Too Speedy for This Shirt

While we’re all anxiously awaiting the official signing of Yorvit Torrealba, here’s something that caught my eye: Gaslamp Ball informs us that Tony Gwynn’s daughter recently got married to former Padres farmhand Kennard Jones. That got me to wondering what I’d said about Jones back in the day. The Padres selected Jones out of the [...]

Cesar Carrillo’s Pro Debut

Pix now, with comments. to follow… Made the trek up to the Diamond in Lake Elsinore Thursday evening to catch the pro debut of Padres first-round pick Cesar Carrillo. With the caveat that mine is an untrained eye, here are some of my observations. Carrillo’s delivery appears free and easy. Not a lot of wasted [...]