The 2013 Padres surged in the second half through a huge uptick in pitching results. The 2014 Padres should be similarly reliant on strong pitching performances from the likes of Andrew Cashner, Tyson Ross and Josh Johnson.

Every pitcher utilizes his arsenal in a unique way, specifically when facing same-side or opposite-handed hitters. Here’s how the Padres pitching staff stacks up.

For this specific exercise we’re only looking at players with a significant data set, so Robbie Erlin, Joe Wieland, Burch Smith, etc. were left out.

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