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OPINION: why the ASG announcement sucks

January 15th, 2015 (3)
Yeah, not happy. I mean like not at all. Before you jump out of your cleats for joy at the announcement Petco Park has been awarded the 2016 All-Star Game, consider first what it cost. Remember that social media/blogosphere ...

All In

December 19th, 2014 (2)
When you’re committed to a hand in poker you declare to the table that you are “all in”. You’re putting everything you have in play and at risk. You’re sure either your hand, or your bluff, will work. As ...

(Extremely) Quick Reaction to Matt Kemp

December 11th, 2014 (1)
I wanted very much to hate the Matt Kemp trade, but I am finding it hard to do so because of some of the following observations: About Kemp: — Kemp is a career 292/349/495 hitter.  Instantly the best on ...

September players of the month

September 30th, 2014 (0)
Hitter of the month: C/1B – Yasmani Grandal September totals:  291/408/519 –   4 HR, 6 2B, 14 RBI, 16 R For a very short time in 2012, the tandem of Yasmani Grandal and Yonder Alonso became the Y’s ...

August players of the month

September 2nd, 2014 (0)
Hitter of the month: CF – Abraham Almonte August totals:  288/312/411 –   2 HR, 3 2B, 7 RBI, 9 R If there was a month where the entire team contributed, and no one stood out, it would be ...

Why do they do this to us?

August 27th, 2014 (4)
It takes a lot… and I mean a whole lot to make me angry at the Padres.  I like to think of myself as the “positive guy” who looks at the Padres without skepticism, as if the glass is ...