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Friars on Base Mar 17, 2015

Padres Editorial: Why Carlos Quentin Should Start At First

Carlos Quentin made his first start for the San Diego Padres at first base Saturday, with Bud Black praising his ability stating: “his hands are pretty good and he’s moving around well.”  Going on to describe the move as, “an option moving forward.”  So after months of speculation this is actually happening. We all expected […] Padres Editorial: Why Carlos Quentin Should Start At First - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Gaslamp Ball Mar 11, 2015

SD 10, SF 5: Everybody hits a home run, and the Padres beat the Giants

Kemp, Upton, Middlebrooks, and Quentin. It took a lot to have to sit through a radio-only game with Padres hitting homers left and right. Here's the gist of what happened today. Most of the staff here at Gaslamp Ball got home late, and things got a little bit crazy in Arizona today. For the first time in 2015's Spring Training season the lineup got to see newcomers Matt Kemp and Justin Upton at the same time. Ian Kennedy returned after being ruffled a bit in his last 2-inning appearance, and the rest of the lineup was experimented with. Unfortunately Kennedy's expected 3-inning...

Spring recap: Big hits and Quentin at first

An explosion of offense and the debut of Carlos Quentin at first base

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