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Padres chat with Lin & Sanders at noon

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin, Jeff Sanders) — Join our beat writers to discuss the final stretch, the future of Bud Black and more.
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Morning links: Erlin earns another start

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Padres left-hander likely to get another start after six solid innings Thursday.
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Want fans back? Bring back the brown

SignOnSanDiego.com (Matt Calkins) — Easy decisions are rare in a baseball front office. This one's a no-brainer.
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Padres, Tri-City pairing in Northwest League?

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Cubs partnering with Eugene, Rockies moving into Boise.
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Amarista, Erlin lift Padres past Phillies

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Padres take series with 7-3 victory.
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Benoit likely to be eased back into 'pen

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — 37-year-old closer expected to be available Friday for first time since Aug. 26.
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Thursday's Phillies-Padres lineups

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Lineups for the series finale at Petco Park.
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On deck: Erlin makes 1st start since May

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Padres left-hander to start for first time since May 17.
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Morning links: Of wins, losses and Stults

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Padres-related news from around the web.
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Maybin clicks even as Phils top Padres

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Slowed by suspension, injury, crowded outfield, Padres OF seeking regular playing time.
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Padres re-up affiliation with Fort Wayne

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Player development contract extended through 2016 season.
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Pregame: Padres, TinCaps agree to deal

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Early notes, tidbits and lineups for today's game at Petco Park.
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Peavy on path to crucial starts vs. Padres, Dodgers

SignOnSanDiego.com (Chris Jenkins) — His ex-team in San Diego remains the only foe the Cy Young winner hasn't faced.
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On deck: Hamels unkind to San Diego

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Phillies left-hander is 8-2 in his career against hometown Padres.
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MWC award named in honor of Gwynn

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Baseball Player of Year Award to honor Tony Gwynn.
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Morning links: Amarista proving value

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Playing every day, Padres utility man has been supplying all-around production.
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On muggy night, ball flies in Padres win

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Alexi Amarista's two-run homer in sixth proves critical.
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Alonso: 'Hopefully I'll be back' with Padres

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Injured 1B believes he will be retained; reporting progress since season-ending surgery.
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TinCaps, Emeralds shopping for new team

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Padres affiliates among 23 minor league teams looking for new partnerships.
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Pregame: Gwynn Jr. to lead off at Petco

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Three months after father's death, Tony Gwynn Jr. to bat leadoff at Petco Park.
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Blog Articles

Padres 7, Phillies 3: Homers Win Series

Gaslamp Ball (Darklighter) — Earlier today, TheThinGwynn detailed how Alexi Amarista and Will Venable are  basically the same person this season, and it seems he was being a bit prophetic. Venable went 1 for 5 with 3...
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Robbie Erlin will make spot start in finale against Phillies

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — It's officially the 11th-to-last game of the year for our Padres tonight after they were mathematically eliminated from the 2014 postseason  last night .  With this last week and a half, our...
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Will Venable and Alexi Amarista's 2014 stats are basically identical

Gaslamp Ball (TheThinGwynn) — I was looking at Baseball Reference's page for the 2014 Padres for something completely unrelated when I noticed that Alexi Amarista and Will Venable have nearly identical offensive...
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Padres history: Roger Mason's crazy weekend

Gaslamp Ball (TheThinGwynn) — Today is former Padres outfielder Jody Gerut's thirty-seventh birthday, and since I was always a big fan of the guy, I thought I'd write a quick post about him. After I was about two paragraphs...
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Whose glove is Bud Black wearing on this card?

Gaslamp Ball (TheThinGwynn) — A couple days ago I wrote about Bud Black being traded to Toronto back in 1990. I have one card picturing him with the Blue Jays, so I dug it out to scan and pair with that post, but two things...
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Phillies 5, Padres 2: Bye Bye Postseason

Gaslamp Ball (Darklighter) — The Padres were eliminated from postseason contention today. While it would have been fitting if tonight's loss had come from an anemic offense, the real trouble came from Eric Stults. The...
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Eric Stults takes the hill against SD native Cole Hamels in game 3 of 4

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — Coming off back-to-back victories, our Padres will try to secure the series win tonight in the third of four games against the visiting Phillies . They'll give the ball to Eric Stults , who...
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Padres 5, Phillies 4: Little Ninja Comes Up Big

Gaslamp Ball (Darklighter) — Ian Kennedy had a decent start, but for a while there it looked like it would all be for naught. But little Alexi Amarista came up big in the sixth inning to guarantee the Padres a series...
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Ian Kennedy looks to bounce back against Phillies

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — Andrew Cashner pitched a pretty good game last night. If Ian Kennedy can be even a fraction as good tonight in game 2 against the Phillies, our Padres can clinch at least a series split and...
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Fox Sports SD takes us on a Sycuan Daycation

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — Just by retweeting a Fox Sports San Diego tweet I was invited to join their crew on a bus trip to Sycuan Casino to watch the Padres game at their Gameday sports bar.  Any chance to get some...
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'Round the Bases - September Week 2

Gaslamp Ball (daveysapien) — (9/7 - 9/13) A weekly roundup of Padres performances. Another bleak week sees some action from the Rockies, a final series in Los Angeles, and our last battle against the Diamondbacks for 2014. ...
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Padres manager Bud Black was traded from Cleveland to Toronto this date in 1990

Gaslamp Ball (TheThinGwynn) — I best remember Bud Black the player as a member of the Giants and Indians, although I do have some cards of him now from his days with the Royals which, like his two games for Seattle as a...
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Cashner does it all to shut out Phillies 1-0

Gaslamp Ball (Wonko) — Andrew Cashner blanked the Phils and helped drive in the only run in the Padres victory. The Padres ' first game of their last homestand of the season paralleled their first game of their first...
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Andrew Cashner kicks off series against Phillies and final homestand of 2014

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — Our Padres are back home for the final time this season. They'll kick off this last homestand with a four-game set against the Phillies , who have been a tough opponent at home. San Diego has...
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SD 6, ARI 8: Pads end road trip with loss

Gaslamp Ball (daveysapien) — Instead of collecting a series win in our final showdown with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Padres instead collect their 80th loss of the 2014 season. The Padres have been making the game...
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Padres update Jerry Coleman's statue

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — Jerry Coleman is physically gone from this world, but his spirit continues to live on. And now, his statue is an even more timeless and lasting part of Petco Park's landscape. Last week,...
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Padres two-game wonder: Sean Mulligan, 1996

Gaslamp Ball (TheThinGwynn) — Of the ten two-game wonders in Padres history, Sean Mulligan had the briefest career. While two others eventually joined him in spending the only two games of their major league career in San...
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SD 4, ARI 10: No fun for Padres tonight

Gaslamp Ball (daveysapien) — No amount of clawing back would help the Padres tonight as they're blown out a crapillion to four. An unusually short outing for Tyson Ross created a deficit that the Padres simply couldn't...
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09/13 Padres at Diamondbacks preview: Tyson Ross vs. Chase Anderson

Gaslamp Ball (TheThinGwynn) — The Padres got back in the win column last night with a 6-5 win in the first game of a three-game series in Arizona. They'll go for the series win tonight with their All-Star on the mound. The ...
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SD 6, ARI 5: Friars have fun in Phoenix

Gaslamp Ball (daveysapien) — Hot hitting in the Arizona desert kept the Padres on top after some bites from the Diamondbacks. Going into the final series against the Arizona Diamondbacks a few Padres have been showing a...
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