WASHINGTON DC: Henry Blanco is getting ready to come off of the disabled list and will probably be sent out on a rehab assignment while the Padres are in Cincinnati, the series after DC, possibly to San Antonio, where Padres' manager Bud Black said half in jest, "he's a legend".
July 25, 2009
The San Diego Padres claimed infielder Josh Wilson off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Additionally the club has recalled left-handed pitcher Joe Thatcher from Triple-A Portland, optioned right-handed pitcher Edwin Moreno to Portland, selected right-handed pitcher Greg Burke from Portland and requested waivers for the purpose of unconditional release on right-handed pitcher Duaner Sanchez.
May 15, 2009
Cha Seung Baek doesn't look ready to return to San Diego. Kellen Kulbacki returns but the story is Nathan Culp losing his third. Jeremy McBryde is solid for the Storm and homers by Lance Zawadzki and Andy Parrino supplied some ammo. Rob Musgrave continues his tough stretch in the starting rotation with a loss.
May 9, 2009
Brett Dowdy notches four hits – the most by a Beaver this season. Cesar Carrillo gave up five runs but didn't take a loss thanks to a Michael Collins homer. Matt Teague gets pounded in a lopsided Storm loss with Cha Seung Baek making a rehab start. Matt Clark has three extra base hits while Simon Castro is ejected.
May 3, 2009
Greg Burke has been money in the closer role and Joe Thatcher is stellar as the bridge. Luis Durango breaks a tie in the eighth with a bases loaded single. Yefri Carvajal and Logan Forsythe are two of the three that homered in Cha Seung Baek's rehab start. Robert Lara breaks a 3-3 tie with a double clearing the bags but a fine Simon Castro outing is wasted.
April 28, 2009
Many fans and prognosticators are pegging the San Diego Padres for last place in the NL West and 100 or more losses. While it might not be realistic to expect them to compete for the playoffs this year, you can bet that they will outperform most people's expectations of them.
March 14, 2009
One night after the second of back-to-back shutouts, Mariners pitching was blasted for 16 runs on 16 hits, including five homers, in the most lopsided loss for Seattle since the club moved into Safeco Field midway through the 1999 season.
June 23, 2007