Padres Streaked Their Way to .500, Ends at 10 and New Season Begins

Brian WolffCorrespondent IMay 25, 2009

Padres Streaked Their Way to .500, Ends at 10 and New Season Begins

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    PHOENIX - MAY 25:  Manager Bud Black of the San Diego Padres looks on from the dugout during the major league baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacksat Chase Field on May 25, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

1. Padres Snap 6-Game Skid Against Cincinnati

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    NEW YORK - JUNE 19: Scott Hairston #12 of the San Diego Padres bats against the New York Yankees on June 19, 2008 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the Padres 2-1. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

2. Start and Finish with a Homer; Padres Win in 16

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    FLUSHING, NY - APRIL 13:  Nick Hundley #4 of the San Diego Padres looks on from the dugout against the New York Mets during opening day at Citi Field on April 13, 2009 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. This is the first

3. Peavy Dominates Through Nine; Padres Sweep Reds

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    NEW YORK - JUNE 18: Jake Peavy #44 of the San Diego Padres pitches against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium June 18, 2008 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the Padres 8-5. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

4. Chris Young Silences Red Bats; Solo Homers Give Close Victory

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    PHILADELPHIA - APRIL 17: Starting Pitcher Chris Young #32 of the San Diego Padres throws a pitch during the game against the Philadelphia Phillies on April 17, 2009 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images

5. Gaudin Gets First Win of the Season

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 03:  Chad Gaudin #49 of the San Diego Padres looks back as he leaves the game trailing 1-5 to the Los Angeles Dodgers during the sixth inning at Dodger Stadium on May 3, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Ima

6. Padres Eke Karma Win; Ninth-Inning Rally Sweeps Giants

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    PHOENIX - MAY 25:  Tony Gwynn #18 of the San Diego Padres stands attended for a moment of silence during the major league baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on May 25, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Padres defeated the Diamondbac

7. Peavy Pitches Six Shutout Innings, KOs 10

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    NEW YORK - APRIL 15:  Brian Giles of the San Diego Padres bats against the New York Mets on April 15, 2009 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

8. In-Gear Padres Cruising; Padres Win Eight

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    PEORIA, AZ - MARCH 07:  Starting pitcher Josh Geer #52 of the San Diego Padres pitches against the Oakland Athletics during the spring training game at Peoria Stadium on March 7, 2009 in Peoria, Arizona. The A's defeated the Padres 15-6.  (Photo by Christ

9. Padres Sweep Cubs

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    PHILADELPHIA - APRIL 17: Kevin Kouzmanoff #5 of the San Diego Padres breaks his bat hitting a foul ball during the game against the Philadelphia Phillies on April 17, 2009 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty

A Perfect 10

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    PHOENIX - MAY 25:  Chase Headley #7 (L) of the San Diego Padres celebrates with teammates in the dugout after hitting a 2 run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the tenth inning of the major league baseball game at Chase Field on May 25, 200

Streak Ends, Comback Falls Short

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    PHOENIX - MAY 25:  Tony Gwynn #18 of the San Diego Padres warms up on deck against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the major league baseball game at Chase Field on May 25, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Padres defeated the Diamondbacks 9-7.  (Photo by Chri
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