Vicente Padilla scratched; season over?

Updated: September 12, 2010, 2:33 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

HOUSTON -- Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Vicente Padilla has been scratched from his scheduled start against the Houston Astros on Sunday.

He might be done for the season after a recurrence of the discomfort caused by a bulging disc in his extreme upper back, a condition that recently landed him on the disabled list for two weeks.

Padilla, one of the Dodgers' best starting pitchers all season, has made just one start since his return, giving up three runs in four innings ...

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