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Myers improving but still not ready to swing a bat; Alonso to start rehab assignment Wednesday

Minutes before Bud Black held his daily pre-game media briefing the manager received an update on the tendinitis in Wil Myers’ left wrist.

The center-fielder first baseman returned to San Diego from Anaheim earlier Tuesday to have scans taken of the wrist and meet with Padres’ hand specialist… 307 more words

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Black recalls days with Angels, offers positive updates on Alonso, Morrow

Returning to Angel Stadium in Anaheim sparked memories in Padres manager Bud Black, who was the Angels pitching coach for seven seasons from 2000-2006 before becoming the manager of the Padres. 520 more words

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An IBB to Trout was mathematically wrong

Memorial Day was memorable for Padres fans for the wrong reason, like too many days recently: the Padres lost another frustrating game, this time on a walk-off hit by Albert Pujols against Craig Kimbrel. 459 more words

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Black saw the offensive breakout coming, if he couldn't predict when

Just before the Padres went to work with their bats Sunday afternoon, manager Bud Black talked about the un-synchronized highs-and-lows of hitting and pitching this season during his daily pre-game media briefing. 325 more words

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Black talks about Middlebrooks at short, injury updates on Alonso, Morrow, Johnson and Myers

As Bud Black expected, the first topic discussed Saturday afternoon in his daily pre-game media briefing was shortstop Will Middlebrooks.

That’s right, shortstop.

Middlebrooks started at shortstop Saturday night for the first time as a professional. 573 more words

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Even when slumping, Kemp remains a leader among Padres

Matt Kemp is in a slump.

But that hasn’t kept him from being a clubhouse leader among the Padres.

“Starting in spring training, Kemp and… 337 more words

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Black looks for better things from Despaigne

For only the third time this season, the Padres go into Thursday evening’s (6:10 p.m. start) series finale against the Cubs coming off back-to-back, seven-inning outings by their starting pitchers… 204 more words

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