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One-Hit Wonders: Jim Bruske to Mike Couchee

This is Part 3 of a 13-part series examining the 65 men who have collected exactly one hit as a member of the San Diego Padres. The current installment includes two Loyola Marymount Lions (one of whose brother plays in the NFL), the man drafted just after Barry Bonds, the man drafted just after Carney [...]

Me, Elsewhere: Thanks for All the Runs

My latest at Hardball Times examines pitchers that succeeded despite not pitching very well. Our pal Ismael Valdez, who once inspired some wretched poetry, appears on this list. For grins, here are the five lowest ERA+ of Padres pitchers who qualified for the ERA title and finished with a winning record: Kevin Jarvis, 2001: 12-11, [...]