It was a tough Opening Day for the Padres Monday. But Opening Day has always been special for me. I can’t remember exactly when I fell in love with baseball . . . or when I first started looking forward to Opening Day.
Prized shortstop Javier Guerra will be the top Padres prospect opening the season with Class A Advanced Lake Elsinore on Thursday.
It’s not just home runs and strikeouts with Padres rookie outfielder Jabari Blash, who walked in his first big league plate appearance in Monday’s loss to the Dodgers.
Johnny Cueto continued his career-long mastery of Milwaukee, allowing one run on six hits in seven sharp innings for a winning San Francisco debut, a 2-1 Giants victory over the Brewers on Tuesday at Miller Park.
To say that Brandon Crawford played an integral role in the Giants’ 2-1 victory over the Brewers on Tuesday night would be an understatement.
The Giants have received the initial return on their investment in Johnny Cueto, who guided them to a 2-1 victory over the Brewers on Tuesday night.
The D-backs overcame a 6-2 deficit with a combined nine runs in the sixth and seventh innings to defeat the Rockies, 11-6, and even the series on Tuesday night at Chase Field.
The MLB record book is fast becoming a Story Book. Rockies rookie shortstop Trevor Story launched a home run to left-center off D-backs pitcher Shelby Miller on Tuesday night — his third homer in his first two Major League games.
The Chase Field fans granted new Rockies left fielder Gerardo Parra fine applause during pregame introductions and before his first at-bat Monday. Parra repaid them by displaying the speed and athletic ability that will make D-backs fans hate him.
Scott Kazmir shined in his Dodgers debut on Tuesday, allowing one hit over six innings with five strikeouts.
The Padres were blanked for the second time in as many days, as they fell to the Dodgers on Tuesday, 3-0.