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Trejo, Tovar lead young Rockies over Padres 4-3 in 10

Sep. 24, 2022 00:44 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Rookie Alan Trejo singled in the winning run in the 10th inning, highly touted prospect Ezequiel Tovar picked up hits on the first two pitches he saw in the big leagues, and the youthful Colorado Rockies stalled the San Diego Padres’ playoff progress with a 4-3 victory on Friday...

Snell brilliant for 7, Padres beat Pujols, Cardinals 1-0

Sep. 22, 2022 01:39 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres manager Bob Melvin was getting nervous about Blake Snell's pitch count in the seventh inning when Albert Pujols helped the skipper avoid what could have been an unpopular decision. Snell held St. Louis hitless until Pujols beat the shift for a...

Kim homers, Padres beat Cards 5-0 to clinch winning record

Sep. 21, 2022 01:40 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres are on a roll since holding a team meeting the day after a dreadful loss in Arizona last week. As an added bonus, they kept Albert Pujols in the ballpark in the opener of a three-game series against the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals....

62 and 700: Judge, Pujols closing in on home run milestones

Sep. 19, 2022 12:53 PM EDT

Aaron Judge and Albert Pujols could make this a milestone week for home runs. Judge hit two more Sunday, raising his season total to 59, two shy of Roger Maris' American League record. Now the slugger returns to Yankee Stadium, where New York plays its next six games. Pujols,...

Soto, Machado homer as Padres beat Diamondbacks 6-1

Sep. 18, 2022 20:27 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Juan Soto homered for the first time in three weeks and Yu Darvish pitched six scoreless innings, helping the San Diego Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-1 on Sunday. Soto had three hits and two RBIs in San Diego’s third straight win. He walked and scored on...

Drury hits 2 HRs, Snell goes 7, Padres topple Diamondbacks

Sep. 17, 2022 00:48 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Brandon Drury hit a pair of homers, Blake Snell threw a season-high seven innings and the San Diego Padres cruised to a 12-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. San Diego stayed 1 1/2 games ahead of the Milwaukee Brewers for the final NL wild card...

Jameson wins in major league debut, Dbacks top Padres 4-0

Sep. 16, 2022 01:36 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Drey Jameson couldn't really put it into words how it felt to pitch a gem in his major league debut. “It was awesome. I don’t really know what to say about it,” the 25-year-old right-hander said after throwing seven shutout innings in the Arizona Diamondbacks'...

Rodríguez makes more history as Mariners top Padres 6-1

Sep. 14, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Julio Rodríguez stood on second base having checked another box on a growing list of accomplishments that are only strengthening an already robust case for rookie of the year. At this point, it seems like almost a daily occurrence for the 21-year-old to come up...

Yu Darvish dominates for 8 innings, Padres top Mariners 2-0

Sep. 14, 2022 01:35 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Going up against a team he's seen only once in the past five seasons, San Diego's Yu Darvish had to do some extra homework in his prep getting ready to face the Seattle Mariners. Challenging? Actually, the opposite. “Actually, it's more fun because...

Freeman, Dodgers beat Padres 8-4; magic number down to 4

Sep. 11, 2022 00:47 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Freddie Freeman drove in four runs on four hits, including a two-run homer, and Trea Turner hit a go-ahead, three-run double for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who beat the San Diego Padres 8-4 on Saturday night to reduce to four their magic number for clinching the NL West. ...