Gwynn gives Padres walk-off win | padres.com: News
Tony Gwynn hit a walk-off single in the ninth inning to lead the Padres to a 3-2 victory over the Astros on Sunday in front of 23,498 at PETCO Park.
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"It insulting," said closer Heath Bell, a co-leader of the major leagues with 23 saves. "I don't think it's insulting to me. It's insulting to our pitching, the best staff in the National League, and insulting to the Padre organization.
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"To win big league games just the way we do things," said Gwynn, "it’s hard."
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"Webby’s really embraced Yoda," said Bell. "We were in Houston and put Yoda up over us. One of the security guys said, ‘You guys hung Yoda!’ Webby had a great response. He said, ‘Yeah, even Jedis don’t stand a chance with our bullpen.’ I thought that was one of the best lines ever."
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"We’re playing good baseball," Black continued. "We’re not beating ourselves. And someone always gets a hit. There are a lot of guys on the highlight film."
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"In a way, it’s kind of a compliment to our team," Padres’ pitching coach Darren Balsley said. "In a way. Because of how well we play as a team and as a unit. Instead of having stars here and there, certain guys carrying the team, what a team effort it has been."
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"From our perspective it's a little shocking," said Black
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"You take wins how you can get them," Gwynn said
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"I think we have a number of guys who should warrant consideration," Black said.
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"This is the kind of team we’ve been all year, and people outside of this clubhouse are starting to notice (the Padres)" said starter Wade LeBlanc, who lowered his home ERA to 2.36, "They’re starting to realize that we’re for real."
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" Wouldn’t you want some part of the Pen-itentiary in your ‘pen to close things out?"
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The Padres have signed 25-year-old righthanded pitched Jason Adams and assigned him to Low-A Fort Wayne. Adams is the younger brother of Padres righthander Mike Adams.
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Padres first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, who swings one of the most prodigious bats in the NL, is headed to his third consecutive All-Star Game.