San Diego Padres Vote Against Bud Selig Contract Extension

Friday, January 13th, 2012

On Thursday Major League Baseball's owners voted to give commissioner Bud Selig a two-year contract extension. That means Selig will be at the head of the league through the 2014 season. While the news coming out of that meeting was that Selig's contract was extended, we're more interested in the fact ...

Karsten Whitson And The San Diego Padres, A Love Story

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

When Karsten Whitson, the No. 9 overall pick in the 2010 MLB Draft decided not to sign with the San Diego Padres before the signing deadline, more than a few eyebrows were raised. Whitson, widely considered the second-best prep pitcher in the draft, was considered an easy sign and a ...

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 ...

Peavy To The Other Chicago Team?

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

The Chicago White Sox have thrown their hat into the Jake Peavy Sweepstakes. And I continue to use mixed metaphors. Tough day all around. Look, Phillips has said again and again and again and again that Peavy ain't going anywhere, but that's not really the point anymore. There are always going ...

Alderson Out, Moorad In For The Padres

Friday, March 27th, 2009

A lot has been made around these parts about the ineptitude of the San Diego Padres. And, fairly or not, much of the blame has fallen on the shoulders of CEO and emotionless cyborg, Sandy Alderson. The guy made completely awful decisions over the past few years. So bad were ...