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Padres extend Luebke through at least 2015

The San Diego Padres on Friday agreed to terms with pitcher Cory Luebke on a contract extension to keep the lefty with the club through at least the 2015 season.Luebke posted a 6-10 mark along 3.29 earned run average in 46 games, 17 starts, behind a 9.9 strikeouts per nine innings mark in 2011. He struck out 154 batters in his first full major league season, the second-most ever recorded by a Padres rookie."Cory is a talented, athletic pitcher," said San Diego general manager Josh Byrnes. "He is a high-character player who continues to improve. We feel that he is well-positioned to build on his 2011 success."The Padres also retained club options for the 2016 and 2017 seasons.The Ohio State product was selected as a supplemental first-round pick (63rd overall) by San Diego in the 2007 MLB Draft, and made his professional debut in 2010, striking out 18 hitters over 17 2/3 innings in four appearances....

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    Cory Luebke outpitched Roy Halladay and San Diego beat Philadelphia 5-1 Saturday night, snapping the Phillies' 13-game winning streak at Petco Park.Luebke (2-1) held...

  2. Padres rookie Corey Luebke holds down Dodgers in 4-0 victory

    Rookie Cory Luebke struck out seven in six sparkling innings, Luis Durango hit a key two-run single and the San Diego Padres added to their lead in the NL West with ...

  3. Padres' Quentin to begin season on DL

    San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - San Diego Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin was among several players placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday as the club set ...

  4. Ouch! Parker, Medlen among recent rash of pitchers needing Tommy John surgery this spring

    Jarrod Parker, Kris Medlen and Luke Hochevar are out for the season, Patrick Corbin and Brandon Beachy might join them in the operating room.All over spring training...

  5. Padres slip past Giants

    Cory Luebke surrendered just two runs over six innings and Nick Hundley added four hits as the Padres took a 5-3 decision over the Giants in the opener of a three-ga...

  6. Luebke pitches Padres over Mets

    Although it's too late for this season, the San Diego Padres continue to flash a resurgent offense.Nick Hundley had three hits, including two triples, to lead a 15-h...

  7. Padres finally solve Phillies at PETCO Park

    Cory Luebke tossed eight shutout innings and the San Diego Padres snapped the Philadelphia Phillies' 13-game winning streak at PETCO Park with a 5-1 win on Saturday....

  8. Upton, Nady power D-backs past Padres 4-3

    Padres pitcher Cory Luebke made a big mistake when he got Justin Upton mad.Upton hit a pair of solo homers off Luebke, Xavier Nady added a two-run shot against the r...

  9. Padres take aim at season sweep of Marlins

    Cory Luebke attempts to win his third consecutive decision ever season sweep of Florida Marlins at Petco Park .Luebke beat the New York Mets on Tuesday, holding them...

  10. Ludwick's 2-run homer lifts Padres over Braves

    Ryan Ludwick's second homer of the night, a 2-run shot with one out in the 13th inning, lifted the San Diego Padres to a 5-3 win against the Atlanta Braves on Monday...

  11. Lincecum tries to turn a corner against Padres

    It might not have been vintage Tim Lincecum, but it's the closest the former Cy Young Award winner has gotten this season.The right-hander will try to build off his ...

  12. Padres call up Suppan for Wednesday start

    The Padres on Wednesday purchased the contract of veteran hurler Jeff Suppan from Triple-A Tucson for his first start of the year, against the Milwaukee Brewers.San ...

  1. Padres' Luebke needs second Tommy John surgery

    San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - San Diego Padres pitcher Cory Luebke will sit out a second consecutive season after a recent MRI determined he will require anoth...

  2. Luebke tries to slow down Sandoval in opener with Giants

    Cory Luebke outdueled one of baseball's best pitchers last time out. Now he'll try to slow down one of the hottest batters this evening when his San Diego Padres beg...

  3. Padres P Luebke opts for surgery

    San Diego Padres pitcher Cory Luebke said Monday that he will have season-ending surgery later this week on his injured left elbow.The left-hander hasn't pitched sin...

  4. Padres reinstate Luebke , four others from 60-day DL

    The San Diego Padres reinstated five players from the 60-day disabled list on Friday, including pitcher Cory Luebke.The 27-year-old Luebke made five starts for the P...

  5. Luebke's fielding hurts Padres

    Cory Luebke's poor decision-making in the field cost him and the San Diego Padres more than his pitching did.Luebke made two costly mental mistakes that led to two r...

  6. Luebke allows 3 HRs, Padres lose to Diamondbacks

    The margin of error was small for Padres pitcher Cory Luebke , and Arizona took full advantage.Luebke allowed three home runs to the free-swinging Diamondbacks, incl...

  7. Luebke leads Padres to 7-1 win over Rockies

    Cory Luebke threw seven efficient innings and Chase Headley tied a team record with three doubles, helping the San Diego Padres snap a four-game skid with a 7-1 vict...

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