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Padres 0, Cubs 4: Friars drop game two in a shutout, but keep their integrity

Gaslamp Ball (daveysapien) — It wasn’t the worst loss, but at least we didn’t try to inflict damage on another player in order to win. A combination of letting runs sneak through and failing to bring runners home added up...
  • 3 days ago

Yangervis Solarte headed to DL

Gaslamp Ball (roydjt) — An oblique strain douses the Padres’ hottest hitter. The heart and soul of the Padres ’ clubhouse, and their hottest hitter of late, is headed to the disabled list. Yangervis Solarte appears...
  • 3 days ago

Anthony Rizzo hurt Austin Hedges

Gaslamp Ball (Darklighter) — And he won’t be punished for it. On Monday night, Anthony Rizzo illegally plowed through Austin Hedges as the Cubs beat the padres 3-2.
  • 3 days ago
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Anthony Rizzo will not be punished for injuring Austin Hedges

Gaslamp Ball (Darklighter) — But maybe Joe Maddon should be. It’s been a tempestuous 24 hours for Padres and Cubs fans, with the San Diego crowd angry that their young star and dreamboat, Austin Hedges , got totally...
  • 3 days ago
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MLB concludes Rizzo violated collision rule

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo defended his rolling up into a ball like Sonic the Hedgehog and taking out Austin Hedges last night saying that most people don’t understand the rule like he does. ...
  • 3 days ago

Padres Preview: Jhoulys Chacin vs. Mike Montgomery & the Chicago Cubs

Gaslamp Ball (roydjt) — Revenge may be an ingredient in tonight’s game. Last night’s game has become the subject to much debate regarding a certain play at the plate. Regardless of your opinion on said play , there...
  • 3 days ago

POLL! Hedges - Rizzo: What’s the proper recourse?

Gaslamp Ball (roydjt) — Come vote for what you’d like to see happen after last night’s game. Alright fans, here’s your chance to speak up. First, review Exhibit A: This clip is from MLB's condensed game. You can...
  • 3 days ago

Padres 2, Cubs 3: Friars lose by just one, but not because of a dirty Rizzo slide

Gaslamp Ball (daveysapien) — Rizzo is now on the trashy garbage list of dirty players. The San Diego Padres played tough against the Chicago Cubs tonight. They kept things close, scored two exciting runs, and did it all...
  • 4 days ago

Padres 8, Rockies 5: Friars launch bombs

Gaslamp Ball (Darklighter) — Hedges, Solarte, and Myers all went yard in tonight’s slugfest. Please sit down for a minute, because there’s some news that might be a bit of a shock to you. The Padres have won five games in...
  • 21 days ago
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Padres are playoff contenders (at mascots)

Gaslamp Ball (Darklighter) — But you already knew the Swinging Friar was great. A certain East Coast mascot has been in the news lately , but the Padres ’ own Swinging Friar is quietly one of the best in the game, and...
  • 21 days ago
  • Hits: 6

Padres Preview: Clayton Richard vs. German Marquez & the Colorado Rockies

Gaslamp Ball (roydjt) — Padres open a weekend series against a division-leading rival At this very moment, every team in the NL West has either 22 wins or 22 losses. Tonight the Padres , owner of 22 wins, hosts the ...
  • 21 days ago
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Padres 2, Cubs 1: With a sweep, the Padres are now (unofficial) World Series Champions

Gaslamp Ball (daveysapien) — That’s how that works. Check the rulebook. The San Diego Padres heard that the Chicago Cubs were trying to bounce back from an already-poor road trip. They thought they’d swing through a...
  • 23 days ago
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Padres Preview: Luis Perdomo vs. Jake Arrieta & the Chicago Cubs

Gaslamp Ball (roydjt) — Padres seek a sweep in the series finale Jarred Cosart had us on the edge of our seat, and the Padres pulled out a win. Dinelson Lamet kept the Cubs ’ bats quiet while the Padres bats...
  • 23 days ago
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Padres top Cubs, 6-2, Austin Hedges has another night

Gaslamp Ball (roydjt) — Dinelson Lamet shines, bullpen is nails, and Austin Hedges is one handsome young man. Tonight’s matchup of talented young arms had a little of everything. Our starting pitcher had us on the...
  • 24 days ago
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Padres attendance is down

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — Some 41,414 fans flocked to the ballpark yesterday to celebrate Memorial Day and cheer on their Cubbies. Only the first two games of the season against the Giants outdrew the Cubs on a holiday. ...
  • 24 days ago
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Padres Preview: Dinelson Lamet vs. Eddie Butler & the Chicago Cubs

Gaslamp Ball (roydjt) — The Padres’ newest rookie steps back into the ring. Last night the Padres proved that they can walk a ton of guys and still manage to get a win. Tonight there might not be such a large margin...
  • 24 days ago
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