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1969: Niekro, Colbert Outlast Dodgers

September 5, 1969, San Diego: Padres 4, Dodgers 1 (box score) For the second straight game, the Padres got the best of their neighbors from the north. Joe Niekro frustrated the Dodgers, scattering 10 hits but yielding just one run. Los Angeles left two runners on base in the first inning, two more in the [...]

IGD: Padres @ Diamondbacks (4 Sep 07)

Game #138 time: 6:40 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Chris Young (9-5, 2.38) vs Doug Davis (12-11, 4.09) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com As noted in Tuesday morning’s comments, the Padres have signed journeyman right-hander Brett Tomko for the stretch run. Tomko, a mainstay in the Padres rotation back in 2002, was a second-round pick of the [...]

Learning to Drive

Hard to offer meaningful commentary on a game that wasn’t televised. I assume from the 10 runs and five homers that the offense performed well. Either that or Micah Owings pitched like… well, you get the idea. Padres at Ballhype As you know, I’ve been doing some work with Ballhype of late. Just wanted to [...]

1969: Al Ferrara 3, Dodgers 0

September 4, 1969, San Diego: Padres 3, Dodgers 0 (box score) Dick Kelley and Bill Singer squared off in the first of a four-game series at San Diego Stadium. Kelley didn’t last long in this one, being lifted for Gary Ross with one on and two out in the third. (Anyone know the story here?) [...]

IGD: Padres @ Diamondbacks (3 Sep 07)

Game #137 time: 1:40 p.m. PT tv: none sp: Greg Maddux (10-9, 3.79) vs Micah Owings (6-7, 4.51) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com Happy Labor Day, folks. The Padres and Diamondbacks enter their three-game series separated by mere percentage points at the top of the National League West with fewer than 30 games remaining. Could it get [...]

1969: Phillies Pound Padres

September 3, 1969, San Diego: Phillies 9, Padres 1 (box score) Ugly, ugly loss. Did I say ugly? The Padres scored only once. In the seventh inning, with left-hander Woodie Fryman on the mound for the visitors, San Diego parlayed an Ivan Murrell single and two Phillies errors into a run. That made the score [...]

IGD: Padres vs Dodgers (2 Sep 07)

Game #136 time: 1:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Justin Germano (7-7, 4.25) vs Chad Billingsley (9-4, 3.50) pre: Padres.com, B-R.com Offense in the National League has been steadily climbing throughout the season, from 4.42 runs per game in April and May, to a high of 4.98 in August. The Padres, meanwhile, have been all [...]

1969: Champion, Phillies Shut Out Padres

September 2, 1969, San Diego: Phillies 2, Padres 0 (box score) In the second of a three-game series, the Padres and Phillies hooked up in serious a pitchers duel. Tommie Sisk, who entered with an 0-9 record and a 5.83 ERA, started for San Diego; the visitors countered with rookie right-hander Bill Champion. Through five [...]

IGD: Padres vs Dodgers (1 Sep 07)

Game #135 time: 7:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Jake Peavy (15-5, 2.18) vs Derek Lowe (11-11, 3.56) pre: Padres.com After winning with David Wells on the mound for the first time since July 16, the Padres look to make it two in a row against Los Angeles. Meanwhile, roster expansion has started. Catcher Michael [...]

1969: Padres Start September with a Win

September 1, 1969, San Diego: Padres 5, Phillies 2 (box score) After suffering through a miserable 5-22 August, the Padres opened September at home against Philadelphia. Left-hander Grant Jackson started for the visitors and failed to record a single out. Jose Arcia led off the first inning with an infield single. Roberto Pena singled to [...]