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Dali Meets Federman
What the heck happened this weekend? It was a Dali painting wrapped in a Federman novel inside a flaming bag of… well, it was weird…
Me, Elsewhere: Looking Forward… in Three Places at Once!
My latest at Hardball Times is part of their annual “Five Questions” series and focuses on our favorite team. One of my questions deals with Cameron Maybin, who is a key to this franchise in many ways right now: Oliver likes his chances this season, setting the bar at .271/.339/.422, which looks suspiciously like what [...]
Hungry. Thirsty. Whatever.
A poet friend and I exchanged Sarah Vaughan tunes on Saturday morning. I served with “Shadow of Your Smile”; he returned with “Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most” — nothing but aces with The Divine One. Her voice and a pot of freshly ground French roast go a long way toward wiping away [...]
4H Club, Part 2
Yesterday, we discussed the signings of Aaron Harang and Orlando Hudson. Today, we turn our attention to Brad Hawpe and Jed Hoyer.
Padres Reacquire Jason Bartlett
The Padres have traded 2B/SS Cole Figueroa, RHP Brandon Gomes, LHP Cesar Ramos, and RHP Adam Russell to the Tampa Bay Rays for SS Jason Bartlett and a player to be named later.
Mailbag: Gwynn and the Dodgers
Today’s letter comes from Brian C., who writes: Just read that the Dodgers signed Tony Gwynn Jr. to a contract and it made me barf a bit in my mouth. Your reaction? Well, that could be a medical condition. You might want to see a doctor. Oh, the signing… my bad. Of course, why would [...]
Adrian Gonzalez Traded to Boston for Guys You Haven’t Heard of… Yet
Slow news day, eh? Neither team has confirmed this, but sources too numerous to count are reporting that the Padres and Red Sox have agreed to a trade that would send All-Star first baseman Adrian Gonzalez to Boston for right-handed pitcher Casey Kelly, first baseman Anthony Rizzo, center fielder Reymond Fuentes, and a player to [...]
Friday Links (19 Nov 10)
Her face is soft, her eyes deep, but there is no red in her cheeks; she has long forgotten innocence and will make him forget it, too. That’s okay, though, because he’ll still have links…
No Offense, but This Is Offensive
by Geoff Young on Apr 22, 2011 (23) Comments
Q: How do you keep the Padres from scoring? A: Put them on the field. The Padres got shut out again on Thursday. Through 19 games: Year PA BA OBP SLG RS RA W-L 2009 728 .260 .333 .421 82 97 10-9 2010 726 .240 .317 .392 84 72 11-8 2011 735 .217 .306 .326 [...]