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IGD: Padres @ Cubs (17 Jun 07)

Game #68 time: 11:20 a.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Greg Maddux (5-3, 3.86) vs Rich Hill (5-4, 2.81) pre: Padres.com, SI.com I’m messing around with a Ducksnorts Glossary. People are jumping onboard all the time, and I thought it might be good to give ‘em an easy way to get up to speed. This is [...]

IGD: Padres @ Cubs (16 Jun 07)

Game #67 time: 10:05 a.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Chris Young (6-3, 2.34) vs Carlos Zambrano (7-5, 4.89) pre: Padres.com, SI.com Don’t look now, but Chris Young is becoming more efficient with his pitches and working deeper into games. The home run rate is just an added bonus: Chris Young, Now More Efficient Than Ever [...]

IGD: Padres @ Cubs (15 Jun 07)

Game #66 time: 11:20 a.m. PT tv: WGN sp: David Wells (3-3, 4.76) vs Ted Lilly (4-4, 3.96) pre: Padres.com, SI.com The Cubs are a strange team. On the one hand, their current record and occasional love spats have to be viewed as disappointments in light of the nearly $300 million they spent on free [...]

1969: Padres, Cubs Split Doubleheader

May 25, 1969, San Diego: Padres 10, Cubs 2 (box score); Cubs 1, Padres 0 (box score) Ernie Banks was famous for saying “let’s play two.” On a Sunday afternoon in San Diego, that’s just what Banks’ Cubs and the Padres did. The first game featured Johnny Podres and Rich Nye. The Padres struck quickly [...]

IGD: Padres vs Cubs (24 May 07)

first pitch: 7:05 p.m. PT television: Channel 4SD matchup: Chris Young (5-3, 2.89 ERA) vs Jason Marquis (5-1, 2.76 ERA) previews: Padres.com | SI.com In light of the “only 17 percent of runners who steal bases eventually score” mantra we’ve been hearing, I thought it might be instructive to see how that stat is holding [...]

Kouz Control

Let’s start with the obvious: The Padres were lucky to win on Wednesday night (recap | boxscore). In a reversal of two recent losses in Atlanta, the Padres came away with a victory when they probably shouldn’t have. David Wells pitched another fine game at home (2.67 ERA in five starts at Petco Park this [...]

1969: Padres Roll Unlucky Seven

May 24, 1969, San Diego: Cubs 7, Padres 5 (box score) Saturday’s contest at San Diego Stadium featured southpaws Dick Kelley and Ken Holtzman in an afternoon affair. The Padres opened with a run in the first. In his first big-league at-bat, second baseman John Sipin tripled to left with one out and then scored [...]

IGD: Padres vs Cubs (23 May 07)

first pitch: 7:05 p.m. PT television: Channel 4SD matchup: David Wells (1-2, 5.40 ERA) vs Sean Marshall (0-0, –) previews: Padres.com | SI.com I’m tired of looking at numbers. I have no angle for this one. Another win would be good…

Lots of Lumber, a Little Ballet

For the second straight start, Jake Peavy worked extremely hard in the first inning and then settled down to pitch a good game. I’m mostly encouraged by this. It’s great that Peavy is showing the ability to pitch to contact; maybe next he can figure out how to do that out of the gate: Jake [...]

1969: Padres Blanked Again by Selma

May 23, 1969, San Diego: Cubs 6, Padres 0 (box score) If the Padres didn’t yet regret dealing Dick Selma to the Cubs, the right-hander was about to give his former team another reason to think about it. In his first start against the Padres, at Wrigley Field, Selma went the distance and led the [...]