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What happened to the Padres?
What happened to the Padres?

As the Dodgers and San Diego Padres open a three-game series Friday at Dodger Stadium, the cynical preview is this: Pitchers' duel! The Padres have not scored in 14 innings. The Dodgers have not scored in 31 innings. The Dodgers, at least, are in first place in the National League West. The Padres, built with the expectation of challenging the Dodgers and San Francisco Giants, are tied with the Arizona Diamondbacks for third place. The Padres are 20-22. What's up? -- San Diego has had a relatively rough schedule so far. The Dodgers and Padres have almost identical records within the NL West -- 17-13 for the Dodgers, 15-12 for the Padres -- but San Diego has played 13...

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