Posts Tagged San Diego

Ross takes loss, struggling Padres routed 14-3 by Astros

San Diego Padres' Matt Kemp tosses his bat after striking out against the Houston Astros to end the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in San Diego.   (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi))

SAN DIEGO (AP) — After such a promising start, the San Diego Padres have come to a grinding halt.

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Springer powers 1st-place Astros to 14-3 win over Padres

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve drives a double off the center field wall in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in San Diego.   (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi))

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Maybe it’s time to take the Houston Astros seriously.

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Shields Ks 12 but slumping Padres lose 9-4 to surging Astros

San Diego Padres starting pitcher James Shields works against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, April 27, 2015 in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Even a season-high 12 strikeouts by Padres ace James Shields were not enough to slow down the surprising Houston Astros.

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Rasmus drives in 3, Astros beat Padres 9-4 for 4th straight

Houston Astros' Colby Rasmus (28) is greeted at the dugout after driving in a run and scoring against the San Diego Padres in the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 27, 2015, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The surprising Houston Astros continued their winning ways thanks to a resilient lineup and some timely home runs.

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