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ECM PADRES REPORT: HOMERS CARRY PADS PAST ROCKIES

By Liz Alper

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September 7, 2019 (San Diego) - The Padres are back home taking on the Rockies.  Jeff Hoffman started for the Rockies against Joey Lucchesi.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES STRUGGLE AGAINST DBACKS

By Liz Alper

 

Photo: despite the loss, Bolanos pitched decently in his big-league debut: six innings, five hits, two runs (two earned), two walks and four strikeouts. Via @Padres on Twitter

 

September 3, 2019 (Phoenix) - Last month of torture ahead as the Padres traveled to Phoenix to face the Diamondbacks.  They've already lost game one, but would try again tonight with Ronald Bolanos on the mound against Merrill Kelly for the Dbacks.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES SALVAGE SERIES, TAKE ONE OF THREE FROM SOX

By Liz Alper

 

Photo: Manny Machado's 27th homer lifted the Padres over the Sox. Via @Padres on Twitter

 

August 25, 2019 (San Diego) - The Padres have sustained two days of colossal punishment from the Red Sox.  Might as well take one more. Brian Johnson started today’s finale for Boston against Joey Lucchesi.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES OVERCOME THREE-RUN DEFICIT TO DEFEAT PHILLIES 5-3

By Liz Alper

 

Photo: the Padres quickly overcame Scott Kingery's game-opening runs in the second inning. Via @Phillies on Twitter

 

August 17, 2019 (Philadelphia) - After losing game one last night to the Phillies of all teams, the Padres tried again today with Dinelson Lamet on the mound against Zach Eflin for the Phillies.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: QUANTRILL PITCHES SEVEN SHUTOUT INNINGS AS PADRES TAKE GAME TWO AGAINST ROCKIES

By Liz Alper

 

Photo: Cal Quantrill pitched a stellar game, going seven innings, gave up five hits, no runs, no walks, no earned runs and struck out five. Via @Padres on Twitter

 

August 9, 2019 (San Diego) - After a good win last night, the Padres took the field for game two against the Rockies.  Kyle Freeland started for Colorado against Cal Quantrill.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES EVEN SERIES WITH DODGERS

By Liz Alper

 

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August 2, 2019 (Los Angeles) - After losing badly in game one last night, the Padres tried again against the Dodgers tonight in game two with Eric Lauer on the mound against Dustin May for the Dodgers, making his first major league start.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES WIN BIG OVER GIANTS

By Liz Alper

 

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July 27, 2019 (San Diego) - After losing the first game of the series to the Giants last night, the Padres tried again today with Shaun Anderson on the mound for San Francisco against Cal Quantrill.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: EIGHTH-INNING FREEMAN BLAST GIVES BRAVES WIN

By Liz Alper

 

Photo: Fernando Tatis Jr. had his first careeer four-hit game today. Via @Padres on Twitter

 

July 14, 2019 (San Diego) - The Padres started off the second half of the season in usual Padres fashion:  by losing the first two games of their returning series. Mike Soroka started today’s game three finale for the Braves against Cal Quantrill.


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PADRES SIGN FOUR ADDITIONAL PLAYERS PRIOR TO DRAFT DEADLINE, INCLUDING HELIX HIGH ALUM

32 of 41 draftees signed in addition to one non-drafted free agent

Source:  San Diego Padres

July 12, 2019 (San Diego) - The San Diego Padres announced today they have agreed to terms with four additional players from the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft prior to today’s deadline: RHP Drake Fellows (6th rd.), LHP Mason Feole (11th rd.), LHP Bodi Rascon (14th rd.) and C Jared Alvarez-Lopez (17th rd.).  In addition, the Padres have also signed Helix alum Jack Stronach (21st rd.)


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ECM PADRES REPORT: SOLO BLASTS GIVE PADRES SERIES WIN OVER DODGERS

By Liz Alper

 

Photo: Fernando Tatis Jr. had a solo home run and a three-run bomb, making this his first career multi-home run game. Via @Padres on Twitter

 

July 7, 2019 (Los Angeles) - The Padres have had a string of terrible games, including getting swept by the Giants badly.  They’re back in LA now and have won their last two games against the Dodgers and would try to take the series today with Joey Lucchesi on the mound against Ross Stripling.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: BACK-TO-BACK HOMERS GIVE PADRES GAME ONE WIN OVER CARDINALS

By Liz Alper

 

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June 28, 2019 (San Diego) - The Padres swept the Orioles and now it was back to Petco Park and to the NL  for the weekend as the Cardinals came to town. Michael Wacha started tonight’s game one for St. Louis against Eric Lauer.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: PIRATES SWASHBUCKLE PADRES IN 6-2 WIN

By Liz Alper

 

Photo: Manny Machado's homer wasn't enough. Via @Padres on Twitter

 

June 22, 2019 (Pittsburgh) - The Padres left San Diego for Pittsburgh yesterday, losing 2-1 to the Pirates.  Chris Paddack started today’s game two against Chris Archer for Pittsburgh.

 

After a slight pitchers’ duel, Manny Machado launched a solo homer in the fourth to left field to give the Padres a 1-0 lead after four.


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LOCAL BROADCASTERS, PADRE LEGEND STEVE GARVEY AND THE FOOD NETWORK'S ALEX GUARNASCHELLI JOIN ALL-STAR BLOCK PARTY AT JAMUL CASINO

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June 21, 2019 (Jamul) – On Saturday, June 22, Jamul Casino will ring in summer by hosting an All-Star Block Party featuring casino promotions, live entertainment, and celebrity guests.  The all-day event will feature:


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ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES EASILY SHUT OUT BREWERS FOR FIFTH SHUTOUT OF SEASON

By Liz Alper

 

Photo:  Logan Allen pitched seven innings, gave up three hits, two walks and struck out five in his Major League debut.  Via @Padres on Twitter

 

June 18, 2019 (San Diego) - Back home and back in fourth place, the Padres are back to NL Central opponents, taking on the Brewers.  They won 2-0 last night--their fourth shutout of the season--and called up prospect Logan Allen to start game two tonight against Milwaukee’s Brandon Woodruff.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: ROCKIES KEEP PADRES DOWN IN 9-6 WIN

By Liz Alper

 

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June 13, 2019 (Denver) - After getting swept by the Giants, the Padres turned their sights eastward to Denver and a weekend series with the Rockies.  Matt Strahm started tonight’s game one against Jon Gray for the Rockies.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: TATIS JR. SHINES IN RETURN, HEDGES THE HERO AS PADRES WALK OFF NATIONALS 5-4

By Liz Alper

 

Photo: Fernando Tatis Jr. had a run and a two-run homer in his second game back from injury. Via @ on Twitter

 

June 7, 2019 (San Diego) - The Padres eeked out a game one win last night against the Nationals 5-4.  They went for a two-game series lead tonight in game two with Erick Fedde on the mound for Washington against Nick Margevicius.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: PHILLIES COME BACK TO TAKE SERIES

By Liz Alper

 

Photo: Miguel Diaz made his return to the Padres today. Via @Padres on Twitter

 

June 5, 2019 (San Diego) - The Padres have split two games against the Phillies, winning on Monday night and losing last night. Today was the rubber match, with Jake Arrieta on the mound for Philly against Cal Quantrill.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: MLB DRAFT EDITION: DAY 3

By Liz Alper

 

Photo:  Helix alum Jack Stronach was drafted 623rd overall by the Padres.  Photo via mlb.com screenshot

 

June 5, 2019 (Secaucus, N.J.) - The Padres took seven consecutive pitchers yesterday on day two.  One East County kid was drafted. Today is the day to end all days: the final day of the draft and rounds 11-40, also known as the lightning rounds.  Click the cut to see who the Padres took and be on the lookout for any East County kids.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: MLB DRAFT EDITION: DAY 2

By Liz Alper

 

Photo:  Valhalla alum Jeff Houghtby was drafted in the 10th round, 296th overall by the San Francisco Giants.  Photo via usdtoreros.com

 

June 4, 2019 (Secaucus, N.J.) - The Padres kept it mostly in the high school age range on day one.  Click the cut to see who the Friars took in rounds 3-10 on day two of the 2019 MLB Draft and also to see if any East County kids made the cut.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: MLB DRAFT EDITION: DAY 1

By Liz Alper

 

Photo:  Christian Patriots alum Kyle Stowers was drafted 71st overall in Competitive Balance Round B by the Baltimore Orioles

 

June 3, 2019 (Secaucus, N.J.) - It’s that time of year again.  Three straight days of draft picks joining the Padres’ already stacked farm system.  ECM Sports will have coverage of all 41 of the Padres’ draft picks. Today will cover rounds one and two and both competitive balance rounds.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: MARLINS SWIM AWAY FROM PADRES

 
 
By Liz Alper 
 
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June 1, 2019 (San Diego) - The second-place Padres opened June by welcoming two NL East opponents to Petco Park, starting with the Marlins, whom they won 5-2 against last night.  Jose Ureña started game two tonight for the Marlins against Nick Margevicius.
 

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ECM PADRES REPORT: BLUE JAYS SERVE REVENGE COLD IN 10-1 WIN

 

 

By Liz Alper

 

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May 26, 2019 (San Diego) -The Padres have rocked the Blue Jays this weekend, including a 19-4 win yesterday to put them solely in second place.  Today, they went for a sweep with Robbie Erlin on the mound against Marcus Stroman for the Jays.


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EAST COUNTY ALUMNI BASEBALL HIGHLIGHTS

 

 

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May 20, 2019 (San Diego's East County) - Alumni of East County high schools are finding their marks in the major leagues and in college baseball this week.

Two former East County alums made waves for the Padres.  Valhalla Norseman alum Greg Garcia went 1 for 3 with a double and one run scored for the Padres as they were defeated by the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4 on Sunday. 

Former Grossmont Foothiller Joe Musgrove improved his record to 3-4 as he pitched 6.1 innings and gave up four hits, four runs (three earned), one walk and four strikeouts for the Bucs. 


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ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES SNEAK OUT GAME ONE WIN AGAINST BUCS

 

 

By Liz Alper

 

Photo: Francisco Liriano took over after San Diego native Trevor Williams (Rancho Bernardo HS alum like our sportswriter) gave up a home run to Franmil Reyes in the third. Via @Pirates on Twitter

 

May 16, 2019 (San Diego) - After a lackluster series in Los Angeles, the Padres headed back down south to home to welcome the Pirates for the weekend.  Trevor Williams started for Pittsburgh against Eric Lauer.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: ROCKIES TAKE SERIES WITH 10-7 WIN

 

 

By Liz Alper

 

Photo: Greg Garcia tried to help the Padres rally in the ninth, but ultimately, the Rockies got the victory. Via @Padres on Twitter

 

May 12, 2019 (Denver) - The Padres have split the series with Colorado so far, losing badly Friday night, but picking up a win last night.  They played the series finale on Mother’s Day with Nick Margevicius on the mound against Antonio Senzatela for the Rockies.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: ROCKIES RUN AWAY WITH 12-2 GAME ONE WIN

 

 

By Liz Alper

 

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May 10, 2019 (Denver) - After taking the series against the Mets, the Padres were on the road again, taking on the Rockies in Denver this weekend.  Eric Lauer started against German Marquez for the Rockies.


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COUNTY TEAMS WITH PADRES TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT STROKE

 

 

By Jose A. Alvarez, County of San Diego Communications Office

May 6, 2019 (San Diego) - On average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds in the United States.

Do you know what to do if someone is having a stroke? If you don’t, you’ll have an opportunity to learn during a stroke awareness event at Petco Park.


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FIVE-RUN FIFTH AND SIXTH CARRIES PADRES PAST BRAVES

 

 

By Liz Alper

 

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May 2, 2019 (Atlanta) - Don’t look now, but the Padres are in second place in the NL West and Manny Machado has almost nothing to do with it.  His presence may be helping, but his bat has been quiet; the other bats have been stepping up to the plate. But Machado had a much bigger role today, as the Padres tried to split the series with the Braves.  Matt Strahm started against Mike Foltynewicz for the Braves.


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BREAKING: MANNY MACHADO SIGNS WITH PADRES

 

 

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February 19, 2019 (San Diego) - In a shocking turn of events, MLB all-star third baseman Manny Machado has signed with the Padres after being scouted by the Yankees and several other teams, ESPN MLB insider Jeff Passan reports.


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ECM PADRES REPORT: GIANTS COAST TO EASY 4-2 WIN

 

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By Liz Alper

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September 17, 2018 (San Diego) - At this point, the Padres are just coasting through September, waiting for the torture to end.  Luckily, for most of the rest of the season, they’re facing a team almost as bad as them in the Giants.  Andrew Suarez started tonight’s game one for San Francisco against Bryan Mitchell.


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