Slightly Stoopid’s Doughty Joins Padres Social Hour

slightlystoopidOcean Beach native and member of the band Slightly Stoopid, Mike Doughty stopped by Padres Social Hour to talk about growing up as a Padres fan and memories of watching Tony Gwynn. Doughty later threw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the start of the Padres vs. Cardinals game.

See the segment here: (more…)

#PadresPainting: Big Night for Gyorko, Venable

An offensive outburst in tonight’s game led the Padres to a 12-1 win over the Cardinals. Jedd Gyorko and Will Venable had some big nights at the plate as they each drove in four runs. High five exchanged between the two is the subject of tonight’s Padres Painting:

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#SDNoteVote, 7/30/14

Seattle Mariners v San Diego PadresPadres take on the Cardinals for game two of the three game series from Petco Park at 7:10pm tonight. Birthday boy, Jesse Hahn, will be on the mound for the Friars tonight.

The official game notes have been released and we encourage all of you to vote for your favorite! (more…)

Black Shares Thoughts on Hahn, Cashner and more..

buddy scrumJesse Hahn will celebrate his 25th birthday Wednesday night by facing the Cardinals at Petco Park.

Hahn will face Cardinals right-hander Joe Kelly, who is 2-1 with a 3.90 ERA.

Padres manager Bud Black opened his pregame remarks talking about Hahn, who is 6-2 with a 2.12 earned run average in his first eight Major League starts.

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July 30th Lineup…

Tonight’s starting pitcher, Jesse Hahn who is celebrating his 25th birthday today, looks to pick up his seventh win of the season tonight at 7:10pm. Padres go for the series win in game two against the Cardinals from Petco Park.

Here is tonight’s starting lineup: (more…)

Ross’s July is One of Best Months Ever by a Padres Pitcher

Los Angeles Dodgers v San Diego PadresBy Bill Center

Tyson Ross wrapped up one of the best pitching months in Padres history Tuesday night when he held the Cardinals to one run on four hits over six innings with seven strikeouts — despite walking five hitters in the first three innings.

The win improved Ross’s record for July to 4-2 with a 1.10 earned run average in six starts. During July, Ross gave up five runs in 41 innings. He allowed 28 hits and 10 walks against 48 strikeouts. Opposing hitters batted .194 against Ross in July. (more…)

From the Farm, 7/29/14: Poway’s Dickerson off to Fast, if Belated Start, at San Antonio

San Diego Padres Photo DayBy Bill Center

First baseman-outfielder Alex Dickerson is making the most to his long-delayed start to the 2014 season.

The 6-foot-3, 230-pound product from Poway High went 3-for-5 Tuesday night with two doubles and two RBIs to help Double-A San Antonio to a 10-4, Texas League victory at Corpus Christi.

Dickerson, 24, who was acquired from Pittsburgh last Nov. 25 in exchange for right-handed pitcher Miles Mikolas and outfielder Jaff Decker, suffered a heel injury during spring training that required a surgical repair. (more…)

#PadresPainting: Solarte Safe at Home

There was a big play at the plate in the sixth inning that scored Yangervis Solarte and gave the Padres a 2-1 lead. His slide at home that produced the go-ahead run is the subject of tonight’s Padres Painting:

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Buddy Discusses Lane, Cabrera and Injured Pitchers

buddyscrumodThe Padres made one move this morning as they prepared to open a six-game homestand with the first of three games against St. Louis. Tyson Ross opposes Cardinals right-hander Lance Lynn tonight at 7:10 p.m. at Petco Park.

Shortstop Everth Cabrera was activated from the disabled list. To make room for Cabrera on the 25-man roster, the Padres designated left-handed pitcher Jason Lane for assignment. On Monday, Lane, a converted outfielder, made his first Major League start at the age of 37 – holding Atlanta to one run on six hits over six innings.

Padres manager Bud Black opened his pregame comments discussing Cabrera and Lane. (more…)

Ross, Smith Deserving of National League Honors for July

By Bill Center

With three games to go in July, four Padres have a strong shot at “players” of the month honors for July in the National League.

Outfielder Seth Smith is hitting .386 in July, making him a strong candidate for Player of the Month honors. He is 22-for-57 thus far with four double and three home runs for 12 runs scored and seven RBIs. He has a .435 on-base percentage and a .614 slugging percentage for a 1.069 OPS. Smith has four, three-hit games this month. (more…)

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