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IGD: Padres vs Mariners (29 Jun 08)

Padres vs Mariners 1:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD, DIRECTV 738 AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 183 MLB, B-R

Padres Farm Report (22 Jun 08)

The Padres have signed supplemental first-round pick Jaff Decker [h/t Jonathan S.]. Triple-A — Portland 4, Tacoma 2 Matt Antonelli: 1-for-4, 2B, SB Chip Ambres (RF): 1-for-4, 2B Brian Myrow: 2-for-4 Will Venable (CF): 4-for-4, 2B Nick Hundley: 0-for-4 Justin Huber: 1-for-3, BB Luis Rodriguez (DH): 0-for-4 Cesar Ramos: 7 IP, 3 H, 2 R, [...]

IGD: Padres vs Tigers (20 Jun 08)

Padres (31-43) vs Tigers (34-38) Greg Maddux vs Eddie Bonine 7:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 189 MLB, B-R October 10, 1984: The Padres played one of the greatest games — if not the greatest game — in franchise history. They beat the Tigers, 5-3, at what was then known as [...]

IGD: Padres @ Indians (15 Jun 08)

Padres (31-39) @ Indians (32-37) Greg Maddux vs C.C. Sabathia 10:05 a.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 178 MLB, B-R Coffee… baseball… Coffeebaseball…

Padres 2008 Draft Recap

A mistake is not something to be determined after the fact, but in light of the information until that point. –Nassim Nicholas Taleb Here’s the irritating truth about evaluating a draft: We won’t know for years how the story ends, and even when that happens, judging the draft solely on actual outcome (to the exclusion [...]

Hit or Be Hit

I had some computer issues this morning, and I’m still wading through draft material, so I’ll save my thoughts on how the Padres did until Saturday or Monday — then we’ll have the entire draft to look at anyway. Based on the information at my disposal (which obviously is much, much less detailed than what [...]

At Least We’ve Got Adrian

Right now there is exactly one reason to watch the games, and his name is Adrian Gonzalez. I wonder if this is what it was like to root for the Padres back in ’72:   Player Team Player/Team   HR RBI HR R HR/HR RBI/R Statistics are courtesy of Baseball-Reference and are through games of [...]

Peace, Love, and Delusion

Sometimes you can get away with making stupid mistakes against lousy teams. Unfortunately the Cubs aren’t a lousy team, and they saw to it that the Padres paid for their transgressions. Carlos Zambrano is a terrific pitcher when he’s on his game. He wasn’t at his best Monday night, but the Padres let him off [...]


That sucked. In case you’d forgotten how 2007 ended, the Padres gave a nice little encore Sunday afternoon in San Francisco. They battled back from a deficit, took the lead in extra innings on a two-run homer, then watched Trevor Hoffman give it back, with the game ending on a bizarre defensive play. As was [...]

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 [...]