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Gaslamp Ball May 19, 2015

Game 40 Preview: 05/19 Padres vs. Cubs

James Shields looks to get the Padres back to .500 as he opens up the series at home against the Cubs. A few weeks ago the Padres took two of three against the Cubs in Chicago. The two teams meet again for another three-game series in San Diego, and tonight's series opener will pit James Shields against Jason Hammel once again. Shields is undefeated in his first eight games, becoming the first Padres pitcher to open their season with a 5-0 record since Justin Germano in 2007. He threw at least six innings in seven of his eight starts. However, it hasn't been a smooth ride lately for the...

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