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IGD: Padres vs Pirates (20 Sep 07)

Game #152 time: 12:35 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Brett Tomko (3-11, 5.40) vs Matt Morris (9-10, 4.84) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com Dear Diamondbacks, Thanks much for Scott Hairston. He’s pretty good. Regards, The Padres

IGD: Padres vs Pirates (19 Sep 07)

Game #151 time: 7:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Chris Young (9-7, 2.77) vs Ian Snell (9-12, 3.92) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com Chris Young is 1-4 with a 4.30 ERA in 10 starts since the All-Star break. Opponents are hitting just .161/.273/.294 against him during that stretch. Wait, do you smell something? I think it’s a [...]

Moldy Shoes and Duct Tape

First off, I apologize for Xavier Nady’s performance Tuesday night (recap | box score). My wife chastised me before the game for wearing my #20 Nady Storm jersey, and sure enough, Nady went nuts. My bad; it won’t happen again. Also, I got carded at Yard House, which was freakin’ sweet. Mmmm, chocolate porter. Moving [...]

IGD: Padres vs Pirates (18 Sep 07)

Game #150 time: 7:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Greg Maddux (12-10, 3.91) vs Tom Gorzelanny (14-7, 3.45) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles. — Sun Tzu Or even 162 battles. Go Padres!

Cassel’s Made of Sand (and Blue)

Dude, what’s the name of that one taco shop we used to eat at on Convoy? One game out of first with 13 remaining? I’d say that’s a good place to be. Just bullet points today: Congrats to Jack Cassel on picking up his first big-league victory on Monday night. He scared the heck out [...]

IGD: Padres vs Pirates (17 Sep 07)

Game #149 time: 7:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Jack Cassel (0-0, 4.66) vs John Van Benschoten (0-5, 10.86) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com You know what my favorite part of Walker, Texas Ranger is? Pretty much nothing…

1969: Padres Drop Two at Home to Pirates

August 10, 1969, San Diego: Pirates 7, Padres 5 (box score); Pirates 8, Padres 6 (box score) When a team is playing poorly, nothing drives the point home quite like a doubleheader. The Padres on a Sunday afternoon played their first of four twinbills over a 16-day stretch. They would lose all eight contests. In [...]

1969: Pirates Score Early and Often, Beat Padres

August 8, 1969, San Diego: Pirates 7, Padres 1 (box score) Joe Niekro just didn’t have it in this one. He allowed a single, a walk, and a wild pitch in the first, but the Pirates didn’t score. The next inning, Niekro wasn’t so lucky. Manny Sanguillen led off with an infield single. Freddie Patek [...]

1969: Bunning, Stargell, Clemente Lead Pirates Past Padres

July 27, 1969, Pittsburgh: Pirates 4, Padres 1 (box score) Clay Kirby and Jim Bunning kept the game scoreless until the fourth. Then, in the bottom half of the inning, Roberto Clemente knocked a one-out single to center, advancing to second on an error by Ivan Murrell. One out later, with Manny Sanguillen at the [...]

1969: Padres Fall Just Short in Loss at Pittsburgh

July 26, 1969, Pittsburgh: Pirates 4, Padres 3 (box score) This was almost a brilliant comeback win for the Padres. Almost. The Pirates drew first blood. In the first inning, they parlayed a double, balk, and groundout into a 1-0 lead against rookie (and former Pittsburgh farmhand) Dave Roberts. They extended it to 2-0 in [...]