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This Day in Padres History - May 10, 2008

05/10/16 / Padres360.com / @Padres360

With the Padres’ 3-2 victory over the Rockies at Petco Park, Greg Maddux, on his fifth attempt, wins the 350th game of his career. 33 more words

San Diego Padres

We Need to Have a Talk About Matt Cain

By:  Jake Kucheck

Sure, writing this on the heels of a stellar, Cueto-at-his-best, artistic complete game shut out of the Padres feels a bit masochistic.  But solving problems is rarely painless, and the best way to celebrate winning is to figure out how to do more of it.   1,338 more words

NL West

100: The magical number

In baseball there is a number that is so sacred and  profound that no pitcher may exceed it.  Regardless of his size, endurance, and mental makeup a pitcher must exit a game after his hundredth pitch or risk a career ending injury.   316 more words


The Greatest Baseball Nation That Never Was

Foreign players in the big leagues have always fascinated me. This is nothing strange, I am Dutch and have always lived in The Netherlands, I am a baseball foreigner myself. 439 more words


Fred Haney wanted to spend more time with his family (October 4, 1959)

Stating he wants to spend more time with his family, on October 4, 1959 Fred Haney resigns as the Braves manager and will be replaced by Charlie Dressen.  948 more words

Milwaukee Braves (1953 - 1965)