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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-field stands with two outs in the seventh to give the Padres a 7-1 lead. Knowing he got all of it, Headley briefly watched his shot sail out before beginning his trot. It was his second grand slam this season and third of his career.
It is the Padres' first 100-RBI season since Adrian Gonzalez had 101 in 2010 and the 18th in club history.
John Baker drew a one-out walk and Chris Denorfia kept the inning alive when he reached on second baseman Aaron Hill's two-out fielding error, which made all five runs that inning unearned. Logan Forsythe walked ahead of Headley's slam.
Headley homered twice...
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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...
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 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...
We knew it was only a matter of time before Chase Headley was going to hit and surpass the 100 RBI mark for the season. Well yesterday he certainly did just that in “grand” fashion. The first article below will explain everything, but the Reader’s Digest version is that Chase hit a grand slam to push his home run total to 27 and his RBI total to 102. This now passes Ryan Braun...
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...
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Cameron Maybin hit a two-run homer, Will Venable had three RBIs and the San Diego Padres handed the struggling St. Louis Cardinals an 11-3 loss on Monday night.
The loss dropped the Cardinals 9 1-2 games behind first-place Cincinnati in the NL Central. St. Louis, which has lost four of five, had its lead cut to one game over the idle Los Angeles Dodgers for the...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Writer At first, Chase Headley's power surge seemed like a mirage.
He was going to cool off, right?
As summer dragged on, Headley only got hotter.
The San Diego Padres' third baseman has 27 homers and an NL-leading 102 RBIs, extending his career bests in both categories and breathing some life...
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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...
Cameron Maybin hit a two-run homer, Will Venable had three RBIs and the San Diego Padres handed the struggling St. Louis Cardinals an 11-3 loss on Monday night.
The loss dropped the Cardinals 9 1-2 games behind first-place Cincinnati in the NL Central. St. Louis, which has lost four of five, had its lead cut to one game over the idle Los Angeles Dodgers for the second NL wild-card...
The TinCaps advance in the playoffs off the strength of 15 hits and 3 home runs. Yet again, the bullpen played a crucial role in tonight’s game as the starter, James Needy, didn’t make it through 3 innings. Besides a rocky outing for Dennis O’Grady, the TinCaps pen shut the Captains down, and only allowed 4 hits and struck out 4 over 4 innings. Hitting Prospect of the Day:...
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...
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...
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...