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Padres right-hander Ian Kennedy will be happy to know he isn't facing the Dodgers at Petco Park on Tuesday, when San Diego continues its four-game series against the Phillies. Even when the 6-foot, 190-pound, Southern California native pitches well against L.A., he hasn't had much success, going 0-3 with a 4.00 ERA in six starts this year versus San Diego's National League West foe.
Innings stacking up and season running out, the Padres said Monday they will delay ace Tyson Ross ' next start. Comeback left-hander Robbie Erlin instead will face the Phillies in Thursday night's series finale here.
With the A season over, here is a look at the Lake Elsinore pitchers and their eligibility for Rule V and free agency.
Zeke Spruill didn't have much to say after earning his first major league win. His giddiness and smile said everything.
Monday night at Petco Park will mark the beginning of the Padres' final homestand of the season, while the Phillies will start their last road trip as they try to salvage what's left of their 2014 season. The Phillies are looking to avoid finishing in the basement of the National League East for the first time since 2000.
Instead of collecting a series win in our final showdown with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Padres instead collect their 80th loss of the 2014 season. The Padres have been making the game difficult on themselves all season.
Jerry Coleman is physically gone from this world, but his spirit continues to live on. And now, his statue is an even more timeless and lasting part of Petco Park's landscape.
For as wonderful as it must be for a 20-something rookie to be getting an extended look at the big league level in September, you can imagine the toll the accompanying struggles these players often have can take on a manager. The Padres completed a vexing nine-game road trip Sunday with an 8-6 loss to the D-backs in front of a crowd of 26,075 at Chase Field, a road trip that saw them score six runs on four different occasions -- and also get shut out three different times.
Rapping out 15 hits and getting home runs from rookie Matt Clark and Mark Reynolds, the Brewers blasted the Cincinnati Reds, 9-2, in front of a sellout crowd of 41,870 at Miller Park. The nine runs were the most in a game for the Brewers since they beat the San Diego Padres, 10-1, on Aug. 25 at Petco Park.
Aug 31, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Matt Kemp at bat during the first inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports The Dodgers shellacked the Giants 17-0 Saturday night, setting records for most runs and hits in the romp.
San Diego Padres starting pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Los Angeles.
Of the ten two-game wonders in Padres history, Sean Mulligan had the briefest career. While two others eventually joined him in spending the only two games of their major league career in San Diego, he spent less time between the white lines than either of them.
It's been a little over a week since the Arizona Diamondbacks relieved Kevin Towers of his general manager duties, and at least on the surface Chief Baseball Officer Tony La Russa sounds like a man with a plan. Speaking on Arizona Sports 98.7FM 's D-backs and San Diego Padres broadcast with Greg Schulte and Tom Candiotti Friday, the former Hall of Fame manager sounded encouraged with his long list of potential candidates.
The Padres got back in the win column last night with a 6-5 win in the first game of a three-game series in Arizona. They'll go for the series win tonight with their All-Star on the mound.
Aug 30, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke reacts as he comes off the field in the eighth inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports So how do the Dodgers recover from Friday night's train wreck? Scoring a lot of runs would help.
Justin Morneau #33 of the Colorado Rockies watches his two run home run during the third inning as catcher Yasmani Grandal #8 of the San Diego Padres looks on at Coors Field on September 6, 2014 in Denver. ST. LOUIS - A grand statue outside Busch Stadium honors Stan "The Man" Musial, one of the greatest and most consistent players in baseball history.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:39 am
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