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Black explains why Garces was optioned to El Paso when Kennedy activated

With right-hander Ian Kennedy being activated from the 15-day disabled list to start against the Dodgers Saturday night at Petco Park the Padres made a corresponding move, optioning left-handed reliever… 236 more words

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Nolan Arenado, Corey Dickerson both out Tuesday night

Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado was a late scratch from Monday’s series opener against the Padres due to soreness in his left wrist and left fielder Corey Dickerson had to… 99 more words

Black names Shields the Opening Day starter, talks of Alonso in No. 2 spot in lineup and sends three to minors

Bud Black named James Shields his Opening Day starting pitcher; announced Cody Decker, Jake Goebbert and Brett Wallace were being reassigned to the minor league camp, and talked about first baseman… 448 more words

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Black praises work of left-handed reliever Chris Rearick

The dispatch of Scott Elbert to the minor league camp Wednesday left three left-handed relievers in the Padres major league camp – Alex Torres, Frank Garces… 355 more words

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6 Things Wise People Never Do

A year ago, I read a great article by boxer, Christian, and Filipino Congressman, Manny Pacquiao. In the article, Manny talks about the 6 Things Wise People Never Do… 73 more words

Life & Ministry

Padres' final rotation spot still up for grabs

For two weeks, the two leading candidates for the fifth spot in the Padres’ rotation took turns matching each other, good outing for good outing. It’s probably only fitting then that on Saturday neither fared especially well in a 7-5 loss to the D-backs at the Peoria Sports Complex.  80 more words

Opening Day

Black looking to Norris to catch 120 games

Padres manager Bud Black discussed the work-load facing Padres catcher Derek Norris and left-handed relievers (specifically Alex Torres) Friday afternoon as he returned from the lone day off of spring training to address the media before Friday night’s game against the Royals in Peoria (7:05 p.m., TV-FSSD, radio-1700 AM). 593 more words

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