The Padres, thanks to Wednesday’s 3-1 victory over the Dodgers, are back on top in the National League West for the first time since… whew, Saturday? Time flies.
I don’t know why I’m so fascinated by Everth Cabrera. He doesn’t figure to be as critical a piece of the eventual puzzle as guys like Kyle Blanks and Mat Latos, but Cabrera’s skill set intrigues me. Also, there’s the fact that he successfully made the jump from A-ball to the big leagues. We’ve noted [...]
Jake Peavy isn’t going to the Cubs… for now. And just when I was starting to like the names being mentioned. Did you notice how the rumored packages went from being awful, to decent, to pretty good? At the very least, Kevin Towers deserves credit for not jumping on any old deal, like some folks [...]
Before we get to the minor leagues, a few ruminations on the weekend’s activities at Petco: Jake Peavy spun a masterpiece on Saturday. Bugs and Cranks thinks he may be doctoring the baseball. With any luck, word will get back to opposing hitters, and they can have one more thing on their minds when they [...]