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It's no secret that the Padres have been awful this season. They have yet to win a series, the best they've done is tie with the Phillies. I do have to give them credit though, they have done a decent job at winning at least one game to avoid a sweep. Of the 6 series that we've played so far, only 1 has been a sweep. The other have been 2-1 losses (minus the tie). The Padres did just that last night salvaging a series against the Nationals. More on that down below, but we head up north tonight to take on the Giants. The team with the fans that think they still just won the World Series. Here are your Padres links for todaySubmit articles and follow me on twitter Follow @M_RennickKotsay delivers in a pinch, Padres top Nats - Padres.com"Kotsay delivered a two-run, pinch-hit double off Clippard in the eighth inning, and the Padres held on for a 2-1 victory Thursday night at Petco Park to avoid a three-game sweep by the Nationals."Micah Owings placed on disabled l...
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