The San Diego Padres turned their fourth of the franchise’s seven triple plays, 36 years ago today. On April 11, 1978, the Braves were trying to get on the board during a scoreless game at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium when Dale Murphy and Rod Gilbreath hit back-to-back singles in the bottom of the second inning. Up…Details
25 years ago today, a day after recording their sixth triple play in franchise history, the San Diego Padres notched their 13th one-hitter. On April 10, 1989, Bruce Hurst was making his second start of the season after getting tagged by San Francisco Giants hitters for seven earned runs on 10 hits during his Padres…Details
25 years ago today, the San Diego Padres turned their sixth of seven triple plays in franchise history. On April 9, 1989, after Eric Show began the bottom of the eighth inning by walking Kevin Bass, Manager Jack McKeon brought in Mark Davis to face Greg Gross. Gross laid down a sacrifice bunt but reached…Details
45 years ago today, Padres Opening Day starter Dick Selma gave up a lead-off single to the Houston Astros’ Jesus Alou to begin the San Diego Padres no no-hitters count. Earlier that day, on April 8, 1969, the New York Mets’ no no-hitters count reached 1,137 when Bob Bailey of the Montreal Expos tagged Tom…Details
Casey McGehee’s second-inning double off Andrew Cashner is tonight’s no no-hitter culprit, 7,171 and counting.
Sterling Hitchcock, a New York Yankee and Seattle Mariner before joining the Padres for the 1997 season, was impressive in his first start for San Diego. On April 5, 1997, 17 years ago today, Hitchcock held the Philadelphia Phillies hitless for four innings before yielding a Rico Brogna 5th-inning line-drive double to right, marking the…Details