Found September 09, 2012 on
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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Jason Kubel hit two of Arizona's four home runs to help the Diamondbacks beat San Diego 8-5 Saturday night, snapping a seven-game losing streak against the Padres.
Aaron Hill and Justin Upton had solo homers as the D-backs finished with 15 hits. Upton had a season-high four hits and Jake Elmore added two RBIs. The win moved the Diamondbacks 5 games behind the Cardinals for the second NL wild-card berth.
Kubel hit a two-run homer in the first inning. Hill led off the third with his 22nd homer before Kubel followed two pitches later for his career-high 29th home run. Upton connected off Miles Mikolas in the fifth inning on a line drive that carried 443 yards to straightaway center field for a 7-4 lead.
Rookie Wade Miley (15-9) won despite giving up five runs and eight hits in 5 13 innings. The left-hander struck out six and had three walks to snap his streak of 24 consecutive starts without issuing more than two walks.
J.J. Putz struck out the side in the nin...
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Chase Headley is doing a lot of damage at the plate recently. He's also hurting the Arizona Diamondbacks' playoff chances.
The Diamondbacks will try to snap a seven-game skid against the Padres on Saturday night when the teams continue their three-game series at Petco Park.
While Arizona has significant ground to make up in both the NL West and wild-card race, it created...
However good you think Chase Headley has been this season, you’re probably wrong… because he’s been better. In fact, Padre fans have rarely seen a player get this hot and turn in a season as good as Chase’s 2012.First, the details. Chase Headley is currently on pace for a 30 HR, 113 RBI season with a 284/369/485 slash line. He was the NL player of the month for August and...
Suffice it to say that Arizona's Adam Eaton has made a good first impression. Eaton hit safely in his first five games in the major leagues, and he has done a little bit of everything else along the way while continuing the success he had at Class AAA Reno, where he was the league's most valuable player and rookie of the year after a minor-league season in which he hit...
Play the best baseball in the National League since the All-Star Break, the San Diego Padres won for the fifth time in their last six series played, defeating the Diamondbacks on Friday and Sunday at Petco Park. Chase Headley continued his torrid pace with a pair of homers on Friday, the second a go-ahead shot in the bottom of the eighth, followed by a Grand Slam on Sunday. His eight...
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Chase Headley drove in four runs on two home runs, including a solo shot leading off the eighth inning that lifted the San Diego Padres to their seventh straight victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks, 6-5 on Friday night.
Coming off a hot August in which he had 10 homers and 31 RBIs to win NL Player of the Month honors, Headley extended his career highs to 26...
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Chase Headley hit a grand slam to extend his career-bests to 27 homers and an NL-high 102 RBIs, and Carlos Quentin followed with a homer for San Diego's first back-to-back shots this season as the Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-2 Sunday.
Batting left-handed, Headley continued his breakout season when he drove a 0-1 pitch from Takashi Saito several rows...
The Padres had a well deserved off day last night before coming home to take on the Diamondbacks. Tonight is the beer fest game, then you have your standard Saturday and Sunday games following that. So there are plenty of fun times to be had this weekend downtown at Petco park. I have a feeling that this team can beat up on the Diamondbacks and win yet another series. In fact, I...
I was hoping that the Padres would be able to pull off the sweep. However, if they were to lose one game this series it would have been this one. Let's face it, ever since Casey Kelly's debut he's been awful. Also we had to face Wade Miley who has been doing awesome for the Diamondbacks in his rookie season. If I had to vote for rookie of the year right now I would probably...
Chase Headley hit a grand slam to extend his career-bests to 27 homers and an NL-high 102 RBIs, and Carlos Quentin followed with a homer for San Diego's first back-to-back shots this season as the Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-2 Sunday.
Batting left-handed, Headley continued his breakout season when he drove a 0-1 pitch from Takashi Saito several rows into the right...
After a disappointing start by Erik Cabrera, the TinCaps were never able to fully rebound and ended up losing game 2 to Lake County. Despite the poor start, The TinCap bullpen was able to finish the game well and threw a combined 4.2 innings while only allowing 1 run. The TinCaps and Captains will conclude the series tomorrow as the winner will advance further into the playoffs.Hitting...
The TinCaps beat the Captains in dramatic fashion. With the game tied 3-3 in the bottom of the 8th, Travis Jankowski extended his hitting streak to 20 games and led the inning off with a double. After a sacrifice bunt by Jace Peterson, Yeison Asencio drove in the go ahead run and the TinCaps eventually won 4-3.Hitting Prospect of the Day: Yeison AsencioPitching Prospect of the Day...
Chase Headley is the savior of this team. I know I'm stating obvious facts here, but he is just on a tear right now in the latter half of the season. After the game last night the post game show was talking about his numbers from all of August compared to his numbers in the first 6 games of September. His September is on pace to be even better than his August, which he won the...
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