Originally written on Friarhood  |  Last updated 11/14/14
The Padres won a pitcher’s duel on Sunday to take the series after splitting two high scoring contests on Friday and Saturday. The series win placed the Friars at 7-3 since the all-start break and 41-56 overall. Before the game the Padres extended cleanup hitter Carlos Quentin through 2015, uncharacteristically locking up a valuable trade commodity before the deadline. The move can be viewed as a sign that the Padres will try to retain valuable players in an effort to compete in the immediate future. The team will head to San Francisco tonight to face the division leading Giants in a three game series starting Monday. Below is a recap of their weekend matchup hosting Colorado. Friday, July 20th, 2012 Padres 9, Rockies 5 WP Jason Marquis (5-9) 5IP 9H 5R 3ER 0BB 2K 1HR LP Drew Pomeranz (1-5) 3IP 9H 7R 7ER 0BB 3K 2HR The Padres and Rockies put a lot of runs on the board as they typically do when both these teams play, however it was Petco Park and not Coors Field that hosted San Diego...
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