04/19 Padres Preview: Game 18 vs. Giants
Our offense is off to a rocky start this season, but some lights-out pitching lately has kept them afloat. Eric Stults hopes to keep that trend going tonight in the second game of the series.
Stults surrendered four runs on nine hits in a five-inning start over the
April 19th still pretty close to the worst date in Padres history
April 19th has historically been the worst date in Padres history, but because this year's Padres team lost on April 2nd, that date has now claimed that title. Although you'll notice that the sample size is still pretty small on April 2nd with only 8 games played on the date ov...
Padres crush Giants 2-1 in first meeting of the season
I went to the game last night. I was at Phil's BBQ and missed some exciting Chris Denorfia action in the first inning. I'm watching the condensed game on the MLB app right now to figure out what I missed out on.
Denorfia started the
04/18 Padres Preview: Game 17 vs. Giants
Coming off a split against the Rockies, our Padres will take on another NL West rival this evening as the Giants come to town for the final series of the homestand.
Tyson Ross will take the mound in the series opener, trying to build off his first win of the season. On Sunday he kept the Tigers to one run on six hits and a walk while striking out seven batters in seven innings of w...
Cashner on cardboard: The new stuff
I finally got around to getting some 2014 baseball cards yesterday, albeit due to no effort on my part. A few showed up in my mailbox yesterday thanks to my pal Marcus. Along with four Joey Cora cards, an assortment of older Padres, and a couple of guys with the same elbow tattoo as me, he included thes...
Tony Gwynn continues battle with cancer, now out indefinitely as coach of SDSU
In the past week I'd been noticing that more and more people were coming to Gaslamp Ball looking for articles related to Tony Gwynn's health. It made me worry because I figured it must mean that his condition had changed.
Apparently Gwynn is no longer able to coach full time at San Diego State University. He is now out indefinitely. As best as I...
Padres' attendance in first 10 home games
I saw this tweet four days ago from VP of Marketing Wayne Partello regarding the Padres attendance.
Actually the stat is that #PetcoPark is currently #7 in MLB attendance.
Rockies 3, Padres 1: Is It Still A Gem If There's No Offense To Back You Up?
Ian Kennedy took a no-hitter into the sixth inning today, but a combination of quiet bats and sloppy defense still led to him being tagged with the loss. The Padres offense picked up just four hits in Franklin Mora...
Switchfoot previews the Padres season
Billboard Magazine is doing a series where musicians preview their "hometown" baseball team. The San Diego Padres ended up with the Christian rock band Switchfoot, specifically brothers Tim and Jon Foreman. I'm not familiar with their music at all, so I'm getting to know t...
Bobby Cressey on Padres Social Hour
Padres organist, Gaslamp Baller, and Sisterhood of the Traveling Jersey member Bobby Cressey (B Cres) was a guest on Padres Social Hour Tuesday afternoon. He joined fill-in host Annie Heilbrun and Bill Center on the Padres pregam...
04/17 Padres Preview: Game 16 vs. Rockies
A series win is on the horizon, but the Padres have one more challenge to get through before they can celebrate. Today they'll close out their four-game set against the Rockies with