Kevin Quackenbush's full beard needed a little attention considering he had gone since spring training in February without a trim. Mark McGwire decided on the fly to get his hair cut upon arriving to work last week at AT&T Park, something unheard of during his old slugging days. The San Diego Padres
On Friday night at Petco Park, the San Diego Padres and Pittsburgh Pirates will meet for the first time in 2017. The Pirates and Padres will square off six times in 10 days in their annual home-and-home set. Not only will the Pirates be new to the Padres, so will San Diego's starting pitcher.
Its hot streak time for Harrison, who has been lighting up the San Francisco Giants this week. He went 2-for-4 on Wednesday, giving him his fourth-straight multi-hit ballgame. Its the first time since May 23-26 that Harrison has had a streak of such a length and if he gets two knocks against the Padres