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2008 Roster Contest Winner

At the end of February we held a “Guess the Opening Day roster” contest. Many participated, and one emerged victorious: long-time reader Bruce K. nailed 22 of the 25 roster spots, missing only on Justin Huber (which all 20 of us missed for obvious reasons — the contest closed on March 9, and Huber didn’t [...]

IGD: Padres vs Angels (28 Mar 08)

That’s where they’re playing tonight. Believe it.

Padres Pick Up Black’s Option

The Padres have picked up manager Bud Black’s option for 2009 and reportedly would like to extend his contract even further. Quoth GM Kevin Towers: We thought he had a great year and he’s only going to get better and better. He’s a pro, he’s smart, he represents the organization very, very well. The players [...]

IGD: Padres vs Royals (25 Mar 08)

King Arthur: I am your king! Woman: Well I didn’t vote for you! King Arthur: You don’t vote for kings. Woman: Well how’d you become king then?

Everybody Loves Tadahito

Says here we’ve been “dot-com” for 6 years now. Cool. Anyway, I’m working on an interview with Tom Krasovic of the San Diego Union-Tribune (it’ll run on Monday), and one topic we discussed was potential surprises among Padres for 2008. The name that came up was new second baseman Tadahito Iguchi: Iguchi had some problems [...]

IGD: Padres vs Dodgers (15 Mar 08)

How ’bout a replay? How ’bout a Fresca? Game starts at 10 p.m. PT. Channel 4SD, XM 178.

IGD: Padres vs Dodgers (14 Mar 08)

Can we please get more reverb on the lead vocal? Game starts at 10 p.m. PT. Channel 4SD, XM 178.

IGD: Padres vs Rangers (10 Mar 08)

First night telecast of the year. Game starts at 7:05 p.m. PT. Channel 4SD, of course.

IGD: Padres vs White Sox (9 Mar 08)

[Blows into microphone.] Hello, is this thing on? Game starts at 1:05 p.m. PT. Channel 4SD.

Cactus League Photos

Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. See full photo set at Flickr. How cool was Friday’s game? I’m talking about all the Ducksnorters, of course. I hung out with Lance all day, and met up with LynchMob, Bruce (and dad), and Aaron at various points. I’d say that was pretty cool. I even managed to catch a [...]