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IGD: Padres @ Cardinals (9 Aug 07)

Game #114 time: 5:10 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Chris Young (9-3, 1.82) vs Joel Pineiro (1-2, 5.31) pre: Padres.com, SI.com, B-R.com I’m still floored that Joel Pineiro didn’t work out as Boston’s closer. With his track record, who could have seen that coming? Oh, wait; I think the answer is everyone. Naturally he will [...]

IGD: Padres @ Cardinals (8 Aug 07)

Game #112 time: 5:10 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Greg Maddux (7-8, 4.20) vs Kip Wells (4-13, 5.58) pre: Padres.com, SI.com, B-R.com I’m fighting a battle with Excel that I cannot win. This chart was supposed to be useful; instead, it’s just… colorful? Kinda reminds me of a Dead show I once saw in Vegas. [...]

IGD: Padres @ Cardinals (7 Aug 07)

Game #112 time: 5:10 p.m. PT tv: 4SD sp: Jake Peavy (11-5, 2.38) vs Anthony Reyes (1-10, 6.07) pre: Padres.com, SI.com, B-R.com If you want to see what a “mismatch on paper” looks like, try this on for size: Runs Allowed by Start for Jake Peavy and Anthony Reyes in 2007 RA Peavy Reyes Statistics [...]

1969: Shannon, Torrez Lead Cardinals Past Padres

August 7, 1969, San Diego: Cardinals 2, Padres 1 (box score) The Padres, after a too-brief respite, saw their winning streak end at one. On a Thursday afternoon, in front of 8,088 at San Diego Stadium, Al Santorini squared off against rookie right-hander Mike Torrez. The Cardinals drew first blood. In the top of the [...]

IGD: Padres @ Cardinals (6 Aug 07)

Game #111 time: 4:05 p.m. PT tv: 4SD, ESPN sp: David Wells (5-7, 5.18) vs Braden Looper (8-9, 5.23) pre: Padres.com, SI.com I would totally rip on Cardinals starter Braden Looper here, but the truth is, David Wells has been even worse. Looper actually has decent numbers at home (3.51 ERA, .251/.309/.374). He also gets [...]

1969: Padres Break Nine-Game Skid

August 6, 1969, San Diego: Padres 3, Cardinals 2 (box score) A day after getting shut down by Bob Gibson, the Padres had to face left-hander Steve Carlton, who wasn’t yet the dominant pitcher he would become. San Diego scored first on a homer off the bat of Al Ferrara with one out in the [...]

1969: Cardinals Score Late, Push Past Padres

August 5, 1969, San Diego: Cardinals 2, Padres 1 (box score) The Padres returned to San Diego in desperate need of a win. Having lost eight straight, they sent Dick Kelley to the mound against Bob Gibson. The Cardinals scored first in the fourth. With one out, Curt Flood doubled to left. After a Vada [...]

1969: Gibson Fans Thirteen to Lead Cardinals Past Padres

July 30, 1969, St. Louis: Cardinals 5, Padres 2 (box score) Bob Gibson dominated early and often. After Jose Arcia flied out to start the game, the next six San Diego batters failed to make contact against Gibson. Through six innings, the game remained scoreless. Gibson had allowed just two singles and recorded 10 strikeouts. [...]

1969: Bullpen Implodes, Padres Fall Again to Cardinals

July 29, 1969, St. Louis: Cardinals 10, Padres 4 (box score) Everyone in the St. Louis lineup except starting pitcher Nelson Briles had at least one hit in this one. The Cardinals jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead on the strength of three singles and a sac fly in the first. They extended it [...]

1969: Taylor Shuts Down Padres in St. Louis

July 28, 1969, St. Louis: Cardinals 2, Padres 1 (box score) Julian Javier led off the bottom of the first with a home run to left off Dick Kelley. The Cardinals added to their lead in the sixth, when Vada Pinson doubled home Javier to make the score 2-0. It could have been even worse, [...]