Braves Sweep Padres Out of SunTrust

April 17, 2017

The Atlanta Braves finished a memorable first series inside their new home, SunTrust Park, and it came at the expense of the San Diego Padres. The Braves finished off a four-game sweep of the Friars on April 17, when Dansby Swanson hit a walkoff single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning. Brandon Maurer took the loss. What was the reason for San Diego losing four…

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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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Braves & Kemp Get Last Laugh as Padres are Swept

September 2, 2016

The San Diego Padres and Matt Kemp went head-to-head for the first time since the July 30 trade went down that sent him to the Atlanta Braves in exchange for Hector Olivera. All eyes were directed on 31-year-old veteran Kemp, with no surprise. Would he come up big against his former team or would he fail to deliver for the Braves? Both teams headed into the series well below the…

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