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1969: Four-Run Fourth Dooms Padres

August 13, 1969, San Diego: Cubs 4, Padres 2 (box score) The Padres scored first in this Wednesday evening affair, but they could have done even more damage. In the second inning, with Bill Hands on the mound for Chicago, Nate Colbert led off with a single to left. Al Ferrara walked and Ivan Murrell [...]

1969: Jenkins, Cubs Dominate Padres

August 12, 1969, San Diego: Cubs 4, Padres 0 (box score) Ferguson Jenkins had faced the Padres once before, on May 12, in Chicago. He had tossed a five-hit shutout, fanning 10 batters, en route to a 2-0 victory that day. Now, exactly three months later, Jenkins and the Padres met again, with similar results. [...]

1969: Cubs Rally Late, Hand Padres Eighth Straight Loss

August 3, 1969, Chicago: Cubs 4, Padres 3 (box score) The Padres faced their former teammate, Dick Selma, in the finale at Chicago. Joe Niekro, for whom Selma was traded, got the call for San Diego. The Cubs scored first. In the second inning, they parlayed three straight one-out singles into a 1-0 lead. The [...]