MLB: San Francisco 3, San Diego 2

SAN FRANCISCO, July 25 (UPI) -- An RBI single by Brandon Crawford in the bottom of the ninth Tuesday gave the San Francisco Giants a 3-2 win over San Diego.

MLB: Colorado 8, San Diego 6 (12 innings)

SAN DIEGO, July 22 (UPI) -- Jordan Pacheco's single in the 12th inning scored Michael Cuddyer with the go-ahead run Saturday and the Colorado Rockies bested San Diego 8-6.

MLB: San Diego 6, Arizona 2

PHOENIX, July 3 (UPI) -- Alexi Amarista backed Clayton Richard's 8 2/3-inning start with a homer and three RBI Monday, lifting the San Diego Padres to a 6-2 win over Arizona.

MLB: San Diego 2, Seattle 0

SAN DIEGO, June 24 (UPI) -- Edinson Volquez and three relievers teamed up on a five-hit shutout Sunday, staking the San Diego Padres to a 2-0 interleague win over Seattle.

MLB: Oakland 6, San Diego 4

OAKLAND, Calif., June 16 (UPI) -- Jonny Gomes bashed a two-run, go-ahead homer in the seventh inning Saturday, rallying the Oakland Athletics to a 6-4 interleague win over San Diego.

MLB: Arizona 4, San Diego 2

SAN DIEGO, June 2 (UPI) -- Gerardo Parra scored the go-ahead run on a seventh-inning balk call Saturday and the Arizona Diamondbacks went on to a 4-2 win over San Diego.

MLB: San Diego 3, Colorado 2

SAN DIEGO, May 8 (UPI) -- Edinson Volquez and four relievers held the Rockies to five hits Monday and the San Diego Padres snapped a three-game skid with a 3-2 win over Colorado.
Padres' Latos to start season on shelf

Padres' Latos to start season on shelf

PEORIA, Ariz., March 29 (UPI) -- San Diego Padres starting pitcher Mat Latos will start the 2011 season on the disabled list, the National League club said Tuesday.

MLB: San Diego 2, Atlanta 1 (12 inn.)

ATLANTA, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- David Eckstein's two-out double in the 12th drove in Nick Hundley from second Tuesday to give San Diego a 2-1 win over Atlanta.

MLB: San Diego 4, Philadelphia 2

PHILADELPHIA, May 1 (UPI) -- San Diego starter Chris Young gave up two runs over six innings and the Padres' bullpen mopped up in a 4-2 victory Wednesday over the Philadelphia Phillies.

MLB: LA Dodgers 7, San Diego 1

SAN DIEGO, April 5 (UPI) -- Hiroki Kuroda allowed three hits over seven innings in his major league debut Friday and the LA Dodgers produced a sixth-run seventh to defeat San Diego 7-1.

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

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Vinny Rottino hit an RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning Saturday, as the Milwaukee Brewers edged San Diego, 4-3.

MLB: Colorado 2, San Diego 1 (14 inn.)

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Brad Hawpe hit a two-out home run in the 14th inning Friday night as Colorado handed San Diego its first loss in eight games, 2-1.

MLB: San Diego 9, Houston 4

HOUSTON, July 27 (UPI) -- Jake Peavy and three relievers combined on an eight-hitter Friday night as the San Diego Padres topped Houston, 9-4.
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Joseph Thatcher (born October 4, 1981 in Kokomo, Indiana is Major League Baseball pitcher for the San Diego Padres. Nicknamed "The Prime Minister, and The Throw'in Kokomoan" he is 6'2" tall and weighs 230 lb (100 kg). In college, he pitched for Indiana State University. He made his debut with the Padres on July 26, 2007, in Houston against the Astros.

He appeared in 22 games in 2007, finishing with a 2-2 record; in 2008, in appeared in 25 games finishing with an 0-4 record. Following spring training in 2009, Joe started the season in Portland, OR, with the Portland Beavers, the AAA affliate of the Padres but was called up to San Diego on May 15, 2009.

During the offseason, he resides in Kokomo, Indiana and enjoys playing golf on his down time. Both of his sisters played for the Indiana State University women's basketball team. He is the son of Phil and Sara Thatcher and his father also pitched for Indiana State University.

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