4:44 PM EDT, Thu April 27, 2017
San Diego Union-Tribune 15 hours ago

Ryan Schimpf's ninth-inning homer lifts Padres over D-backs

Erick Aybar launched a home run. Starting pitcher Trevor Cahill drilled an RBI double. Hunter Renfroe unloaded on a hanging curveball. In between those positives, there was plenty of disjointed play by the Padres Wednesday at Chase Field. In the top of the ninth, there was the moment, the swing,...
Padres Public Apr 24, 2017

The Hangover: Why Is Erick Aybar Hitting Second?

Erick Aybar was the No. 2 hole hitter in the lineup yesterday for the third straight game. I don’t care much about lineups, but I’ve gotta write about something. In an ideal word, for a team that’s trying to win baseball games, Erick Aybar should never bat second. He should almost always bat eighth (or ninth). This is not groundbreaking analysis. Aybar is very much an old school two hole hitter because he works the count, can hit-and-run, bunt, hit behind the runner, control the bat, steal a bag here and there, yada yada. Those things are good and all—really, I don’t ... Read the...
Friars on Base Apr 22, 2017

San Diego Padres: What Good is Erick Aybar Doing?

The San Diego Padres have a slew of prospects at the shortstop position for fans to get excited about. In the meantime, watching a veteran during a rebuilding year can become frustrating. At this point, it is a reasonable assumption to make that the San Diego Padres are indeed going through a rebuilding season, as […] San Diego Padres: What Good is Erick Aybar Doing? - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Washington Times Apr 20, 2017

Chacin throws gem to beat Diamondbacks 1-0

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Jhoulys Chacin pitched eight scoreless innings and Erick Aybar hit a homer to lift the San Diego Padres to a 1-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night. Aybar, who had pitched to a batter the night before, pulled Zack Greinke's 82 mph slider just ...

Chacin outduels Greinke, Aybar supplies support as Padres snap skid

Again, Petco Park provided a safe space for Jhoulys Chacin. Erick Aybar allowed him to truly enjoy it. The 29-year-old Chacin fired eight shutout innings, Aybar interrupted Zack Greinke’s gem with an eighth-inning homer and Brandon Maurer stranded the tying run on third in the ninth as the Padres...

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    Ryan Schimpf's ninth-inning homer lifts Padres over D-backs

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    Trevor Cahill

    Ryan Schimpf's ninth-inning homer lifts Padres over D-backs

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    Erick Aybar

    Ryan Schimpf's ninth-inning homer lifts Padres over D-backs

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    Kevin Quackenbush

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    Hunter Renfroe

    Ryan Schimpf's ninth-inning homer lifts Padres over D-backs

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