Padres shoot more blanks
"When it rains, it pours," said Chase Headley, who struck out looking as a pinch-hitter with the bases loaded in the seventh inning. "Nobody's really swinging well. We've got to figure out a way to get things going."
PADRES: Team's batters reach new lows : North County Times - Californian 07-23-2009
Asked if he thinks the Padres are lacking effort, Black bristled. "When you don't score, there appears to be a lack of effort," Black said. "We're just not hitting. We're not getting guys on base consistently enough to do things. It's not like we're getting five hit-and-run situations a game. Maybe one. "We're just not getting guys on base."
Padres unable to back Geer in finale | padres.com: News
Marlins starter Ricky Nolasco limited the Padres to just two hits in 6 1/3 scoreless innings Wednesday, securing a sweep with a 5-0 victory at PETCO Park.
Eckstein, Blanco 'very close' to returning | padres.com: News
With numerous Padres on the mend from injuries, the team's upcoming eight-game road swing could feature the return of at least two key players.
Henderson enters Hall as baseball's ultimate leadoff hitter - USATODAY.com
"I wrote a speech, but I'm not a professor or doctor," Henderson says. "Speech and me don't even get along sometimes. It is kind of like putting a tie too tight on my neck.
The Sacrifice Bunt » Blog Archive » Trade Heath Bell, please
Is there a more pointless role in baseball than that of closer on an awful team?
“No way!! That’s great…..WE LANDED ON THE MOON!” « Sdpads1
If they lost 10-0 then A) how did they have a lead going into the 7th and B) how did Nate Colbert hit a home run? Well thats a simple answer…neither happened.
Top 100 player list - Joe Posnanski - SI.com
22. Adrian Gonzalez, 1B, Padres Slumped badly going into the All-Star Game -- went 23 games without a homer. Still, he gets on base, hits with power, plays great defense ... San Diego isn't an easy place to play these days.
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