(8/1/2009) Padres SP Josh Geer has been optioned to the minors to make room for SP Clayton Richard, who will start on Sunday against Milwaukee.
Padres move Geer to bullpen
(7/29/2009) San Diego manager Bud Black made a change to his starting rotation Wednesday. Right-hander Josh Geer, who has given up an NL-leading 27 homers, moves to the bullpen. Reliever Edward Mujica will start in his place on Saturday against Milwaukee. It will be his first start in the majors.
Geer loses sixth straight decision
(7/27/2009) Padres pitcher Josh Geer had another poor outing on Monday night against the Reds. Geer lost to a pitcher who gave up 13 earned runs over his previous eight innings in Homer Bailey as he, himself, allowed five runs four earned on four hits over just four frames. He gave up three homers and threw 73 pitches so it was clear it wasnt his night. Geer walked one and had one strikeout. His record is now at 1-7 on the season and his ERA is 5.96.
Geer drops fifth straight decision
(7/22/2009) San Diego hurler Josh Geer gave up just two runs over six innings on Wednesday but lost to the Marlins as their starter, Ricky Nolasco, was even better. Geer allowed six base hits in the game, including one home run, walked one and struck out four. His ERA is at 5.84 on the season and the loss drops his record to 1-6.
Geer again has disappointing start
(7/18/2009) Padres SP Josh Geer, who had a four-start quality start streak interrupted in his last start, had another poor effort Friday against the Rockies. He allowed five runs on seven hits in four innings, walking four and striking out two in the loss. His record is 1-5.
Padres announce three post-break starters
(7/12/2009) The Padres have announced that SPs Chad Gaudin, Josh Geer and Kevin Correia will start the first three games of the four-game series with the Rockies that starts following the All-Star break. The fourth starter has yet to be announced.
Geer takes fourth loss of 2009
(7/10/2009) San Diego SP Josh Geer saw his winless stretch reach nine starts on Thursday against the Giants, going 0-3 since his lone victory May 23 against the Cubs. He allowed six earned runs on seven hits in 4 2/3 innings, taking a 9-3 loss. He struck out four and walked none, giving up three home runs.
Geer goes six-plus, takes ND
(7/4/2009) San Diego SP Josh Geer went 6 1/3 innings, allowing two runs and seven hits in a no decision against the Dodgers on Saturday. He struck out one and also didn't issue any walks. His ERA dropped to 5.46 with his performance Saturday.
Geer loses in another quality start
(6/30/2009) Padres SP Josh Geer again pitched well Monday against the Astros, putting together his third straight quality start, but he took the loss. He allowed three runs on seven hits in seven innings, recording two strikeouts.
Geer makes only one big mistake in ND
(6/25/2009) Padres SP Josh Geer allowed eight hits and three runs in six innings during a no decision Wednesday against the Mariners. All three runs came on Russell Branyan's three-run homer in the second. After loading the bases in the first and getting a key putout at the plate when Scott Hairston threw out Yuniesky Betancourt trying to score in the second, Geer settled down. After Betancourt's double in the third -- that missed being a homer by about a foot -- Geer retired nine of the final 10 batters he faced, allowing a walk to Betancourt in the sixth. He walked three and struck out three.
Geer goes six, takes no decision
(6/18/2009) Padres SP Josh Geer yielded three runs and six hits in six innings, struck out six and walked none on Thursday in a no decision against the Mariners. It was Geer's fourth no decision in his last five starting opportunities.
Geer falls to Angels on Saturday
(6/13/2009) Padres SP Josh Geer dropped his decision against the Angels on Saturday night. Geer did not fare well at all against Anaheim as he gave up seven earned runs on nine base hits over 5 2/3 innings pitched. Geer walked one and had five strikeouts. He was taken yard four times in the game by Angels hitters. His ERA now stands at 6.14 on the season as his record falls to 1-2.
Geer to make start on Saturday
(6/12/2009) With Jake Peavy heading to the DL with an ankle injury and unable to make his next start on Saturday, the Padres will turn to Josh Geer to start. Geer has made eight starts this season and has 10 total appearances.
Geer goes five innings in ND
(6/7/2009) San Diego SP Josh Geer (1-1) went five innings on Sunday against the Diamondbacks in an 18-inning game, allowing four earned runs on five hits. He struck out two and walked three in the game as his ERA moved up to 5.60 on the season.
Geer's next start moved to Sunday
(6/5/2009) Padres SP Jake Peavy's next start has been moved back to Monday night so he can recover from an upper respiratory infection. Peavy was scheduled to pitch Sunday against the Arizona but will now face the Diamondbacks on Monday night in the final game of San Diego's seven-game homestand. Rookie Josh Geer will move up to take Peavy's spot on Sunday.
Geer called in for inning of relief
(6/3/2009) With Jake Peavy out of the game after one inning because of the flu, the Padres had to turn to SP Josh Geer for an inning of relief Tuesday against the Phillies. He allowed two runs on two hits and two walks in one inning.
Geer gives up five runs, gets ND
(5/30/2009) Padres SP Josh Geer gave up six runs -- five earned -- on six hits over 6 2/3 innings on Saturday as San Diego fell to Colorado. Geer was saved of the loss as the game was tied after the 8th inning. Geer walked one and struck out three. He has a 5.17 ERA on the year.
Geer earns first 2009 victory
(5/24/2009) Padres SP Josh Geer (1-1) got his first win in six starts this season on Saturday against the Cubs 3-1. He allowed Derrek Lee's homer in the second among his five hits in 6 2/3 innings. Geer struck out a career-high seven and walked none.
Geer may have start moved
(5/20/2009) Padres SP Josh Geer, who is scheduled to pitch on Friday against the Cubs, will likely have his start either moved back to Saturday or will have his spot in the rotation skipped as the Padres plan to start ace Jake Peavy on Friday.
Geer takes ND against Reds
(5/17/2009) San Diego SP Josh Geer took a no decision against the Reds on Saturday. He tossed 5 2/3 innings, allowing five earned runs on five hits. He struck out two and walked two, using only 88 pitches.
Geer beat up by Astros
(5/10/2009) Padres SP Josh Geer (0-1) allowed seven runs -- five of them earned -- on seven hits over just three innings Sunday in a 12-5 loss to the Astros. Geer walked three and did not strike anyone out.
Geer gives up lead in eighth
(5/6/2009) San Diego SP Josh Geer did not allow a run in Tuesday's game against the Rockies over seven innings. In the eighth, Chris Iannetta tied the game at one with a solo home run. Geer finished up the eighth but the game went into extra innings as he was saddled with the no decision. Geer gave up just the lone run on five hits over eight strong. He walked two and had three strikeouts. His ERA is 3.96 on the season.
SP Geer only marginally effective
(5/1/2009) Padres SP Josh Geer allowed four runs, seven hits and no walks over six innings and struck out four in his seventh big-league start Thursday at the Dodgers. He didn't factor in the decision in a game ultimately won by the Dodgers. He has allowed a total of nine earned runs in 10 innings over his last two starts.
Geer to stay in Hill's rotation slot
(4/27/2009) From the The Sports Xchange: Shortly after the Padres signed former A's starter Chad Gaudin to a minor league contract April 12 (after he was released by the Cubs), Padres GM Kevin Towers said Gaudin would be in the Padres' rotation "long before the season was over." It looks like Gaudin, who has worked 8 2/3 scoreless innings in two starts, will be promoted from Triple-A Portland Tuesday to replace Shawn Hill in the rotation. Gaudin will be working with normal rest while RHP Josh Geer, who came on in relief for Hill last Saturday night, will continue to start in Hill's slot.
(4/20/2009)Josh Geer, recalled from Triple-A Portland before Sunday's game, allowed two runs, one earned, and six hits in seven innings for San Diego.
Geer called up to start Sunday
(4/19/2009) The San Diego Padres placed right-hander Walter Silver on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a strained right forearm. Right-hander Josh Geer was recalled and will start for Silva instead against the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
Geer to start on Sunday
(4/18/2009) The San Diego Padres will place right-hander Walter Silver on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right forearm. Right-hander Josh Geer will be recalled Sunday and start for Silva instead against the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
(3/22/2009) San Diego starter Josh Geer gave up only four hits on Sunday against the Diamondbacks but two of them were three-run homers. He also walked three as his ERA ballooned to 10.43 this spring. "It was going to be an offensive game, you saw that early when an All-Star pitcher (Dan Haren) gives up five runs," San Diego manager Bud Black said. "Regardless of the conditions, you have to evaluate your players. The home run to [Chris] Young was a ball up in the strike zone and the three-run homer that [Miguel] Montero hit was a changeup that was down and in that was supposed to be down and away."
Geer gets knocked around by Angels
(3/17/2009) Padres SP Josh Greer was coming off a promising outing against Milwaukee on Thursday but couldn't carry it over against the Angels on Tuesday. The Padres' righty gave up six runs on nine hits in 3 2/3 innings, issuing one walk. "It's stuff we've seen the last few starts from (Greer)," San Diego manager Bud Black said. "They put the ball in play and found some holes. Some jammed shots, some hard-hit balls. They put the ball in play and got a bunch of hits."
Geer untouchable in three innings
(3/12/2009) Padres SP Josh Geer pitched three hitless innings against the Brewers on Thursday, recording three strikeouts to lower his ERA to 6.43. "I felt really good, mixed in the slider, which was a key, instead of just throwing fastball-changeup. My fastball was down today, I was working both sides of the plate throwing strikes," he said.
Geer gives up three bombs
(3/7/2009) Padres SP Josh Geer allowed four runs, three on solo home runs, and five hits in two innings in an exhibition game against the Angels on Saturday. He walked one and did not strike out a batter.
Geer not bad in first spring start
(3/2/2009) Padres SP Josh Geer, who missed his last start of the 2008 season due to a sore right elbow, pitched two solid innings in his first spring training start on Monday against the Brewers. He allowed one run and three hits while striking out one. He's competing for one the open spots behind Jake Peavy, Chris Young and Cha Seung Baek as the Padres look to rebound from a 99-loss season. "It feels really good to know that there are two spots open for the starting rotation," Geer said. "It gives everyone a good chance of making the team. I feel real confident that I can be one of those guys."
Geer solid, but has a hurt elbow
(9/27/2008) Padres rookie SP Josh Geer, making just his fourth career start, allowed only one run on three hits in five innings Friday against the Pirates, but he had to leave with tightness in his pitching elbow. He also recorded two strikeouts in the no decision. "It's been tight since my last start," said Geer about his elbow. "I didn't feel it too much out there, but each inning it felt a little worse. In the fifth inning, I really started feeling it there. I think it's just a strain."
Geer solid, but loses for first time
(9/17/2008)Joe Koshansky accounted for the only run with a two-out drive over the center-field wall off of San Diego starter Josh Greer (2-1) in the fourth inning Wednesday. Geer gave up five hits, struck out five and walked three in five innings.
Geer notches another win Thursday
(9/12/2008) Padres SP Josh Geer (2-0) allowed nine hits and two runs in seven innings in his third big league start during Thursday's 11-3 win against the Giants. The only runs he allowed were on a Rich Aurilia RBI single and Eugenio Velez RBI triple. Geer struck out two while not issuing a walk.
Geer goes only five innings again
(9/6/2008) Padres SP Josh Geer allowed two runs on seven hits in five innings Friday at Milwaukee, walking three and striking out two. He didn't factor in the decision. He has now gone five innings and allowed two runs in each of his first two major-league starts.
Geer wins major league debut
(8/31/2008)Josh Geer won his major league debut subbing for Jake Peavy in the Padres' 9-4 victory Saturday over the Rockies. Geer pitched five innings for the victory, allowing two runs and five hits with three walks and five strikeouts. Geer needed 105 pitches to get through the minimum number of innings for the win.
Padres recall pitcher Geer
(8/29/2008) The San Diego Padres placed outfielder Scott Hairston on the 15-day disabled list Friday because of a torn ligament in his left thumb. The Padres also recalled right-handed reliever Cla C. Meredith from Triple-A Portland; purchased the contracts of right-hander Joshua Geer and outfielder Will Venable from the Beavers; outrighted right-hander Josh Banks to Portland and claimed left-hander Wil Ledezma off waivers from Arizona.