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ECM PADRES REPORT: LIMET LIGHTS OUT AS PADRES WIN SERIES AGAINST METS

 

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May 25, 2017 (San Diego) - It didn’t look like the Padres were going to pull it off last night, but they did, evening the series with the Mets at one game apiece.  Hopefully they were riding that momentum tonight in the rubber game.  Number 10 Padres prospect Dinelson Lamet, just recently called up from El Paso, started for the Padres against Jacob deGrom for the Mets.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES FIGHT BACK TO EVEN SERIES WITH METS

 

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May 24, 2017 (San Diego) - Last night was a bit of a shock, as the struggling (albeit in third in the NL East) Mets clobbered the Padres early.  Now that the Padres knew what to expect, they headed back out tonight for game two.  Jarred Cosart started on the mound against Robert Gsellman for the Mets.

ECM PADRES REPORT: STRUGGLING METS KNOCK OFF STRUGGLING PADRES 9-3

 

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May 23, 2017 (San Diego) - The Padres are hopefully well-rested after a day off and sightseeing in the Big Apple and are now ready to start a three-game series with the Mets.    Jhoulys Chacin started on the mound against Matt Harvey for the Mets.  Fun fact:  the Mets drafted San Diego State first baseman, El Cajon native and Granite Hills High grad Jordan Verdon in 2015.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES TURN IT AROUND AND AVOID SWEEP WITH WIN OVER DBACKS

 

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May 21, 2017 (San Diego) - Last night was yet another night the Padres would like to forget.  But today was, yet again, a brand new day.  Zack Godley started for the Dbacks against Clayton Richard.

ECM PADRES REPORT: DBACKS ROAST PADS EARLY AGAIN TO TAKE GAME TWO

 

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May 20, 2017 (San Diego) - Last night was...uh...well anyway, tonight was a new night and a new game.  Robbie Ray started on the mound for Arizona against Luis Perdomo.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES CRUSHED BY DIAMONDBACKS IN GAME ONE

 

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Photo:  San Diego/Imperial County Red Cross honored.  Via @Padres on Twitter

May 19, 2017 (San Diego) - You wouldn’t think in 2017 that the Milwaukee Brewers would take a series from any team, but they did from the Padres.  Now the Friars had to regroup as they headed back to NL West play when the Diamondbacks came to town tonight.  Taijuan Walker started on the hill for Arizona against Jered Weaver.

ECM PADRES REPORT: BREWERS TAKE SERIES 3-1 WITH MINIMAL EFFORT

 

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May 18, 2017 (San Diego) - ECM hasn’t checked what the Padres’ win-loss percentage is for day games, but one thing was for sure; they HAD to win today if they wanted to salvage the series with the Brewers before they left town.  Zach Davies started on the hill for Milwaukee against Jarred Cosart, who just returned from the DL.

ECM PADRES REPORT: BREWERS SCORE LATE TO TAKE GAME THREE

 

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Photo:  Welcoming the Naval Helicopter Association and representatives from the Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 49.  Via @Padres on Twitter

May 17, 2017 (San Diego) - The Padres that were at Petco on Monday night were nowhere to be found last night, as the Brewers exploded for six runs to win 6-2.  Thankfully, it’s a four-game series, so the Padres have two more chances.  Matt Garza started on the mound tonight for the Brewers against Jhoulys Chacin.

ECM PADRES REPORT: BREWERS REBOUND WITH OFFENSIVE EXPLOSION TO TAKE GAME TWO

 

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Photo:  National BBQ Day at Petco Park.  Via @Padres on Twitter

May 16, 2017 (San Diego) - Last night felt like the ending of every sports movie ever made.  Hunter Renfroe’s two-run walk-off home run gave the Padres the win over the Brewers.  That said, the game was quite nerve-wracking for everyone involved, so they tried to tone it down tonight.  Jimmy Nelson started on the mound for the Brewers against Clayton Richard.

ECM PADRES REPORT: RENFROE WALKS IT OFF FOR PADRES IN STYLE IN SERIES OPENER WITH BREWERS

 

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Photo:  Hunter Renfroe's two-run homer in the 10th gave the Padres the walk-off win.  Via @Padres on Twitter

May 15, 2017 (San Diego) - A return to National League play means a return to normalcy. The Padres felt that as they returned home tonight to host the Milwaukee Brewers for four games.  Chad Anderson started on the hill for Milwaukee against Luis Perdomo.

ECM PADRES REPORT: BIG EIGHTH INNING GIVES WHITE SOX SERIES WIN OVER PADRES

 

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May 14, 2017 (San Diego) - Last night was a tragedy.  And because ECM has to report facts, we can’t give our actual opinions on how we feel about last night, so we’ll just skip to today’s game three against the White Sox.  Jered Weaver squared off against Jose Quintana for the White Sox.

ECM PADRES REPORT: WHITE SOX WALK IT OFF IN HEARTBREAKER FOR PADRES

 

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May 13, 2017 (San Diego) - The Padres had a good offensive showing yesterday with three home runs against the White Sox.  They looked to start a win streak today with Trevor Cahill on the mound against Dylan Covey for Chicago.

ECM PADRES REPORT: THREE HOME RUNS LIFT PADRES OVER WHITE SOX

 

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May 12, 2017 (San Diego) - Yesterday...well...to be frank, it wasn’t a good day for the Padres.  But tonight they started a weekend series against the White Sox, so maybe they’ll do better up north. Jhoulys Chacin started against Miguel Gonzalez for Chicago.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES LET LEAD SLIP OUT OF REACH AGAIN AS RANGERS WALK IT OFF AND TAKE SERIES

 

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May 11, 2017 (San Diego) - The Padres had one more chance to salvage the series with the Rangers and split it tonight with Clayton Richard on the mound against Martin Perez for the Rangers.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES LOSE LEAD AND GAME LATE

 

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May 10, 2017 (San Diego) - Yesterday was...well.  In any event, the Padres got a chance tonight in the second leg of a home-at-home series against the Rangers, this time in Arlington.  Luis Perdomo started on the mound against Rangers ace Yu Darvish.

ECM PADRES REPORT: EL CAJON NATIVE PITCHES COMPLETE GAME SHUTOUT AS RANGERS BLANK PADRES 11-0

 

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Photo:  El Cajon native, Grossmont High School and USD grad A.J. Griffin threw a complete game shutout against the Padres on Tuesday.  Via @Rangers on Twitter

May 9, 2017 (San Diego) - The Padres had a rare Tuesday day game today on the last day of a home-at-home against the Texas Rangers after a great offensive showing last night.  El Cajon native, Grossmont High and USD grad A.J. Griffin started on the mound for the Rangers against Jered Weaver.

ECM PADRES REPORT: STELLAR OFFENSE LEADS TO GAME ONE WIN OVER RANGERS

 

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May 8, 2017 (San Diego) - Yesterday’s game was rained out, but the Padres were back in action tonight against an American League opponent, the Texas Rangers, for a nice change of pace.  Nick Martinez started on the mound for the Rangers against Trevor Cahill.

ECM PADRES REPORT: BELLINGER'S GRAND SLAM GIVES DODGERS WIN AND SERIES

UPDATE:  Today's game has been postponed due to rain; will be made up as part of a doubleheader on 9/2

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May 6, 2017 (San Diego) - With last night’s ninth inning still fresh in their minds, the Padres took the field again tonight, hoping for a better result.  Clayton Kershaw started on the mound for the Dodgers against Clayton Richard for the Padres.  Good luck with that.

ECM PADRES REPORT: BLOODY NINTH GIVES DODGERS WIN OVER PADRES

 

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May 5, 2017 (San Diego) - It wasn’t the prettiest series for the Padres against the Rockies, but they did manage to eek one game out of it.  Now the Dodgers are coming to town for a three-game weekend series.  In tonight’s game one, Kenta Maeda started for the Dodgers against Jhoulys Chacin.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES' EFFORTS IN VAIN AS ROCKIES TAKE SERIES IN EXTRA INNINGS

 

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May 4, 2017 (San Diego) - Last night was bad for the Padres.  But they still had a chance to win the series from Colorado in a day game at Petco.  Kyle Freeland started for the Rockies against Luis Perdomo.

ECM PADRES REPORT: REVENGE OF THE ROCKIES IN GAME TWO TOO MUCH FOR PADRES

 

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Photo:  Local athletes, coaches and staff who participated at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria.  Via @Padres on Twitter

May 3, 2017 (San Diego) - Big offense helped the Padres take game one against the Rockies last night and they looked to do it again tonight with a rookie, Antonio Senzatela, on the mound for Colorado against Jered Weaver.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES AMP UP OFFENSE TO TAKE GAME ONE FROM ROCKIES

 

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Photo:  San Diego/Imperial County Red Cross. Via @Padres on Twitter

May 2, 2017 (San Diego) - After a day off, the Padres started May at home against the NL West-leading Colorado Rockies.  Tyler Chatwood started on the mound for Colorado against Trevor Cahill.

ECM PADRES REPORT: MYERS THE HERO GIVES PADRES SERIES WIN OVER GIANTS

 

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April 30, 2017 (San Francisco) - The Padres surged back from a 3-1 deficit last night to win 12-4 and even the series against the Giants.  They’d try to win it all here with Clayton Richard on the mound against Ty Blach for the Giants.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES FIGHT BACK FOR BIG SIXTH INNING TO TAKE GAME TWO

 

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Photo:  Wil Myers flips his bat after knocking out a three-run homer in the sixth.  Via @Padres on Twitter

April 29, 2017 (San Francisco) - Remember those Bad Luck Brian memes from 2007?  That was pretty much the Padres’ night last night; they stayed in the game, but a late home run gave the Giants the lead.  However, the Padres’ perseverance gave everyone some hope coming into tonight.  Jhoulys Chacin started on the mound for the Padres against Matt Cain, who’s been pitching surprisingly well.

ECM PADRES REPORT: LATE HOMER LIFTS GIANTS OVER PADRES IN SERIES OPENER

 

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April 28, 2017 (San Francisco) - The Padres don’t do so well in Phoenix.  They don’t do so well in the Bay Area either, but let’s see how this year’s rebuilding squad does in a three-game series with the NL West rival Giants.  Luis Perdomo started on the mound for the Padres against Jeff Samarzdija for the Giants.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES FALL FLAT, LOSE SERIES TO DIAMONDBACKS

 

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April 27, 2017 (Phoenix) - The Padres managed to win last night!  Tonight was the last game of a four-game series with the Diamondbacks.  Could they split?  We would see!  Jered Weaver started on the mound against Taijuan Walker for the Dbacks.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES COME FROM BEHIND TO SALVAGE SERIES

 

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April 26, 2017 (Phoenix) - After the onslaught of runs last night, the Padres shook off the dust and tried again tonight with Trevor Cahill on the mound against Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks.

ECM PADRES REPORT: DBACKS PILE ON RUNS IN GAME TWO

 

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April 25, 2017 (Phoenix) - The Padres’ rally against the Dbacks last night was cut short with only a run left to go.  They got another chance tonight with Clayton Richard on the mound against Patrick Corbin for Arizona.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES COME WITHIN ONE, BUT DBACKS HANG ON FOR GAME ONE WIN

 

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April 24, 2017 (Phoenix) - Some people might be dreading the upcoming four-game trip to Arizona, but the Padres did win a series against the second-place Diamondbacks last week.  Then again, they were swept on their last four-game trip by the worst team in baseball...well, only time will tell.  Jhoulys Chacin started on the mound for the Padres against Zack Greinke for the Dbacks.

ECM PADRES REPORT: MARLINS SNATCH LEAD FROM PADRES, WIN SERIES

 

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Photo:  Air Force, Air Force reserve California Air National Guard & California Civil Air Patrol units on Military Sunday.  Via @Padres on Twitter

April 23, 2017 (San Diego) - After losing last night’s short extra innings battle, the Padres tried to rebound again during today’s rubber match against the Marlins.  They also tried not to waste everyone’s time with extra innings.  Tom Koehler started on the mound against Luis Perdomo for the Padres.

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