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Ditching the Kid Gloves

Corey Brock brings word that right-hander Mat Latos’ workload won’t be as closely monitored in 2011 as it was last year. Latos is understandably excited about this, saying “It’s a weight lifted off my shoulders.” I am a little less excited, but this is a knee-jerk reaction.

We Have Assumed Control

Attention, all planets of the Solar Federation: With Wednesday night’s victory in San Francisco, the Padres now own the National League’s best record at 21-12. They have extended their lead in the division to 2 1/2 games and won another series. Thoughts? You know I have a few: Clayton Richard was very efficient. He needed [...]

Bobblehead Goes Yard, Padres Move into Second

How predictable. The Padres win Monday night on a walk-off homer from David Eckstein. Yawn. Wake me when something exciting happens. Wait, that David Eckstein? Those Padres?

Friday Links (12 Sep 08)

That was a fun one Thursday night, eh? I’d make a crack about how it’s only the Giants, but seeing as how we have virtually no chance of overtaking them for fourth place, that hardly seems appropriate. Seriously, though, it’s cool to see a bunch of these kids that I watched at Elsinore come up [...]

IGD: Padres @ Giants (30 May 08)

Padres (21-34) @ Giants (23-31) Greg Maddux vs Matt Cain 7:15 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 185 MLB, B-R The Padres have moved into fourth place in the NL West, a half game ahead of the defending league champion Colorado Rockies. The Diamondbacks are the only team in the division with [...]

Monkeys on Roller Skates

Thanks to reader Lance for hooking us up with seats two rows behind the visitors dugout on Wednesday night. First time I’ve been anywhere near that close at Petco Park, and it’s a whole different experience. For a guy like me who lives in nosebleed, just, wow. Also, belated welcome to all the folks at [...]

IGD: Padres vs Giants (23 Apr 08)

Padres (9-12) @ Giants (8-13) Greg Maddux vs Matt Cain 7:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 189 MLB, B-R In baseball, as in life, it’s wise to abandon your long-term plans at the first sign of trouble. Good luck with that. Maddux goes for career win #350.

IGD: Padres @ Giants (7 Apr 08)

Padres (4-3) @ Giants (1-5) Greg Maddux vs Matt Cain 1:35 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 184 MLB, B-R The Padres were outscored, 23-22, over their opening homestand despite outhitting the opposition by a wide margin: Offense at Petco Park, Early 2008   BA OBP SLG Statistics are courtesy of ESPN [...]