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Padres pitcher Andrew Cashner hits first career HR. San Diego Padres pitcher Andrew Cashner hit his first career major league home run in the sixth inning of Saturday's game in Arizona. However, when Cashner returned to the dugout, his Padres teammates "congratulated" him with the "silent treatment". Read more » Visit us at and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.

Five Good Things: Snake Stomping Edition

Crazy busy day today bat the ol’ J-O-B but I wanted to touch base with you all, albeit quickly. So long story short, here’s my five good things from the former” house of horrors” and now current ‘home sweet, home”, Chase Field.   5. Andrew Cashner Cashner got into a world of trouble again in the first inning of Saturday’s game loading the bases with only one out before...

Haikuarrhea: Week 17 in Padres Baseball

In an effort to stay close to our roots, the staff at Padres Public, will offer-up a haiku each Monday to describe the previous week in Padres Baseball. Restricting our feelings to 3 lines and 17 syllables to describe a week of play is a massive undertaking, but (un) fortunately, we are more than up to the task. The Padres went 5 and 2 this week and things seem to be finally clicking...

D-backs overpowered by Padres in blowout loss

PHOENIX (AP) -- Andrew Cashner threw six solid innings and hit his first career home run to help lead the Padres to a 12-3 victory over the Diamondbacks on Saturday night. Chris Denorfia and Chase Headley added back-to-back home runs, Yonder Alonso drove in four runs and Carlos Quentin had three RBIs for the Padres, who have won two of their last three and four of six. Cashner...

Padres 12, Diamondbacks 3

Andrew Cashner threw six solid innings and hit his first career home run to help lead the San Diego Padres to a 12-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night. Chris Denorfia and Chase Headley added back-to-back home runs, Yonder Alonso drove in four runs and Carlos Quentin had three RBIs for the Padres, who have won two of their last three and four of six. Cashner...

While You Were Drinking: Game 105 (SD vs AZ)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after a night in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. Andrew Cashner brought out the snake skinning knives, as the Padres whacked the Diamondbacks 12-3. Cashner went 6 innings with 5 K’s. The Diamondbacks’ starter, Tyler Skaggs, pitched more like Ricky Skaggs, lasting only 3 2/3 innings...

Padres' Roundup: Kyle Blanks setback; Cory Luebke & Joe Wieland done

Padres' first baseman/outfielder Kyle Blanks is eligible to come off the 15-day disabled list this Saturday, but according to Corey Brock of, he will not. And to add to San Diego's woes, relievers Cory Luebke and Joe Wieland probably won’t pitch for the Padres during the 2013 season also according to Corey Brock of Blanks, 26, who landed on the DL...

Daily Farm Round-Up: 7-28-13

Two different minor leaguers, Cody Decker and Rico Noel, fell a hit shy of the cycle. Tucson won both games of a double header against the Bees, while both Lake Elsinore and Fort Wayne allowed 8 runs in their respective losses. Hunter Renfroe led the Emeralds to a 9-8 victory. Hitting Player of the Day: Hunter Renfroe/Cody Decker Pitching Prospect of the Day: Bryan Rodriguez  ...

Padres rumors: San Diego focused on trading relievers

While the San Diego Padres are among the teams not expected to make a significant trade between now and Wednesday's deadline, they are focused on dealing relievers, according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN. #Padres big-picture ideas haven't materialized. Focus now more on bullpen pieces (Gregerson & Thatcher, to name two). — Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) July 29, 2013...

Daily Friar 7.29.13

I’m back now from a very busy weekend. I hope that you all enjoyed the weekend as our Padres took on the Diamondbacks in what proved to be a very good series for them. I want to thank Alex Bartlett for taking over for me while I was spending time with my family. So here we are, Monday again and the Padres actually had a good road trip. Overall they went 6-4 over the ten game span...

Diamondbacks steamroll Padres behind Randall Delgado

Maybe, finally, this team has found it. It’s seemed several times this week that the Diamondbacks may be headed toward a breakthrough and it was obvious that something went right in a convincing 10-0 win over San Diego Friday night. They looked phenomenal on both sides of the ball with no individual performance stronger than Randall Delgado’s complete game shutout, the first of his career.

Detroit Tigers Trade Rumors: ‘Heavy Pursuit’ of Luke Gregerson Reportedly Underway

Luke Gregerson of the San Diego Padres is drawing interest from at least three or four teams, including the Detroit Tigers, CBSSports’s Jon Heyman reports. The Tigers, who’ve had bullpen questions most of the year, are known to have Gregerson on their radar, and two or three more teams are said to be in heavy pursuit of the righthander who’s 4-5 with a 2.98 ERA and 1.04 WHIP...

Padres 1, Diamondbacks 0

Tyson Ross outpitched All-Star Patrick Corbin with eight dominant innings and the San Diego Padres closed out their first winning road trip of the season with a 1-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. Carlos Quentin had a run-scoring single in the first inning off Corbin (12-2) and Ross (2-4) took it from there, allowing three hits and striking out seven in the combined...

Offense sputters as D-Backs lose finale to Padres

You know your offense has issues when your pitching allows only one run and you still manage to lose. That’s exactly what happen this afternoon at Chase Field.

Padres' Gregerson, Brewers' Axford drawing interest on bullpen market

Teams involved in the trade market for relievers say Padres right-hander Luke Gregerson may be the best available remaining reliever and could be the next one traded. The number of teams looking for bullpen help has shrunk slightly with the Phillies no longer in buy mode. The number of relievers on the market being discussed may be growing but not to the extent that prices have...
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