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IGD: Padres vs Astros (31 Mar 08)

Padres (0-0) vs Astros (0-0) Jake Peavy vs Roy Oswalt 7:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 184 MLB, B-R It’s beginning to look a lot like Opening Day. What better time to bust out an esoteric table: Jake Peavy: 2007 Starts by Percentage of Pitches for Strikes Str/Pit GS IP/GS H/9 [...]

1969: Sisk, Padres Dominate Astros

September 16, 1969, San Diego: Padres 8, Astros 1 (box score) Tommie Sisk entered Tuesday’s contest with a 1-11 record. Houston’s starter, Tom Griffin, came in with a 10-7 record. This day, though, belonged to Sisk and the San Diego Padres. The home team got to work early. Jose Arcia, the previous game’s star, led [...]

1969: Light-Hitting Arcia Powers Padres Past Houston

September 15, 1969, San Diego: Padres 5, Astros 3 (box score) Jose Arcia’s career spanned two seasons and change. In just over 650 plate appearances, the infielder from Cuba batted .215/.260/.278. His OPS+ was 52. Arcia came into this game hitting .190/.234/.236 on the season (259 PA). He had driven in six runs all year, [...]

1969: Wynn, Dierker Dominate Padres

September 9, 1969, Houston: Astros 9, Padres 2 (box score) First, the good news: Ivan Murrell hit his third home run of the season with two out in the ninth to avoid the shutout. The bad news? Pretty much everything else. Joe Niekro started for San Diego and coughed up six runs in 4+ innings. [...]

1969: Corkins Corked in Big-League Debut at Houston

September 8, 1969, Houston: Astros 9, Padres 2 (box score) Mike Corkins made his first big-league start on a Monday in the Astrodome. It could have gone better. Corkins, whom the Padres selected from the Giants with the 31st pick in the expansion draft, didn’t make it out of the second inning. Heck, he barely [...]

IGD: Padres vs Astros (19 Aug 07)

Game #123 time: 1:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Greg Maddux (8-9, 4.00) vs Matt Albers (3-5, 5.99) pre: Padres.com, SI.com, B-R.com A little haiku for your dining and dancing pleasure… request to Padres: please don’t make me fall asleep again at Petco

IGD: Padres vs Astros (18 Aug 07)

Game #122 time: 7:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Justin Germano (6-6, 4.16) vs Roy Oswalt (13-6, 3.32) pre: Padres.com, SI.com, B-R.com Jake Peavy vs Woody Williams was supposed to be the gimme, but it didn’t work out that way. Maybe the Padres can return the favor on Saturday. San Diego has the worst ERA [...]

IGD: Padres vs Astros (17 Aug 07)

Game #121 time: 7:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Jake Peavy (13-5, 2.23) vs Woody Williams (6-12, 5.09) pre: Padres.com, SI.com, B-R.com Ladies and gentlemen, the people have spoken. It is their will that Boston’s “More Than a Feeling” shall be the cheesy ’70s song to lead the Padres onward in their quest for supremacy [...]

IGD: Padres @ Astros (29 Jul 07)

Game #104 time: 11:05 a.m. PT tv: 4SD Yes, technically there is a game today, but the real focus is on Tony Gwynn’s induction into the Hall of Fame. The ceremony starts at 10:30 a.m. PT. Feel free to talk about either the game or Gwynn’s induction here. Just remember that there are 162 games [...]

IGD: Padres @ Astros (28 Jul 07)

Game #103 time: 12:55 p.m. PT tv: FOX sp: Greg Maddux vs Chris Sampson This date in Padres history: 1972: For the second straight year, Clay Kirby goes the distance in beating the Reds on July 28. He wins this one, 3-1, with the only run coming on an eighth-inning Pete Rose homer. The previous [...]