San Diego Padres’ Lyles Almost Perfect in 4-0 Win

May 15, 2018

Petco Park- San Diego Despite a valiant effort from Jordan Lyles, the Padres’ nearly 50-year-long no-hitter drought will continue. Perfect through 7 1/3 innings, the 27-year-old right-hander dazzled throughout his start against the Colorado Rockies, tallying 10 strikeouts in the process and leading the Padres to a 4-0 win. His dominant effort on the mound was supported by a surge of power from his teammates, namely a pair of home…


Dinelson Lamet to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

April 13, 2018

After just one season in the Major Leagues, Padres right-handed pitcher Dinelson Lamet will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing elbow. Lamet, 25, began the 2018 season on the disabled list after exiting his final spring training start in March with a then-undisclosed elbow injury. The Padres’ original assessment of Lamet’s elbow was that it suffered no structural damage. Eight days later,…


Trevor Hoffman Elected to the Hall of Fame

January 24, 2018

In his third year on the ballot, longtime San Diego Padres closer Trevor Hoffman has been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He was elected alongside Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero, and Jim Thome. Hoffman, known for his high leg kick and devastating changeup, earned 79.9 of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America’s votes, and will join elite company in the Hall among Dennis Eckersley, Rollie Fingers, and Goose…