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George Springer

The Houston Astros called up their highly-touted prospect, George Springer, last Wednesday.  Last year I comped him to Will Venable.  This still seems right.  He’s going to swing and miss but he’s also going to offer power and speed and play a good centerfield.   119 more words

A Cashner Bump, Venable Leading Off and More...

by Bill Center

I am interested to see what the Padres draw Wednesday night at Petco Park.

The first two games of the four-game series against the Colorado Rockies have drawn an average of 16,398 fans. 512 more words

Bill Center

Ross Brothers Shine, Pinch Hitters Going Yard and More

by Bill Center 

Sunday was a big day for the Ross family of Oakland.

At the same time that Tyson Ross was holding the Detroit Tigers to one run on six hits over seven innings at Petco Park Sunday afternoon, younger brother… 557 more words

Bill Center

#PadresPainting, Series Win Over Tigers

The Padres picked up their first series win of 2014 with a 5-1 win over the Tigers on Sunday at Petco Park. Today’s #PadresPainting is of… 20 more words

Chase Headley

Marlins Hope To Continue A Good Start Of The Season

MIAMI (AP) — After three straight years of at least 90 losses, the Miami Marlins are enjoying their best start in five seasons.

They can conclude a stellar opening week with a series sweep and sixth straight home win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday. 478 more words


Thoughts from Bill Center on this Sunday Morning

by Bill Center

Andrew Cashner is going to win games this season.

Although he came up short against Miami’s Jose Fernandez in a classic pitching duel Saturday night… 253 more words

Bill Center

A New Beginning

by Bill Center

Well, this feels weird.

That was how I felt last week as I entered the Padres spring training clubhouse in Peoria, Ariz. 866 more words

Bill Center