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Bullpen In the Doghouse

During the offseason, phase three was to rebuild the bullpen. Now that the first week of the season has been played, the San Diego Padres have found out it is not such an easy task to assemble an elite backend. Leads are being squandered and the bullpen is feeling ashamed.

Padres general manager Kevin Towers placed rebuilding his bullpen as his No. 3 assignment last winter behind adding a front-line catcher (Ramon Hernandez) and No. 1 starter (David Wells). But while the first and second spots seem to be filled, there are still major questions regarding the Padres bullpen -- a question magnified by right-hander Rod Beck's continued absence because of still...

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