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TV Timeout: Answered Prayers?

Published in On The Ground on 02 / 09 / 15

ESPN’s Buster Olney , on the Padres offseason after agreeing to terms with free-agent P James Shields : “It's mission accomplished for the Padres in terms of changing the perception of this team and trying to make it a team that could be a playoff contender in this summer” ( &ldq...

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