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 #156 time: 7:15 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Chris Young (9-7, 2.83) vs Barry Zito (9-13, 4.56) pre: Padres.com | B-R.com Sigh. Milton Bradley and Mike Cameron are out for the year. Less nonsense and more winning, please. Go Padres!
Game #151 time: 7:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Chris Young (9-7, 2.77) vs Ian Snell (9-12, 3.92) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com Chris Young is 1-4 with a 4.30 ERA in 10 starts since the All-Star break. Opponents are hitting just .161/.273/.294 against him during that stretch. Wait, do you smell something? I think it’s a [...]
Game #146 time: 7:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Chris Young (9-7, 2.72) vs Barry Zito (9-12, 4.46) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com From the Baseball America 2004 Prospect Handbook (aff link), here’s a quick look back at two Montreal Expos prospects: #9: Terrmel Sledge, OF: Sledge needs to add more power in order to start on [...]
Game #142 time: 12:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Chris Young (9-6, 2.63) vs Josh Fogg (8-9, 5.01) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com I liked this pitching matchup a lot better in July. Now would be a good time for Chris Young to remember that he’s a dominant big-league pitcher and not some guy who can’t find [...]
Game #138 time: 6:40 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Chris Young (9-5, 2.38) vs Doug Davis (12-11, 4.09) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com As noted in Tuesday morning’s comments, the Padres have signed journeyman right-hander Brett Tomko for the stretch run. Tomko, a mainstay in the Padres rotation back in 2002, was a second-round pick of the [...]
Game #132 time: 7:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Chris Young (9-4, 2.12) vs Doug Davis (11-11, 4.09) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com How sweet would a sweep be? Pretty sweet. Also, is it just me or is anyone else offended by the fact that the pitcher with the best ERA in the league (Chris Young) has [...]
Game #124 time: 4:10 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Chris Young (9-4, 1.93) vs John Maine (13-7, 3.59) pre: Padres.com, SI.com, B-R.com Interesting matchup. Both of these pitchers were acquired for “name brand” pitchers that turned out to be loads of, pardon my French, steaming crap. Much as we marvel that the Padres were able [...]
Game #119 time: 7:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Chris Young (9-4, 2.02) vs Ubaldo Jimenez (1-2, 6.57) pre: Padres.com, SI.com, B-R.com In case you haven’t voted in the poll, we need to come up with a song from the late-’70s or early-’80s that the Padres can adopt as their theme. Remember how the White [...]
Game #114 time: 5:10 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Chris Young (9-3, 1.82) vs Joel Pineiro (1-2, 5.31) pre: Padres.com, SI.com, B-R.com I’m still floored that Joel Pineiro didn’t work out as Boston’s closer. With his track record, who could have seen that coming? Oh, wait; I think the answer is everyone. Naturally he will [...]