Originally written on Friarhood  |  Last updated 4/25/12
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The Padres couldn't extend their 2 game winning streak to 3 last night. After a pitchers duel between Clayton Richard and Gio Gonzalez ended in Richard throwing one too many pitches. The homplate umpire was of no help last night either. Calling a balk on Richard that the first base umpire didn't even call. Then calling a ball way off the plate a strike to get Cameron Maybin looking killing an inning. Sad sad game. Here are your Padres links for today:Submit articles and follow me on twitter Follow @M_RennickRichard drops duel as Padres can't rally - Padres.com"In a game that was scoreless until the seventh inning, the Padres dropped a 3-1 decision to the Nationals before a crowd of 16,599 at Petco Park, as their record in this young season fell to 5-13."Padres may shorten fences at Petco - Union Tribune"Garfinkel said the Padres have already been in contact with MLB about the protocol to be followed for shortening the fences – primarily in right field and right-center."Strasburg bu...
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