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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 Can’t Come Back in Cincy

September 11, 1969, Cincinnati: Reds 6, Padres 4 (box score) The Padres dug themselves into a serious hole early in this one, and couldn’t quite get back out of it. After mounting a minor threat in the second inning, the Reds touched up San Diego starter Tommie Sisk in the third. Pitcher Gary Nolan led [...]

Twelve Things I Hate

Eggplant Sewage spills Gratuitous guitar solos Weak coffee Insomnia Apathy Steve Urkel Getting hit by a truck Indecision Patchouli Mowing the lawn The way the Padres are playing right now Padres Prospect Report by Peter Friberg You will not see the Frisco Roughriders or the Inland Empire 66ers play again in 2007. Friday, September 7, [...]

1969: Kirby Sucks Up Reds

September 10, 1969, Cincinnati: Padres 2, Reds 1 (box score) This Wednesday affair at Crosley Field turned out to be quite the pitchers duel. Through the first three innings, there were a total of three baserunners: all walks by the Padres against Cincinnati starter Tony Cloninger. In the fourth, San Diego scored the game’s first [...]

IGD: Padres @ Rockies (9 Sep 07)

Game #142 time: 12:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Chris Young (9-6, 2.63) vs Josh Fogg (8-9, 5.01) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com I liked this pitching matchup a lot better in July. Now would be a good time for Chris Young to remember that he’s a dominant big-league pitcher and not some guy who can’t find [...]