2:07 AM EDT, Thu July 19, 2018

Lucchesi's return brief as A's beat up Padres

A Bay Area-native, Joey Lucchesi grew up rooting for the “Moneyball” A’s, a team that first popularized pairing power and patience in a lineup. That precise formula undid the 25-year-old rookie in a hurry Wednesday. What was billed as Lucchesi’s much-anticipated return to the rotation devolved...
Friars on Base Jun 20, 2018

San Diego Padres: Joey Fuego Back on the Hill, Mitchell to DL

The San Diego Padres made two roster moves ahead of their matchup with the Oakland Athletics today, as per the team’s Twitter account. After spending over a month on the disabled list with a strained right hip, the San Diego Padres will welcome their rookie left-hander back to the mound for an afternoon matinee at […] San Diego Padres: Joey Fuego Back on the Hill, Mitchell to DL - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Jun 20, 2018

San Diego Padres: Bullpen Falters, Friars Lose Opener

In somewhat of a shocker, the San Diego Padres’ bullpen gave away a win last night in the series opener to the Oakland Athletics. The San Diego Padres didn’t necessarily need to win last night’s series opener against the A’s, but it sure would have been nice to shake the funk that’s come over this […] San Diego Padres: Bullpen Falters, Friars Lose Opener - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SFGate Jun 20, 2018

A’s beat Padres in 10, dramatic homers by Piscotty, Lowrie

SAN DIEGO — Make that 20 straight road games with home runs. The A’s were one strike from ending their streak and losing the opener of a 10-game trip, but Stephen Piscotty took a mighty ninth-inning swing and hit a home run that tied Tuesday night’s game 2-2, and Jed Lowrie’s two-run homer in the 10th beat the Padres 4-2. Piscotty and most of his teammates were quiet for most of the evening. His previous three at-bats, he didn’t hit a ball out of the infield — two ground balls and a strikeout — but the former National Leaguer stepped up in a...
The Mercury News Jun 20, 2018
Piscotty, Lowrie bust out for late comeback win vs Padres in extras

Piscotty, Lowrie bust out for late comeback win vs Padres in extras

SAN DIEGO — It took the Padres bringing in their best pitcher, but the A’s offense finally broke through. Jed Lowrie provided the pivotal blow in the 10th inning with a two-run shot to right field off Adam Cimber to put the A’s ahead by two runs for the eventual 4-2 win Tuesday night, but […]

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