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  • Montero's homer powers Diamondbacks

    The Sports Xchange By Bill Center, The Sports Xchange Montero's homer powers Diamondbacks SAN DIEGO -- With one swing of Miguel Montero's bat, the Arizona Diamondbacks escaped the National League West basement for the first time this season. Montero's...
  • Padres' Despaigne tops D-backs, improves to 2-0

    The Sports Xchange By Bill Center, The Sports Xchange Padres' Despaigne tops D-backs, improves to 2-0 SAN DIEGO -- Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt felt the Diamondbacks had a good scouting report on Odrisamer Despaigne going into the Cuban...
  • Reds give slumping Giants a thumping, 6-2

    SAN FRANCISCO Sitting in the visiting clubhouse in Cincinnati last July, a frustrated Bruce Bochy dropped what would be his most famous quote of the year, saying he hoped his slumping team had hit "rock bottom" and would bounce back. That group never...
  • Arizona's McCarthy finds one team he can beat

    The Sports Xchange By Bill Center, The Sports Xchange Arizona's McCarthy finds one team he can beat SAN DIEGO -- Is it Petco Park ... or the Padres? In two starts against the Padres in San Diego this season, Arizona right-hander Brandon McCarthy is 2-...
  • Reds use big inning to best Giants

    The Sports Xchange By Dave Del Grande, The Sports Xchange Reds use big inning to best Giants SAN FRANCISCO -- The Cincinnati Reds didn't hit San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner hard Friday night. But they did hit him often. In the end, quantity...
  • Ross not getting run support

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - San Diego Padres - INSIDE PITCH SAN DIEGO -- The futility of Padres right-handed pitcher Tyson Ross has to be growing. Ross suffered a fourth straight defeat Friday night despite giving up only two runs to Arizona...
  • MLB's Cuban imports make instant impact

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange MLB's Cuban imports make instant impact The Cuban government, for the first time last winter, allowed baseball players to sign contracts with professional teams in Japan and Mexico. The trade...
  • Another Cuban import makes instant impact in MLB

    The Cuban government, for the first time last winter, allowed baseball players to sign contracts with professional teams in Japan and Mexico. The trade embargo continues between the United States and Cuba. Despite having to defect from the Communist...
  • Giants' Lincecum fires second no-no

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: fixes hed Giants' Lincecum fires second no-no SAN FRANCISCO -- Tim Lincecum opened the game Wednesday against San Diego with two hitless innings, and as he kept rolling in the third,...
  • Padres 7, Giants 2

    The Sports Xchange Padres 7, Giants 2 SAN FRANCISCO -- The standings don't tell the story of the San Francisco Giants vs. the San Diego Padres. The pitchers do. Two games into a three-game series at AT&T Park, the fourth-place Padres are dominating...
  • Padres' Hahn baffles Giants with giant curveball

    The Sports Xchange Padres' Hahn baffles Giants with giant curveball SAN FRANCISCO -- Jesse Hahn throws a pitch that isn't seen around the majors too much anymore. The San Diego rookie right-hander used the over-the-top, 12-to-6 curveball effectively in...
  • Dodgers' Beckett shuts down Padres

    The Sports Xchange By Bill Center, The Sports Xchange Dodgers' Beckett shuts down Padres SAN DIEGO -- At the age of 34, Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Josh Beckett is reinventing himself this season. "The way I pitch is different," Beckett said...