03/09/11 5:45 PM EST
Headley's tear continues as Padres drop Tribe
By Jordan Bastian / MLB.com
2010 Spring Training - San Diego Padres
News & Features
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- Padres unveil 37-game Spring Training schedule
- Padres rebuild system into one of league's best
Sights & Sounds
Spring Training Info
Padres left-hander Cory Luebke logged 4 1/3 innings against the Indians, limiting the Tribe's offense to one run on two hits. Luebke, who is competing for a spot on San Diego's starting staff, finished with four strikeouts and one walk in the effort. Cleveland's Carlos Santana doubled off Luebke and later scored in the second.Indians third baseman Luis Valbuena homered in the eighth for his team-leading third spring long ball.
Up next for Padres: The Padres head to Glendale, Ariz., on Thursday for their first game of the spring against the Dodgers. The matchup will be carried live on MLB.TV at 12:05 p.m. PT and will be another chance for left-handed pitcher Wade LeBlanc, battling Dustin Moseley for the fifth spot in the starting rotation, to impress the organization. LeBlanc has allowed six earned runs on 11 hits in his first two appearances of the spring. LeBlanc is stretched out to the point where he'll be allowed to throw four innings or 60 pitches.Up next for Indians: Right-hander Justin Masterson will take the ball for the Indians on Thursday, when the Tribe heads to Mesa, Ariz., to take on the Cubs in a 12:05 p.m. PT tilt that will be available free via an exclusive live audio webcast at clevelandindians.com. Randy Wells is scheduled to start for Chicago.