Third 2013 stint in Triple-A
Jordan Brown loves Tucson and certainly misses the UA.
Brad Nelson drove in five runs as the host Iowa Cubs defeated the Tucson Padres 7-3 on Sunday afternoon.
Aided by the return of catcher Yasmani Grandal, the Tucson Padres scored three runs in the first inning to beat the host Iowa Cubs 4-2 Saturday night.
Tyler Bortnik singled in Wladimir Sutil in the bottom of the ninth inning Monday, lifting the host Reno Aces over the Tucson Padres 2-1.
Tucson starter Bear Bay allowed five hits over seven strong innings Thursday, and the Padres topped host Salt Lake 3-1, completing a four-game sweep of the Bees.
The Tucson Padres picked up their third straight victory and eliminated Salt Lake from playoff contention Wednesday with a 6-4 win over the host Bees.
Sawyer Carroll's three-run homer capped a nine-run fifth inning for Tucson on Tuesday night as the Padres won at Salt Lake 9-6.
Sky Sox starter Cory Riordan fires a pitch in the Tucson Padres' final home game of 2012. The Padres head off on an eight-game road trip to end the season.
With his bags and boxes packed before the Tucson Padres' home finale Sunday, first baseman Matt Clark only has to return to Tucson next week to pick up his car and drive home.
Tucson 3, Colorado Springs 1
Until this week, the extent of Ross Ohlendorf's Kino Stadium experience happened six years ago, a few days on the bench, one of them painful.
Jedd Gyorko hit his 21st home run and the Tucson Padres scored three runs in the fourth on their way to a 6-0 win in Fresno.
Tucson starter Bear Bay limited host Fresno to seven hits over seven innings, but the Padres' bats failed to come through in the clutch in a 5-3 loss Saturday night.
Last month in a win over Reno, Tucson Padres manager Terry Kennedy got four scoreless innings from relievers Brad Boxberger, Miles Mikolas and Cory Burns. Ω