Pirates Spring Training Report

SS Jack Wilson was participating in all baseball activities by the end of the first week of spring training. However, his availability for the first week of exhibition games is questionable.
March 1, 2005

The Friar Thermometer (8/17-8/23)

Here's the minor and major league "Friar Thermometer" for the week just ended, 8/17-8/23. MadFriars.com takes a look at who is hot, and who is not, throughout the San Diego Padres system.
August 25, 2003

Padres Can't Sweep, Lose 10-4

After taking the front end of the twin bill, 6-4, they ran out of gas as the Phillies gained a split on Saturday. Placido Polanco and Bobby Abreu each drove in three runs in the nightcap, powering the Phillies to a 10-4 win over the Padres in front of 35,239 fans, who were treated to human cannonballs in between games.
August 3, 2003

With Duckworth's Return, What Happens To Joe Roa?

With an injury to Hector Mercado, the Phillies decision on what to do when Brandon Duckworth returns from the DL may be put on hold. Sooner or later though, it's likely that they'll have to decide what to do with Joe Roa and how he may or may not fit into their future plans.
April 19, 2003