Friday Aug 15
The Miami Herald
Ross' poor start dooms him and Padres vs. Cards
St. Louis capitalized on Ross' early difficulties to score twice in the first inning on the way to a 4-2 victory over the Padres on Friday night.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Morning links: Notes from another win
The Padres' Rymer Liriano points up as he crosses home plate while Abraham Almonte and Chris Nelson wait to greet him after Liriano hit a two run home run in the fourth inning during the Padres game against the Rockies at Petco Park in San Diego on Wednesday.
Despaigne's pitching lifts Padres to 4-1 win
Despaigne struck out eight and walked two for San Diego, which has won 10 of 13. Chris Nelson drove in two runs in the eighth inning for the Padres.
Padres 1B Alonso leaves game with forearm strain
Alonso walked and scored a run in the second inning. He was replaced at first base by Tommy Medica, who began the game in left field, to start the top of the fourth.
Bleed Cubbie Blue
On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Padres Series Preview
After being swept in Arizona, the Cubs return to Wrigley Field for a 10-game homestand starting with their final three games of the year against the San Diego Padres.