Originally posted on Friarhood  |  Last updated 8/31/13
Former Padres first baseman Adrian Gonzalez made his presence known in last night’s game with two 2-run homers in route to a 9-2 Dodgers victory. For the Padres, outfielder Will Venable continued to add to his hit total in August with his 40th of the month. Second baseman Jedd Gyorko racked-up his 22nd double of the season, which ranks third among all rookies. Arizona’s A.J. Pollock leads that category with 25. The series between the Padres and Dodgers continues tonight at 6:10 PT as the Padres will send right-hander Andrew Cashner to the mound to face southpaw Chris Capuano. Make sure to tune-in. Remember, keep calm and #BeatLA. This Date in Baseball History: August 31, 1935 Hall of Fame outfielder Frank Robinson was born on this day 78 years ago. Among his many accolades, he won NL Rookie of the Year in 1956, hitting 38 home runs at the age of 20. He is also a 14-time All-Star, two-time World Series champion (1966, 1970), Gold Glove winner (1958), NL MVP (1961), AL MVP (1966), Triple
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