Found July 20, 2012 on
Enerio Del Rosario
San Diego Padres
The Padres came back with three impressive wins over the Astros after dropping the first gameto take the four game series in San Diego. After being shut out in the opener by Houston, the Padres scored eight runs in each game over two consecutive wins before getting a shutout of their own the final game.The Padres are 5-2 since the All-Star break and will start a three game series against the Rockies Friday night.Below is a recap of the exciting long series this week in Petco.Monday, July 16th, 2012 Astros 2, Padres 0 WP J.A. Happ (7-9) 6.1IP 4H 0R 0ER 1BB 4 K 0HR LP Kip Wells (1-3) 4.1 IP 3H 2R 2ER 5BB 2K 0HR S Brett Myers (19) 1IP 1H 0R 0ER 0BB 1K 0HR A day after blowing out the Dodgers, the Padres were shut out at home by the Astros, 2-0. The Padres failed to score any runs despite outhitting the Astros six to five. J.A. Happ dominated Friar hitters for six and a third innings, striking out four while walking one. The Astros got to starter Kip Wells early when Jose Altuve doubled...
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Edinson Volquez has only his glove to blame for falling just short of the first no-hitter in San Diego Padres history.
Volquez threw a one-hitter -- an infield single in the fourth inning that bounced off his glove -- for the first complete game and shutout of his career as the Padres beat the Houston Astros 1-0 on Thursday night.
Alexi Amarista doubled and Logan Forsythe singled...
Eric Stults had a strong showing in his four-inning rehab appearance to pace Tucson. Matt Jackson stepped in for the Missions nicely after Donn Roach joined the rest of the rotation on the DL. Chris Fetter continues to climb back from surgery while a pair of lefties deal in Eugene. Max Fried took his first professional loss.
Yonder Alonso went 2 for 4 with 3 RBIs and the San Diego Padres used a five-run fourth inning to beat the Houston Astros 8-4 on Wednesday.
Clayton Richard (7-10) allowed four runs in 8 1-3 innings to snap a two-game losing streak. The left-hander gave up nine hits, including two home runs by Matt Downs and struck out two. Richard added an RBI double in the sixth.
The Padres won...
It appears that I missed a pretty good pitching performance. I would have watched Edinson Volquez baffle the Astros last night, but I was spending the day at the movies theater seeing The Dark Knight Rises...which is awesome by the way. That is also the reason for this being posted so late this morning. Anyway back to baseball. Again the Padres throw a one hitter, and in doing so...
HOUSTON Unjust as it was, J.A. Happ became the embodiment of the previous regime, his acquisition a referendum of its inability to accurately appraise talent and secure proper value through trades.
Request of ardent Astros fans their assessment of former general manager Ed Wade and, aside from the misappropriation of funds though questionable free-agent signings, the first criticism...
The Houston Astros have acquired closer Francisco Cordero and outfielder Ben Francisco as part of a 10-player trade with Toronto.
Houston will also receive four minor leaguers in the deal - right-handed pitchers Joe Musgrove and Asher Wojciechowski, left-handed pitcher David Rollins, catcher Carlos Perez and a player to be named later. The Blue Jays will receive pitchers Brandon...
The Arizona Diamondbacks are probably thrilled to be back home facing the lowly Houston Astros.
Coming off a huge offensive effort, the Diamondbacks look for a fifth consecutive home victory Saturday night against the Astros.
One day after blowing a six-run lead in a 7-6 loss at Cincinnati to conclude a 2-5 trip, Arizona (45-48) pounded out 14 hits during a 13-8 win over Houston...
It’s no secret that I’ve been a big fan of the moves that Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow has been making. He’s done an outstanding job of turning the organization around despite having almost nothing to work with. Astros fans will not see immediate results at the big league level but the organization – including the front office, scouts, and minor league development...
SAN DIEGO, CA - The Astros have made a 10-player trade with the Toronto Blue Jays this evening, General Manager Jeff Luhnow has announced.
Houston will ultimately receive seven players from Toronto in the deal, including two Major League players, RHP Francisco Cordero and OF Ben Francisco, four minor league players, RHP Joe Musgrove, RHP Asher Wojciechowski, LHP David Rollins and...
The Astros and Blue Jays completed a 10-player trade on Friday, with Houston getting seven players and sending three pitchers including Brandon Lyon to Toronto.
The Blue Jays received left-hander J.A. Happ and right-handers Brandon Lyon and David Carpenter. The Astros acquired two Major League players — reliever Francisco Cordero and outfielder Ben Francisco — as well as four...
ESPN has reported that the Astros and Blue Jays have completed a deal involving 10 players. The main guys being exchanged are Francisco Cordero now going to the Astros, and J.A. Happ now goings to the Blue Jays.
The other players going to Houston are Ben Francisco, the Astros love their Franciscos, and four minor league players. Those players being Joe Musgrove, Asher Wojciechowski...
The Toronto Blue Jays and Houston Astros have completed a 10-player deal that sends left-handed pitcher J.A. Happ, right-handed relievers Brandon Lyon and David Carpenter to the Blue Jays. In return, the Astros receive outfielder Ben Francisco, catcher Carlos Perez and pitchers Francisco Cordero, Asher Wojiechowski, Joe Musgrave and David Rollins. The Blue Jays will also include...
So the title was an exaggeration but the teams did announce that they have completed a 10 player trade. The Astros are sending Brandon Lyon, J.A. Happ and David Carpenter in exchange for Francisco Cordero, Ben Francisco and minor leaguers Joe Musgrove, Asher Wojciechowski, David Rollins, Carlos Perez and a player to be named later.
“Once again we are adding depth to our minor league...