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IGD: Padres @ Diamondbacks (5 Sep 07)

Game #139 time: 6:40 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Jake Peavy (16-5, 2.10) vs Livan Hernandez (9-9, 4.67) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com I’ve just picked up the new Jason Falkner CD, I’m OK You’re OK (aff link), and as usual, listening to Falkner is a very humbling experience. Way too much talent for one person. Speaking [...]

IGD: Padres vs Diamondbacks (27 Aug 07)

Game #130 time: 7:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Jake Peavy (14-5, 2.21) vs Livan Hernandez (9-8, 4.96) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com Jake Peavy‘s next strikeout will move him past Andy Benes and into first place all time among Padres pitchers. Peavy has recorded at least one strikeout in all but one — June 22, 2003, [...]

IGD: Padres @ Diamondbacks (14 Jul 07)

Game #89 time: 6:40 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Chris Young (8-3, 2.00) vs Livan Hernandez (5-5, 4.54) pre: Padres.com, SI.com I can’t stand watching Livan Hernandez pitch, but I have tremendous admiration for the guy. He has successfully taken Muhammad Ali’s rope-a-dope strategy and applied it to baseball. The results may be “aesthetically challenged,” [...]

IGD: Padres @ Diamondbacks (26 Apr 07)

first pitch: 6:40 p.m. PT television: Channel 4SD matchup: Chris Young (2-1, 3.32 ERA) vs Livan Hernandez (1-1, 3.96 ERA) previews: Padres.com | SI.com I’ve been fixing stuff all day, so no analysis here. In case you missed them earlier, here are Thursday’s 1969 Revisited installment and morning recap. I could really use a win [...]

When Is Zero Greater Than Sixteen?

The story was supposed to be Jake Peavy‘s 16 strikeouts and complete dominance. The story was supposed to be Terrmel Sledge‘s opposite field home run off sinkerballer Brandon Webb. The story was supposed to be anything but what it became. It’s a credit to the Padres’ bullpen that a two-run lead headed to the eighth [...]

Snakes on a Baseball Diamond

After a much-needed off day on Monday, the Padres head to Phoenix for a midweek series. We’ll see three potentially excellent pitching matchups: David Wells vs Randy Johnson on Tuesday, Jake Peavy vs Brandon Webb on Wednesday, and Chris Young vs Livan Hernandez on Thursday. Speaking of pitchers, the Padres are back down to a [...]

IGD: Padres vs Diamondbacks (19 Apr 07)

first pitch: 12:35 p.m. PT television: none matchup: Jake Peavy (2-0, 0.90 ERA) vs Livan Hernandez (1-0, 1.80 ERA) previews: Padres.com | SI.com It’s probably too early to call this a trend, but there’s reason to be encouraged by Jake Peavy‘s performance so far in ’07. Forget the ERA, and look at pitch efficiency: Date [...]