San Diego Padres

Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres

The San Diego Padres and the Colorado Rockies face off on Saturday Night in game two of their series at Petco Park. The Padres are -113 favorites over the Rockies with an over/under run total set at 7. The San Diego Padres struggles continued on Friday as they fought the good fight but in the end just didn’t have enough to get their third win of the year. Yonder Alonso hit his second home run of the season and Nick Hundley and Will Venable each had two hits as the Padres scored five runs on nine hits in all. Starter Tyson Ross pitched well allowing five hits and three runs and striking out eight over 5.1 innings but he got a no decision as Luke Gregorson got the blown save and Huston Street took the loss allowing two home runs in the ninth inning. For Saturday’s game the Padres start Read More

San Diego Padres vs. St. Louis Cardinals

The San Diego Padres and the St. Luis Cardinals meet on Monday for game one of their series at Petco Park.  The Cardinals are -115 favorites over the Padres with an over/under run total set at 7 runs. The San Diego Padres haven’t had a very successful year but they have played in a lot of close and competitive games and have something to build on for the future. The Padres are 6-4 in their last 10 games, 35-34 at home this season, and they are 13 games back in the NL West. As a team the Padres are hitting .244 with Chase Headley hitting .284, Yonder Alonso hitting .266, and Carlos Quentin hitting .263. As a team the Padres pitching staff has an ERA of 3.91 with the starters at 4.25 and the bullpen at 3.27. For game one against the Cardinals San Diego starts Eric Stults who has Read More

San Diego Padres vs. Cincinnati Reds

The Cincinnati Reds and the San Diego Padres meet for game two of their series at Great American Ballpark.  The Reds are -180 favorites over the Padres with an over/under run total set at 8.5. The Cincinnati Reds returned home on a 10 game winning streak and they were quickly reminded that all streaks end as they fell to the Padres on Monday. Drew Stubbs and Jay Bruce hit home runs and Scott Rolen added a hit as the Reds scored five runs on seven hits. On the mound it was a disaster for MIke Leake as he allowed five hits and five runs while lasting just 1.2 innings to fall to 4-7 on the year. For Tuesday’s game Cincinnati starts Homer Bailey who has won his last four decisions. For the season Bailey has allowed 127 hits and 50 earned runs while striking out 95 over 127.1 innings of Read More

Cincinnati Reds vs. San Diego Padres

The San Diego Padres and the Cincinnati Reds meet on Thursday for game one of their series at Petco Park.  The Reds are -145 favorites over the Padres with an over/under run total set at 6.5. The San Deigo Padres are lookingto avoid having the worst record in baseball this season as they have been hovering around that mark most of the season. The Padres have won five games in a row, are 16-24 at home this season, and they are 13 games back in the N.L. West standings. As a team the Padres are hitting .233 with Carlos Quentin hitting .289, Chase Headley hitting .271, and Yonder Alonso hitting .257. As a team the Padres pitching staff has an ERA of 3.87 with the starters at 3.96 and the bullpen at 3.68. For game one of their series against the Reds San Diego starts Edinson Volquez who was traded Read More

San Diego Padres vs. Seattle Mariners

The San Diego Padres and the Seattle Mariners open their three game series on Friday in San Diego.  The Mariners are -120 favorites over the Padres with an over/under run total set at 6.5. The San Diego Padres are one of the worst teams in baseball this season and they are already playing for next season or beyond. The Padres are 4-6 in their last 10 games, 14-23 at home this season, and they are 18 games back in the N.L. West. As a team the Padres are hitting .229 with Carlos Quentin hitting .367, Chase Headley hitting .267, and Will Venable hitting .254. As a team the Padres pitching staff has an ERA of 4.04 with the starters at 4.16 and the bullpen at 3.80. For game one against the Mariners San Diego starts Clayton Richard who has won his last two starts. For the season Richard has allowed Read More

Chicago Cubs vs. San Diego Padres

The Chicago Cubs and the San Diego Padres meet on Wednesday for game three of their three game series at Wrigley Field.  The Cubs are -135 favorites over the Padres with an over/under run total set at 8. After losing 12 games in a row the Chicago Cubs now have a chance to sweep a three game series for themselves in they can beat the Padres on Wednesday.  On Tuesday Alfonso Soriano hit a home run and Joe Mather and Darwin Barney each had two hits as the Cubs scored five times on 10 hits. On the mound Jeff Samardzjia allowed eight hits and three runs while striking out eight over seven innings for his fifth win of the season and James Russell earned his first save. For Wednesday’s game Chicago starts Ryan Dempster who is still looking for his first win this year. For the season Dempster has allowed Read More

Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres

The Colorado Rockies and the San Diego Padres meet on Wednesday for game three of their series at Coors Field.   The Rockies are -145 favorites over the Padres with an over/under run total set at 9.5. The Colorado Rockies came within a game of leveling their overall record and they evened up their home record as they took game two of their series against the Padres on Tuesday. Dexter Fowler hit a two run hime run, Michael Cuddyer had two hits, and Wilin Rosario had a hit and two RBI’s as the Rockies scored five runs on seven hits. 49 year old Jamie Moyer became the oldest Major League pitcher to record a win as he allowed six hits and two runs over seven innings and Rafael Betancourt earned his third save. For Wednesday’s game Colorado starts Juan Nicasio who is still looking for his first win of the year. Read More

Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres

The Colorado Rockies and the San Diego Padres meet for game two of their series at Coors Field.  The Rockies are -135 favorites over the Padres with an over/under run total set at 9.5. The Colorado Rockies look like they may be in for a long year as they are already five games back in the N.L. West after losing their series opener to the Padres on Monday. On Monday Marco Scutaro, Tyler Colvin, and Chris Nelson all had two hits each and Michael Cuddyer scored their lone run as they scored just once on seven hits. On the mound starter Jeremy Guthriw allowed nine hits and six earned runs while striking out just one over seven innings to take the loss. For Tuesday’s game Colorado starts Jamie Moyer who has lost his first two outings this season. The 48 year old Moyer has allowed 13 hits and five earned Read More

San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

The San Diego Padres and the Arizona Diamondbacks meet for the rubber match of their three game series on Thursday at Petco Park.  The Diamondbacks are -140 favorites over the Padres with an over/under run total set at 6.5. The San Diego Padres appeared to be headed for another loss on Wednesday but they never quit as they rallied in the bottom of the eighth inning for two runs which was good enough to get to the lead and eventually to get the win. Chris Denorfia had one hit but it was a two run home run, and Cameron Maybin, Chase Headley, Jesus Guzman, and Orlando Hudson all had hits as the Padres had five hits and two runs total. On the mound Cory Luebke allowed four hits and a run while striking out five over 5.1 innings of work to not factor in the decision as Ernesto Frieri was Read More

San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

The San Diego Padres and the Arizona Diamondbacks meet up for game one of their series at Petco Park on Tuesday.  The Diamondbacks  are -120 favorites over the Padres with an over/under run total set at 6.5. The expectations were low for the San Diego Padres this season and they have played like it thus far losing three of four to the Dodgers to open the season. The Padres were outscored 16 to 21 over the four games with LA but they avoided the sweep with a win on Sunday. Cameron Maybin is hitting .294, Jesus Guzman is hitting .250, and Jason Bartlett is hitting .214 as the Padres are hitting just .188 as a team. For Tuesday’s game San Diego starts Edinson Volquez who took the loss in his first start of the year. In his last outing Volquez allowed three hits and three runs walking four and striking Read More