Posted July 05, 2012 on
Despite how well Mat Latos has been pitching with the Reds the off-season trade may go down as one of San Diego’s best if both 1B Yonder Alonso and C Yasmani Grandal stick as regulars to go along with pitchers Edison Volquez and Brad Boxberger. Elsewhere in the system another big month for Tommy Medica in Lake Elsinore and who is Yeison Asencio?
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Mat Latos seems to be fitting in well with the Cincinnati Reds.
Edinson Volquez is finally receiving the support he hoped for from his San Diego Padres teammates.
Coming off consecutive complete games, Latos looks to help the visiting Reds prevent Volquez and the Padres from extending their season-high winning streak to six games Friday night in a matchup of pitchers traded for each...
Last night Mat Latos went out against Edinson Volquez in an obvious opportunity to evaluate whether the Reds or the Padres got the better of the trade for the two pitchers.
<table ... [visit site to read more]
Good-royo made an appearance for the Reds last night and we finally saw the kind of game that a team like the Reds ought to be playing against a team like the Padres. Final score: Reds 6, Padres 0.
Bronson Arroyo pitched a complete damn game, giving up all zero runs on 3 hits and 1 walk. He struck out 8, which is very unusual for him. He must have ordered what Mat Latos was having...
Yasmani Grandal hit a two-run pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning that propelled the San Diego Padres to an 8-6 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday night and their first ever three-game sweep in Phoenix.
Grandal has now homered in four of his six hits and was the seventh player since 1900 to homer in his first three hits. He hit David Hernandez's pitch just over...
Who is this team and what have they done with the Padres? Of all the teams that the Padres have had over the past 15 years, this was the one that was able to get the first sweep in Arizona. Kind of fitting actually since this is the same team that has been able to beat some of the giants in pitching in the majors. Another giant is coming into town tonight. The Cinicinnati Reds come...
"I always thought that record would stand until it was broken." - Yogi Berra
On Monday evening, San Diego Padre rookie catcher Yasmani Grandal became the seventh player since 1900 whose first three hits were home runs. The others do achieve this feat were Chick Fullis, Ed Sanicki, Billy Conigliaro, Mike Greenwell, Alfonso Soriano, and Keith McDonald.