30 Players: Colin Rea Looks To Make Most Of Padres’ Rotation SpotThe Padres took a step back last year, but getting a breakout season from Rea could help them be a surprise team this year.
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Walker Throws 1-hit Ball For 6 Innings, Mariners Top PadresCano had four hits and drove in three runs. Cruz connected for his 20th homer on his 35th birthday.
M's Rookie Montgomery 1-hits PadresMontgomery took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning
Mariners Clobber Padres In SlugfestNelson Cruz hit his major league-leading 15th home run, Mike Zunino connected twice, and the Mariners hit a season-high six long balls in an 11-4 rout of the Padres.
The Vedder Cup: Three ThingsThe San Diego Padres (17-16) were Preller-ized over the winter and bring in a vastly different roster in 2015, one that has led to a solid start to the season. The Seattle Mariners (14-17) are winners of three straight, following a sweep of the Oakland Athletics at Safeco Field.
Carlos Quentin Reportedly RetiringDesignated hitter Carlos Quentin is reportedly gearing up to retire.
30 Players: Despaigne Hopes To Build On Rookie Year For PadresSo when you look at the roster right now, there aren’t many young, inexperienced players who have a chance to make a big impact on the Padres in 2015. One name that does come to mind, however, is pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne.
Ackley Hot At The Plate But Mariners Fall To Padres, 8-5Dustin Ackley had two hits for the Mariners, including a two-run homer.
Mariners Fall To Padres 6-4 In Cactus League PlaySeth Smith, traded to the Mariners after San Diego remade its outfield, had a solo homer, RBI double and stole second against former teammate Andrew Cashner
Cruz Goes Deep In 9-4 Win Over PadsNelson Cruz drove in a pair of runs on a bomb and helped lift Seattle over San Diego for the second game in a row.
Mariners Score Game-Winning Run On Hit And Error In ExtrasStarting pitcher Taijuan Walker tossed two scoreless innings, allowing just one hit and striking out a pair in his spring debut.