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So, who is @Decker6 aka Cody Decker? While at UCLA, the slugger was named twice to the All-Pac-10 team and was known for his unique “batters box stomp” featured in this video. Now in the San Diego Padres organization, the … Continue reading
Cody Decker is a minor league first baseman drafted by the San Diego Padres in 2009. While at UCLA, the slugger was named twice to the All-Pac-10 team and was known for his lengthy, unique “batters box stomp.” (He developed … Continue reading
Cirque du Solei performer flips before delivering the first pitch at Monday’s game between the San Diego Padres and Kansas City Royals at Petco Park. It’s strike! Sign him up
A couple of nights ago at Fenway Park, a “lucky” Boston Red Sox fan caught a foul ball by the San Diego Padres Nick Hundley in his beer cup. Just one tiny problem: the cup was in his lap and … Continue reading
Those darn closers always say the craziest things. During a post-game interview, San Diego Padres closer Heath Bell, upon hearing that Cameron Maybin, the hero of the Padres’ Opening Day 11th-inning victory over the St. Louis Cardinals, had cramps, twisted … Continue reading
Did the dog eat his paper when he was in school? After four spring starts and one relief appearance with the Chicago Cubs, Matt Garza is a dismal 0-3 with a 9.88 ERA and hasn’t made it past four innings. His latest … Continue reading
In the excitement of the celebration of the San Francisco Giants’ first NL West title since 2003, ‘freak’ pitcher Tim Lincecum uttered an on-air profanity. During a postgame interview Sunday on Comcast Sports Net Bay Area, the two-time NL Cy Young … Continue reading
In the “How Did These Teams Crash & Burn?” series, St. Louis Cardinals’ right-hander Chris Carpenter threw his first complete game of the season in the Redbirds 6-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies. According to Elias Sports Bureau, Carp (16-9) tied the … Continue reading
If the Cincinnati Reds can figure out how to use him at the right time, red-hot reliever Aroldis Chapman could make a real difference for them in the playoffs. Friday night, Dusty Baker brought Chapman in the seventh inning — one batter after the … Continue reading
The Colorado Rockies and pitcher Aaron Cook were cruising toward their six straight victory, when Cincinnati Reds first baseball Joey Votto crushed a sharp one-hopper off Cook’s lower right leg. Even though the Rockies won 9-2, Cook may be lost … Continue reading
Mat Latos missed his start Monday night due to the stomach flu. Either he was playing hooky or has incredible bounce-back. On Tuesday, he shut down the Los Angeles Dodgers limiting them to one run on four hits over seven … Continue reading
Trevor Hoffman earned his 600th career save by closing the door on the Milwaukee Brewers‘ 4-2 victory over the slumping St. Louis Cardinals last night. The 42-year old Hoffman nabbed his 600th save in 676 opportunities, though this year was … Continue reading
The Portland Beavers, who in various incarnations, have been around almost continuously since 1903 (sans 1973-77 and 1994-2000) played their last game in the Rose City yesterday afternoon. The reason: the Beavers’ stadium PGE Park was renovated as a soccer-only stadium in … Continue reading
Even though Matt Clark ranks second in the Texas League with 27 homers and is tied for first with 95 RBI, he was not selected to the Texas League Postseason All-Star Team. Really? I’d like to know what criteria the league uses … Continue reading
Since Mat Latos returned from the DL after injuring himself in Denver while holding back a sneeze, the 22-year old Padres righty has surrendered a mere nine runs in 43.0 innings during seven starts, lowering his ERA to 2.29. After promising never to hold back a sneeze, he’s … Continue reading