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Towers Signs through 2010

General Manager Kevin Towers has signed a contract extension that will keep him in San Diego through 2010 (hat tip to several readers). To celebrate, here is a high-level look at Towers’ year-by-year trading record: Kevin Towers Trades by Year   Win Shares   Year No In Out Diff Best 1995 2 66 14 +52 [...]

The Khalil Conundrum

Late last week talks broke down between the Padres and shortstop Khalil Greene. The Padres control Greene through 2009 but are interested in pursuing a long-term deal with him. According to the U-T, the club offered a 3- or 4-year deal (no money disclosed) without success, and the two sides now have exchanged salary arbitration [...]

Adios, 2007

It’s the end of the year as we know it, and I feel fine. Last year at this time, I ran a list of the most popular articles at Ducksnorts in 2006. This time around, I thought I’d try something a little different and give you a list of my favorite articles from 2007, i.e., [...]

Ducksnorts Unofficial Guide to San Diego Taco Shops

Someday, when you least expect it, you might get hungry. Where better to eat in San Diego than at a taco shop? Here are a few of our favorites. Got some of your own? Leave ‘em in the comments. ¡Buen provecho! [Updated 10 Apr 2008.] Name Location Submittor Comments El Asadero 6866 El Cajon Blvd. [...]

Petco Pix

Spent three hours touring the park yesterday. Initial reactions: The stadium has a very open feel to it. The marketing folks have been saying that Petco takes advantage of what San Diego has to offer and they’re not kidding. Where the Q felt a bit monolithic and claustrophobic (particularly after the lone view of Mission [...]