Steroid evidence barred in palimony trial

SAN DIEGO, April 5 (UPI) -- A judge in San Diego has ruled evidence that former Padres outfielder Brian Giles used steroids cannot be brought into his former girlfriend's palimony trial.
Former Padre Giles in palimony suit

Former Padre Giles in palimony suit

SAN DIEGO, March 31 (UPI) -- Former San Diego Padres outfielder Brian Giles says he didn't hit his former fiancee, who is suing him for $10 million in a palimony case.

MLB: San Diego 6, Arizona 4

SAN DIEGO, June 7 (UPI) -- Will Venable and Chris Burke each had two hits, one RBI and one run scored Saturday to help the San Diego Padres beat Arizona 6-4.

MLB: San Diego 3, Chicago Cubs 1

SAN DIEGO, May 24 (UPI) -- Josh Geer gave up one run and five hits in 6 2/3 innings Saturday, leading the streaking San Diego Padres to a 3-1 victory against the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: San Diego 6, Cincinnati 5 (16 inn.)

SAN DIEGO, May 17 (UPI) -- Nick Hundley's home run with two outs in the bottom of the 16th led the Padres to a 6-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds in San Diego early Sunday.
MLB: Chi. Cubs 6, San Diego 4 (8 inn.)

MLB: Chi. Cubs 6, San Diego 4 (8 inn.)

CHICAGO, May 14 (UPI) -- Ryan Theriot hit two of Chicago's four home runs Wednesday and the Cubs held off San Diego for a 6-4 win in a game called in the eighth inning due to rain.

MLB: San Diego 2, Colorado 1 (10 inn.)

SAN DIEGO, May 6 (UPI) -- The San Diego Padres ended their six-game winless string Tuesday when Brian Giles drove a long RBI double in the 10th inning that beat Colorado 2-1.

MLB: San Diego 4, Pittsburgh 3 (11 inn.)

SAN DIEGO, April 25 (UPI) -- Brian Giles drove in Chris Burke from second base with two out in the 11th inning Friday, giving the San Diego Padres a 4-3 victory over Pittsburgh.

MLB: San Diego 8, Philadelphia 5

PHILADELPHIA, April 18 (UPI) -- Kevin Kouzmanoff hit a three-run homer in a San Diego four-run ninth Saturday and the Padres beat Philadelphia 8-5.

MLB: San Diego 7, Los Angeles Dodgers 5

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Home runs by Brian Giles and Adrian Gonzalez Thursday lifted the San Diego Padres to a 7-5 win over the newly-crowned division champion Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: San Diego 11, Colorado 5

DENVER, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Wade LeBlanc got his first major league win and Adrian Gonzalez had four RBI Monday to lead the San Diego Padres to an 11-5 win over Colorado.

MLB: San Francisco 5, San Diego 2

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Pedro Sandoval and Travis Ishikawa hit solo homers Friday and Brian Wilson worked his way out of a jam to bring San Francisco a 5-2 win over San Diego.

MLB: San Diego 2, Colorado 1

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Luis Rodriguez singled in a run in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday, giving the San Diego Padres a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rockies.

MLB: San Diego 9, Colorado 4

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Luis Rodriguez had three hits and one RBI Saturday to key the San Diego Padres' 9-4 win over Colorado.

MLB: San Diego 9, Arizona 2

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Brian Giles's three-run homer and Kevin Kouzmanoff's three RBI Tuesday fueled San Diego's 9-2 victory over Arizona.
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Brian Giles
San Diego Padres Brian Giles (right) is congratulated by third base coach Glenn Hoffman (47) after Giles hit the second pitch of the game for a home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning at Chase Field in Phoenix on September 3, 2007. It was Giles first of two home runs in the game. The Padres defeated the Diamondbacks 10-2. (UPI Photo/Art Foxall)

Brian Stephen Giles (pronounced JYLES) (born January 20, 1971) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. During his career he played for the Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates and San Diego Padres. The left-handed Giles was a two-time All-Star and had a career line of .291/.400/.502 with 287 home runs, 411 doubles, 1,078 RBIs, and 1,183 walks in 1,847 games.

His younger brother, Marcus Giles, is a former Major League infielder who most recently played in the Philadelphia Phillies organization.

Giles was born in El Cajon, California, and attended Granite Hills High School. He was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 17th round of the 1989 Major League Baseball Draft. By 1994, Giles had worked his way up to Triple-A, where he batted .313 for Charlotte making the International League All-Star team. In 1995, Giles was again in Triple-A, where he batted .310 for Buffalo and made his major league debut as a September callup on September 16. He was also an American Association All-Star. Giles hit .355 in 51 games for the Indians in 1996 and hit .314 in 83 games with Buffalo, again making the American Association All-Star team. In 1997, Giles established himself as a major league regular, playing 130 games for the Indians and 112 games in 1998.

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