Originally posted on Friarhood  |  Last updated 8/18/13
The Padres’ bats finally woke up and scored some runs. What might be even crazier is that Edinson Volquez only gave up two runs (and just two walks!) and the bullpen went four innings of no hit ball as well. Definitely a well played game on both ends as Nick Hundley and Jedd Gyorko had home runs and Will Venable put up a 4 for 5 night. The rubber match is this afternoon as Eric Stults will take on Matt Harvey at 1:10 PST. Submit articles and follow me on twitter Follow @M_Rennick This Date In Baseball History: August 18, 2007 In a historic first, a player hits a home run off a pitcher who won a Cy Young Award before the hitter was even born. Roger Clemens is the hurler, Cameron Maybin the young slugger. – Baseball Reference Padres News: Padres’ new padre Hundley helps derail Mets – Padres.com “Hundley hit a two-run home run in his first game since becoming a father to lead the Padres to an 8-2 victory over the Mets in the third game of a four-game series at Petco Park on Saturday n...
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