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San Diego Padres
Jeff Suppan, who worked in the minor leagues throughout the 2010 season, scored his second win in as many starts with the Padres Tuesday night at Petco Park. Suppan worked his way out of a first-inning jam and gave up one run on four hits over five innings. He walked two and struck out one. The 37-year-old Suppan was promoted from Triple-A Tucson on May 2 to take the injured Cory Luebke's spot in the rotation. In 10 innings with the Padres, Suppan has allowed one run on eight hits. "Jeff gave it everything he had," said Padres manager Bud Black. "He knows what he has to do to get through the opposition." Suppan retired 16 of the last 18 hitters he faced after surviving a shaky 29-pitch first inning. With one out, Jordan Pacheco doubled off the glove of Cameron Maybin in center. Suppan walked Gonzalez, but nearly got out of it when Troy Tulowitzki grounded to Headley. The third baseman tagged the bag to force Pacheco, but Tulowitzki barely beat Headl...
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RHP Dale Thayer picked up his second save in as many nights Tuesday, raising his career total to three. Thayer has yet to allow a run in six appearances and gave up his first three hits as a Padre Tuesday night. One of those hits struck a runner. Thayer struck out Carlos Gonzalez with the tying runs on to end the game.
RF Will Venable scored the Padres' first run after tripling...
Padres manager Bud Black says rookie starter Joe Wieland will be placed on the disabled due to discomfort in his right elbow.
Wieland (0-4, 4.55 ERA) will be the fourth Padres starter to go on the DL, although Tim Stauffer could be close to being activated.
Wieland's next start had been scheduled for Saturday at Philadelphia. The Padres are off Thursday.
Stauffer threw 78...
The Tincaps and Missions light up their opponents in blow-out wins. The Missions were led by mashing first baseman Nate Freiman, who is putting on a hitting clinic in the young Texas League season. Tucson Padres 1, Sacramento River Cats 7 Everth Cabrera-CF: 3-5, RBI Alexei Amarista-2B: 2-5 James Darnell-LF: 0-4, K, Outfield assist Sawyer Carroll-RF: 2-4, 2b Carlos Quentin-DH:...
The Padres won their second series of the season with timely hitting, led by rookie first baseman Yonder Alonso, taking the first two games from the Rockies in San Diego. Alonso went 5-10 with four RBIs and two walks, raising his average to .292. The series also saw the first win by starter Edinson Volquez as well as another win from the ageless Jeff Suppan. The Padres will get a...
During last night's Padres/Rockies game, San Diego's Will Venable fouled off a pitch that reach the third base side of the stands at PetCo Park.
The ball itself was caught by a Padres fan in his beer and he decided to savor the moment by drinking the beer with the ball in it:
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Juan Oramas leads The Missions to a 1-0 victory with 8 strong innings. Rico Noel provides a spark from the leadoff spot in a Storm victory.Tucson Padres DNP San Antonio Missions 1, Corpus Christi Hooks 0Reymond Fuentes-CF: 1-3, KJeudy Valdez-SS: 2-4, 2b, Run scoredNate Freiman-1B: 1-3, BB, RBIJaff Decker-LF: 0-3, BB, Stolen base (3)Edinson Rincon-3B: 1-4, 3 K’sAli Solis-C: 2-4...
The Padres couldn't complete the sweep yesterday against the Rockies. Yeah it was a game we should have won, but at least we took the series. The off day today gives the team time to travel to Philadelphia where they will take on the Phillies for 3 games. Then they go to Washington D.C to take on the Nationals for 2 before coming back home to start a homestand against both LA...
Will Venable tripled and scored in the first, then doubled in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning to back 37-year-old Jeff Suppan and lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-1 win against the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
The Rockies lost their fifth straight.
Suppan (2-0), settled down after the first inning, when he allowed two hits and two walks but gave up only one run. He has...
Everyone has been touched by cancer. If you're a Padres fan (which we all are!), we've been hit hard (pun not intended). We've seen longtime Padres bullpen catcher Mark Merila, first base coach Dave Roberts, bullpen coach Darrel Akerfelds, AAA Tucson pitcher Josh Geer and of course pitcher on the '84 roster Dave Dravecky bravely battle cancer. But perhaps what...
The Padres avoided a 4 game losing streak last night. The pitching stepped it up last night, and the offense got just enough done to beat the Rockies. They're only 3 games ahead of us, so if by some miracle we can pull out a sweep then we can possibly be a game behind them when it's all said and done. So close to getting out of the cellar! Here's hoping the Padres can...
In a recent article on ESPN.comabout altering ballparks around baseball, Tim Keown reported that a scuffle broke last season out after comments made by Mike Adams.
Reliever Mike Adams, tired of hearing hitters complain about the field's considerable dimensions, lashed out in a postgame rant. According to multiple sources, Ryan Ludwick and Chase Headley were among the targets...
What gets Dick Enberg excited during yet another San Diego Padres game? A young guy with a foul ball in his beer who then decides the proper response is to chug said beer. That was exactly what happened last night at Petco or whatever they’re calling the new Jack Murphy these days. Dick sits through inning after inning of boring Padres baseball and suddenly he has something to...
Yonder Alonso drove in two runs and the San Diego Padres beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 Monday night to become the last NL team to get to 10 victories.
Edinson Volquez, obtained in an offseason trade with Cincinnati, got his first victory with the Padres, with some help from the bullpen.
The Rockies lost their fourth straight game and their shaky rotation took another hit. Left...
If you have been idly wasting your time and preparing for the end of the world correlating with the Mayan calendar dated December 21, 2012, perhaps, you've missed the sizzling play of the Texas Rangers Josh Hamilton.
Hamilton hit four home runs on May 8, 2012 against the Baltimore Orioles in an obvious sign of solidarity supporting the hypothesis the end is near based on the aforementioned...
The T-Padres hammered their former teammate Wade LeBlanc in New Orleans and Adys Portillo pitched a gem in Fort Wayne. The bullpen exploded in Lake Elsinore after being given a big boost by rehabbing Padre Tim Stauffer.