Padres Bullpen Fails Again

Jake Peavy continued the starter's dominance for the Padres on Sunday. He blanked the Giants over seven innings before giving way to the bullpen with a 3-0 lead. By the end of the eighth it was 5-3 as the Giants went on to win 6-3 and avoid the sweep. At least the Friars kept Barry Bonds at 559 homers.
April 11, 2004

Padres Rule V selection, make trade

The San Diego Padres picked up Rich Thompson from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the rule V Draft conducted on Monday. Five of the first six picks were prospects in the Pirates organization. The Padres then traded Thompson to the Kansas City Royals for Jason Szuminski and cash.<br><br> No Padres were taken in the draft.<br><br> The skinny on Szuminski as well as a scouting report from our friends over at CubsTalk.com and the complete list of players taken:
December 15, 2003