Between the holiday season and a flu bug that refuses to leave, I have been negligent in my duties. Today, we start catching up and cover a couple of items that demand commentary.
I have two questions that are much easier to answer now that we know the outcomes: Do you suppose maybe Mat Latos has reached his innings limit? Do you suppose maybe Jake Westbrook would come in handy right about now? As a visual aid, here are their last two starts (you may remember Westbrook’s domination [...]
The Padres acquired outfielder Ryan Ludwick from the Cardinals in a three-way deal that also sent Indians right-hander Jake Westbrook to St. Louis. The Padres sent minor-league right-hander Corey Kluber to Cleveland and minor-league left-hander Nick Greenwood to the Cardinals. Ludwick is the second right-handed bat acquired by GM Jed Hoyer in the days (and [...]
Padres (30-38) vs Indians (31-36) Josh Banks vs Jeremy Sowers 4:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 178 MLB, B-R Hello, Cleveland! Talk about two teams that aren’t where they expected to be come mid-June… The Indians are without several key players, including Fausto Carmona, Travis Hafner, Victor Martinez, and Jake Westbrook. [...]