Padres Game Day Chat 9.6.10
SNAP OUT OF IT: The Padres are in the midst of an 10-game losing streak after having previously not lost more than three in a row this year…the last time the Padres lost at least 10 in a row was when they dropped a franchise-record 13 straight from 5/8-21/94…the Padres are hitting .216 (72-for-333) with 23 runs scored (2.3 R/G) while the pitching staff has posted a 5.00 ERA (50 ER/90.0 IP) with San Diego being outscored 55-23 during the losing streak.
MIGGY: Over his last 24 games, Miguel Tejada is hitting .300 (30-for-100) with seven doubles, four home runs, 14 RBI and 18 runs scored…he has hit safely in 16 of those 24 games, tallying nine multi-hit efforts and six multi-RBI efforts.
MILESTONES NEAR: Miguel Tejada played in the 2,000th game of his career yesteday, becoming one of 17 active players to appear in 2,000 games…in addiition, Tejada belted career homer number 297 yesterday and is now three shy of 300 for his career…he would become the 22nd active player to reach 300 career long balls.
EN FUEGO: Adrian Gonzalez went 1-for-3 with a double yesterday and has now hit safely in 24 of his last 28 games dating back to 8/6…the slugger is batting .364 (40-for-110) with eight doubles, six home runs, 20 RBI and 17 runs scored, posting a .435 on-base percentage and a .600 slugging percentage over that stretch.