Patience must be a Padres virtue
Someday, San Diego's youth movement will pay off. But now? Times are tough.
San Diego Padres first baseman Yonder Alonso has declared a truce with Petco Park. After several years of waiting in vain for a chance behind Joey Votto in Cincinnati, he's grateful for the opportunity to play every day, even if half his games take place in a venue where long fly balls that ought to come to rest in a bleacher creature's nachos more often than not land in an outfielder's glove.
"I've come to peace with that,'' Alonso says. "People may think I have a problem with it, ...
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