I’ve been a SABR member for a few years but never made it to a meeting until this past weekend. When I wondered aloud on Twitter what took me so long, one person quipped, “Because they’re at 9 a.m. on a Saturday.” Yeah, that might have something to do with it. Now that I’ve been, [...]
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What Do You Want from Ducksnorts?
I’m trying to come up with a game plan for 2011 and I need your help. What do you want to see here this year? Game recaps? Analysis? Snark? Minor-league coverage? Interviews? Chats? Question marks? Give me some feedback. Otherwise, you’ll be stuck with another year of whatever the heck it is I’ve been doing.
Potential Fire Sale FAQ
Nothing has happened yet, but all indications are that life is about to get real interesting around these parts. With that in mind, here’s a little something to help you through as we move forward into the unknown… Q: What the heck is going on with the Padres? A: Principle owners John and Becky Moores [...]
Links for 28 Oct 08
Mmm, linkity link links… Padres remain a preferred spot for pitchers staging comebacks (U-T). Mark Mulder, Mark Prior, and Matt Clement all have expressed an interest in pitching for the Padres or, failing that, at least wearing the uniform. Mark Prior Halloweeen Update. Speaking of Prior, Planet Padres caught up with the right-hander at a [...]
First Padre Blogger Summit
Well, “summit” might be a slight exaggeration, although we were sitting pretty high up in the right-field bleachers. Regardless, on Thursday, a few of us got together for drinks and a ballgame. Attendees included Jason from Padres Revolution (aka sdpadrefan.com), Rich from San Diego Spotlight, Melvin Nieves from Sacrifice Bunt, and yours truly. We started [...]
IGD: Padres @ Mariners (16 May 08)
Padres (15-27) @ Mariners (16-26) Chris Young vs Miguel Batista 7:10 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 181 MLB, B-R Ah, interleague play. The intensity, the intrigue, the irrelevance… I walked over to Book-Off the other day and found a whole slew of baseball publications. Most are in Japanese, so I couldn’t [...]
Guys You Wish You’d Forgotten Were Padres
We’re still safe here; hope you are, too. If you’re looking for info on the fires, ways to help, etc., check this thread. Otherwise, by request, here is a stupid follow-up to last week’s stupid post: Player Year(s) Shawn Abner 1987-91 George Arias 1997-99 Mark Bellhorn 2006 Sean Bergman 1996-97 Dewon Brazelton 2006 Chris Brown [...]