San Diego is hot right now and they are feeling good about their postseason chances and their third baseman.
The San Diego Union-Tribune extols Kouz' perserverance and the results of the Barfield trade.
The Indians-Padres could be a great WS matchup; the national focus would be more balanced than Indians-Cubs. The original PCL Padres were an Indians affiliate in the late 40s and 50s. Also the weather in late October will be better in San Diego than Chicago.