Game #163 time: 4:37 p.m. PT tv: TBS sp: Jake Peavy (19-6, 2.36) vs Josh Fogg (10-9, 4.79) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com Analyze this one however you’d like; it’s one game, and anything can happen. That is my greatest fear and also my greatest hope. Go Padres!
From October 1, 2004: Well, it’s October and technically the Padres still aren’t out of the race. Or, if you’re reading this later in the day, maybe they are. The Pads have already won 22 more games than they did all last year (and they still have three more to go against the worst team [...]
October 1, 1969, San Francisco: Padres 9, Giants 4 (box score) The Padres provided a rare offensive display in the penultimate game of their inaugural season. For the first time since August 20 at Montreal, they scored more than eight runs. San Francisco started the scoring. Bobby Bonds led off the fourth inning to give [...]
Game #162 time: 11:05 a.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Brett Tomko (4-11, 5.39) vs Jeff Suppan (11-12, 4.57) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com Q: Brett Tomko or Jake Peavy in the finale? A: As long as the Padres win, nobody will care.
September 30, 1969, San Francisco: Giants 6, Padres 1 (box score) The Giants scored three in the first off Al Santorini. With runners at second and third, and two out, Bobby Bonds singled to left, driving home Tito Fuentes and Ron Hunt. Left fielder Jim Williams and Santorini both made errors on the play, allowing [...]
Game #161 time: 12:55 p.m. PT tv: FOX sp: Chris Young (9-8, 3.13) vs Dave Bush (12-10, 5.16) pre: B-R.com Now would be a fantastic time for the good Chris Young to make an appearance. Go Padres!
Game #160 time: 5:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Greg Maddux (13-11, 4.10) vs Chris Capuano (5-12, 5.09) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com This talk of tiebreakers makes my head hurt. Win three and the rest will take care of itself. Here’s the plan: On offense, hit the ball toward Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder. On defense, [...]
September 28, 1969, Atlanta: Braves 4, Padres 2 (box score) The Braves jumped out early in this one and then hung on late to complete their sweep of the Padres. Clay Kirby started for San Diego, while Pat Jarvis got the call for the home team. With two out in the first inning, Hank Aaron [...]
Game #159 time: 5:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Jack Cassel (1-1, 4.00) vs Yovani Gallardo (9-4, 3.59) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com Is there anything you wouldn’t do to get either Prince Fielder or Ryan Braun in your lineup? On the bright side, Yovani Gallardo is Milwaukee’s only good pitcher. If the Padres can steal one [...]