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San Diego Padres
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After scoring just three runs in the first two games of the series, both losses, the Padres offense showed up to beat the Giants 6-3 to avoid getting swept by the division leaders. Monday’s series opener was all San Francisco as they tagged Clayton Richard early and made fine plays in the field for an easy 7-1 victory.
Tuesday game was the more familiar pitcher’s duel both teams are accustomed to with the Giants coming out on top with a walk-off 3-2 win. But they couldn’t complete the sweep as the Padres offense was overwhelming with three homers, two coming off the bat of former Giant Jesus Guzman.
The Padres will continue their 10-game road trip with a three game series in Miami starting Friday against the struggling Marlins. Below is a recap of the Padres stay in the city by the bay.
Monday, July 23rd, 2012
Giants 7, Padres 1
WP Ryan Vogelsong (8-4) 7IP 4H 1R 1ER 3BB 6K 0HR
LP Clayton Richard (7-11) 5IP 9H 7R 7ER 2BB 3K
Clayton Richard suffered his worst outing...
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Angel Pagan – Play of the year nominee?(Photo courtesy of ESPN)
As the San Francisco Giants hosted the San Diego Padres Tuesday night, Angel Pagan made a tremendous diving catch, which turned into a phenomenal double play. In the top of the eighth inning of a 2-2 ballgame, San Diego’s Carlos Quinten came to the plate with Chase Headley on first base and one out. Quinten sent...
Every time we play the Giants it has a playoff atmosphere to it. I get that vibe especially when we are playing in San Francisco. I don't know if it's the sold out crowds or what, but it feels like a playoff game every time. Those people up there live and die with every pitch it seems, they go crazy for a base hit even. But that place really exploded when Angel Pagan stole...
Jesus Guzman hit two home runs and Chase Headley had one to hand Tim Lincecum another setback, powering the San Diego Padres past the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Will Venable also hit a two-run double to help the Padres chase Lincecum (4-11) after he allowed five runs in 4 2-3 innings. The two-time NL Cy Young Award winner had shown signs of...
San Francisco Giants Angel Pagan makes a great diving catch then relays to Brandon Crawford to double off Chase Headley and end the eighth inning.
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SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Diego Padres have had their struggles playing against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park. They changed their luck for one day. Jesus Guzman hit a pair of home runs and had three RBIs, and Chase Headley also homered, lifting the San Diego Padres to a 6-3 win over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday afternoon. Jason Marquis (6-9) pitched 7 1...
Episode 85: Bleacher Bums is out!
In the eighty-fifth episode, Thomas and Danny talk briefly with San Jose Mercury News beat reporter Alex Pavlovic about Brandon Belt’s struggles, Tim Lincecum’s resurgence, and potential Giants deals at the trade deadline.
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Tonight’s game was vintage NL West. The Giants got up big in the first inning, and then fizzled. The Padres fought back in the second, and then fizzled. Madison Bumgarner, who looked shaky early, settled down and allowed just 3 hits, a walk and a hit-by-pitch – and 7 strikeouts – after the second inning. Edinson Volquez, part of the Mat Latos trade, looked shaky early but allowed...
On July 24, Barry Bonds celebrated his 48th birthday. Major League Baseball and the San Francisco Giants should be giving Bonds their deepest gratitude. Let’s not forget what the man did despite all of the allegations thrown his way. He was must see tv. You didn’t have to like the guy, but when he came up to the plate, everybody watched. We had no choice, it was almost like...
1. Brandon Belt
Brandon Belt burst onto the scene in 2010 and was, in Kevin Goldstein's words, "the biggest breakout in the minor leagues in 2010."It’s hard to argue with that assessment. Belt was the Giants’ fifth-round selection in the 2009 amateur draft, and all he did in his professional debut was zoom from High-A to Triple-A, hitting a cumulative...
Your browser does not support iframes. In clearly the least shocking development from Tuesday’s slate of baseball games is the news that Pablo Sandoval, the San Francisco Giants infielder who affectionately goes by the name of Kung-Fu Panda, injured his hamstring stretching out and practically doing the splits to catch a throw in order to [...]
Among the first sparks of trade deadline fever breaking out today with the Ichiro trade to New York and the Miami Marlins trading away infielder Omar Infante and starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez to the Detroit Tigers, the Giants seem to be searching for some help in the bullpen.
Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi of FOX sports reported yesterday they have a major league source saying the...
The Giants tagged Clayton Richard for four runs in the first inning of tonight’s game and it was cruise control the rest of the way, as Ryan Vogelsong held the Padres to one run over seven innings, and Buster Posey added a three-run blast in the fifth inning for good measure. Pretty much everything went right — or at least, everything that needed to go right. The Giants’ 2...