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OBG08: Greg Maddux

Last week I promised you a book update, so here it is: I’m making a few final tweaks to the back cover and glossary. The foreword is being written by a super secret guest (feel free to guess, although I’ll neither confirm nor deny) and I expect to have that in my hands early next [...]

More Spring Training Thoughts

We’ve got the spring training meetup poll going over there on the right. With very few precincts reporting, so far it looks like folks want to get together in the desert sooner (Feb 29 – Mar 2, or Mar 7 – 9) rather than later (Mar 14 – 16, or Mar 21 – 23). Typically [...]

Padres Acquire Edmonds

The Padres are about to pick up center fielder Jim Edmonds from St. Louis for minor-league third baseman David Freese. Reportedly, the Cardinals also will be sending $1 million, which is why the deal hasn’t been formally announced yet. Edmonds is in decline, and the Pads will need a contingency plan, but I like this [...]

Friday Links (9 Nov 07)

Greetings from Vegas… Doggie Bagged: Maddux Re-Ups for 2008 (322 Feet). One of the newer Padres blogs (welcome!) talks about the Greg Maddux deal. Maddux leads list for NL Gold Gloves (MLB.com, via Phantom in the comments). Speaking of Maddux, congrats to him on winning his 17th Gold Glove award. I’ve had no use for [...]

First Projections for 2008

Dan has posted 2008 ZiPS projections for the Padres (hat tip to Ben B. in the comments). Some key names: Hitters Player BA OBP SLG Josh Bard .281 .366 .401 Adrian Gonzalez .284 .351 .511 Matt Antonelli .254 .337 .376 Kevin Kouzmanoff .289 .345 .492 Khalil Greene .249 .300 .442 Scott Hairston .243 .317 .405 [...]

Review the Preview: Pitchers

We’re looking back at my preseason predictions for the Padres. Last week we examined the hitters; today we turn our attention to the moundsmen… Rotation Jake Peavy, RHP What I said: “If he’s going to maintain his place among the elite pitchers in baseball, Peavy really needs to become more efficient.” What happened: From a [...]