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San Diego Padres: From Five Series Wins To Five Straight Losses.

San Diego Padres: From Five Series Wins To Five Straight Losses.

The San Diego Padres began a four-game road series against the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night. There was a lot to be excited about early on in Thursday night’s game. Wil Myers returned to the lineup, Manuel Margot couldn’t be stopped at the plate, and Tyson Ross was dealing. Unfortunately, the San Diego Padres […] San Diego Padres: From Five Series Wins To Five Straight Losses. - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SFGate 6 hours ago

Bumgarner throws eight scoreless innings as Giants beat Padres, 3-0

Johnny Cueto jogged on the AT&T Park field a few hours before first pitch Thursday preparing for a minor-league rehab assignment this weekend. Some 90 miles away, Jeff Samardzija took the mound in Sacramento and pitched four innings against minor-league hitters. As the Giants’ battered...
The Mercury News 6 hours ago

Bumgarner puts Giants on his back, dominates Padres in shutout win

Madison Bumgarner turned in his best effort since the 2016 playoffs with a dominant outing against the Padres.
SFGate 11 hours ago

Giants’ Hunter Strickland apologizes for ‘stupid, split-second decision’

Hunter Strickland apologized Thursday for a “stupid, split-second decision” in which he punched a door after blowing a save Monday night and broke his pitching hand. Discussing the incident for the first time with reporters, Strickland...
sandiegouniontribune.com 6 hours ago

Bumgarner in tip-top shape in dismissing Padres

The Padres sent arguably their best starting pitcher to the mound Thursday night. They fetched their $83 million dollar outfielder from his minor league rehab assignment. Madison Bumgarner didn’t care. The Giants’ ace rarely does when he’s on his game as he was in a 3-0 win that sent the Padres...

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www.bostonherald.com 4 hours ago
Bumgarner goes 8 innings for 1st win, Giants beat Padres 3-0

Bumgarner goes 8 innings for 1st win, Giants beat Padres 3-0

SAN FRANCISCO — Madison Bumgarner isn't easily impressed in pregame warmups.Thursday night was different."I don't put a lot of stock into the bullpen before the game, but today I could tell that the stuff was picking up a little," the 2014 World Series MVP said.Bumgarner pitched eight innings of three-hit ball for his first win this season, Mark Melancon earned his first save in a year and the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 3-0."It was the Madison we know," Giants manager Bruce Bochy said.San Francisco won for the fourth time in five games and sent the last-place Padres to...
sandiegouniontribune.com 7 hours ago

Padres eager to finally pair Myers, Hosmer together

For only the ninth time this year, Andy Green penciled both Wil Myers and Eric Hosmer into the same lineup upon arriving Thursday at AT&T Park. They weren’t sitting in the middle of that lineup as the Padres’ third-year skipper envisioned this spring – the search for a passable leadoff hitter had...
sandiegouniontribune.com 16 hours ago

Padres on deck: Back on the road (to San Francisco)

Previewing the Padres’ four-game series at the San Francisco Giants: 7:15 p.m. Thursday-Friday and 1:05 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.   
Friars on Base 17 hours ago

San Diego Padres: Ignore the Manny Machado Talk

Whether it’s selling hot pieces, buying a piece or two for the future run, or moving young pieces in an unbelievably deep minor league system, the San Diego Padres could make a lot of noise at the deadline, if they choose to. Jon Heyman, of FanRag Sports, seems to be stirring the pot, once again. […] San Diego Padres: Ignore the Manny Machado Talk - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base 21 hours ago

San Diego Padres: A Familiar Foe In Madison Bumgarner

The San Diego Padres begin a four-game set against the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, as they look to rebound. Well, things have escalated pretty quickly, huh? A weeks ago, fans were looking at the National League West standings with a little optimism. The San Diego Padres are now 1-5 over their last six games […] San Diego Padres: A Familiar Foe In Madison Bumgarner - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Reviewing the Brew Jun 21, 2018

Milwaukee Brewers: Could they make a deadline deal with the San Diego Padres?

The San Diego Padres are 7 1/2 games out of the NL West, and are still in the middle of a rebuild. They have a few arms to deal, and the Milwaukee Brewers are in the market for pitching. Could the two teams work out a deal before the trade deadline? The San Diego Padres […] Milwaukee Brewers: Could they make a deadline deal with the San Diego Padres? - Reviewing the Brew - Reviewing the Brew - A Milwaukee Brewers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Ted Leitner's return to the booth soothes concerned Padres fans

On the first pitch Wednesday between the A’s and Padres, visiting shortstop Marcus Semien sprayed a ball just inside the first-base line for a double. Ted Leitner, in his 39th season calling Major League Baseball games, fresh off a cancer scare that caused surgeons to remove a kidney, leaned back...

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: Wil Myers Hoping To Return Against San Francisco

Barring any setbacks, the San Diego Padres should have the services of Wil Myers in the next day or two. While the San Diego Padres have been playing some quality baseball over the last month, Wil Myers has been cooling his heels, recuperating from injuries. The Padres have scored just three runs over their last […] San Diego Padres: Wil Myers Hoping To Return Against San Francisco - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Surgery an option as Padres reveal bone spur in Franchy Cordero's elbow

Andy Green on Wednesday offered a clearer picture of what precisely is ailing Franchy Cordero but no definitive timeline for a return to his outfield. How to deal with the bone spur found in the back of his elbow when he was originally diagnosed with a right forearm strain will be entirely up to...
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

Bryan Mitchell placed on DL

Bryan Mitchell, who has not pitched since June 5, has been placed on the disabled list with an elbow impingement. Used only in mop-up duty even before that, Mitchell going down allowed the Padres to activate pitcher Joey Lucchesi off the DL prior to his start Wednesday afternoon against the Oakland...

With hefty salaries coming, Wil Myers getting on track would boost Padres

Things can still work out for Wil Myers and the Padres, with Eric Hosmer providing a lift. Just because he was out of sight the past two months, dealing with back and oblique strains, doesn’t change that Myers is the team’s second-best hitter. Myers will return soon. With the Pads on track to lose...

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