Padres Series Preview: Padres Look to Bounce Back Against Mets in Big Apple

May 23, 2017

The Padres are riding pretty low right now. They are 4-14 this month and they sit four games behind the Giants for dead last in the N.L. West. The Mets will be closing out their six-game homestand against the Padres this series. They came into this homestand on a seven-game losing streak, but they took care of business against the Angels, taking two of three games. Although the Mets are…

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Padres Series Preview: Padres Trying to End Three-Game Skid

May 19, 2017

  After a horrendous road trip, the Padres failed to take advantage of being back in Petco Park, dropping three of four against the Brewers. Now, the Arizona Diamondbacks will spend the weekend in San Diego where the Padres can hopefully gain some steam in the N.L. West. The Diamondbacks are coming into town hot after left fielder Chris Herrmann hit a walk off home run in the top of the…

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Padres Series Preview: Padres Head to Chicago to Battle White Sox

May 12, 2017

The 2017 season continues for the San Diego Padres as they head to the Windy City to take on the Chicago White Sox in a three-game set. If the Padres wish to take the series, they must clean up the mistakes they have been committing. Base on balls, errors on the field, and a botched double-play attempt killed the Padres against the Rangers in this past series. They cannot continue…

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Series Preview: Padres Host Dodgers in Weekend Set

May 5, 2017

The San Diego Padres begin their second series of the season against the Los Angeles Dodgers on May 5. The last time these two teams met was the four-game series back in April. Hopefully this doesn’t conjure harsh memories of April 3, when the Dodgers routed San Diego 14-3 on national television. The Dodgers won three games to take the series. That happened at Chavez Ravine. This time, the games…

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Series Preview: Padres Open May Against Rockies at Petco

May 1, 2017

The first month of the season is over, and the San Diego Padres have managed to stay out of the cellar. The Friars closed the month with a half-game lead over the under-performing and underachieving San Francisco Giants. Along with winning some games, the youngsters on the squad have shown flashes of their true potential. Wil Myers had seven home runs in April, and is emerging as the leader this…

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Series Preview: Padres Head to Bay Area for Three-Game Set with Giants

April 27, 2017

The San Diego Padres and the San Francisco Giants have spent the week battling simultaneously to stay out of the cellar of the N.L. West. The Giants split their recent four-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers at home, while the Padres lost their last series against the Arizona Diamondbacks on the road, three games to one. Pitching inconsistency and strikeouts have been issues for the Padres over the last…

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Series Preview: San Diego Padres vs Arizona Diamondbacks

April 24, 2017

After a 3-3 home stand, the Padres travel to the Arizona desert to face their division rivals, the Arizona Diamondbacks. Arizona is coming off a series win against the Dodgers over the weekend. The Padres and D-Backs played last week in San Diego and the Padres won two out of three in the series. Arizona’s bats were on fire in their series against L.A. Cuban slugger, Yasmany Tomas, has been on…

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Padres Series Preview: The Marlins Head to SD for a Three-Game Series

April 21, 2017

After finishing up their series with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the San Diego Padres will then host the Miami Marlins for a three game series. The Marlins are off to a decent start to their 2017 season, going into Friday’s series with a 8-7 record, putting them two games behind the N.L. East leader Washington Nationals. Expected to at least contend for playoff spot, they made some moves to shore up…

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Padres Series Preview: Diamondbacks at Petco for Three-Game Series

April 18, 2017

The San Diego Padres return home after a seven-game road trip. Only three games have been played at Petco Park so far in the 2017 season, so a little home-cooking should do the Friars some good. They welcome their division rival Arizona Diamondbacks to the city, in what should be a great series. The D-Backs have started the 2017 season well, going 9-5 to start the year. The team from…

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Series Preview: Braves Debut Suntrust Park Against Padres

April 13, 2017

Don’t look now, but the San Diego Padres have managed to win some games in this young season. The team presumed to be the worst in baseball is 5-5 after the first 10 games of the 2017 season. This season is still very young, and the pain Padre fans will endure is still ahead. However, this team has been fun to watch out the gate, and they look competitive. After…

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