Diamond Dave archive for July, 2012

Marlins Finally Beat Padres in Florida

Statisticians will tell you that there is no such thing as a law of averages, while baseball writers will tell ...

Padres Spear Marlins, 7-2

It was a homecoming of sorts for two Padres players, Yasmani Grandal and Yonder Alonso - both of whom attended ...

Padres Salvage Game in Series with Giants

After losing the first two games of the three-game series against the Giants, the Padres got an excellent pitching performance ...

Giants Ensure Padres Series Win Streak Over

After a successful home stand culminating with a win on Sunday against the Colorado Rockies to take their third series ...

In Twelve Wild Innings, Padres Lose to Rockies

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2012/jul/22/28381/ In a wild game that took more than nine innings to complete, the Colorado Rockies overcame a Padres rally ...

Offense Rolls as Padres Pound Rockies

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2012/jul/21/28368/ After scoring just one combined run against the Astros on Thursday night, the Padres and the Rockies seemed primed ...

Colorado Rockies Manager Jim Tracy Speaks About Tragedy in Denver

As has been widely reported, 12 people were killed and 59 injured in a theater by a lone gunman at ...

Volquez One-hits Astros, Padres Win

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2012/jul/20/28325/ In baseball, a no-hitter doesn't come along very often and when it does, the pitcher is immortalized on a ...

Yonder Alonso Is Double Trouble As Padres Beat Astros

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2012/jul/18/28266/ Yonder Alonso is a doubles machine and now leads all Major League Baseball rookies with 22 on the season, ...

Padres Split First Two of Four With Astros

After being shut out 2-0 to the Houston Astros on Monday, squandering several scoring opportunities, the Padres pounded out 13 ...

Dodgers Gift Padres With Win and Series

It's a box score you might see at your local little league field, with seven total errors including five from ...

Cabrera, Padres Rob the Dodgers

Everth Cabrera is a perfect thief, having stolen 16 of 16 bases this season, but the heist he pulled off ...

Dodgers Best the Padres in Battle of Claytons

Two Claytons, Richard and Kershaw battled it out Friday night at Chavez Ravine, in a true pitcher's duel that lived ...

Rumors, Rumors, and More Rumors

That gibberish you'll be hearing or reading from Major League Baseball news from now until July 31st will mostly be ...

Padres 2012 Midseason Report Card and Analysis

The San Diego Padres, having reached the half-way point in the 2012 season, will hobble back out of the All-Star ...

Huston Street Represents Padres For 2012 All-Star Game

The Major League Baseball summer break is upon us, those few days in July that frame the All-Star game, the ...

Padres Complete Three-game Sweep of Diamondbacks

Which team in Major League Baseball currently owns the longest current winning streak? Incredibly, it's the San Diego Padres. The ...

Padres On a Roll, Take Down the Diamondbacks

After leaving Colorado with a series win, the rubber game a 2-0 shutout engineered by new Padres pitcher Kip Wells, ...

Volquez Gets Support, Padres Beat Rockies

Edinson Volquez hasn't always been the beneficiary of the offense he deserved in order to win more games this season. ...

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