Latos Stumbles, Padres Fall To Giants
"I just didn’t have everything I’ve had," said Latos, "I went fifteen outings and was fine, it was just one bad outing. It just wasn’t my day."
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"Dude, we’re still in the driver’s seat," said Heath Bell.
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"I just want to make sure that, long term, he's in a good spot," manager Bud Black said Sunday. "He's had a tough year coming back from some shoulder ailments. I'm glad he's confident.
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"I was upset that in a playoff race, you’re going to schedule something like that?" Bell said after Sunday’s 6-1 loss left the Padres tied with San Francisco atop the NL West. "That doesn’t sit well with me. I understand. This might lead to more things to create (at Petco). So it’s a good thing and a bad thing."
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In a continuing effort to try to jump-start the offense of Ryan Ludwick, Padres manager Bud Black slid the outfielder down to seventh in the batting order for the first time this season for Sunday's series finale against the Giants at PETCO Park.
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"I’m ready to go. I’m ready to pitch. I’m ready to compete," Young said. "I’m ready to help this club win."
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He ran into trouble early. After striking out the first two batters, Latos gave up a single to Aubrey Huff, followed by a first-pitch home run to rightfield by Giants rookie catcher Buster Posey.
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"We're definitely not where we need to be," Padres first baseman Adrian Gonzalez said. "We've got to relax. The main key is getting our offense right."
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"Last year he worked from the far right side of rubber, and he is now working from the left-hand side, or the first-base side, of the rubber. What that's done for him has been a huge part of his development as the Padres' ace this season."
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Young San Diego ace Mat Latos gave up five earned runs, the most he's allowed since April 26, in four innings, as San Francisco topped the Padres, 6-1, at PETCO Park on Sunday.
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The Padres will awake on Monday in Denver, where they open a three-game series against the suddenly torrid Rockies in a flat-footed first-place tie with the Giants and the Rockies -- only 1 1/2 games back -- with three weeks left in the regular season.
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After missing 14 games with a right elbow strain, Padres utility man Jerry Hairston Jr. returned to the Padres' active roster before Sunday's game against the Giants.