Oy, what happened to the week? I want a do-over. Anyway, here are your links: Stairs happy to fill niche for Padres (U-T). From Bill Center’s article: “With his phone not ringing with offers, Stairs signed on with NutriSystem and started trimming 32 pounds. He began playing hockey, became an assistant hockey coach at John [...]
In lieu of a top prospects list, I thought this year I’d highlight a few kids I’ll be keeping an eye on for various reasons. We’ll cover 15 hitters today and 15 pitchers next week. To the list: Mitch Canham, C, 25 – I rated Canham the Padres #16 prospect coming into 2009. He hasn’t [...]
The world is in a constant state of flux. All that we know with any degree of certainty is that what holds true today may or may not hold true tomorrow… The Padres have been awful this year. I have witnessed it personally and had others confirm the fact for me as well… That’s why I feel guilty enjoying this team. I want to hate, but I can’t do it.
I’m pressed for time this morning, so we’ll be quick. Work and various other commitments kept me from writing at all during the week, so it was another 20-hour weekend. Really, with enough coffee, almost anything is possible. Oh, and I’m sporting a sweet mullet these days. Think of a cross between Barry Gibb and [...]
The good folks at MadFriars.com have published my list of top 20 Padres prospects. As always, this list represents a snapshot in time. I’m expecting a few of these names to shift places by the time I send the book off to the printer in February. That said, I feel pretty good about the list. [...]
Forgive the lack of updates this past week. I rolled out of bed on Monday, blinked, and it was Saturday. Time is not your friend. We’re off to Hawai’i for the annual Thanksgiving shindig at my wife’s family’s farm. I’m prepping some articles (mostly annotated reruns) to run in my absence; although discussion is always [...]