Cameron Maybin doesn't care much for the Old Pueblo.
The Tucson Padres' 13-hit attack wasn't enough to overcome four homers by the host Omaha Storm Chasers, who got the timely hits in an 11-8 victory Monday.
Brad Nelson drove in five runs as the host Iowa Cubs defeated the Tucson Padres 7-3 on Sunday afternoon.
Tucson 6, Round Rock 5 (10 innings)
Padre's Jonathan Galvez, from the Dominican Republic, has worked on his English and is now working to convert to third base.
When Jonathan Galvez came to America from the Dominican Republic in 2009, he was 18 and couldn't speak a lick of English.
Baseball has never frustrated Dean Anna.
Tucson Padres manager Pat Murphy knows in baseball - especially in the Pacific Coast League - good pitching wins games.
Leadoff hitter Dean Anna went 3 for 4 with two RBIs as the visiting Tucson Padres rapped 15 hits to beat Salt Lake 9-3 on Saturday night.
After being shut out by the Salt Lake Bees on April 16, center fielder Daniel Robertson and the Tucson Padres were staring at a 3-9 record and facing an early crossroad in the season.
Tucson 7, Colorado Springs 4
Fans sported giveaway Tucson Toros T-shirts at Kino Stadium Saturday night, and a feeling of nostalgia hung in the air.
When Tucson Padres outfielder Travis Buck started in right field for the Oakland A's on opening day in 2007, he was ecstatic.
When Pat Murphy was at Arizona State, he recruited a Glendale Community College pitcher named Eddie Bonine.
Cody Decker, who is honing his catching skills in a bid to make the big leagues, played in 32 games in Tucson with the Padres last season.
Cody Decker has the soft hands of a good catcher, but no idea about his ability to throw out base stealers.
Third baseman Jedd Gyorko was a bright spot for the Tucson Padres, hitting .328 with 24 homes runs after being called up from Double-A.
Triple-A baseball came to Tucson in 1969 and, with the exception of 2009 and 2010, has been here every year since.