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Jankowski proving to be on-base ace

Travis Jankowski extended his on-base streak to 23 games during Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Cubs, thanks in part to his continued success leading off games.
9 hours ago

Perdomo pitches Padres to 9-1 win over Diamondbacks

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Luis Perdomo sent a message to the San Diego Padres: He wants a spot in the rotation next season.Perdomo ended a three-start losing streak, Travis Jankowski and Alex Dickerson homered, and the Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-1 Sunday for a four-game split.A 23-year-old right-hander who had never pitched above Class A before this season, Perdomo (6-7) also...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Perdomo pitches Diamondbacks to 9-1 win over Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) Luis Perdomo ended a three-start losing streak, Travis Jankowski and Alex Dickerson homered, and the San Diego Padres defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-1 Sunday for a four-game split. Perdomo (6-7) took a shutout into the seventh and wound up allowing an unearned run and five hits in seven innings. Perdomo, a right-hander who had never pitched above Class A before...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Travis Jankowski Continues Excellence at Lead-Off

Travis Jankowski is really enjoying his extra playing time for the San Diego Padres the second half of 2016. He is sparking the team leading off, on the bases, and with his defense in center field. What will his future hold? Coming into the season the Padres had a plethora of outfielders so Jankowski was […] Padres Travis Jankowski Continues Excellence at Lead-Off - Friars on Base...
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5 days ago

Jankowski's impressive leadoff stats

The first thing Alex Dickerson discussed Thursday night after delivering his game-winning, three-run double was not the hit. He talked about Travis Jankowski, who started the decisive eighth-inning rally with his fourth hit of the night.
5 days ago

Jankowski pivotal in Padres' three rallies

The Padres' offense staged three critical rallies during Thursday night's come-from-behind, 9-8 victory over Arizona. What, exactly, did those three rallies have in common? The man who started them -- rally-starter extraordinaire, Travis Jankowski.
6 days ago

The Padres Are Running Like Crazy People

You might not know very much about Travis Jankowski, but he’s just about tied with Bryce Harper in WAR, in half the plate appearances. The bat has been fine, but the defense has been exceptional, and the work on the basepaths has been daring. Just Wednesday, Jankowski pulled off a successful steal of home. As a rule, players don’t really try to steal home. Jankowski has now done...
Via Fangraphs
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres OF Travis Jankowski steals home again

Ho hum. The Padres beat the Pirates tonight to even up the series in Pittsburgh. It was a fun game. The kind of game we have to savor as they happen (unless you’re one of those people who believes no fun should be had by anyone if the Padres aren’t contending). There were a lot of highlights in tonight’s game, the second of a three-game series in Pittsburgh. Pitching was on...
Via Gaslamp Ball
14 days ago

Jackson solid, Jankowski steals home and Padres beat Bucs

PITTSBURGH (AP) Edwin Jackson pitched two-hit ball over seven innings, Travis Jankowski capped the scoring with a straight steal of home and the San Diego Padres beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 on Wednesday night. Jackson (3-2) took a no-hitter into the sixth inning before Jordy Mercer's leadoff single. The 14-year veteran struck out seven and walked three while raising his career...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Steal City: Jankowski swipes home for 2nd time

The Padres are sure making a habit out of stealing home this season. For the second time this month, Travis Jankowski took an opportunistic break from third base and swiped home during Wednesday's game in Pittsburgh.
14 days ago

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