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August 10, 1998 | From Associated Press
After yielding his third home run in three innings to trail the Florida Marlins, San Diego starter Sterling Hitchcock had to face pitching coach Dave Stewart in the dugout. "He said, 'OK, what do you want the outcome of this to be?' " Hitchcock said. "I looked at him and I said, 'I'm going to win this, 7-5.' " Close enough. The Padres won, 6-5, on Sunday, with Ken Caminiti's two-run homer in the fourth putting San Diego ahead and letting Hitchcock off the hook.
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July 17, 1999 | From Associated Press
Sterling Hitchcock pitched seven shutout innings Friday night and the surging San Diego Padres beat the Seattle Mariners, 2-1, in the Mariners' first indoor game at Safeco Field. The retractable roof on the new $517.6-million stadium was closed because it was raining. In the Padres' 3-2 victory in the Safeco opener Thursday night, the roof stayed open. Hitchcock (9-6) won his fifth consecutive start as the Padres won for the 20th time in 25 games.
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April 7, 1998 | From Associated Press
San Diego Padre left-hander Sterling Hitchcock has been fined $1,000 by the National League for hitting Colorado's Larry Walker during an exhibition game. Hitchcock is appealing. Hitchcock and Walker, the reigning NL MVP, were ejected during the game, March 22 at Tucson, Ariz. Walker, who objected to Hitchcock hitting Colorado pitcher John Thomson four batters earlier, began approaching the mound after being hit in the right shoulder in the fifth inning.
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October 20, 1998 | JASON REID, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The San Diego Padres are in trouble in the World Series, which will end sooner than they expected unless things change quickly. The New York Yankees have a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series, having overwhelmed the Padres in New York. San Diego appeared shaken after its Game 2 loss Sunday at Yankee Stadium, and the Padres acknowledge they're concerned with Game 3 coming up tonight at Qualcomm Stadium. These are difficult days for the National League champions.
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October 4, 1998 | ROSS NEWHAN
The decision to bring Kevin Brown back on three days' rest in Game 3 did not disturb San Diego left-hander Sterling Hitchcock, who was bumped to Game 4 today. "For me," he said, "starting Game 3 or Game 4 is just a number. We couldn't be here without Brownie. He gives us our best chance to win tonight, and I see this as a pivotal game for both sides to go ahead two games to one and not being down one and being forced to win the rest."
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July 17, 1999 | From Associated Press
Sterling Hitchcock pitched seven shutout innings Friday night and the surging San Diego Padres beat the Seattle Mariners, 2-1, in the Mariners' first indoor game at Safeco Field. The retractable roof on the new $517.6-million stadium was closed because it was raining. In the Padres' 3-2 victory in the Safeco opener Thursday night, the roof stayed open. Hitchcock (9-6) won his fifth consecutive start as the Padres won for the 20th time in 25 games.
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September 1, 1997 | From Associated Press
Now that it's too late, the San Diego Padres are starting to get some consistent starting pitching. The Padres have held opponents to three runs or fewer the last four games, winning three times. On Sunday, Sterling Hitchcock pitched six strong innings and the Padres defeated the Texas Rangers, 5-3. "That's our game," San Diego Manager Bruce Bochy said. "That's what we've got to do."
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October 20, 1998 | JASON REID, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The San Diego Padres are in trouble in the World Series, which will end sooner than they expected unless things change quickly. The New York Yankees have a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series, having overwhelmed the Padres in New York. San Diego appeared shaken after its Game 2 loss Sunday at Yankee Stadium, and the Padres acknowledge they're concerned with Game 3 coming up tonight at Qualcomm Stadium. These are difficult days for the National League champions.
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August 30, 1998 | From Associated Press
In the middle of a pitchers' duel, it was Dustin Hermanson's bat that was the difference. Hermanson limited San Diego to three hits in 7 2/3 innings and hit his second career home run as the Montreal Expos, despite striking out 17 times, defeated the Padres at San Diego, 3-1, on Saturday. "You can have as many strikeouts as you want, but I tell you, you just have to get the guys out anyway," Hermanson said. "I mixed a few strikeouts in. But I just wanted to put the ball in play.
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October 15, 1998 | ROSS NEWHAN
Unable to sleep at 2:30 Wednesday morning, Sterling Hitchcock turned on a light, picked up his bible, and ultimately found an "unbelievable peace and calm." The rewards for faith, focus and first-pitch strikes? How about a trip to the World Series and the award as the most valuable player in the National League championship series.
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October 15, 1998 | ROSS NEWHAN
Unable to sleep at 2:30 Wednesday morning, Sterling Hitchcock turned on a light, picked up his bible, and ultimately found an "unbelievable peace and calm." The rewards for faith, focus and first-pitch strikes? How about a trip to the World Series and the award as the most valuable player in the National League championship series.
SPORTS
October 4, 1998 | ROSS NEWHAN
The decision to bring Kevin Brown back on three days' rest in Game 3 did not disturb San Diego left-hander Sterling Hitchcock, who was bumped to Game 4 today. "For me," he said, "starting Game 3 or Game 4 is just a number. We couldn't be here without Brownie. He gives us our best chance to win tonight, and I see this as a pivotal game for both sides to go ahead two games to one and not being down one and being forced to win the rest."
SPORTS
August 30, 1998 | From Associated Press
In the middle of a pitchers' duel, it was Dustin Hermanson's bat that was the difference. Hermanson limited San Diego to three hits in 7 2/3 innings and hit his second career home run as the Montreal Expos, despite striking out 17 times, defeated the Padres at San Diego, 3-1, on Saturday. "You can have as many strikeouts as you want, but I tell you, you just have to get the guys out anyway," Hermanson said. "I mixed a few strikeouts in. But I just wanted to put the ball in play.
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August 10, 1998 | From Associated Press
After yielding his third home run in three innings to trail the Florida Marlins, San Diego starter Sterling Hitchcock had to face pitching coach Dave Stewart in the dugout. "He said, 'OK, what do you want the outcome of this to be?' " Hitchcock said. "I looked at him and I said, 'I'm going to win this, 7-5.' " Close enough. The Padres won, 6-5, on Sunday, with Ken Caminiti's two-run homer in the fourth putting San Diego ahead and letting Hitchcock off the hook.
SPORTS
April 7, 1998 | From Associated Press
San Diego Padre left-hander Sterling Hitchcock has been fined $1,000 by the National League for hitting Colorado's Larry Walker during an exhibition game. Hitchcock is appealing. Hitchcock and Walker, the reigning NL MVP, were ejected during the game, March 22 at Tucson, Ariz. Walker, who objected to Hitchcock hitting Colorado pitcher John Thomson four batters earlier, began approaching the mound after being hit in the right shoulder in the fifth inning.
SPORTS
September 1, 1997 | From Associated Press
Now that it's too late, the San Diego Padres are starting to get some consistent starting pitching. The Padres have held opponents to three runs or fewer the last four games, winning three times. On Sunday, Sterling Hitchcock pitched six strong innings and the Padres defeated the Texas Rangers, 5-3. "That's our game," San Diego Manager Bruce Bochy said. "That's what we've got to do."
SPORTS
October 17, 1998
Hey, Fox, pull back. Get out of the nose hairs. Let us watch the game. HOWARD KEEN, Newport Beach There must be a God. Otherwise, that was Sterling Hitchcock who proved that Ted Turner can't buy everything. MARC CHESLER, Los Angeles Maybe I'm mistaken, but aren't Padres Joyner, Leyritz and Langston all ex-Angels? And weren't the Angels' most desperate needs the last month of the season at first base, catcher and middle relief? MICHAEL A. GLUECK, Newport Beach
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October 10, 1998 | JASON REID
PADRES' STERLING HITCHCOCK (9-7, 3.93 ERA) vs. BRAVES' GREG MADDUX (18-9, 2.22 ERA) Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, 1 p.m. TV--Channel 11. * Update--The Braves are counting on Maddux to help them get back into the series. Atlanta played poorly defensively in the first two games at Turner Field and struggled offensively. Hitchcock outdueled Randy Johnson in the division series clincher against Houston. In his first postseason start, he gave up three hits and one run in six innings, winning 6-1.
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