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IGD: Padres @ Astros (27 Jul 07)

Game #102 time: 5:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Jake Peavy vs Woody Williams And then he resorted to quoting Loverboy lyrics… Burning up the miles, there’s a full moon out tonight I’ve got a high-heel Venus, doing twice the speed of light Crank it up through the gears — see what she can do [...]

IGD: Padres @ Astros (26 Jul 07)

Game #101 time: 5:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: David Wells vs Wandy Rodriguez According to Wikipedia, there are Houstons in Scotland, Canada, Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas. This isn’t remotely interesting, but I have to put something here…

1969: Padres, Astros Split Doubleheader

July 6, 1969, San Diego: Astros 3, Padres 2 (box score); Padres 1, Astros 0 (box score) Jim Ray got the start for Houston in the opener. The Padres countered with rookie left-hander Dave Roberts, just up from Double-A Elmira, where he was 7-5 with a 3.50 ERA in 15 games. Originally signed by the [...]

1969: Padres Bust Out Bats Late, Beat Astros

July 5, 1969, San Diego: Padres 9, Astros 8 (box score) The 1969 Padres scored 11 runs in extra innings all season. More than half (6) of them came in this game. The Astros jumped out to a quick lead against Clay Kirby. After Curt Blefary led off the contest with a single to right, [...]

1969: Dierker Blanks Padres

July 4, 1969, San Diego: Astros 4, Padres 0 (box score) The Padres played their first ever Independence Day game in front of nearly 18,000 fans at San Diego Stadium. Unfortunately, the only fireworks came courtesy of the Houston Astros. Larry Dierker scattered seven hits, and the Padres advanced just one runner past first base [...]

1969: Houston Lemasters Padres

June 22, 1969, Houston: Astros 2, Padres 0 (box score) Day two of the Padres’ jaunt to Shutout City saw Joe Niekro lock horns against left-hander Denny Lemaster. For six innings, the two hurlers put on quite a show. The Padres had runners at the corners with one out in the first but failed to [...]

1969: Griffin, Astros Blank Padres

June 21, 1969, Houston: Astros 4, Padres 0 (box score) Toward the end of June, the Padres embarked on a most unwelcome trip to Shutout City. The first stop on their tour involved a 12-strikeout performance by Astros rookie right-hander Tom Griffin. Griffin, Houston’s first-round pick in 1966, was making just the 13th start of [...]

1969: Padres Drop Another Doubleheader

June 20, 1969, Houston: Astros 6, Padres 1 (box score); Astros 3, Padres 1 (box score) For the second time in four days, the Padres played two. For the second time, they found themselves overmatched. The opener pitted Clay Kirby against Larry Dierker. The Padres struck first, with Nate Colbert homering to lead off the [...]

1969: Wilson Shuts Down Padres

June 19, 1969, Houston: Astros 4, Padres 2 (box score) The Astros, returning home after a six-game jaunt to St. Louis and Atlanta, got to Al Santorini early in this one. In the second inning, Santorini served up singles to the first three batters he faced, resulting in a 1-0 lead for the home team. [...]

1969: Colbert Knocks First Homer, Padres Defeat Houston

April 24, 1969, Houston: Padres 4, Astros 1 (box score) A day after being completely dominated by Larry Dierker, the Padres set the tone early in this one. The game started innocently enough, with the two teams exchanging zeroes in the first inning. Ollie Brown then led off the top of the second with a [...]