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Prior Returns Home to San Diego

The Padres have signed right-hander Mark Prior to a 1-year deal worth a guaranteed $1 million plus incentives that vary depending on whom you ask. ESPN’s Buster Olney reports that the total package could be worth “over $3 million”, while Dan Hayes at the North County Times places the high end at $5.5 million. Quoth [...]

Ducksnorts 2008 Baseball Annual Preliminary Outline

So this has been in the works for a while. Let me know if you have any suggestions. Also, if you’re interested in reviewing chapters, drop me a line and I’ll get you added to our super secret list. 2007 in Review — Brief examination of past season at big-league level: Roster construction (distribution of [...]

Towers Leaning?

I have avoided talking about this too much because it’s mostly been speculation, but the Kevin Towers-to-Arizona thing seems to be gaining momentum. I know a lot of folks think the Padres can do better than Towers at GM. Me, I’ll believe it when I see it. “Getting rid” of Towers doesn’t accomplish anything unless [...]

Notes and Links

Happy Wednesday. We’ll start looking back at the 2005 season in excruciating detail next week. Meantime, have some links: Blogdom’s Best: San Diego Padres (Deadspin, via Gaslamp Ball). The folks at Deadspin cited Ducksnorts as the #2 Padres blog. Much obliged. With season over, how drastic will Padres’ overhaul be? (NC Times). Padres eligible for [...]