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1969: Unlikely Sources Power Padres Past Braves

July 12, 1969, San Diego: Padres 7, Braves 5 (box score) Losers of five straight, the Padres wasted no time in scoring. John Sipin singled to lead off the first, and Roberto Pena reached on an error by Atlanta first baseman Orlando Cepeda. With Sipin and third and Pena at second, Ollie Brown laced a [...]

1969: Braves Score Late to Overcome Padres

July 11, 1969, San Diego: Braves 6, Padres 3 (box score) After the two teams traded zeros for the first two innings, San Diego broke through against right-hander Pat Jarvis in the third. Ivan Murrell walked and Chris Cannizzaro singled, with Murrell scoring and Cannizzaro advancing to second on an error by right fielder Felipe [...]

1969: Padres Lose Fourth Straight at Home

July 10, 1969, San Diego: Braves 3, Padres 1 (box score) Dave Roberts, making his second big-league start for the Padres, lasted just four batters into this game. Felipe Alou singled, Felix Millan walked, Hank Aaron doubled, Rico Carty walked, and Roberts was yanked. Gary Ross came in and slammed the door, but the Braves’ [...]

IGD: Padres vs Braves (8 Jul 07)

Game #87 time: 5:05 p.m. PT tv: ESPN sp: Greg Maddux (4-5, 4.16) vs Kyle Davies (3-7, 5.85) pre: Padres.com, SI.com The Padres are assured of entering the All-Star break with the NL West lead. Greg Maddux gets the final start of the first half for San Diego against his former team. Somebody set the [...]

IGD: Padres vs Braves (7 Jul 07)

Game #86 time: 12:55 p.m. PT tv: FOX sp: David Wells (4-5, 4.16) vs Jo-Jo Reyes (0-0, –) pre: Padres.com, SI.com Day game for the Padres. You know, so the big network can broadcast their game against the Braves, help those guys get a little national exposure… David Wells looks to continue his success at [...]

IGD: Padres vs Braves (6 Jul 07)

Game #85 time: 7:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Justin Germano (5-2, 3.12) vs Buddy Carlyle (2-2, 4.74) pre: Padres.com, SI.com The last time Buddy Carlyle started a game in San Diego, it was at Qualcomm Stadium and he wore a Padres uniform. Since leaving here, Carlyle has spent time pitching in Hanshin, Japan; Wichita; [...]

IGD: Padres @ Braves (10 May 07)

first pitch: 10:05 a.m. PT television: none TBS matchup: David Wells (1-1, 6.03 ERA) vs Tim Hudson (3-1, 1.70 ERA) previews: Padres.com | SI.com I’m supposed to talk everyone down from the ledge today. Hard to do when the team is playing like crap (with apologies to any crap that may be offended), but if [...]

IGD: Padres @ Braves (9 May 07)

first pitch: 4:35 p.m. PT television: Channel 4SD matchup: Greg Maddux (2-2, 3.96 ERA) vs John Smoltz (4-1, 3.35 ERA) preview: Padres.com | SI.com The matchup between former teammates and future Hall of Famers Greg Maddux and John Smoltz is being hyped like crazy, and I think justifiably so. Jay Posner and Tom Krasovic have [...]

Good Isn’t Good Enough

Tough loss Tuesday. Justin Germano comes up from Triple-A and pitches the game of his life, and the normally brilliant bullpen blows a late lead (recap | box score). Of course, if the batters could get a key hit every now and then, the bullpen wouldn’t be under such constant pressure to be brilliant all [...]

IGD: Padres @ Braves (8 May 07)

first pitch: 4:35 p.m. PT television: Channel 4SD matchup: Justin Germano (0-0, –) vs Anthony Lerew (0-0, –) preview: Padres.com | SI.com Both teams have recalled right-handers from Triple-A for the second game of this series in Atlanta. Justin Germano and Anthony Lerew once were considered hot prospects by their respective organizations. Germano, a 13th-round [...]