Tim Stauffer hit his spots on Friday night and had good movement on his breaking ball en route to a career-high nine strikeouts. Stauffer appeared to tire in the seventh, when he gave up a couple well-struck balls, including Freddie Freeman’s two-run homer to dead center that accounted for Atlanta’s lone runs.
We’re looking back at our pre-season community projections. On Wednesday we covered the hitters; today we turn to the pitchers. Left-Handers Justin Hampson, 2008 IP ERA Projected 48 4.21 Actual 30.2 2.93 Our most optimistic projection had Hampson at a 3.50 ERA. Joe Thatcher, 2008 IP ERA Projected 58 2.86 Actual 25.2 8.42 [...]
Padres vs Marlins 12:35 p.m. PT DIRECTV 726 (Fish feed) AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 186 MLB, B-R Fun game Tuesday night. Nice to see Scott Hairston finally get on track — two doubles, a homer, and an out to the wall in left-center works for me. Chip Ambres, Brian Myrow, and Joe Thatcher all [...]
Padres (32-48) vs M’s (28-50) Randy Wolf vs Jarrod Washburn 7:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 183 MLB, B-R Resistible force, meet movable object. Seems to me something has to cease yielding…
Padres (32-44) vs Tigers (35-39) Randy Wolf vs Justin Verlander 1:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 189 MLB, B-R
Padres (31-40) @ Yankees (37-33) Randy Wolf vs Andy Pettitte 4:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 176 MLB, B-R I wonder if Johnny Damon has figured out who plays for San Diego. He’s had enough time… Meanwhile, this is ugly: Struggling Middle Infielders PA BA OBP SLG OPS+ Statistics are [...]
This is the second of a three-part interview (Part 1 is here) with San Diego Padres CEO Sandy Alderson. Big thanks to Mr. Alderson for taking time out of his busy schedule to make himself available, and also to his assistant, Dayle Tedrow, for her indispensable assistance in making this happen. Ducksnorts: What exactly are [...]
Padres (28-38) vs Dodgers (31-33) Randy Wolf vs Chad Billingsley 7:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7 MLB, B-R Billingsley has faced the Padres 11 times in his career and worked 44 innings, more than against any other team. He’s posted a 2.05 ERA and fanned 53 batters. As a team the Pads [...]
Padres (25-37) vs Mets (30-29) Randy Wolf vs Johan Santana 7:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 188 MLB, B-R The last time Johan Santana faced the Padres, he served up a homer to Dave Roberts (the last time Roberts took a southpaw yard) and lost to Darrell May in what appears [...]
Padres (23-34) @ Giants (23-33) Randy Wolf vs Tim Lincecum 1:05 p.m. PT Channel 4SD AM 1090, FM 105.7, XM 184 MLB, B-R Padres look to sweep in San Francisco on Sunday. It’d be nice if someone other than Lincecum were standing in their way.