Game Thread: 07/21 Padres vs. Rockies

DENVER, CO - JULY 1: Kip Wells #60 of the San Diego Padres delivers a pitch in the first inning of a game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on July 1, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
Loading Scores

Thanks to another fantastic offensive showing last night, our Padres will have the chance to clinch their third straight series win tonight as they take on the Rockies in game 2 of the three-game series.

Kip Wells hopes for a repeat of his last outing against his former team. He put together seven scoreless innings at Coors Field a few weeks ago, giving up six hits, issuing two walks, and earning his first major league win in three years. He lost both of his last two starts, however, allowing a combined five earned runs on ten hits and eight walks in 10 1/3 innings. Tonight he'll make his fourth start as a Padre as he tries to help extend our win streak to five games.

The Rockies will send Jeff Francis to the mound to try to get themselves back in the win column. Francis has been a reliable starter for Colorado lately, giving up two or less earned runs in five of his last six starts and lasting at least five innings in seven straight starts dating back to June 15th.

With a win today, our Padres can put themselves at 4 1/2 games ahead of the Rockies in the division standings. Let the March to October continue!

GO FRIARS!! KIP THE FAITH!!

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Gaslamp Ball

You must be a member of Gaslamp Ball to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Gaslamp Ball. You should read them.

Join Gaslamp Ball

You must be a member of Gaslamp Ball to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Gaslamp Ball. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker