Found August 18, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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This season has afforded the Padres few positives. Sunday's 4-3 walk-off victory over the Mets featured at least a couple even if they represented small triumphs amid a larger grimmer picture. For starters New York ace Matt Harvey was done after just 86 pitches for a team mindful of its 24-year-old prodigy's accumulating workload. The Padres were not beaten by Harvey against whom they mustered seven scoreless innings in an April defeat. Nor were they hurt by Eric Stults who rebounded from one of his worst outings of the year. Stults departed after serving up a mistake on Andrew Brown's tie-breaking double in the seventh but the lefty still compiled 6 2/3 quality innings opposite a Cy Young candidate. Yet no recent development has been more welcome than the emergence of Will Venable. The unassuming outfielder reached for a low slider from Pedro Feliciano and blasted it launching the 1-2 offering into the right-field stands in the bottom of the ninth at Petco Park. The ...
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