Yesterday, Agnes McKee became the oldest person to throw the first pitch at a San Diego Padres game. The 105-year-old had been practicing her pitch with the staff of her retirement community in San Diego, and the practice paid off. McKee threw a solid underhand toss but not before winding it up like a pro. Somewhere, 50 cent is taking notes (I'm sorry I had to). Read more...
Meet Agnes McKee, who at 105 is the oldest person ever to throw out the first pitch at a San Diego Padres game. (Jake Roth, USA Today Sports) This is her practicing. A 105-year-old woman will throw out a first pitch for the Padres for her birthday: http://t.co/3h0H3tK8wQ pic.twitter.com/DJDS71mDJa — SB Nation (@SBNation) July 18, 2014 Nailed it. Go Agnes, go!
What better way to celebrate turning 105 than throwing the ceremonial first pitch at a San Diego Padres game? On Sunday, Agnes McKee of Oceanside, California became the oldest person to ever toss the first pitch for the Padres. Wearing...Show More Summary
The Mets, no-hit for seven and two-thirds innings in San Diego, tied the game in the eighth, but lost on a chopper with two outs in the bottom of the ninth.
Odrisamer Despaigne came within four outs of the first no-hitter in San Diego's 46-year major league history, and the Padres beat the New York Mets 2-1 Sunday on Seth Smith's run-scoring infield single in the ninth.
After seven hitless innings, Despaigne finally gave up a hit to Daniel Murphy. Padres righty Odrisamer Despaigne was brilliant in San Diego's tilt with the Mets, holding New York hitless through seven innings. However, after throwing...Show More Summary
Odrisamer Despaigne of the San Diego Padres is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the New York Mets.
The Padres new right hander is has held the Mets hitless through seven. Padres right hander Odrisamer Despaigne has held the Mets hitless through seven innings in San Diego. The Padres were able to push across a run on a solo homer by catcher Yasmani Grandal in support of their new teammate. Show More Summary
It would be a stretch to say that Friday night’s acquisition of closer Huston Street in a six-player trade with the San Diego Padres filled a critical need for the Angels.
The Angels have made a serious push for the playoffs after adding Huston Street to solidify the bullpen. The San Diego Padres provided details on the six-player trade to that transpired late Saturday night: The San Diego Padres today announced that they have acquired infielders Taylor Lindsey and Jose Rondon and right-handed pitchers R.J. Show More Summary
Travis d'Arnaud's go-ahead single in the ninth inning lifted the New York Mets to their fourth straight win, 5-4 over the San Diego Padres on Friday night.
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She was born sixty years before the birth of the Padres, when less than 40,000 people lives in San Diego and William Howard Taft occupied the Oval Office. On Sunday, 105-year-old Agnes McKee throws out the first pitch at Petco Park.Show More Summary
Agnes McKee may not be a big baseball fan, but the San Diego Padres have invited her to throw out the first pitch —in honor of her birthday — before their game on July 20. At 105 years old, McKee will become the oldest person to ever throw out the first pitch at a Padres game. McKee has been busy as she prepares for her big moment Sunday. Show More Summary
The best sports uniform we’ve seen in quite some time belongs to the El Paso Chihuahuas. They are the Triple-A affiliate for the San Diego Padres, and have unveiled their special limited-edition chihuahua face jerseys. Alas, they will only wear them for the August 3rd game, to promote their charity auction. Show More Summary
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I’ve seen a lot of wacky minor league baseball promotions in my day, but this one is right there at the top amongst my favorites. On August 3, the El Paso Chihuahuas, triple-A affiliates of the San Diego Padres, are holding their second annual “Bark at the Park”—which in itself is not very original, since […]