Padres notes: Hand's moving violation slider; Hosmer's accidental double

Padres notes: Hand's moving violation slider; Hosmer's accidental double

Brad Hand’s slider has long been his wipeout pitch and has seemed especially effective most games this season.

As he closed out Friday’s 3-2 victory over the Pirates for his 13th save, the pitch practically needed a turn signal.

“I have to set up my body a certain way so I can catch it,” catcher...