Ludwick’s struggles - SignOnSanDiego.com
"It’s all on me," Ludwick said. "I’m just flat out not getting it done right now. There’s no excuses on my part. "It seems like the deeper I’m getting in the count, the more of a chase mode I get into. I’m swinging at pitches early in the count I shouldn’t be swinging at.
Padres' losing streak hits double digits - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I see a lot of guys pressing," Gonzalez said. "It comes with the territory once you get to the pennant race. We just have to realize that the game is the same game it was in April. We’ve just got to play it the same way."
Padres just scratch their heads as losing streak reaches 10 - Big League Stew - MLB - Yahoo! Sports
But now, after losing 10 straight? The Padres are just a 63-percent favorite to make the playoffs and a 56.9-percent bet to take the West.
Hernandez 'King' for a(nother) day - Stats & Info Blog - ESPN
From the Elias Sports Bureau: The San Diego Padres have now lost 10 straight games, yet they're still in first place in the National League West. With Sunday's loss, the Padres become just the second team in history with a double-digit losing streak as a first-place team. In 1932, the Pirates lost 10 straight games while sitting at the top of the National League standings.
Rockies 4, Padres 2 - Padres Lose 10th Straight Game - NYTimes.com
"There’s absolutely no tension in here," said Bell, the closer, who has pitched once in the last 17 days, though he was sick Sunday. "We don’t act lost, and then we go through that door and onto the field and it’s totally different. Then it’s ‘Don’t hit me the ball.’ The phone rings in the bullpen: ‘Don’t be for me.’ "
Pads In Great Shape To Make Baseball History
"But the most memorable thing that could happen is for the Padres to drop at least two more in a row. Then recover from a record-setting losing streak to become champions. History is waiting. "
PADRES: Tailspin continues as Padres drop 10th straight
"We're fighting to find solutions. We haven't gotten the job done, but no one is quitting."
PADRES NOTES: Little production coming from leadoff spot in batting order
"It has been a struggle all year at that top spot," Black said. "Hopefully someone gets hot up there."
Davis loses no-hit bid in eighth | MiLB.com News | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball
Erik Davis took a no-hitter in the eighth inning and fanned a season-high 10 on Sunday as San Antonio blanked Corpus Christi, 3-0.
Padres tinker with lineup to generate spark | padres.com: News
Padres manager Bud Black continued to tinker with his batting order Sunday, as Chris Denorfia hit leadoff and Miguel Tejada in the five-hole for the first time this season.
Mujica stands out in two statistical categories | padres.com: News
Despite allowing 12 home runs, Edward Mujica has tallied 66 strikeouts against just five walks, the best ratio among relief pitchers in the Majors this season.
Slipping Padres drop 10th straight ballgame | padres.com: News
San Diego's season-worst losing streak reached 10 games on Sunday, as the Padres were swept by the Rockies after dropping a 4-2 decision on Sunday, putting serious pressure on the playoff push.