San Diego Padres

5th NL West | 33-44
  • Batting Avg
    24th
    .242 AVG
  • Runs
    18th
    326 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    21st
    4.47 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    13th
    84 HR
  • ABC News

    Reds Retires Pete Rose's Number, Finally Beat Padres 3-0

    The only thing missing from Pete Rose's gala was a win by the Reds. Their top starter took care of it. Anthony DeSclafani pitched eight innings and singled with the bases loaded on Sunday, helping Cincinnati wrap up its weekend dedicated to the hits king with a 3-0 victory over the San Diego Padres. Playing in front of a third straight sellout crowd, the Reds got everything they needed from DeSclafani. "Eight shutout innings — what a lift for the team," manager Bryan Price said. "That's a lift for all of us." DeSclafani (2-0) gave up five singles, struck out five, and didn't allow a runner to reach second base. He also hit an RBI single in the sixth inning off Luis Perdomo (2-3). His first hit

  • HardballTalk

    Jose Altuve would’ve hit for the cycle, but he tripped

    Entering the top of the sixth inning of Saturday’s game against the Royals, Astros second baseman Jose Altuve already had a single, double, and a home run, leaving him just a triple shy of the cycle. With an 0-2 count against Chien-Ming Wang, Altuve hit the ball exactly where he needed to: in the gap in left-center. Center fielder Lorenzo Cain and left fielder Alex Gordon converged, and it was Cain who came up with the ball. It looked like a sure-fire triple, but there was just one problem: Altuve tripped as he prepared to round the second base bag. The three-time All-Star settled for another double, but he was guaranteed at least one more at-bat before the end of the game. Altuve, however, grounded