As I noted the other day, we drove to Phoenix this past weekend to catch some Arizona Fall League action. One of the games featured the Peoria Saguaros, for whom several Padres minor leaguers play. Unfortunately, none of those players is a top prospect.
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One-Hit Wonders: Dennis Blair to Emil Brown
This is Part 2 of a 13-part series examining the 65 men who have collected exactly one hit as a member of the San Diego Padres. The current installment includes three pitchers (one taken just after Randy Jones in the draft, one traded for Gary Sheffield, one acquired for Sean Burroughs), a pinch-hitter who also [...]
Me, Elsewhere: Revisiting Some Freakish Starts
My latest Hardball Times article revisits several players who got off to “unusual” starts this year. There isn’t much of a Padres connection, although I suppose there have been rumblings that the club might have interest in Cleveland right-hander Jake Westbrook. Another player featured in the article is Nationals outfielder Josh Willingham. I’ve expressed my [...]