Originally posted on Friarhood  |  Last updated 7/31/13
One night removed from the bottom of the ninth home run from Chris Denorfia, the Padres needed late night heroics yet again. This time it came in the form of a two run double in the bottom of the eighth from Nick Hundley. It figured to be a pitchers duel with Mat Latos going against Edinson Volquez, both going against their former clubs. It certainly proved to be just that as it was a 2-2 game going into that bottom of the eighth. By that point both starting pitchers didn’t factor into the decision, but it was definitely a battle of pitching. So that is now two wins in as many games for the Padres on the home stand and four in a row for them as well. The broader picture shows that it is also eight of the last eleven being wins and three series wins in a row as well. Who knows how long it will last, but as of right now the Padres are poised to sweep the Reds before the day off tomorrow. You read that right, sweep the Reds! Lastly, today is the trade deadline and some moves have alrea...
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