Padres Trade Chips
May 24th, 2011
Yeah, it’s that time. The season, for all intents and purposes, is over. The playoffs are out of reach and it’s time for Jed to decide whom he will be willing to move ahead of this year’s trade deadline.
Remember Kyle Blanks?
May 5th, 2011
Numbers don’t lie. Sometimes they mislead or they can be misunderstood by those trying to analyze them. In the case of 1B Brad Hawpe, the numbers tell an ugly truth through 30 or so games this year.
Early Season Impressions
April 20th, 2011
The 2011 MLB season is just a few weeks old; too early to make any definitive conclusions on anything but not too early to come away with some general impressions. Overall the Friars are 7-9 and currently sit in ...
What Could Have Been: The Sean Burroughs Story
March 27th, 2011
A few weeks ago I looked at the case of Tim Stauffer, a former Padres first round draft choice that until last year looked like a busted pick. Within that piece I mentioned the name of Matt Bush, a ...
Can Cantu be a key to 2011 season?
March 13th, 2011
The 2011 San Diego Padres represent the second roster assembled by Jed Hoyer and his staff. One thing is pretty clear about Hoyer’s philosophy about roster construction; he understands the value of bench players. Last year Jerry Hairston Jr. ...