San Diego Padres

Home plate umpire Tony Randazzo #11 and Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants stops Jesus Guzman #15 from going out to the mound after Guzman almost being hit with a pitch by Madison Bumgarner #40 (not pictured) in the second inning at AT&T Park on June 19, 2013 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants, Padres Battling For 3rd Place In Final Series

The San Diego Padres are playing well as the season winds down, but their recent history at AT&T Park suggests it might not end as favorably.

09/27/2013

Barry Zito

Padres, Kennedy Get Past Giants 4-1

Ian Kennedy beat an NL West opponent for the first time in 12 starts this season, pitching the San Diego Padres past the San Francisco Giants 4-1 Monday.

09/02/2013

San Francisco Giants v San Diego Padres

Daily Madden: Everyone Is Celebrating Lincecum’s No-Hitter

As their team enters the All-Star break six and a half games back in their division, Giants fans found something to feel good about with Tim Lincecum’s no-hitter against the Padres in San Diego Saturday night.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/15/2013

Barry Zito #75 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the fourth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on July 3, 2013 in Cincinnati. (Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Analysis: Zito Loses Again On The Road For The Giants

Barry Zito had another road misadventure, forcing the San Francisco Giants to be happy with winning three of four games against the last-place San Diego Padres.

07/15/2013

Giants v Padres

Padres Hit 4 Homers, Rout Zito, Giants 10-1

Carlos Quentin hit one of San Diego’s four home runs and drove in three runs as the Padres routed Barry Zito and the San Francisco Giants 10-1 on Sunday

07/14/2013

Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres sat Petco Park on July 13, 2013 in San Diego, California.   (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Lincecum Throws 1st Career No-Hitter, Beats San Diego 9-0

Tim Lincecum has thrown his first career no-hitter and the second in the majors in 11 days, a gem saved by a spectacular diving catch by right fielder Hunter Pence in the San Francisco Giants’ 9-0 win against the last-place San Diego Padres on Saturday night.

07/13/2013

Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants. (Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Analysis: Padres Miss Chance To Pounce On Bumgarner

The San Diego Padres got off to a good start against All-Star lefty Madison Bumgarner, scoring two runs on three hits in the first inning. They wouldn’t score again all night.

07/12/2013

Home plate umpire Tony Randazzo #11 and Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants stops Jesus Guzman #15 from going out to the mound after Guzman almost being hit with a pitch by Madison Bumgarner #40 (not pictured) in the second inning at AT&T Park on June 19, 2013 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Padres Host Giants With Last Place In NL West On The Line

Since the San Francisco Giants took two of three from San Diego three weeks ago, little has gone right for the reigning World Series champions.

07/11/2013

Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants hits a two-run triple scoring Tony Abreu #10 and Brandon Crawford #35 in the seventh inning against the San Diego Padres at AT&T Park on June 19, 2013 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Blanco Pinch-Hit Triple Leads Giants Over Padres 4-2

Gregor Blanco had a pinch hit, two-run triple in the seventh inning, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday.

06/19/2013

Home plate umpire Tony Randazzo #11 and Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants stops Jesus Guzman #15 from going out to the mound after Guzman almost being hit with a pitch by Madison Bumgarner #40 (not pictured) in the second inning at AT&T Park on June 19, 2013 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants, Padres Benches Clear Following Bumgarner Brushback Pitch

Both benches cleared after Giants starter Madison Bumgarner threw a pitch behind Padres’ first baseman Jesus Guzman in the second inning of their game Wednesday.

06/19/2013

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