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While You Were Drinking 2015 Game 50 (PIT vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (24-26) scored more runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (25-23), 6-2, on a walk-off grand slam from Derek Norris last night in the second of their four-game series at Petco Park. James Shields (6-0, 3.69) and Francisco...
Via Padres Public
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Norris' walk-off grand slam lifts Padres to win over Pirates

  Derek Norris hit a grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to lift the San Diego Padres to a 6-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night, snapping the Pirates' season-high seven-game winning streak. Norris' homer to center, his fourth, capped a crazy ninth that saw the Pirates get two straight force plays at home while fielding a five-man infield. Jedd Gyorko started...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Norris' grand slam lifts Padres to 6-2 win vs Pirates

SAN DIEGO (AP) Derek Norris hit a grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to lift the San Diego Padres to a 6-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night, snapping the Pirates' season-high seven-game winning streak. Norris' homer to center, his fourth, capped a crazy ninth that saw the Pirates get two straight force plays at home while fielding a five-man infield. Jedd...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2015 Game 46 (SD at LAA)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (21-25) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles California Anaheim Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (23-22), 4-3, last night in the first of three games at Angel Stadium. Neither Tyson Ross (2-4, 3.84) nor Jered Weaver...
Via Padres Public
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What Will the Padres Do With Melvin Upton?

Question no. 1: When Melvin Upton returns from his 50-plus at-bat minor league rehab assignment, what will the Padres do with him? Why this question shouldn’t be answered: Upton plays center field, the same position where Wil Myers used to attempt to play — that is, until Myers moved to first base after Yonder Alonso hit the disabled list. Then Myers himself hit the DL, which...
Via Padres Public
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rapid Reaction: Nationals 4, Padres 1

  View image | gettyimages.com The Washington Nationals have now won 14 of their last 18 games, as they topped the San Diego Padres 4-1 on Saturday night. With the win they are now just one-half game behind the New York Mets for first place in the National League East. The Nationals are 4-2 on their west coast swing, and look to take the four-game series with San Diego in...
Via KCM Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

SSU Baseball Recap: San Diego Padres 4, Seattle Mariners 2

Tonight, the Mariners had a game that was much more like all the others we have seen in recent years: a low scoring affair, as the Mariners were unable to topple the Padres’ early lead as they go on to lose 4-2. Taijuan Walker worked 6 strong innings, walking 1 and striking out 6.  But he also gave up two early runs to San Diego, landing him with the lose despite the solid outing...
Via Seattle Side Up!
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres place 1B Alonso on DL, recall OF Almonte

PHOENIX (AP) The San Diego Padres have put first baseman Yonder Alonso on the 15-day disabled list and recalled outfielder Abraham Almonte from Triple-A El Paso. Manager Bud Black had revealed the intended move on Friday and the team made it official on Saturday. Alonso bruised his right shoulder diving for a groundball in the eighth inning of the Padres' 11-0 loss to the Arizona...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 4-14-15

Despite a 3 RBI game from Edwin Moreno, the TinCaps were unable to secure their first victory of the season. Justin Hancock and Ryan Butler combined for 13 scoreless innings tonight while the Chihuahuas dropped a close one to the Aces.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Edwin Moreno Pitching Prospect of the Day: Justin Hancock/Ryan Butler   El Paso Chihuahuas 2, Reno Aces 4 Abraham...
Via Friarhood
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 4-13-15

The Missions were the only team in the organization to tally a win tonight. The Chihuahuas and the Storm both lost 1-run games while the TinCaps were blown out by the Lugnuts.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Jose Rondon Pitching Prospect of the Day: Walter Lockett   El Paso Chihuahuas 1, Reno Aces 2 Abraham Almonte – CF: 1-4 Jake Goebbert – RF: 0-3, BB, Run scored Tommy Medica...
Via Friarhood
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 4-12-15

The TinCaps finally got to play a game! Unfortunately, Fort Wayne lost their season opener, but they enjoyed some strong individual performances during the game. The Chihuahuas and Storm both won close games while the Missions lost to the Cardinals by a score of 4-2.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Nick Schulz Pitching Prospect of the Day: Elliot Morris   El Paso Chihuahuas 7, Tacoma...
Via Friarhood
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-up: 4-11-15

Tough night on the farm as the Storm collected the only victory. The Chihuahuas were blown out for the second time in as many nights, and the Missions are still waiting for an offensive spark. The TinCaps are just trying to play a game; their first 3 games this season have been postponed.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Tommy Medica Pitching Prospect of the Day: Colin Rea   El Paso...
Via Friarhood
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 4-10-15

The Missions evened their record at 1-1 following an extremely close 1-0 victory. Both the Chihuahuas and the Storm were blown out, and they too now have 1-1 records. The TinCaps are still waiting to play their first game as their first two games of the season have been postponed.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Tommy Medica Pitching Prospect of the Day: Colin Rea   El Paso Chihuahuas...
Via Friarhood
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 4-9-15

Minor league baseball is back! The Chihuahuas and the Storm started off strong in their openers; both teams scored double digit runs and collected victories. Unfortunately, the Missions did the opposite as they lost and allowed 10 runs.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Abraham Almonte/Brett Wallace Pitching Prospect of the Day: Ryan Butler   El Paso Chihuahuas 11, Tacoma Rainiers...
Via Friarhood
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 141 (SD at COL)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (66-75) lost to the Colorado Rockies (60-81) in twelve innings last night by a score of 7-6.  It was a disappointing end to a long (4:52) game that saw the Friars come back from a 6-2 deficit to tie it up. Joe Wieland ...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

August players of the month

Hitter of the month: CF – Abraham Almonte August totals:  288/312/411 –   2 HR, 3 2B, 7 RBI, 9 R If there was a month where the entire team contributed, and no one stood out, it would be August 2014.  While newcomer Yangervis Solarte was solid and Alexi Amarista posted one of the better months of his career, the nod here goes to one of the newest Padres.  Since coming over...
Via Friarhood
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross, Almonte lead Padres to 4-1 win over Brewers

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Tyson Ross had another strong game on the mound, and also came through at the plate. Ross gave up a run and four hits over 6 1-3 innings, Abraham Almonte homered and drove in two runs, and the San Diego Padres beat Milwaukee 4-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Brewers' five-game road winning streak. At the plate, Ross doubled and scored in the third and walked in the...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 131 (MIL vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. trying desperately to think of ways to have your commemorative brick removed from the soon-to-be renamed Bud Selig Hall of Fame Plaza.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (60-70) defeated the Milwaukee Brewers (73-58) last night by a score of 4-1.  Tyson...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres trip up Brewers, 4-1

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Tyson Ross pitched 6 1/3 strong innings, Abraham Almonte homered and drove in two runs, and the San Diego Padres beat Milwaukee 4-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Brewers' five-game road winning streak. Ross (12-12), the Padres' lone All-Star, extended his franchise record with his 13th consecutive quality start. He gave up one run and four hits with six strikeouts...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres trip up Brewers, 4-1

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Tyson Ross pitched 6 1/3 strong innings, Abraham Almonte homered and drove in two runs, and the San Diego Padres beat Milwaukee 4-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Brewers' five-game road winning streak. Ross (12-12), the Padres' lone All-Star, extended his franchise record with his 13th consecutive quality start. He gave up one run and four hits with six strikeouts...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross, Almonte lead Padres to 4-1 win over Brewers

SAN DIEGO (AP) Tyson Ross pitched 6 1-3 strong innings, Abraham Almonte homered and drove in two runs, and the San Diego Padres beat Milwaukee 4-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Brewers' five-game road winning streak. Ross (12-12), the Padres' lone All-Star, extended his franchise record with his 13th consecutive quality start. He gave up one run and four hits with six strikeouts...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 (SD at LA)

Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after a night at the pub.  Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking. We had ourselves a good old-fashioned pitchers duel last night at Chavez Ravine.  Dodger Ace Clayton Kerhsaw no-hit the Padres for 5 2/3.  Tyson Ross was almost as good, allowing 3 Los Angeles baserunners, two of whom were erased...
Via Padres Public
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dugout Digest – good pitching Thursday was here in full force

I crack jokes every so often about “good pitching days”, when multiple starting pitchers light the world on fire. Yesterday was probably the most prime example of this – 15 of the 16 pitchers that got starts went at least six innings, and 14 of the 16 threw quality starts. We also had four complete games on the day, three of which came by pitchers that earned losses. Sometimes...
Via Bloguin Best
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dugout Digest – good pitching Thursday was here in full force

I crack jokes every so often about “good pitching days”, when multiple starting pitchers light the world on fire. Yesterday was probably the most prime example of this – 15 of the 16 pitchers that got starts went at least six innings, and 14 of the 16 threw quality starts. We also had four complete games on the day, three of which came by pitchers that earned losses. Sometimes...
Via The Outside Corner
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 124 (SD at LAD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an EVENING LISTENING TO THAT PA SYSTEM AT DODGER STADIUM. WHAT? SHOUTING!? YAHOOOO-OOOOOOOH YEAH BABY SORRY ABOUT THAT!  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (58-65) lost 8-6 to the Los Angeles Dodgers (71-56) to open up a three game series at Chavez Ravine. The fortunes...
Via Padres Public
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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