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With the way the San Diego Padres finished last year, you would think that their prospects would look better this season.  They closed out 2009 with a 37-25 record, good enough for fifth in Major League Baseball. They do not have an owner that is trying to liquidate his assets because of a divorce and they have the third best first baseman in baseball in Adrian Gonzalez returning. What could possibly go wrong for the Padres? The 37-25 record came when they were out of playoff contention, so there was no pressure for the Padres.  They have one of the smallest payrolls in baseball at $42 million. How that translates to winning is something that needs to be answered.  The Florida Marlins have translated this scenario into two world championships. Each time their payroll has bee ...

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