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2016 Schedule
55-75, 4th in NL West
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Padres suffer setback in Power Rankings

The Padres fell three spots in our Power Rankings following a week where they were swept by the NL-best Cubs, but took two out of three from the Marlins. The team begins this week with a series against the NL-worst Braves. Power Rankings (Week 21)

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Plenty of rarities in Perdomo's big game

Luis Perdomo pitched a complete game in the Padres' 3-1 win at Miami on Sunday. From the Elias Sports Bureau:

  • Perdomo started the game with a 6.24 ERA. He's the first pitcher since 2010 to earn a complete-game win with a season ERA above 6.00 over 100 or more innings. The last pitcher to do so was Brad Bergesen of the Orioles.
  • Perdomo is only the second rookie in the last 20 years to induce as many as five double-play groundouts in a game. The first was Billy Buckner of the D-backs in 2009.

Sardinas puts Padres up for good with go-ahead double (0:26)

6 DPs help Perdomo and Padres beat Marlins 3-1

Rookie Luis Perdomo benefited from a team record six double plays while pitching a six-hitter for his first complete game Sunday, and the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 3-1.

Lineup: Padres (54-75) vs. Marlins (67-62)

  • 1. Travis Jankowski, CF (L)
  • 2. Alexei Ramirez, RF (R)
  • 3. Wil Myers, 1B (R)
  • 4. Yangervis Solarte, 3B (S)
  • 5. Ryan Schimpf, 2B (L)
  • 6. Derek Norris, C (R)
  • 7. Adam Rosales, LF (R)
  • 8. Luis Sardinas, SS (S)
  • 9. Luis Perdomo, RHP
  • Daily lineups

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How do Padres rank in intangibles?

Not only is Ryan Schimpf showing power in his first big league stint, but his plate discipline is impressive as well. And is Edwin Jackson, who has had two legitimate no-hit bids this season, among the worst pitchers at inducing weak contact? Dan Szymborski breaks it down. Ranking "intangible" tools (Insider)

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2017 World Baseball Classic: Petco Park will be home to Second-Round games and Dodger Stadium will host the Semi-Finals and Final for the second time.

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Does Bethancourt have best arm at catcher?

Although his bat has yet to come around in the majors, Christian Bethancourt has an absolute cannon behind the plate. Does Keith Law rank him No. 1 in that department? Best fielding/throwing tools (Insider)

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Tony Gwynn excelled on a struggling squad

Gwynn hit .370 in 1987, leading the major leagues with his best average in a season at that point in his career. He also led the majors with 218 hits, made the All-Star team and won both a Silver Slugger and Gold Glove that season... in which the Padres finished an NL-worst 65-97. Great players on bad teams

Stats & Info

OTD: Padres post inning for the ages

On this date in 1993, the Pads' offense sent 16 men to the plate and scored a whopping 13 runs in the first inning of a game against the Cardinals. By comparison, this year's team has scored a combined nine runs in the first inning of its last 15 games.

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Schimpf ends two-homer game in style

Ryan Schimpf's second home run Friday was a walk-off blast in the 10th inning. He's the sixth player in Padres history to hit a walk-off as part of a two-homer game, and the first to drive in five runs during such a performance. The week in unusual stats

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Padres hold steady in Power Rankings

A 3-4 week has the Pads just above the D-backs in the cellar of the NL West. San Diego is hoping for a positive in the form of Tyson Ross' long-awaited return to the rotation. Week 20 Power Rankings

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Patrick Kivlehan is off to a fast start

A day after producing two hits and an RBI in his major league debut, Kivlehan went 2-for-2 with an RBI in the Padres' 9-1 win on Sunday. He is just the third player in Padres history to produce multiple hits and an RBI in each of his first two MLB games, joining Juan Bonilla (1981) and Travis Jankowski (2015), the Elias Sports Bureau reports.

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Wil Myers fitting in just fine at first

In addition to breaking out at the plate this season, Myers has been a revelation in his first campaign as a first baseman. His four runs saved is tied for sixth at the position. Breakout defenders (Insider)

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Derek Norris remains a trade candidate

All signs have pointed to the Padres waiting until the offseason to try to shop Norris, but he could appeal to an AL contender looking for a backup catcher with right-handed power, Jim Bowden writes. Players who could be traded by Aug. 31 (Insider)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.23730th
On Base Percentage.30229th
Slugging Percentage.39528th
Earned Run Average4.4821st
Quality Starts58Tied-17th

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