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San Francisco 8; San Diego 1

SAN DIEGO, April 2 (UPI) -- Jason Schmidt (1-0), almost unhittable, gave up two hits in seven innings, and struck out seven without a walk Tuesday night as San Francisco routed San Diego,

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San Diego (ss) 6, Kansas City 5 (10 inn.)

PEORIA, Ariz., March 22 (UPI) -- Kory DeHaan's RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning capped a comeback Saturday and gave the San Diego Padres a 6-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals.

Milwaukee 2, San Diego 1 (6 1/2 innings)

MARYVALE, Ariz., March 17 (UPI) -- Ben Sheets pitched four scoreless innings Monday as the Milwaukee Brewers edged the San Diego Padres, 2-1, in a contest shortened to 6 1/2 innings due to rain.

Chi. Cubs 6, San Diego 6 (9 inn.)

MESA, Ariz., March 12 (UPI) -- Mark Loretta went four for four with two RBI Wednesday as the San Diego Padres and Chicago Cubs played to a 6-6 tie in a contest called after nine innings.

Arizona 8, San Diego (ss) 5

TUCSON, March 8 (UPI) -- Curt Schilling struck out five in four innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks scored in each of the first seven frames Saturday en route to an 8-5 victory over a

Padres sign Lawrence to long-term deal

PEORIA, Ariz., March 7 (UPI) -- Brian Lawrence, one of the cornerstones of the San Diego Padres' rotation, has agreed in principle with the team on a four-year, $8.1 million contract.

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Padres sign two veteran pitchers

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The San Diego Padres, who have one of the National League's youngest rotations, bolstered their pitching staff on Tuesday by signing veterans Jesse Orosco and F

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Los Angeles 4, San Diego 3

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- With their playoff hopes hanging in the balance, the Los Angeles Dodgers came from behind Sunday to defeat the San Diego Padres, 4-3, and stay within two games

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Adam Eaton
San Diego Padres' starting pitcher Adam Eaton throws a pitch to Seattle Mariners' John Olerud in the fifth inning at Safeco Field in Seattle on June, 27, 2004. Adams record improved to 4-7 after the Padres beat the Mariners 5-1. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant).

Adam Thomas Eaton (born November 23, 1977 in Seattle, Washington) is a Major League Baseball pitcher with the Colorado Rockies.

Eaton graduated from Snohomish High School in 1996 where he went 8–0 with a 0.67 earned run average (ERA) as a senior, and earned second team High School All-America honors from Baseball America. Ranked the No. 1 prospect in the Pacific Northwest by Baseball America, Eaton was scheduled to attend the University of Washington, but was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies with the 11th pick in the first round of the 1996 Major League Baseball Draft.

After signing, the Phillies assigned Eaton to their team in the A-level South Atlantic League, the Piedmont Boll Weevils. Though he spent a month on the disabled list during the 1997 season, he posted a 5–6 record with a 4.18 ERA. Though his ERA went up a quarter of a point to 4.43 in 1998, his record was 9–8 as he struck out 89 batters in 132 innings at Clearwater. He was also named a mid-season All-Star in the Florida State League. 1999 saw Eaton climbing his way up the rungs of the Phillies' farm system, starting the year at Clearwater, then earning promotions to Reading and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Between the three levels, Eaton posted a 11–10 record and a combined 3.34 ERA, striking out 127 in 167 innings. For his accomplishments, Eaton was honored as the recipient of the Paul Owens Award, given to the top Phillies' minor league pitcher each season. At the end of the season, before his first major league appearance, Eaton was traded with Carlton Loewer and Steve Montgomery by the Phillies to the San Diego Padres for Andy Ashby. He posted a 4–1 record in ten starts for the Mobile BayBears.

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