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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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Black feels the difference in these Padres-Dodgers games

If this weekend’s series with the Dodgers feels a little different than other recent series in Padres’ history – even those against the Dodgers – you are not alone. 507 more words

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There are good reasons for Solarte hitting cleanup

Padres’ manager Bud Black started his pre-game media session Thursday morning at Coors field in Denver talking about Yangervis Solarte’s first Major League start as a cleanup hitter. 344 more words


Black discusses Kemp's leadership, Upton's quad strain, Coors Field and Saturday's starting pitcher

Padres manager Bud Black spoke about leadership, and specifically some post-game comments by right fielder Matt Kemp, during his pre-game comments Wednesday at Coors Field in Denver. 382 more words


Podcast 16: Catching Up On The 10-5 Padres

The “agenda”:

  1. The Padres can score runs?
  2. Padres mania is spreading
  3. Change the Padres’ PETCO experiences
  4. General thoughts on the infield
  5. Austin Hedges: promote or trade?
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Upton day-to-day with quad strain; Notes on Middlebrooks, Norris

Left fielder Justin Upton is day-to-day after suffering a mild quad strain on his 10th-inning double Saturday, but could be back in the starting lineup as soon as Monday. 573 more words

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Kennedy headed to rehab start in Arizona

Right-handed pitcher Ian Kennedy will travel to Arizona Sunday as the Padres are traveling from Chicago to Colorado to continue their seven-game road trip.

Padres manager… 196 more words