Casey Kelly to miss 2013 season thanks to Tommy John surgery

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

The San Diego Padres got some terrible news on Wednesday afternoon as their top prospect, pitcher Casey Kelly, is almost certain to miss the entire 2013 season due to Tommy John elbow surgery. Kelly had tests on his elbow this week and while a definitive course of action has yet ...

Anthony Rizzo Called Up By San Diego Padres

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

One of the most dominant prospects in all of baseball this year has been first baseman Anthony Rizzo, who became the property of the San Diego Padres as part of the Adrian Gonzalez deal. The first baseman's meteoric rise has made him one of the game's top prospects. Now Rizzo ...

There’s No Doubt Bud Black Is The NL Manager Of The Year

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Bud Black did one of the most incredible jobs of managing in the history of Major League Baseball during the 2010 season. Back in March, sports books put the San Diego Padres' over-under for victories at 71. The Padres won their 72nd game on August 18. Black took a young, inexperienced ...

Chris Young To Start For Padres On Saturday

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Chris Young, the San Diego Padres' No. 1 starter at the outset of the 2010 season, hasn't pitched in a Major League game since April 6. During that start against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Young tossed six shutout innings, allowing just one hit and three walks, while striking out five. He ...

The Hangover: The 2010 San Diego Padres First Half Review

Monday, July 12th, 2010

There are only five words that come to mind when thinking about the first half the 2010 San Diego Padres just finished: What the hell just happened? I seriously feel like Phil in The Hangover, when he wakes up the morning after with that "I can't remember a thing so that ...

Link Dump! Brought To You By UFC 101 and Kenny Florian’s Awesomeness

Friday, August 7th, 2009

No disrespect to BJ Penn, but Kenny Florian is the official MMA fighter of Rumors and Rants for a reason. We'll most definitely be watching the title fight (and Silva/Griffin) on Saturday night...and hopefully gloating on Sunday after Ken-Flo wins hisself the belt. Dear NFL, please reconsider the banishment of Twitter ...