Padres coach has facial surgery, may be back soon

March 8, 2011

Padres coach has facial surgery, may be back soon
PEORIA, ARIZ. (AP) – The San Diego Padres say bench coach Rick Renteria has had surgery to fix a facial bone after being hit by a line drive and could return to the team on Saturday. Renteria was injured during batting practice on Thursday morning and had surgery that night. Padres …
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Athletics vs. Padres, Brewers, 2011 Spring Training: Cliff Pennington To Make Spring Debut
The Oakland Athletics play their first set of Cactus League split-squad games as they host the Milwaukee Brewers and travel to face the San Diego Padres . The A’s will send out Gio Gonzalez to face the Brewers, while Josh Outman will start against the Padres. The big news is that Cliff Pennington will make his 2011 Spring Training debut in the Padres game. Pennington had shoulder surgery this …
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Padres’ Akerfelds Gains Energy From Baseball in Cancer Fight
Despite having pancreatic cancer, Darrel Akerfelds, the Padres’ bullpen coach, is keeping to as much of his baseball routine as possible.
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