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Padres Spring Training Report – Mar. 4, 2015

  Today’s first Cactus League contest for the Padres did not go totally as planned…but spring training games rarely do.  The final score found the Pads on the losing end 4-3 in an extra inning game


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Padres Spring Training Report – Mar. 3, 2015

The sun returned to Peoria today, and the Friars got in their last full workout before the start of Cactus League competition tomorrow.  Another good day of energy amongst the troops, and good work accomplished on


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Padres Spring Training Report – Mar. 2, 2015

“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” This is the inscription on the front of the James Farley Post Office in New


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Padres Spring Training Report – Mar. 1, 2015

I wish I had some insightful story to tell you about today’s workout like SportCenter was broadcasting from centerfield, or someone was overpoweringly electric on the mound, or I saw a multiple HR’s from a hitter,


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Padres Spring Training Report – Feb. 28, 2015

Ho hum…just another day at Padres spring training camp. Roll in at 6:45am to find a small tent city set up in the middle of the main practice field with stage lights ablaze, and ESPN boldly


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Padres Spring Training Report – Feb. 27, 2015

We’re getting closer to real baseball!  Hitters facing live pitching for the first time today, and the first game only 5 days away.  In some ways it’s going quickly, and in other ways not quick enough.


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Padres Spring Training Report – Feb. 26, 2015

More baseball, more press conferences, more visible changes in the new direction of this Padres baseball team all during day 2 of full squad workouts. The day started earlier for the boys than usual with the


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Padres Spring Training Report – Feb. 25, 2015

Chalk it up as a perfect first full squad workout day for the 2015 Padres!  The perfect weather was there, the intrigued media was there, the expectant Padres fans were there, proud ownership was there, and


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Padres Spring Training Report – Feb. 24, 2015

More bro-hugs and lots of “Good to meet you” handshakes going on the past couple of days as the position players’ official check in day to Padres camp was today.  Hail, hail the gang’s all here!


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Padres Spring Training Report – Feb. 23, 2015

It was only the 4th day of workouts for pitchers and catchers, and already I’m getting antsy!  Everything went splendidly today…wait…did I really just type that?  I take that back.  Somebody please slap me!  The word “splendid”


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