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2015 Schedule
62-66, 4th in NL West
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Phillies cruise past Padres (0:46)
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Nola, Rupp lead Phillies past Padres

Rookie Aaron Nola pitched seven strong innings and Cameron Rupp homered and drove in four runs, leading the Philadelphia Phillies over the San Diego Padres 7-1 Friday night.

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Learning from a disappointing season

If baseball's four most disappointing teams -- Nationals, Padres, Mariners, Tigers -- were to take away one lesson from this season, what would it be? Dan Szymborski has the answers. Managers matter (Insider)

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Nationals take 2 of 3 over Padres

Jayson Werth and Ryan Zimmerman both homered, and Joe Ross got the win with 7 K's and 0 ER in the Nats' 4-2 victory. Bryce Harper went 2-for-3 with with two singles. Box score

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#Nats vs. #Padres: Werth LF, Rendon 2B, Harper RF, Escobar 3B, Zimmerman 1B, Desmond SS, Ramos C, Taylor CF, Ross P

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Szymborski: What disappointing teams have taught us

If baseball's four most disappointing teams -- Nationals, Padres, Mariners, Tigers -- were to take away one lesson from this season, what would it be? Dan Szymborski provides an answer for each.

Padres add a run in the seventh

Justin Upton homered to center for his second home run of the night, marking the third time this season Upton has hit two home runs in a game (April 25 vs. the Dodgers and May 17 vs. the Nationals). The Padres lead the Nationals 6-3. Follow live

In A.J. Preller we trust?

Padres followers were negative about their team last month in FiveThirtyEight's analysis of fan sentiment. This month, the fans have been more positive. Are they standing by their GM's decision not to sell at the deadline? Sentiment scores

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#Nats vs. #Padres: Span CF, Werth LF, Rendon 2B, Harper RF, Escobar 3B, Zimmerman 1B, Desmond SS, Ramos C, Gio P

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It’s a Ross family affair at #Nats Park this week, as Tyson pitches for the #Padres tonight and Joe pitches for the #Nats tomorrow.

Wilson Ramos answers Gyorko's homer

Jedd Gyorko put the Padres on top 2-0 with a homer in the second, but their lead didn't last long. Wilson Ramos hit his 11th HR of the season to pull the Nationals even in the same inning. Follow live

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Padres, Kemp daring to come back?

San Diego's five-game winning streak and Matt Kemp's .329 average in August couldn't possibly mean that the No. 19 Padres are in the postseason hunt. Then again, if the Dodgers keep sliding, that 6.5-game gap could narrow. MLB Power Rankings

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5dDoug Kern

Kernels: Now with more bases

Cespedes' power, the Cubs' offense and the Pirates scoring only on home runs in this week's edition of Kernels.

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Wacha, Piscotty lead Cardinals past Padres 10-3

Michael Wacha pitched six solid innings and Stephen Piscotty homered twice and drove in five runs to help the St. Louis Cardinals avoid a three-game sweep by beating the San Diego Padres 10-3 Sun

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Padres blank MLB-best Cardinals

Justin Upton went 2-for-5 with an RBI double in the Padres' 8-0 win over the Cards. RHP Ian Kennedy struck out 10 and walked just one over six innings as San Diego took the first two games of the series. Box score

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs51719th
Batting Average.24228th
On Base Percentage.29830th
Slugging Percentage.38227th
Earned Run Average3.9819th
Quality Starts747th
WHIP1.2918th
BAA.25216th

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