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Darklighter

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Kennedy Gets No Love From Offense

Ian Kennedy took a no-hitter into the sixth inning today, but a combination of quiet bats and sloppy defense still led to him being tagged with the loss. The Padres offense picked up just four hits...

Cashner Turns In Another Great Start

While it's pretty difficult to follow up a one-hit, complete game shutout, Andrew Cashner still excelled on the mound tonight. The ace lowered his ERA to 1.27 for the young season, allowing just a...

Padres Lose Early Lead

The Padres started hot tonight, with Robbie Erlin retiring the side in order in the first and getting immediate backup from the offense. Will Venable knocked a leadoff double into the left center...

Padres Win Thanks To Sloppy Rockies

It was a wild game with an even wilder finish, but our Padres prevailed thanks to some sloppy work by the Rockies. Eric Stults had a rough night, giving up 4 runs in his 5 innings. Only 3 of those...

Series Preview: The View From Purple Row

The Colorado Rockies are coming into town for a four-game series, and as usual, I don't know anything about them. So I went straight to the source and asked Bryan Kilpatrick of Purple Row what to...

Padres Scoff At Cy Young Winner

2013 American League Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer is glad he won't be seeing the Padres again any time soon. The Tigers starter struck out 10 batters, but that didn't keep them from scoring 4...

Cashner's Bravura Start Leads Padres To Victory

The Padres 3-6 start certainly seems rough, and there have been plenty of doubts expressed about this team's true potential. Tonight, we saw the upper limit of that potential, and it was glorious. A...

Series Preview: Justin Verlander Comes To Town

In which we discuss Brad Ausmus, Kate Upton, and just about anything other than the 1984 World Series.

Padres Split Double-Header

The Padres split a pair of low-scoring games in today's doubleheader, losing 2-0 in the morning game while eking out a 2-1 win in the afternoon game. Game 1 The morning game was a bit of an...

MLB Announces Trevor Hoffman Award

The best reliever in the National League will receive a shiny new award named after the Padres legend.

Padres Allow Five Unearned Runs In Loss

Let's start with some good news. The Padres picked up a season high 15 hits and 6 runs tonight. Eight of those hits were for extra bases, with a whopping 6 doubles, a triple, and a home run (off...

Alexi Amarista Comes Up Big On His Birthday

Proving once again that nothing goes better with baseball than breakfast, the Padres snapped their 4 game losing streak, snatching the brooms out of the hands (fins?) of the Marlins. Ian Kennedy...

Padres Get Shutout By Neon Fish

Reigning Rookie of the Year Jose Fernadez shut down the Padres offense tonight.

Padres Lose First Series, Vow Never Again

If strikeouts were runs, the Padres would have won tonight's game handily. Tyson Ross racked up 7 Ks in his 5 innings and Tim Stauffer picked up 3 more in 2 innings of relief work. Unfortunately,...

Offense Struggles In Close Loss

The Padres lost a tight game to the Dodgers today. Our boys kept it close, but they were hurt by going an abysmal 0 for 6 with runners in scoring position. Chase Headley was emblematic of the...

Padres Come From Behind In Emotional Win

The return of baseball season is always exciting, but today was full of mixed emotions as the Padres honored Jerry Coleman in the pre-game ceremonies. Petco Park fell silent as the Colonel's...

Stults Finishes Spring Training In Fine Form

It's been a long spring and an even longer offseason, but the Padres are finally set for Opening Night, and they're entering the regular season with their heads held high. Eric Stults wrapped up...

Padres Lose A Billion To Four

It was not Matt Wisler's night. It wasn't Blaine Boyer's, either. Both pitchers gave up a whopping seven runs before ever recording an out. That's why Padres fans were so cheered when Trevor Gott...

Padres Get Fifth Tie Of Spring

Andrew Cashner looked good in his last three innings before Opening Night, allowing just one run on a pair of singles. He only picked up a single strikeout, but got the rest of his outs on...

Wisler's Audition Doesn't Go So Well

I don't know about you, but I have trouble paying attention to spring training games in these final days before Opening Night. It's just so difficult when I know that a week from now I'll be...

Padres Destroy Mariners, Dex Does The Robot

Dex was super dreamy on Fox Sports San Diego tonight.

The Padres Lost While You Were Watching Basketball

So apparently Andrew Cashner celebrated the announcement that he would be the Padres' Opening Night starter by giving up 8 runs (though, in fairness, only 4 of those were earned). I say apparently,...

Padres Lose To Rockies In Coors Field Preview

Despite what the final score might imply, today's game was not actually played on the moon.

Dickerson Does Some Damage In Comeback

The Friars rebounded from a 5-0 deficit on the back of a three-run homer off the bat of Poway native Alex Dickerson.

Dickerson & Noel Hit Very Different Homers In Win

Really good things happen when you have hot bats and hot arms.

Alex Torres Did Not Pitch Well In Padres Debut

Tommy Medica's ninth inning heroics were too little, too late.

D-Backs Beat Padres In High-Scoring Game

Today's good news: Carlos Quentin launched a bomb to left field in his first at bat of the spring. Yonder Alonso also hit his first homer of the spring, and Everth Cabrera hit two doubles in his...

Huston Street Has An Unfortunate Pull

Corey Brock is reporting on the latest setback at spring training, and it's all about closer Huston Street's nether regions. #Padres CL Huston Street dealing with a slight groin pull. He would...

Tommy Medica Slays Giants

Breathe easy, folks. The Padres won't be winless this spring, and it's entirely thanks to Tommy Medica. Okay, maybe not entirely thanks to him, but the hard-hitting first basemen drove in 3 of the...

Mariners Rain Runs On Padres

The Padres' spring is off to a less than auspicious start.

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