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Tony Gwynn Jr. got a great ovation in San Diego

Tony Gwynn Jr. lead off and played center field for the Phillies on Tuesday night. The Phillies were playing the Padres in San Diego at Petco Park. You can imagine what happened from there. Gwynn’s father, Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, passed away in June following a battle with salivary cancer. This was his son’s first game in San Diego he passed away. What a fantastic...
Via The Outside Corner
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rivera lifts Padres past Brewers 3-2 in 10 innings

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Padres starter Odrisamer Despaigne summed it up best. "It was the Rene Rivera Show," he said. Rivera tied the game with a home run in the ninth inning, then won it with an RBI single in the 10th as San Diego beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 Wednesday night. "It was a fastball down the middle," Rivera said about game-tying homer off Francisco Rodriguez...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres' 3 HRs beat Reds 6-1, split doubleheader

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Rene Rivera hit the first of San Diego's three homers, and Tyson Ross allowed three hits in seven innings on Thursday night, leading the Padres to a 6-1 victory and a split of their doubleheader with the Cincinnati Reds. Johnny Cueto pitched a three-hitter for his second shutout in the opener of the day-night doubleheader, a 5-0 victory. The Padres won their...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rivera drives in career-high 5 runs, lifts Padres

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Rene Rivera remembers his last home run, three years ago next month at Oakland for the Minnesota Twins. His latest will certainly be memorable, too, and did plenty to give San Diego's inconsistent offense a boost. Rivera hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the fifth to follow his two-run double for a career-high five RBIs, single handedly backing Tyson Ross...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The House Flight: Week of 3/10 to 3/16/2014

In case you weren’t paying attention… After all of the #brown talk this am. I thought I should share my travel bag. pic.twitter.com/DEh27tA98V — Wayne Partello (@WaynePartello) March 14, 2014 Always enjoy responsibly. Don’t read and drive. Out Of Options: Rene Rivera Projecting a Jedd Gyorko Contract Extension Framing the Padres catching debate Mad As A Hatter It...
Via Padres Public
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Shutting Down the Run Game: Hundley, Grandal, Rivera and Hedges

Base stealing is an art. The greats like Rickie Henderson, Tim Raines and Vince Coleman created beauty when they ran the bases and caused havoc on opposing pitchers, catchers and managers. A successful stolen base requires three things: a good jump, all-out commitment to the steal and a crafty slide. On the other end of things, catching a runner on the base paths requires constant...
Via Padres Public
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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