The Padres have an off day on Monday before coming back to Petco Park for a two game series with the Oakland A’s. Eric Lauer (3-4, 6.20 ERA) will get the start on Tuesday opposite Paul Blackburn (1-1, 11.05 ERA) and Tyson Ross (5-4, 3.51 ERA) will take the mound on Wednesday afternoon vs. Frankie Montas (3-1, 2.67 ERA).
The Padres dropped their first game in Atlanta last night putting their record at 33-38. Clayton Richard (5-6, 4.40 ERA) will get the start on Friday night vs Brandon McCarthy (5-3, 5.03 ERA) and Jordan Lyles (2-3, 4.83 ERA) will face Sean Newcomb (7-2, 2.92 ERA) on Saturday night.
Supporters of a hotel-tax hike to expand the Convention Center, bankroll homeless services and road repairs have been quietly urging backers of a separate $900 million housing bond to stand down.
Former United States Men's and Women's National Team players Landon Donovan and Shannon Mac Millan, who have both joined the SoccerCity team were on hand to thank fans for their support and to have a little fun in a family-friendly environment akin to what SoccerCity would cultivate in the heart of Mission Valley.