Peter Gammons: The Padres pillar in San Diego grows stronger than ever

The first time the ad for “The Founder” ran, the first thought wasn’t about a Big Mac or McRib sandwich, it was about who would play Doug Rader taking the lineup card up to home plate in a chef’s hat, the night after Ray Kroc called his newly-owned Padres a bunch of “short order cooks.” […]

Chris Davis and three-homer games

Chris Davis hit three home runs and drove in five runs to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 9-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.Davis doubled his season’s output and now has six homers this season after he went long 53 times last year. Davis hit a two-run blast off Francisco Liriano (0-4). He hit a […]