When the Padres recalled Anthony Bass on Monday (he won his debut — congrats on that) to replace the injured Aaron Harang, they had to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Bass. To do so, they severed ties with another pitcher named Aaron.
The Padres lost on Monday, 6-3, to the Blue Jays. I offered some thoughts on Twitter (some didn’t make it thanks to a surprise visit by the Fail Whale) and figured I’d look back to see if any of it makes sense the next morning. To clarify, what follows is commentary on commentary of an [...]
Padres (27-37) vs Mets (30-31) Wil Ledezma vs Pedro Martinez 1:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 188 MLB, B-R Quick observations from Saturday’s win: I don’t enjoy watching Cha Seung Baek pitch. He nibbles a little too much for my taste. Where the heck was Justin Huber throwing the ball? I’m [...]
Padres (23-36) vs Cubs (37-21) Wil Ledezma vs Jason Marquis 7:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 186 MLB, B-R Ruh-roh: You Hit Like a Pitcher PA BA OBP SLG 2B 3B HR BB SO Statistics are courtesy of Baseball-Reference and are through games of June 2, 2008. Russ Ortiz, career [...]
Padres (20-34) vs Nats (23-31) Wil Ledezma vs John Lannan 12:35 p.m. PT no television AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 188 MLB, B-R Afternoon game in San Diego.
Padres (18-32) vs Reds (22-27) Wil Ledezma vs Bronson Arroyo 7:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 183 MLB, B-R One thing I find interesting about this season is how the local media has chosen to portray the Padres when things haven’t gone well. There’s almost an “I told you so” glee [...]
Padres (12-22) @ Braves (17-15) Wil Ledezma vs Jo-Jo Reyes 10:00 a.m. PT no TV AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 186 MLB, B-R In an extraordinary display of mercy, Thursday morning’s contest will not be televised.