Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 7/7/13
On the verge of matching the second-longest losing streak in team history, the San Diego Padres may be catching a break with a visit from another struggling club, the short-handed Colorado Rockies. The Rockies, though, have dominated the season series and will try for their ninth win in 11 games against the Padres on Monday night. Since its team-worst 13-game skid in 1994, San Diego (40-49) has lost more than nine in a row once, dropping 10 straight from Aug. 26-Sept. 5, 2010. The club is one defeat away from matching that slide after an 11-7 loss to Washington on Sunday to close a 10-game East Coast road trip. San Diego scored 16 runs in the three games against the Nationals after totaling seven in the first six games of its skid, but it's given up 32 in the last four contests. "You're finding different ways to lose each time," catcher Nick Hundley said. "Some days we pitched great and didn't hit. Other days, we swung great and didn't pitch. You try to find a nice combination o...
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