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1 hr ago | Gaslamp Ball

Padres A Pitchers in Review

With the A season over, here is a look at the Lake Elsinore pitchers and their eligibility for Rule V and free agency.

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Related Topix: Lake Elsinore, CA, Sports, Major League Baseball

6 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

Former Kell star Spruill scores first big-league victory

Zeke Spruill didn't have much to say after earning his first major league win. His giddiness and smile said everything.

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Related Topix: Sports, Zeke Spruill, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Rymer Liriano, Tommy Medica, Justin Upton, Odrisamer Despaigne

10 hrs ago | San Diego Padres

Cashner, Williams to open series at Petco Park

Monday night at Petco Park will mark the beginning of the Padres' final homestand of the season, while the Phillies will start their last road trip as they try to salvage what's left of their 2014 season. The Phillies are looking to avoid finishing in the basement of the National League East for the first time since 2000.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Ken Giles, Baseball Players

14 hrs ago | Gaslamp Ball

SD 6, ARI 8: Pads end road trip with loss

Instead of collecting a series win in our final showdown with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Padres instead collect their 80th loss of the 2014 season. The Padres have been making the game difficult on themselves all season.

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18 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

McKay is to thank for D-Backs' baserunning stats

Dave McKay is to thank for D-Backs' baserunning stats Diamondbacks have aspired to be a strong baserunning team, and they have succeeded in '14. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1tUfnHr Arizona Diamondbacks' Cody Ross gets congratulations from first base coach Dave McKay after getting a hit in the fourth inning during a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Collmenter, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball, Cody Ross

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Gaslamp Ball

Padres update Jerry Coleman's statue

Jerry Coleman is physically gone from this world, but his spirit continues to live on. And now, his statue is an even more timeless and lasting part of Petco Park's landscape.

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San Diego Padres

Despaigne, defense falter as Padres lose series

For as wonderful as it must be for a 20-something rookie to be getting an extended look at the big league level in September, you can imagine the toll the accompanying struggles these players often have can take on a manager. The Padres completed a vexing nine-game road trip Sunday with an 8-6 loss to the D-backs in front of a crowd of 26,075 at Chase Field, a road trip that saw them score six runs on four different occasions -- and also get shut out three different times.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Brewers offense has a breakout day

Rapping out 15 hits and getting home runs from rookie Matt Clark and Mark Reynolds, the Brewers blasted the Cincinnati Reds, 9-2, in front of a sellout crowd of 41,870 at Miller Park. The nine runs were the most in a game for the Brewers since they beat the San Diego Padres, 10-1, on Aug. 25 at Petco Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Mike Leake, Logan Ondrusek, Zack Cozart, Major League Baseball, David Holmberg

Lasorda's Lair

Matt Kemp's Bubble Gum Throw

Aug 31, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Matt Kemp at bat during the first inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports The Dodgers shellacked the Giants 17-0 Saturday night, setting records for most runs and hits in the romp.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Kemp, Baseball Players, Dee Gordon, Major League Baseball, A.J. Ellis, Buster Posey

The San Diego Union-Tribune

On deck: Despaigne faces road struggles

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Odrisamer Despaigne, Baseball Players, Los Angeles Dodgers

Gaslamp Ball

Padres two-game wonder: Sean Mulligan, 1996

Of the ten two-game wonders in Padres history, Sean Mulligan had the briefest career. While two others eventually joined him in spending the only two games of their major league career in San Diego, he spent less time between the white lines than either of them.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Montreal Expos

The Miami Herald

Recap: Arizona vs. San Diego

Phoenix, AZ - Mark Trumbo finished 3-for-5 with three RBI to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 10-4 at Chase Field on Saturday. Ender Inciarte doubled, walked twice and scored two runs for Arizona, which snapped its season-worst losing streak at seven games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Ender Inciarte, Yangervis Solarte, Didi Gregorius

Sat Sep 13, 2014

ArizonaSports.com

D-backs CBO Tony La Russa on structuring front office: 'We want to...

It's been a little over a week since the Arizona Diamondbacks relieved Kevin Towers of his general manager duties, and at least on the surface Chief Baseball Officer Tony La Russa sounds like a man with a plan. Speaking on Arizona Sports 98.7FM 's D-backs and San Diego Padres broadcast with Greg Schulte and Tom Candiotti Friday, the former Hall of Fame manager sounded encouraged with his long list of potential candidates.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Arizona Diamondbacks

Gaslamp Ball

09/13 Padres at Diamondbacks preview: Tyson Ross vs. Chase Anderson

The Padres got back in the win column last night with a 6-5 win in the first game of a three-game series in Arizona. They'll go for the series win tonight with their All-Star on the mound.

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Lasorda's Lair

The Dodgers Need To Score Runs For Zack Greinke To Even Series in San Francisco

Aug 30, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke reacts as he comes off the field in the eighth inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports So how do the Dodgers recover from Friday night's train wreck? Scoring a lot of runs would help.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Madison Bumgarner, Matt Kemp

Denver Post

Rockies 1B Justin Morneau finds stride hitting on the road too

Justin Morneau #33 of the Colorado Rockies watches his two run home run during the third inning as catcher Yasmani Grandal #8 of the San Diego Padres looks on at Coors Field on September 6, 2014 in Denver. ST. LOUIS - A grand statue outside Busch Stadium honors Stan "The Man" Musial, one of the greatest and most consistent players in baseball history.

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Related Topix: Sports, Justin Morneau, Baseball Players, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball, Michael Cuddyer

Reviewing the Brew

Francisco Rodriguez in Non-Save Situations

Aug 27, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Francisco Rodriguez pitches during the ninth inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports Francisco Rodriguez has been in a Major League Baseball uniform for parts of thirteen seasons now, and parts of the last four with the Milwaukee Brewers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Francisco Rodriguez, Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers

San Diego Padres

Six Padres drive in runs to edge D-backs

Some of the names and roles have changed this season but there's been one constant with the Padres' bullpen in 2014 -- six months of unwavering success. got the final nine outs in the Padres' 6-5 victory over the D-backs before a crowd of 31,238 at Chase Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Luke Gregerson, Heath Bell, Major League Baseball

San Diego Padres

Post added to Padres staff as scouting executive

David Post's first non-playing job was in 2004 when he was hired by the Marlins as an amateur scout to cover the Pacific Northwest. On Friday, the Padres hired Post as their new special assistant to the general manager/scouting, giving general manager A.J. Preller his second notable hire since taking the job last month.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Stults, Padres hand D-backs 7th straight loss, 6-5

San Diego Padres third baseman Yangervis Solarte makes an off-balance throw for the out against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning during a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Phoenix.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Arizona Diamondbacks, Yangervis Solarte, Baseball Players, Cameron Maybin, Miguel Montero

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