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A Padre and a Giant – Talking With John Yandle

06/09/16 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 By Wayne McBrayer While doing research for pictures of former Padres players, I came across a picture of a player I didn’t remember: John Yandle.  Upon researching John’s minor league stats with San Diego, I discovered stories

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Padres History – June 5, 1973

With the 4th pick in the first round, the San Diego Padres select…outfielder and pitcher Dave Winfield from the University of Minnesota.

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Former Padres Pitcher Danny Coombs

05/26/16 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 By Wayne McBrayer Brewer is a small town in Maine named after its first settler, Colonel John Brewer. It has a population of around 10,000 and has a surface area of 15.68 miles. Out of this

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Talkin’ Padres Baseball With Mark Grant

Mark Grant at #SDSocialSummit

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Back in the Pen With Doug Bochtler

Dough Bochtler, Padres Spring Training 2016 Photo by Rebecca Herman

By Wayne McBrayer & Rebecca Herman / Padres360.com / @Padres360 March 12, 2016 In part 1 of our interview with Doug Bochtler, he talked about his career, working with Trevor Hoffman and watching Bruce Bochy develop as a manager.  In

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Out of the Pen With Doug Bochtler

On November 14, 2015, the San Diego Padres announced the hiring of a new bullpen coach to replace Willie Blair.  It was also the first coach that Andy Green had a hand in hiring from outside the organization.  When the

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Talkin’ Padres Baseball with The Coach… John Kentera

From XTRA Sports 690 to The Mighty 1090, John has been a staple of sports talk radio in San Diego for more than 20 years.  He has a passion for all sports and a memory that is second to none.  

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Hail To the Chief – Part #3

Gene Locklear Art

In our last part of our Gene Locklear interview, we reached out to some of his former teammates for questions they would be interested in having Gene answer.  Some ended up just being comments while some had a little bit

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Hail To The Chief – Part #2

Gene Locklear first HR ball

In Part #2 of our interview, we talked with Gene about several different topics, and rather than type them out, we decided to let Gene’s words speak for themselves, so here we go… First, Gene shares with us what he considers to

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Former Padres Infielder Ted Kubiak

Ted Kubiak - Padres

Drafted by the Kansas City A’s in 1961, Ted Kubiak spent six years in the A’s minor league system primarily playing shortstop; however, when the A’s called him up in 1967, they wanted him to be a utility player.  While

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