San Diego Padres

4th NL West | 65-89
  • Batting Avg
    .234 AVG
  • Runs
    649 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    4.39 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    173 HR
  • Solarte returns to Padres week after wife's death
    Washington Post

    Solarte returns to Padres week after wife's death

    SAN DIEGO — Yangervis Solarte rejoined the San Diego Padres on Saturday, a week after his wife, Yuliett, died due to complications of cancer at age 31. Manager Andy Green said the third baseman will start Sunday in the finale of a four-game series against San Francisco. “It’s good to see him,’” Green said. “He’s part of our family, so we’re thrilled to have him back.” Solarte said he appreciated the support from the Padres. “I don’t really have enough words to thank the organization for what they’ve done,” Solarte said through a translator. “When I saw some of the guys at the services down in Miami, I was really surprised. I think my wife would have liked to see that and I think she’s happy in

  • "Pitch" Is Good — But The Producers Haven't Met Its Main Character
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    "Pitch" Is Good — But The Producers Haven't Met Its Main Character

    Ginny Baker (Kylie Bunbury), the star of Pitch, is good at baseball. She’s tall and strong, built like an athlete but looks like a movie star. The 23-year-old has a mean screwball throw — which has earned her a reputation in the minor-league games before the show’s pilot begins. From the time that Baker’s dark, curly hair and brown skin fill the screen in Pitch’s first few moments to her entrance into the locker room of the San Diego Padres, Pitch wants you to understand that its star has committed the gravest of all the cardinal sins: She’s better than the boys. Baker’s talent is, through the course of the first episode, squandered and questioned and then proven a couple times over. As far as

  • You Should Give Netflix's New Show Easy a Chance
    Wired News

    You Should Give Netflix's New Show Easy a Chance

    Each fall, most of the broadcast and cable networks debut a ton of new shows in the span of a few months, making it difficult to sort out which ones to make time for and which to skip. So we’re starting the WIRED Pilot Program, where we highlight what you should continue watching, and what you can just let sit on your DVR until it automatically deletes. Today’s entry: Pitch The Show: Pitch (Thursdays, Fox) The Premise: Ginny Baker (Kylie Bunbury), the first female pitcher in the history of Major League Baseball, is set to make her debut for the perpetually struggling San Diego Padres. She’s got a fearsome sports agent (Ali Larter) primed to take advantage of a possible superstar, an old-school