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  1. For Padres, this could get real bad real fastRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... We know that the Padres haven't been hitters for a while. We know that they haven't had someone bat .300 since Brian Giles did it in 2008. But did we think it was going to look like chopsticks swinging at houseflies - where Will Venable is hitting ...

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  2. Constructing a team of players who have been both Padres and IndiansRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Gaslamp Ball

    ... lineup: C: Sandy Alomar , Jr. 1B: Broderick Perkins 2B: Joey Cora SS: Tony Fernandez 3B: Graig Nettles LF: Brian Giles CF: Dave Roberts RF: Dave Winfield Yes, I know I am the only human being on the face of the earth who would start Joey Cora at ...

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  3. Baylor broken leg conjures memories of odd injuriesRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | Major League Baseball

    ... Padres in 2001 after stabbing himself with a paring knife while trying to open a DVD. Like Indians outfielder Brian Giles missing several games in 1998 because of spider bites, Cubs outfielder Sammy Sosa going on the disabled list with back spasms ...

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  4. MLB Notebook: Beltre could join elite companyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Major League Baseball

    ... fourth Padres player to homer in each of the team's first two games of the year, joining Fred McGriff in 1992, Brian Giles in 2005 and picked up his first save of the year, fanning all three batters he faced in a 19-pitch ninth inning. Kimbrel has ...

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  5. MLB Notebook: Beltre could join elite companyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Texas Rangers

    ... fourth Padres player to homer in each of the team's first two games of the year, joining Fred McGriff in 1992, Brian Giles in 2005 and picked up his first save of the year, fanning all three batters he faced in a 19-pitch ninth inning. Kimbrel has ...

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  6. Everything on 'Opening Day' fell shortRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... vibe agreed with the title. The opening ceremonies, the player-by-player introductions, the trio of David Wells, Brian Giles and Mark Loretta tossing out the first pitch? It felt as awkward as it was ambitious. Come on, there's only one Opening Day, ...

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  7. Ross to bring nasty slider to rubber game vs. LARead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | San Diego Padres

    ... dating back to July 30 of last season. Seth Smith's home run off Greinke tied Smith with Gonzalez in 2010, Brian Giles in 2005 and Fred McGriff in 1992 as the only Padres to hit home runs in back-to-back days in the first two team games of a season. ...

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  8. Seth Smith homers ... againRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... former and current, who homered in each of their first two season-opening games with San Diego. Adrian Gonzalez, Brian Giles and Fred McGriff did it. Add, to this distinguished group, another name: Seth Smith, the new Padres outfielder surging, in ...

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  9. Padres to face Dodgers in 'Opening Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | 10News

    ... Wells, who threw the first pitch at Petco Park when it opened, and two of his teammates from the 2004 Padres -- Brian Giles, who had the first hit at the stadium, and Mark Loretta, who hit the team's first home run there. Although it is their second ...

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  10. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 31 | KOGO-AM San Diego

    ... who threw the first pitch at Petco Park when it opened. He's joined by two of his teammates from the 2004 padres Brian Giles, who had the first hit at the stadium and Mark Loretta, who hit the team's first home run there.

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  11. Padres to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Petco Park TuesdayRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | Patch.com

    ... Wells, who threw the first pitch at Petco Park when it opened, and two of his teammates from the 2004 Padres -- Brian Giles, who had the first hit at the stadium, and Mark Loretta, who hit the team's first home run there. Although it is their second ...

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  12. Padres to celebrate Petco Park anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 31 | 10News

    ... Wells, who threw the first pitch at Petco Park when it opened, and two of his teammates from the 2004 Padres -- Brian Giles, who had the first hit at the stadium, and Mark Loretta, who hit the team's first home run there. Although it is their second ...

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  13. At first, A's coach Tye Waller leaves nothing to chanceRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | SFGate

    ... Louis, top of the ninth, two out, the Padres trail the Cardinals by a run but have Mike Cameron on second and Brian Giles on first. First baseman Albert Pujols is playing deep behind the bag. "The pitcher had a slow time coming to the plate. Cameron ...

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  14. Grounding out to GreeneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2014 | San Diego Magazine

    ... Jason Bay. A former Padres prospect, Bay was sent to Pittsburgh along with lefty Oliver Perez in exchange for Brian Giles in late 2003. Roommates while both played for Triple-A Portland, Bay and Greene became fast friends - as fast as they shot ...

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  15. The Brothers GilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2014 | San Diego Magazine

    ... Besides, I was determined fishing would be an important part also of the upbringing of my two grandsons. Brian Giles, right fielder for the San Diego Padres, was born January 20, 1971. His brother, Marcus, formerly the second baseman for the Atlanta ...

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  16. Padres Signed Jody Gerut This Day in 2008Read the original story

    Jan 27, 2014 | Gaslamp Ball

    ... familiar with the cerebral Gerut. He was the guy in the clubhouse reading The Economist while, one assumes, Brian Giles was two lockers down trying to figure out the punchline in that day's Marmaduke. After retiring, he put all those book-learnin' ...

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  17. Padres Signed Jody Gerut This Day in 2008Read the original story

    Jan 27, 2014 | Gaslamp Ball

    ... familiar with the cerebral Gerut. He was the guy in the clubhouse reading The Economist while, one assumes, Brian Giles was two lockers down trying to figure out the punchline in that day's Marmaduke. After retiring, he put all those book-learnin' ...

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  18. Pittsburgh Pirates' All-Decade Starting Lineup: 2000-2009Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2014 | Sports Media 101

    ... in 2008. Signed later in the offseason along with Kenny Lofton, Sanders was supposed to help the Pirates core of Brian Giles , Aramis Ramirez and Jason Kendall make a run at October. While the team never quite materialized before being dismantled, ...

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  19. Ivan Cruz: The story of a baseball educatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... field with Derek Jeter, Tina Martinez, Wade Boggs, Andy Pettitte, Mariano Rivera, Joe Girardi, Jason Kendall, Brian Giles, Kevin Young, JIm Edmonds, Albert Pujols, and Matt Morris, His career shouldn't be remembered by numbers alone or who he played ...

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  20. Padres no longer interested in Oliver PerezRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2013 | Gaslamp Ball

    ... Perez and Jason Bay were sent to the Pittsburgh Pirates in August of 2003 in a trade that brought the Padres Brian Giles. Overall, it wasn't a terrible deal. Giles had some success - if not, frustrating success - with the team. Perez never turned ...

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