Archive for the ‘San Diego Padres’ Category

Vince Young To Start In Tennessee?

Monday, October 12th, 2009

Word out of Tennessee this morning suggests that it might be time for Titans head coach Jeff Fisher to let backup quarterback - and noted headcase - Vince Young start a game or two. At the end of Sunday night's 31-9 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, the 30 or so fans ...

The Peavy Incident

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

So it finally happened. We've discussed it for months and now Jake Peavy has finally been traded from the San Diego Padres. Those of you who know me well, personally or from reading this site, know my feelings for the Padres front office right now. Well, don't worry...don't worry. I'm not going ...

Jonathan Sanchez Makes Me Hate Baseball Even More

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

It's well documented that I hate baseball. That's mainly because my boyhood favorite team - the San Diego Padres - are freaking awful. And they have been for the better part of 40 years. Last night they did something that made me realize that, yes, I am completely justified in ...

Official Heath Bell Should Be An All-Star Post

Monday, June 29th, 2009

The San Diego Padres suck. We all know this. Following a 2-0 win over the Texas Rangers Sunday night, the Friars are currently 33-41 and 14 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West race. Why do I bring this up? Because despite the level of ineptitude ...

The 1998 San Diego Padres (Revisited)

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Readers of this site will know that I'm (more or less) taking the year off from rooting for my beloved San Diego Padres because of a recent team decision to cut ties with a Hall-of-Fame player for no good reason and generally try to suck as much as possible. It's ...

Tale of the Tape: Donavan Tate vs. Tate Donovan

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

On Tuesday evening during the 2009 MLB Draft, an incredibly confusing event transpired. With the No. 3 pick in the first round, the San Diego Padres selected high school outfielder Donavan Tate. For the rest of the evening, on several Web sites, the pick was listed as: Tate, Donavan. I ...

The Balls On These Guys, Part II

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Yesterday the San Diego Padres won their 10th straight game. They didn't just win it, they had an improbable comeback against a division rival on the road. They trailed 7-1 entering the top of the 8th inning. They scored five runs in the eighth, then tied the game with another ...