San Diego Padres

4th NL West | 66-90
  • Batting Avg
    .234 AVG
  • Runs
    659 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    4.40 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    174 HR
  • Giants lose in San Diego, are eliminated from NL West
    MercuryNews.com

    Giants lose in San Diego, are eliminated from NL West

    SAN DIEGO – The Giants infielders perched their toes on the lip of the grass as Cory Gearrin’s sinker arrived at 93 mph, and did exactly what it was designed to do. It elicited such weak contact from Wil Myers that the Padres’ right-handed hitting All-Star hesitated to start toward first base. In the seventh-inning shadows, it was tough even for him to make out what had happened. The ball skidded down the first base line and into right field. It drove home the tiebreaking run in the Giants’ 4-3 loss Sunday afternoon. It was an inside-out swing that left the Giants on the outside looking in. No, the Giants did not blow another lead in the ninth inning, but it was just as catatonic when the bullpen

  • Washington Post

    Heckling: It’s the perfect way to show your deep-seated feelings of inadequacy

    I don’t think the guy who was heckling San Diego Padres outfielder Alex Dickerson at a Washington Nationals game this summer actually knew Dickerson’s mother, but he did hint at a certain familiarity. “I got your mother’s phone number, Dickerson,” the man shouted. “I left your mother satisfied last night, Dickerson!” The abuse had ratcheted up over the course of the game, starting with the relatively tame, “Don’t drop the ball, Dickerson” anytime anything was hit toward the left-fielder, then climbing in intensity until it sounded like maybe the man wanted to be Dickerson’s stepfather. The heckler was part of a trio sitting about three rows up from the field, in Section 110. We were a couple

  • Fox News

    Bc-Ap Sports Preview Digest

    Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Saturday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EDT: - Notable college football games: No. 8 Michigan State-No. 11 Wisconsin (noon); No. 10 Texas A&M-No. 17 Arkansas (9 p.m.); No. 12 Georgia-No. 23 Mississippi (noon); No. 14 Tennessee-No. 19 Florida (3:30 p.m.). - The Pittsburgh Steelers cross Pennsylvania to play the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. These teams face each other only every four years, and this time each is 2-0 and looking strong. - ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The AL East-leading Boston Red Sox try to extend their winning streak to 10 games and move closer to a playoff berth, sending Rick Porcello (21-4)