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1969: Sutton, Lefebvre Lead Dodgers to Sweep

September 14, 1969, Los Angeles: Dodgers 3, Padres 1 (box score) Let’s get the one Padre highlight out of the way. Ollie Brown knocked a solo homer with two out in the ninth to ruin Don Sutton’s shutout bid. Sutton was in complete control all game. He went the distance, scattering three singles in addition [...]

IGD: Padres @ Dodgers (13 Sep 07)

Game #145 time: 7:10 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Greg Maddux (12-9, 3.68) vs David Wells (7-8, 5.31) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com From The Scouting Report: 1990 (aff link): Finding a weakness in Greg Maddux is difficult. Whether he is at home or on the road, on turf or natural grass, during the day or at [...]

Somebody’s Got a Case of the Thursdays

If you thought Wednesday night’s loss (box score) was dreadful, here’s something even verse: Once was a boy, age fifteen years,       Hiram Helsel was his name, And he was sick two years or so;       He has left this world of pain; His friends they miss this lovely boy,   [...]

1969: Padres Lose 100th Game

September 13, 1969, Los Angeles: Dodgers 7, Padres 2 (box score) The Padres struck first, but wasted an opportunity to do even more damage. Nate Colbert led off the second inning with a double to right. One out later, Jerry Morales hit an infield single that advanced Colbert to third; an error by catcher Tom [...]

IGD: Padres @ Dodgers (12 Sep 07)

Game #144 time: 7:10 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Justin Germano (7-9, 4.38) vs Chad Billingsley (10-4, 3.22) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com Five years ago I was concerned about Jake Peavy‘s lefty/righty splits, optimistic about Adam Eaton’s recovery from surgery, and drinking Eureka Black and Tan and MacTarnahan’s Blackwatch Cream Porter. Two years ago I still [...]

I Love It When a Plan Comes Together

If Tuesday night’s opener provides any indication, this series in Los Angeles is going to be tough. Sure, the final score was 9-4, but the Dodgers just would not go away. The Padres even had to get Trevor Hoffman up and warming at the end. Jake Gets It Done Jake Peavy came back strong after [...]

1969: Dodgers Chip Away, Beat Padres

September 12, 1969, Los Angeles: Dodgers 5, Padres 3 (box score) San Diego jumped out to an early 2-0 lead against Bill Singer. With one out in the second, Van Kelly drew a walk. Jerry Morales followed with a double to center that scored the Padres’ first run. Morales advanced to third on a Ted [...]

IGD: Padres @ Dodgers (11 Sep 07)

Game #143 time: 7:10 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Jake Peavy (16-6, 2.43) vs Esteban Loaiza (2-0, 2.49) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com The Padres need Jake Peavy to be a pitcher, not a hero. They need him to come back strong from last week’s debacle in the desert. A few Dodgers with decent sample sizes — [...]

1969: Padres Complete Four-Game Sweep of Dodgers

September 7, 1969, San Diego: Padres 4, Dodgers 2 (box score) When the Dodgers arrived in San Diego on Thursday, they were 74-59, 1 game out of first place in the National League West. When they left, their record had fallen to 74-63 and the team from Los Angeles found itself in fourth place, 2 [...]

1969: Sisk Finally Wins

September 6, 1969, San Diego: Padres 3, Dodgers 1 (box score) Clay Kirby and Don Sutton hooked up in the third of a four-game series at San Diego Stadium. Kirby, for reasons I cannot find, exited early, with Tommie Sisk taking over in the second. The game remained scoreless, with neither team threatening at all, [...]