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Adorable Kid Hugs His Dad For Catching A Foul Ball

Adorable Kid Hugs His Dad For Catching A Foul Ball

deadspin.com Updated 17 hours ago
Here we have a brief moment from this afternoon's Padres-Braves game and, god damn, is it ever the cutest. Dad and son take in an afternoon ballgame when all of sudden, a foul ball comes their way. Triumphant dad displays the ball he has just snagged, h…
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  • Roundup: Loney Helps Rays Defeat the Brewers

    Roundup: Loney Helps Rays Defeat the Brewers

    nytimes.com 16 hours ago
    Ervin Santana kept the Padres off balance with his slider, and Evan Gattis gave him the support he needed with a homer in the seventh as the Braves won their third in a row.
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  • Andrelton Simmons amazes with barehanded play

    Andrelton Simmons amazes with barehanded play

    yahoo.com 19 hours ago
    This is the kind of play that Ozzie Smith used to make frequently at shortstop, especially when he was with the San Diego Padres and played most of his games on a grass field at Jack Murphy Stadium. The reflexes required on Andrelton Simmons of the Atla…
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  • Andrelton Simmons Makes Yet Another Impossible Play

    Andrelton Simmons Makes Yet Another Impossible Play

    deadspin.com 22 hours ago
    Andrelton Simmons put another entry in his ridiculous , ever-growing defensive highlight reel with this slick bare-handed play during today's game against the Padres. Read more...
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  • Minor finds form as bats come alive

    Minor finds form as bats come alive

    MLB.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Backed by a six-run third inning, Mike Minor worked around eight hits and gave up only three runs -- two on solo homers -- as the Braves beat the Padres, 8-3, on Sunday evening at Turner Field.
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  • Padres to put OF Quentin on DL with sore knee

    Padres to put OF Quentin on DL with sore knee

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    The San Diego Padres say they will put outfielder Carlos Quentin on the 15-day disabled list on Monday because of a sore left knee.
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  • Braves Score 6 Runs in 3rd, Beat Padres 8-3

    Braves Score 6 Runs in 3rd, Beat Padres 8-3

    nytimes.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Chris Johnson and Ryan Doumit each drove in two runs during Atlanta's six-run third inning and the Braves beat Eric Stults the San Diego Padres 8-3 on Sunday.
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  • Padres' Kennedy to miss start due to oblique

    Padres' Kennedy to miss start due to oblique

    ESPN.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Padres right-hander Ian Kennedy will miss his scheduled start against the Braves on Monday due to a left oblique strain.
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  • Teheran Earns 10th Win as Braves Top Padres 5-3

    Teheran Earns 10th Win as Braves Top Padres 5-3

    nytimes.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)
    Freddie Freeman had three hits and an RBI, Julio Teheran earned his 10th win and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of Ordisamer Despaigne's control problems to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Saturday night.
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  • Padres' Ross Fans 11 in 13-3 Rout of Cubs

    Padres' Ross Fans 11 in 13-3 Rout of Cubs

    nytimes.com Jul 25 (5 days ago)
    Tyson Ross struck out a career-high 11, and the light-hitting San Diego Padres broke out for a season-best nine runs in the sixth inning in a 13-3 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night.
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  • Padres' bats erupt in series-clinching win at Wrigley

    Padres' bats erupt in series-clinching win at Wrigley

    MLB.com Jul 24 (5 days ago)
    The Padres pounded a season-high nine runs in the sixth inning en route to a dominating and series-clinching 13-3 win over the Cubs on Thursday night at Wrigley Field.
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  • Maybin Banned 25 Games for Doping Violation

    Maybin Banned 25 Games for Doping Violation

    nytimes.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Jul 24 (5 days ago)
    San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin has been suspended for 25 games for violating Major League Baseball's joint drug prevention and treatment program, the league announced on Wednesday.
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  • Kennedy Pitches Around 5 Walks in Padres Win

    Kennedy Pitches Around 5 Walks in Padres Win

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 23 (6 days ago)
    Tommy Medica hit a go-ahead RBI double in the fifth inning, Ian Kennedy pitched six strong innings, and the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday night.
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  • Jeff Francoeur's Triple-A teammates locked him in a bathroom, b…

    Jeff Francoeur's Triple-A teammates locked him in a bathroom, but he found a way out (Video)

    yahoo.com deadspin.com Jul 23 (6 days ago)
    Jeff Francoeur was called up to the big leagues again Wednesday. The veteran outfielder will join the San Diego Padres, seeing time with his third MLB team in the last two seasons. This is good news for Francoeur, but bad news for the people in Triple-A…
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  • The Grand Slam: Chase Headley delivers winning hit in Yankees d…

    The Grand Slam: Chase Headley delivers winning hit in Yankees debut

    yahoo.com deadspin.com Jul 23 (6 days ago)
    Your browser does not support iframes. Lots of FREE BASEBALL was played Tuesday night as three games went into extra innings, including the New York Yankees debut of Chase Headley, acquired in a trade earlier in the day from the San Diego Padres. Neithe…
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  • Rizzo homers twice as Hendricks gets first win

    Rizzo homers twice as Hendricks gets first win

    MLB.com Jul 23 (7 days ago)
    Anthony Rizzo took over the National League home run lead, hitting his 24th and 25th, and rookie Arismendy Alcantara smacked his second homer to help Kyle Hendricks pick up his first Major League win and lead the Cubs to a 6-0 victory over the Padres on…
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  • Video - Santana, Gattis Lead Braves Past Padres 01:13

    Santana, Gattis Lead Braves Past Padres

    Jul 28
    Ervin Santana struck out 11 over eight scoreless innings and Evan Gattis drove in both runs as the Braves beat the Padres 2-0.
  • Video - Padres Blow Open The Door In The Sixth 00:56

    Padres Blow Open The Door In The Sixth

    Jul 24
    The Padres scored nine runs in the sixth en route to a 13-3 win over the Cubs.
  • Video - Padres Crush Cubs 00:39

    Padres Crush Cubs

    Jul 23
    Tommy Medica hit a go-ahead RBI double in the fifth inning and Ian Kennedy pitched six strong innings in the Padres' 8-3 win over the Cubs.
  • Video - Do The Rays Trade Price? 01:25

    Do The Rays Trade Price?

    Jul 23
    The Baseball Tonight crew breaks down if the Rays should trade David Price.

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