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The Roots Start Here

August 16th, 2013 (1)
Ultimately, baseball is a form of entertainment.  Whether you decide to take yourself to a movie, a nice dinner or the ball yard determines, to a small degree, the viability of each.  The Padres are trying to tip the ...

July Hitter & Pitcher of the Month

August 1st, 2013 (0)
Hitter of the month: LF – Carlos Quentin July totals:  286/340/516 – 4 HR, 9 2B, 20 RBI The team may have fallen out of contention in July, but it was not the fault of its clean-up hitter.  The ...

Players of the Month: June

July 1st, 2013 (0)
Hitter of the month: 1B/OF – Kyle Blanks, 283/327/491, 5 HR, 18 RBI The big man barely beats Carlos Quentin (who is quietly red hot right now) for June honors.  Not only did Blanks lead the team in nearly ...

In Defense of Bud Black

June 19th, 2013 (2)
You are not wrong.  I am not right.  However, before you succumb to the notion that you dislike the Padres’ current manager, please consider the possibility that Bud Black is good at his job. Whatever your opinion is of ...

Padres Mt. Rushmore

June 13th, 2013 (5)
Mt. Rushmore is not a collection of the United States’ best Presidents.  While it is possible they are the 4 best, that is not the point.  They were chosen for their impact.  In other words: they were important.  Obviously ...

Hitter/pitcher of the month: May

June 5th, 2013 (0)
Hitter of the month: 2B – Jedd Gyorko May totals:  303/361/545 – 6 HR, 12 RBI, 20 R The learning curve may not be as steep for some as it is for others.  The rookie used April to figure ...