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Padres-Reds game postponed due to rain

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The game between the San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds was postponed because of rain on Wednesday night and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on Thursday. The first game will start at 12:35 p.m. followed by a makeup game at 6:10 p.m. It was the ninth postponement in Great American Ball Park's history since 2003 and the second this season. The Reds have...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Biogenesis and the Padres

I have not paid very close attention to the whole Biogenesis PED scandal that has engulfed baseball over the last year. Part of this is because I can’t pronounce the word. Whereas one would say,“bīōˈjenəsis” I tend to read the name as, “bīō – JEN – ee – sis” and that’s just frustrating and, quite frankly, bewildering. I mean it’s verbalized inside my head...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Friar 8.22.12

Is Chase Headley awesome or what? After Dale Thayer gave up the game tying home run in the 9th inning, Chase Headley took all that bad taste out of everyone's mouth with a walkoff blast. Count Full Count did it in fitting fashion too as he took the count to 3-2 before smacking the ball deep to right field to win the game. Safe to say that that ball would have won it in any ballpark...
Via Friarhood
August 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Bottom of the Ninth: Livin’ on a Thayer

Dale used to work down on the docks. Unions was on strike, he was down on his luck. It’s tough. The Padres closer goes on the DL. Dale gets a job, converts every chance he gets for saves. For saaaves. What is that — are those not the lyrics? Irregardless! Fresh off heaps of praise from myself for his amazing 2012 campaign to date, Friar’s closer Huston Street suffered a strained...
Via Razzball
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

FanGraphs Audio: Fantasy Friday with Eno Sarris

Episode 187 Eno Sarris, editor of RotoGraphs, is the guest for this Fantasy Friday edition of FanGraphs Audio. Discussed: the new parent’s fantasy survival guide; a Dale Thayer Status Update (?!?); and the St. Louis Cardinals first-base situation. Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on Twitter. You can subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or other...
Via Fangraphs
May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Padres Insider: You gotta throw & hit the ball

RHP Dale Thayer picked up his second save in as many nights Tuesday, raising his career total to three. Thayer has yet to allow a run in six appearances and gave up his first three hits as a Padre Tuesday night. One of those hits struck a runner. Thayer struck out Carlos Gonzalez with the tying runs on to end the game. RF Will Venable scored the Padres' first run after tripling...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Owings to 15-day DL, Moseley 60-Day DL. Select Thayer

The Padres have placed Micah Owings on the 15-day Disabled List with a strained right forearm. In addition, Dustin Moseley has been placed on the 60-day Disabled List and have selected RHP Dale Thayer from Tuscon. Yesterday, Moseley had season-ending surgery to repair his strained right shoulder (throwing arm). Owings in his six relief appearances for the Padres has a 2.79 ERA in...
Via Friarhood
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Padres Notes: Position Battles Heat Up

A few Padres notes from Saturday afternoon.  RHP Dale Thayer and C Brad Davis were reassigned to minor league camp.  The Padres now have 35 players in big league camp.  Which means they need to trim 10 more players off the roster.  Corey Brock tweeted that Bud Black will announce the rotation Sunday morning.  Kyle Blanks has hit the ground running since returning to the field...
Via Friarhood
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

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