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Saturday, November 1, 2014

Articles tagged: San Diego Padres

Padres Bullpen Goes Star Wars Themed

Heath Bell has been sporting a Yoda backpack for good luck and it apparently inspired some sort of mini-Star Wars convention in the Padres bullpen Thursday, Big League Stew pointed out. You can see the Yoda backpack hanging on the left while Bell and two others wear their towels in Princess Leia-style wrappings. Those darned…Read More

Golf Club Put up as Foul Pole in Petco Park

Sponsoring your foul pole with a golf club? That my friends is called genius marketing. The San Diego Padres are breaking some ground at Petco Park by attaching a replica 88-foot TaylorMade driver to their foul pole in right field. The club is a replica of TaylorMade‚Äôs R11 driver that debuted in January and it…Read More

Earthquake Interrupts Padres Game in SD

It wasn’t anything near the Bay Bridge series 6.9 earthquake that interrupted the A’s/Giants World Series in 1989, but the 5.7 earthquake in San Diego on Tuesday had people rattled. The Blue Jays beat the Padres 6-3 but the game was momentarily delayed in the 8th inning after David Eckstein’s groundout because of the quake….Read More

Bust Matt Bush Busted at Bar, Again

If this story looks familiar to you, it’s because we went through this whole thing four years ago. Matt Bush was the No. 1 overall selection in the 2004 MLB draft. The Padres took the local product ahead of top talents who have already produced in the big leagues such as Justin Verlander and Jered…Read More

Dodgers, Padres, Baseball, in China?

I wasn’t too happy about the NFL going to London, and I’m not too fond of the NBA globalization efforts. Pretty soon our sports won’t even be our sports, if the current league execs have their ways. Why? Globalization gives the owners and leagues more opportunity to generate revenue. And with that, we lose home…Read More

Padres Wisely Gambling on Mark Prior

ESPN, whose reporter Buster Olney wrote up the news of Prior’s agreement to a one-year, $1 million deal with San Diego, has a great graphic on Prior. In 2003, he won 18 games and finished third in NL Cy Young voting. In 57 starts since then, Mark Prior has won just 18 games. I don’t…Read More

Adrian Gonzalez Got a Death Threat

Crazy huh? When you think of ballplayers receiving death threats, you think Hank Aaron and Jackie Robinson. You don’t think Adrian Gonzalez. But apparently he received one. Check it out at FanHouse, as well as some other recent stories: Alyssa Milano is chasing after Russell Martin Could Randy Johnson‘s Career be over? More proof Bonds…Read More

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