Padres alone in first after shutout of Giants | padres.com: News
Tim Stauffer tossed six scoreless innings and Yorvit Torrealba hit a home run as the Padres topped the Giants, 1-0, on Saturday before a crowd of 41,123 at PETCO Park.
Padres exhibit patience as fans come around | padres.com: News
"It's been terrific," Moorad said. "I couldn't ask for a better reception. We're convinced that the fan base is coming back. It may be at a pace slower that we had hoped, but we're not complaining. We understand that we have to continue to focus on putting the best club we can on the field and improving the fan experience."
Cy Young Aside, Mat Latos is Red-Hot Heading Into Giants Showdown -- MLB FanHouse
"I would just love to hear my name even brought up in the Cy Young," Latos said. "Cy Young and my name being in the same sentence alone would make my day."
One Is Enough Again For The Padres
"I don’t want to put extra emphasis on one game, but this was an important game," said manager Bud Black, "Just like last night, it was a tremendously hard fought game, and our guys prevailed today. It was a very good win."
Unfinished Business: FIRST PLACE IS OURS!!!!
"I am super happy about the attendance at Petco today as well. There were over 41,000 people today, and even over the radio, I could tell that they were into every single pitch. My goodness, just to hear you guys out there got me so pumped up right here in my living room. The energy out there was just amazing!"
Perpetual Padres Saga: Quest for the Postseason
"Postseason baseball is so close that I can smell it. I truly believe that the San Diego Padres will be one of the six teams to play October baseball."
Stranded, Caught in the Crossfire – Ducksnorts
"That said, failing to score against Jonathan Sanchez on Friday night irritates me — in much the same way that Sanchez himself irritates me"
Padres win on strike-em-out, throw-em-out | padres.com: News
Three days ago, injured Padres outfielder Tony Gwynn passed by Heath Bell's locker in the home clubhouse and gave him a succinct scouting report on Giants speedy outfielder Darren Ford, who figured to pinch-run during this series.
Addition of changeup helping Luebke | padres.com: News
If there was an upside to missing nearly two months of the season with a strained oblique -- and, really, there weren't many -- it was that pitcher Cory Luebke had plenty of time to refine an elusive third pitch: the changeup.
PADRES NOTES: Hairston Jr., Gwynn on way back
"I'm ready to go," Hairston said. "Everything feels good -- no problems hitting or throwing. I can't wait to get back in there."
ESCONDIDO: Padres evaluating ballpark sites, property purchases
Moorad and his investors have balked at providing the city any revenue from the ballpark beyond about a $200,000 annual lease payment.
PADRES: Torrelba's heroics lift team back into first place
"There is probably no better way to end a game for a catcher," Torrealba said. "That guy can fly, so when we got ahead of Posey, I called for a fastball away to give myself a chance to throw him out."
Padres bounce back, beat Giants 1-0 - SignOnSanDiego.com
After Torrealba’s homer, Bumgarner retired 13 straight Padres before Adrian Gonzalez bounced a two-out single through the middle in the seventh.