Padres (9-10) @ Astros (7-12) Justin Germano vs Roy Oswalt 5:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 188 MLB, B-R Oswalt is off to a terrible start, although he did well in his last start (which made Lisa happy). Me? I could use more of the terrible version right about now…
Padres (8-6) vs Rockies (5-8) Justin Germano vs Mark Redman 7:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 189 MLB, B-R How is Redman only 34 years old? More importantly, how is he in the rotation of a team that played in the World Series six months ago?
Padres (5-4) vs Giants (2-6) Justin Germano vs Jonathan Sanchez 7:15 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 189 MLB, B-R I was so busy whining about sloppy baserunning and the 12-man pitching staff this morning that I forgot to mention Adrian Gonzalez‘s spectacular 3-5 double play in Tuesday’s contest. It was a [...]
Padres (3-2) vs Dodgers (3-1) Jake Peavy vs Brad Penny 12:55 p.m. PT FOX AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 185 MLB, B-R I’m pleased with what I’ve seen so far from Randy Wolf and Justin Germano. Small sample? Yep. Petco Park? Yep. Hey, I said “pleased,” not “deliriously happy.” Peavy makes his first start since [...]
Padres (3-1) vs Dodgers (2-1) Justin Germano vs Hideki Kuroda 7:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 184 MLB, B-R Battlestar Galactica finally returns tonight. I’m told that Jeff Kent is not the 12th Cylon, but with that show, you never know. Japanese import Hideki Kuroda makes his North American debut for [...]
I’m all over the place today: How to Quit Your Job and Write a Book (Or Two) (BallHype). I posted this in the comments on Wednesday, but here’s a little “behind-the-scenes” look at the process of writing the Ducksnorts Baseball Annuals. Arizona Dreaming (Baseball Digest Daily). In spring training, what happens before the game is [...]
Yesterday we ran the hitters, today it’s time for the moundsmen: OBG08 Projections for Select Padres Pitchers Player No. IP ERA Range Key: No., number of people who submitted guesses; IP, innings pitched, ERA, duh; range, lower and upper guesses for ERA. Left-Handers Hampson, Justin 11 48 4.21 3.50 – 5.05 Thatcher, Joe 11 58 [...]
OBG08: Le Menu Josh Bard/Michael Barrett Adrian Gonzalez Tadahito Iguchi Kevin Kouzmanoff Khalil Greene Scott Hairston Chase Headley Jim Edmonds Brian Giles Jake Peavy Chris Young Greg Maddux As a reminder, we’re looking for your individual best guess on how these players will perform in 2008. Attempting to compensate for other guesses that you don’t [...]