San Diego's Everth Cabrera grabs a misplayed ball by teammate Logan Forsythe out of thin air to get one out in the top of the 9th up 5-2 against Atlanta yesterday.
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A couple months ago I wrote something about Everth Cabrera and his debacle with steroids and being named and blah blah blah. Some people got pretty upset with me. They thought I was saying Everth did in fact take steroids. It was an unfortunate series of events because that was the opposite of what that post was intended to do. It was more to examine what I feel is the ridiculous lie that comes with players and steroids, to expose what they may actually do, and I used Everth Cabrera as the...Read Full Story
If a tree falls in the woods and no one is around, does it make a sound? If a bird doesn’t fly south for the winter, will any one actually notice? If a player who is completely irrelevant to the future of the Baseball team you like, and possibly the future of Baseball, gets in trouble for taking steroids, should anyone care?
Wait, better question: If a player who’s career batting average is .240, has only hit 5 career homeruns, and driven in 77 RBI’s in his 4-year career proof that possibly...Read Full Story
Like most M.L.B. teams, San Diego’s most effective and dangerous hitting threats are found in the middle of their lineup. Yet for players like Chase Headley, Carlos Quentin, Yasmani Grandal and Yonder Alonso to be at their run producing bests’, they need the hitters in front of them to get on base and “set the table” on a consistent basis.
During the 2012 season, the Padres used a number of different players in the leadoff spot, and the team had their fair share of issues determining who...Read Full Story
It’s only a few months away now from spring training, and I can already feel the dredges of winter passing by. Yes it is still freezing at night here in San Diego, but the day light sun is just glorious. For the Padres, it is still unclear if there will be much movement beyond the current framework. There could be a big trade, or there could be a last minute FA Pitcher signing. So for now, let’s look at the current Padres Roster for Catchers and INF. Source is from Padres main site.
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