Posted March 16, 2013 on
AP on Fox
Diamondbacks ace Ian Kenndey gave up consecutive homers then was hit on knee by a comebacker on next pitch, and Arizona lost 10-6 to the San Diego Padres on Saturday.
Kennedy bruised his left knee but should remain on his regular schedule. He left after getting hit and having allowed four runs in 3 2-3 innings, his first earned runs allowed this spring.
Padres starter Tyson Ross pitched 5 1-3 shutout innings, extending his scoreless streak to 11 1-3 innings.
Padres first baseman Yonder Alonso had his first multihit game of spring training, going 2 for 3 with a home run, a double and two RBIs.
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
This is the ninth (don’t blink, it’s almost over) in a ten-part series where I will identify the top three players at each position in the Padres’ minor league system. Up next: Starting Pitching.
I’ll start off with a couple of disclaimers. I realize that pitching is pitching and that starters easily become relievers and vice versa. However, for my own sanity, I opted to...
Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! I hope that all of you are having a safe weekend with whatever you have planned. I am still here in Peoria having a great time taking in some baseball and making me ever ready for opening day. Yesterday I was at the game against the Diamondbacks and was very impressed with what I saw. Tyson Ross was outstanding on the hill allowing very little...
If you are a Padres fan (if you’re reading this, you should be) and if you were also rooting for the US team in the World Baseball Classic, then you witnessed two comeback attempts in one day. Only one of them worked though and the other ended in a loss and ends a run to the WBC title. Puerto Rico was able to hold off a surge at the end of the game that the US tried to pull off...
One thing can be said about the World Baseball Classic: there isn’t a lack of drama! The US could have won the game last night and wrote their ticket to the semis. Instead Craig Kimbrel had a rare meltdown and the Dominican Republic moved on instead. It is not over for the US yet though as they get one more shot tonight to make it to the next round. Standing in their way is Puerto...