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Tyson Ross knows his record is not impressive. Still, the San Diego Padres pitcher is proving he belongs in the majors.
Ross pitched eight strong innings before Didi Gregorius tripled home the tiebreaking run in the 12th to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks over San Diego 2-1 on Tuesday night.
It was another wasted effort from Ross in a season of frustrating outings.
''I think I'm just trying to build off my previous starts,'' he said. ''Growing as a pitcher, gaining confidence as I go.''
Ross, who became a dependable starter in the second half this season, has little to show for it.
The right-hander is 3-8 with a 3.10 ERA after allowing only Paul Goldschmidt's solo homer and three hits against Arizona. He struck out six, walked two, hit a batter and threw a wild pitch.
''Tyson threw great, no doubt about it,'' Padres manager Bud Black said. ''He threw the ball extremely well again.''
San Diego has given Ross...
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SAN DIEGO -- Ian Kennedy's solid pitching and offensive production throughout the San Diego Padres lineup was enough to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-2 on Wednesday night.
Kennedy (7-10) struck out seven and allowed two runs and six hits in seven innings while facing his ex-team for the second time since being acquired by the Padres on July 31. He had a no-decision in their...
A couple of days ago I received a fantastic opportunity at the behest of the San Diego Padres: Come watch baseball with a bunch of your buddies and talk to new Padres CEO, Mike Dee.
Accepting the invitation was easy but I wanted to be sure that I also challenged the new guy when I met him so I began brain-storming. And as the tempest resided Andrew Cashner appeared.
The Padres have invited their major league coaching staff to return intact for 2014.
“There are still some details to work out but we want everyone to return” Padres general manager Josh Byrnes said Wednesday night before the Padres routed Arizona 12-2 in the penultimate home game of the 2013 season.
The Padres last winter picked up the options on the contract of manager Bud...
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.
The Padres keep getting further and further away from a Top 10 draft pick and currently sit in the #13 spot. Oh yeah, they won again last night, 12-2, backed by 3 homers from Chris Robinson, Jedd Gyorko and Tommy Medica. On the mound Ian...
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Eric Stults allowed one run over 6 13 innings and Nick Hundley hit a three-run homer to lead the Padres to a 4-1 victory over the Diamondbacks on Monday night.
It was the second straight win for Stults (10-13) after breaking a 10-game winless streak. He dropped his first six second-half decisions before prevailing in his previous outing against the Pirates.
San Diego Padres have not had the best season and at this point the team is just waiting for the season to be over. San Diego is 72-84 this season and are fighting the Colorado Rockies for fourth place in the National League West. In the stretch run, the Padres may be without Will Venable.
Venable has been plagued with an abdominal strain and missed Monday's game.
Summary: The AZL Padres lost in the semi-finals of the AZL playoffs. The 2013 edition of the club was their best team in this league since Jaff Decker, Mat Latos and company powered the 2008 team. The teams strength was talented young position players.
Overview: We used a simple formula for the awards. A player is eligible with whichever team he appeared for the most. For the top...
Your browser does not support iframes. During Tuesday’s Arizona Diamondbacks-San Diego Padres tilt at Petco Park, a perfect confluence of events occurred that culminated in a young fan having his day made due to the generosity of a nice — and agile — guy. A foul ball hit into the seats ricochets high and a […]The post Guy makes awesome catch on foul ball at Padres game, gives...
Summary: For the second year in a row, the Padres posted the worst ERA in the Arizona League. Unlike 2012, this years edition of the club did not have a collection of first-rounders scattered through the staff. While the top of the rotation was exceptional, too many innings went to guys with nonexistent command which cost the team a ton of runs. The team spent the year working out...
At first Nick Hundley thought his drive to left field in the sixth inning Monday night was going foul.
“I gave it an extra look hoping” Hundley said after his tie-breaking two-out three-run homer gave the Padres a 4-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks before an announced turnout of 15869 at Petco Park.
“I thought at first it was going to be foul. There was a lot of praying...
Tonight, the Padres will send Ian Kennedy to the mound to face his former team for the second time this season as the Diamondbacks will send their young right-hander Randall Delgado to face him. First pitch is at 7:10 PT, so make sure to tune-in as the Padres look to take a 2-1 game lead in this four-game series. Go Friars
This Date in Padres History: September 25, 1987
Make sure to tune-in to tonight’s game at 7:10 PT as the Padres send Tyson Ross (3-8, 3.24) to the mound to face Wade Miley (10-10, 3.75) of the Diamondbacks. Lets make it two wins in a row Padres!
Notable Achievements from Last Night:
Eric Stults: 10th win of the season. First career 10-win season.
Huston Street: 33rd save of the season
Nick Hundley: 12th home run of the season...
Ian Kennedy's solid pitching and offensive production throughout the San Diego Padres lineup was enough to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-2 on Wednesday night.
Kennedy (7-10) struck out seven and allowed two runs and six hits in seven innings while facing his ex-team for the second time since being acquired by the Padres on July 31. He had a no-decision in their previous encounter...
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after a night at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres won what started out as a boring game against the Arizona Diamondbacks last night. There really wasn’t anything going on until the sixth when Nick Hundley hit a 3-run home run to left field.
In the seventh, Ronny Cedeño was...
By ALAN FERGUSON
Ian Kennedy was certainly not at his best in his first matchup with his former club.
The San Diego Padres right-hander will get a chance to atone for that lackluster effort against the Arizona Diamondbacks -- and another in his most recent outing -- in what's likely his final start of the season Wednesday night.
Arizona (80-77) dealt Kennedy,...