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Maxx Tissenbaum, San Diego Padres Draftee Exclusive Interview: Part Two

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Part two of Mike Phillips' interview with San Diego Padres' prospect Maxx Tissenbaum goes over his experiences working with some of the best in the game this past year and what he hopes to accomplish in the upcoming season.

Maxx Tissenbaum, San Diego Padres Draftee Exclusive Interview: Part One

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Sports Media 101's Mike Phillips sat down with San Diego Padres draft pick Maxx Tissenbaum, and talked to him about his passion for baseball and blogging in part one of this two part exclusive.

Ian Kennedy Shines in San Diego Padres’ Debut as Padres Topple New York Yankees

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Ian Kennedy wasted no time in helping his new team, picking up a win in his Padres' debut as the San Diego Padres defeated the New York Yankees, 6-3, Sunday afternoon at Petco Park. The win gives the Padres four consecutive series wins.

San Diego Padres Prove to Be Rude Hosts in New York Yankees’ First Ever Visit to Petco Park

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The San Diego Padres welcomed the New York Yankees to Petco Park Friday night, then sent them home with a 7-2 loss. Andrew Cashner picked up his eighth win with seven quality innings, and San Diego knocked three home runs.

Tyson Ross Shows Who’s Boss, Deals Arizona Diamondbacks a Painful Loss

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The San Diego Padres finished off a winning road trip with a thrilling 1-0 shutout of the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday afternoon at Chase Field in Phoenix. Tyson Ross led the way with a stellar eight-inning outing, giving up just three hits and striking out seven.

San Diego Padres, Andrew Cashner Lower the Boom on Arizona Diamondbacks

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The San Diego Padres recovered from a drubbing on Friday to tally 12 runs in a 12-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday at Chase Field. Andrew Cashner notched his seventh win and knocked his first home run of the season.

Chase Headley & Huston Street: What in the Wide World of Sports Happened?

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Third-baseman Chase Headley and closer Huston Street, two key components of the Padres' success, are both suffering through seasons well below last season's pace. Were their excellent 2012 campaigns an anomaly, or are they legitimate All-Stars having bad seasons?

Mariano Rivera, American League Stars Shine Brighter in Big Apple

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American League pitchers dominated the evening, leading their team to a 3-0 shutout of the National League in the annual mid-summer classic. New York Yankees' closer Mariano Rivera received MVP honors for tossing one scoreless inning in his final All-Star game.

San Diego Padres Rebound from No-No with Resounding Yes in Pummeling of San Francisco Giants

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The San Diego Padres belted 12 hits and four home runs a day after being no-hit by Tim Lincecum, Eric Stults picked up his eighth win, and the Padres crushed the San Francisco Giants 10-1, Sunday at Petco Park. Stults gave up one run over six innings and struck out five.

Pittsburgh Pirates, Yasiel Puig, or Chris Davis: What’s the Story of the First Half?

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What is MLB's story of the first half? The Pittsburgh Pirates hold the underdog factor, Yasiel Puig has the instant-impact factor, while Chris Davis wields the surprise factor.