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Luebke Gets Randa’d

Nice outing by Cory Luebke on Monday night at Coors Field, eh? Luebke and Ernesto Frieri combined to spin the 25th one-hitter in Padres history. The only blemish was a two-run homer to dead center off the bat of Rockies second baseman Mark Ellis. Luebke fell behind in the count, 3-1, and then grooved a [...]

Me, Elsewhere: Eichelberger and Salveson

My latest edition of This Week in Minor League History is up at Baseball Prospectus, and it features a couple of former Padres. On May 26, 1984, Juan Eichelberger, then with the Milwaukee Brewers organization, threw a no-hitter for Vancouver. Eichelberger won 20 games for the Padres from 1978 to 1982. His shining moment came [...]

Tuesday Links (4 May 10)

It’s time once again to clear off the virtual desk… Fun With Latos’ PTLWs (Chicken Friars). Nathaniel notes that Mat Latos has had more success with his changeup this year than last, but not as much with his fastball. Fandom?? (RJ’s Fro). SDPads1 waxes philosophical about ex-Padres Trevor Hoffman and Jake Peavy. Bonus points for [...]