Posts Tagged: Padres

The Atlanta Braves started the second half of the MLB season the same way they ended the first half by playing winning baseball. The Braves (55-37) opened up a series in San Diego last night with a 5-3 win over the Padres that gave Atlanta a 25-10 record since the beginning of June. They’ll try to keep that hot streak… Read more »

Despite losing three straight at home to the San Diego Padres over the weekend, the LA Dodgers head into the All-Star break with the top Dunkel MLB rating at 19.343. That gives the Dodgers a fairly comfortable lead over a trio of AL teams starting with the Minnesota Twins (18.663) at No. 2 and followed by the Houston Astros (18.532)… Read more »

The San Diego Padres completed their recent homestand with four straight wins, including a three-game series sweep over the Brewers that pushed their record back above .500 (38-37).  Andy Green’s team will try to keep the momentum going tonight as Padres open a road series against the Pittsburgh Pirates (33-40). Eric Lauer (5-6, 4.60) will take the mound for San… Read more »

High scores are nothing new for the Colorado Rockies, but even their weekend series against the San Diego Padres was extraordinary. The Rockies and Padres combined for 92 runs — the most for a four-game series in MLB history — while Colorado’s Charlie Blackmon set another record by rapping out 15 hits. Doubtful those numbers will be approached outside the… Read more »

Despite being battered and bruised throughout the postseason, the Golden State Warriors managed to get back to the NBA Finals in their quest for a third straight championship. But against the Toronto Raptors, the short-handed Warriors have come up short so far. Down 3-1 in the series and facing a hostile home court in Toronto, Golden State will try to… Read more »

The St. Louis Blues have come back from a 2-1 series deficit and sit one game away from clinching their first Stanley Cup championship in franchise history. They’ll try to accomplish that feat tonight as the Blues host the Boston Bruins in Game 6 at Enterprise Center. To get Dunkel’s pick, click HERE. The Washington Nationals (29-35) are also trying… Read more »

Not usually known for their offensive production, the San Diego Padres (28-24) set a club record yesterday with seven HRs en route to a 19-4 thrashing of the Toronto Blue Jays (20-32). Getting trounced at home has been nothing new for the Blue Jays, however, as they’ve dropped 10 of their last 12 games at Rogers Centre. The Padres will… Read more »

The defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals looked primed to cruise through their first-round matchup with the Carolina Hurricanes after taking the first two games at home. But Games 3 and 4 in Raleigh did not go as well and suddenly the Caps find themselves in a 2-all tie with the Canes heading into tonight’s pivotal Game 5 at Capital… Read more »