In our team history, misfortune and poor play are more common than not, but this is absurd. Street was the one player most likely to be moveable for a decent return without really hurting the team, and now he's given himself the kiss of death, saying his injury is not major. We can reasonably assume that this time next month he'll be part of Oscar Goldman's team at the Office of Scientific Intelligence, with his organic right arm replaced with bionics.
Remarkable. Just not much left to say. It really is a season of major league. The good news(I think) is. That some unknown player will emerge and steal the hearts of the hundreds of padres fans. Eric ... more
Last night was the first time I've seen the team live in a couple of weeks. I'm certainly no scout, but does Alonso's footwork look awful to anybody else? His infielders (and Richard, who should be a ... more
Alonso's defense has a ways to go. Rizzo to me looked close to Adrian's equal in actions with more athleticism (pretty optimal combo). I am liking Alonso's approach at the plate. Shooting balls the... more
Man... another rough one. Agreed on Alsonso. He just doesn't look like much of an athlete. He does seem to have a pretty good approach at the plate. The problem with dealing Headley is that he's... more
Comparing Alonso this year to Rizzo last year and boy, it really shows the value of simply putting the bat on the ball and having the ability to smack a lot of singles and doubles. Alonso - 111 PA,... more
I'm not sure finding a team that see's him for what he is would be that daunting of a task, it's not like were talking about an arbitration panel held up soley on batting average, homerun's and... more