We accept the fact that we aren't your normal stats-driven baseball blog. But we think you're crazy to tell us who you think we should be. You see us as you want to see us...in the simplest terms and the most convenient definitions. But what we found out is that each one of us is a believer in rainbows...a unicorn artist...a comedian...a writer...a purveyor of dolphin porn...and a Padre fan.
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The GLB Club
Pardon the San Diego Padres for screaming at the sight of interleague play. They were swept last weekend by the Angels and outscored 26-7, and have lost 11 consecutive interleague games. They haven't defeated an American League club since June 21, 2008, and are 5-21 in their last 26 interleague games.Bob Nightengale - USA TODAY
Ted Giannoulas; AKA The San Diego Chicken is now in his 35th season and is considering retirement. “The performing is not the problem,” Giannoulas said. “But waking up in the morning after...
Peavy vs. Jon Garland. Both teams have agreed to not use any relief pitchers...so it's mano e mano...may the best man win. In other news...I just had to replace a button on a shirt I plan on...
However, either the Cardinals must stand accused of making an impulse move predicated on incomplete scouting, or the Padres are liable for failing to disclose what Greene acknowledges to be a pre-existing condition.St. Louis Cardinals in uncomfortable situation regarding Khalil Greene
But one person close to Greene could see the 29-year-old walking away from the game after this season. "He never liked the limelight,'' that person said. Greene lives on a farm in Clemson, S.C., and is said to enjoy the quiet life.Would Khalil Greene just walk away? SI.com - Jon Heyman
"The deal was made first and then the player was asked if he was interested, instead of the other way around," Axelrod said. "I don't think he looks bad, because the White Sox handled this very professionally. But the entire process was unfair."Peavy's agent Barry Axelrod commenting on the rejected trade to the White Sox.
"I've never been thrown out in front of a presidential candidate before," Black said. "I love it."Buddy commenting on getting run in front of Senator John McCain.
Our old friend Nick Canepa has a column about the recent struggles of our Padres. From the quotes attributed to KT he seems pretty pissed off. “I'm not disappointed; I'm...
(NSFW) - Can we please hire Wally Backman to take over for Bud Black immediately?
During coverage of the Brad Hawpe injury on the MLB Network last night, Matt Vasgersian attempted to lighten the mood a bit and failed miserably. Deadspin has the full write-up. F...
"I never had a problem in my life until I started playing baseball," he said. "All of a sudden, there are all these things. I just want to be me. I just want to be that guy who plays baseball and enjoys his teammates and has a good time. That's what I do."Milton Bradley
Sandy's right...you will NOT be able to find a $9 beer at Petco Park this season. Union-Tribune columnist Michael Stetz has the lowdown on the beer prices for the upcoming season. Needless to...
Tim Sullivan from the U-T has an article in this morning's paper discussing some of the recent rumors regarding the sale of the Padres to Jeff Moorad and his group of investors. In the article he...
And just like clockwork, there are signs that the Jake Peavy-Atlanta talks figure to be back on. There is pressure on both sides to complete the talks that basically got to the 1½-yard line, and to finish them ASAP. For the Padres, it's obvious that there is a push to lower the payroll dramatically, and they need to move Peavy's contract and get decent return, even if it's 80 to 90 cents on the dollar.ESPN - Buster Olney
"You don't really want to deal with people who handle their business that way... To come home and to hear the comments, and hear how they're spinning lies to do damage control, I feel like I have to stand up and set the record straight a little bit, and say how things happened."Trevor Hoffman gives his side of the story to ESPN's Buster Olney
"We've notified the Padres that we're moving on to pursue other opportunities and players," Wren said. "We're no longer actively pursuing Jake Peavy. We have other options out there."Braves general manager Frank Wren said Friday that he is no longer having active negotiations with Padres general manager Kevin Towers about Jake Peavy.