The Basement Tapes: Week 2
April 11th, 2011
Welcome to the new weekly edition of The Basement Tapes. Let’s get started before this becomes a monthly thing.
The Basement Tapes: SD@STL
April 4th, 2011
Welcome to the first edition of what will hopefully be our biweekly contribution to the Friarhood: the Basement Tapes. The plan goes like this: at the end of every series, we’ll go through the numbers and, as objectively as ...
Is hitting Hudson third a mistake for the Padres?
March 22nd, 2011
No. But allow me to rebury the lede.
Padres add Cantu’s can-do bat to the bench
January 25th, 2011
A couple of weeks after saying that the Padres are “pretty much done,” Jed Hoyer has signed Jorge Cantu to a one year deal worth $850 thousand. The first-and-third baseman will help solidify the bench and provide right-handed relief ...
Hoyer garbage picks catching, relief help
January 14th, 2011
Earlier this week, Jed Hoyer and the Padres signed Jason Bartlett to a two year deal worth a guaranteed $11 million, with a club option for 2013. This is noteworthy for two reasons: 1. the team has locked up ...
Padres pick Hawpe to bring stability to the middle of order
January 5th, 2011
With Adrian Gonzalez in Boston, Kyle Blanks recovering from Tommy John surgery, and Anthony Rizzo destined for Triple-A, the Padres found themselves this offseason with a hole at first base for the first time since the mid-90s. Enter Brad ...