San Diego Padres
Cameron Maybin celebrated his return to the lineup with a pair of hits, Ian Kennedy pitched seven strong innings and the San Diego Padres beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 Sunday.
Tanner Roark pitched a three-hitter for the first complete game of his career as the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 4-0 on Saturday.
Thanks to their pitching, the San Diego Padres have hovered around the .500 mark despite having the second-lowest batting average in the National League.
Andrew Cashner went from the Padres’ bullpen to staff ace last season. Can he continue that growth?
The only thing the San Diego Padres are taking out of their East Coast road trip is a nine-game losing streak.
After losing to Stephen Strasburg on Thursday night and then blowing an extra-inning game Friday night, the San Diego Padres righted themselves rather nicely against the defending NL East champion Washington Nationals.
The Washington Nationals had runners on second and third with one out in the third inning when Denard Span hit a hard comebacker that ricocheted off San Diego Padres pitcher Eric Stults’ lower left leg to first baseman Yonder Alonso.
Stephen Strasburg had never thrown a pitch in the eighth inning of a big league start until he faced Everth Cabrera on Thursday night.
A benches-clearing brawl in San Diego Thursday has called into question whether Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke intentionally plunked Padres slugger Carlos Quentin, or if the ball simply got away from him.
Jedd Gyorko is there to provide a solid bat in the lineup, and he could very well emerge as one of the league’s best offensive second baseman.