CACTUS LEAGUE ACTION:
The Padres enter today’s game at2-5 and are looking for their second-straight victory today...over theSpring slate, the Friars play a total of 34 games in Arizona beforeheading home for a workout on 4/2 followed by two games againstthe Royals (4/3 at Petco Park and 4/4 in Lake Elsinore)...the club’sCactus League schedule includes
ve remaining split-squad games(March 14, 18, 24, 27, 31).
LAST TIME OUT:
The Padres picked up their second win of theSpring, topping the Los Angeles Angels by a score of 6-3…LHPClayton Richard made his Spring debut, his
rst game action sinceJuly 4 of last season, and worked 2.0 innings allowing one run ontwo hits…San Diego pulled ahead with a three-run seventh inningon a solo shot from Jaff Decker and a two-run shot by Matt Clark.
RHP Dustin Moseley takes the hill for hissecond Spring start…made his Spring debut on Monday againstthe Mariners, working 2.0 innings and allowing two runs on two hits.
ON THE MEND:
INF Logan Forsythe underwent a procedure yes-terday, performed by Dr. Heinz Hoenecke at the Scripps SurgeryCenter Carmel Valley, to have a bone in his left foot removed…recovery time is estimated at six to eight weeks, with Forsythe ex-pected to return to the Peoria Sports Complex tomorrow morning.
PADRES ALL OVER MLB NETWORK:
The Padres 1:05 pmPT/2:05 pm MST game against the Indians today will be broadcastby SportsTime Ohio and will be picked up by MLB Network…alsohad their game against the Los Angeles Angels yesterday pickedup by MLB Network and will be featured in MLB Network’s 30 Clubsin 30 Days today.
Jaff Decker hit his second homer of the Springyesterday and is now 5-for-14 (.357) with two doubles and twohome runs in six games played.
THE SHAW REDEMPTION:
LHP Alex Hinshaw has made threeappearances thus far this Spring, retiring nine of his 10 hitters facedwith only one reaching base on a
elding error…has sat down eachof his last eight batters faced, including four via strikeout.
Eight of the Padres top 10 prospects, accordingto
are in camp this Spring...that list includesINF Yonder Alonso (1), C Yasmani Grandal (2), OF Rymer Liriano(3), RHP Casey Kelly (4), INF Cory Spangenberg (5), INF JeddGyorko (7), RHP Joe Wieland (8) and LHP Robbie Erlin (9)...
also recently released their ranking of the top 100prospects in baseball, including Alonso (33), Grandal (53), Kelly(76), Spangenberg (78) and Gyorko (98)…in total, the club had sixplayers featured in the top 100 which were tied for the most amongall clubs (also, Athletics, Cardinals and Rangers).
The Padres have 61 players in Big Leaguecamp...with a full 40-man roster and 21 non-roster invitees, thesquad features 29 pitchers (eight southpaws), seven catchers, 15in
elders and 10 out
elders...entering camp, the club has 16 play-ers on the 40-man roster who were not at the beginning of 2011Spring Training.
29 of the 61 players in camp will qualify asrookies in the 2012 season, with 13 of those 29 on the 40-manroster...the 13 consist of Brad Brach, Erik Hamren, Nick Vincent,Jose De Paula, Juan Oramas, Yasmani Grandal, James Darnell,Andy Parrino, Edinson Rincon, Cory Spangenberg, Jeudy Valdez,Rymer Liriano and Blake Tekotte.
PADRES ON THE RADIO:
Each day there is a Padres game, youwill be able to hear it broadcast in English on 1090 AM or 1700...one game will be broadcast on days there are split squad games...the action will be brought to you by Ted Leitner, Jerry Coleman,Andy Masur and newcomer Bob Scanlan...in addition, all Saturdayand Sunday games will be broadcast in Spanish on AM 860, withEduardo Ortega and Juan Avila calling the action.
Single-game tickets for the Padres2012 season are currently on sale and can be purchased onlineat
, by phone at 619-795-5555 or at thePetco Park box of
The Padres, Mariners and city of Peoria an-nounced an extension earlier this month, keeping Spring Trainingbaseball at the Peoria Sports Complex until 2034...the Padres havecalled Peoria home since relocating from Yuma in 1994.
The Little League season has kicked off in SanDiego, with players all over the county sporting their new Padresuniforms thanks to the club’s Youth Baseball Initiative...the programhas supplied over 11,600 Little Leaguers with Padres uniforms,representing 20 different styles from throughout the club’s history.
SAN DIEGO PADRES (2-5) at CLEVELAND INDIANS (2-4)
Saturday, March 10, 2012 • Goodyear Ballpark • Goodyear, AZ
RHP Dustin Moseley (0-1, 9.00 ERA) vs. RHP Justin Masterson (0-1, 40.50 ERA)
Game 8 • Road Game 5 • 860 AM • 1090 AM • MLB Network
Saturday, March 10 at Cleveland Indians
RHP Dustin Moseley RHP Justin MastersonLHP Juan Oramas RHP Jeremy AccardoRHP Luke Gregerson RHP Hector AmbrizRHP Huston Street LHP Scott BarnesRHP Andrew Cashner RHP Vinnie PestanoRHP Nick Vincent RHP Joe SmithRHP Matt Palmer
Sunday, March 11 vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
RHP Tim Stauffer RHP Daniel HudsonRHP Ernesto Frieri LHP Zach KroenkeLHP Joe Thatcher RHP Evan MarshallRHP Brad Boxberger RHP Brett LorinRHP Micah Owings
RHP Jonathan Albaladejo
LHP Robbie Erlin RHP Brad ZieglerRHP Cory Burns LHP Craig Breslow
Monday, March 12 at Colorado Rockies
LHP Cory Luebke RHP Jeremy GuthrieRHP Jeff Suppan RHP Esmil RogersLHP Matt ReynoldsRHP Rafael BetancourtLHP Edwar Cabrera
Tuesday, March 13 vs. Chicago White Sox
RHP Edinson Volquez TBA
Wednesday, March 14 at Arizona Diamondbacks
RHP Casey Kelly TBA
Wednesday, March 14 at Cincinnati Reds
LHP Clayton Richard TBA
3/3 Agreed to terms with OF Cameron Maybin on a contract exten-sion through 2016 with a club option for 20173/8 Agreed to terms with 20 players on one-year contracts for 2012
1B: Alonso (5), Blanks (1), Guzman (1)2B: Cabrera (1), Hudson (3), Parrino (3)SS: Cabrera (3), Parrino (2), Valdez (2)3B: Darnell (4), Gyorko (3)C: Baker (1), Davis (1), Grandal (2), Hundley (3)LF: Blanks (1), Guzman (2), Kotsay (1), Quentin (2), Venable (1)CF: Cabrera (1), Decker (1), Maybin (4), Tekotte (1)RF: Blanks (1), Hermida (2), Kotsay (1), Venable (3)DH: Blanks (1), Darnell (1), Grandal (1), Guzman (1), Hermida (1),Kotsay (1), Quentin (1)
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