The Giants worked it to perfection in the 11th inning, scoring the tiebreaking run on a suicide squeeze for a 4-3 victory over the San Diego Padres. Emmanuel Burriss raced home on catcher Chris Stewart’s bunt, enabling the Giants to dash out of Petco Park having won three of four.
If the Padres’ setup man gets traded, as is the hot rumor these days, Adams will wind up playing for a contending team in a pennant race. Or, if Padres closer Heath Bell gets dealt to a contender and Adams stays, he would be the top candidate to take over the ninth-inning duties.
The Tucson Padres have been gone for a while. They return with a different look.
Leading up to the MLB trade deadline, Red Sox fans will likely hear a lot of names tossed around, particularly when it comes to outfielders and relievers. One outfielder the team may be interested in is Ryan Ludwick of the San Diego Padres, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney.
Starting right-hander reveals fondness for muscle cars, Jack Murphy Stadium and one particular taco shop