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Almonte, Diamondbacks beat Padres 4-2 in Barajas' debut

Sep. 22, 2019 1:01 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A new manager didn't change the results for the staggering San Diego Padres. Rod Barajas lost his debut as San Diego's interim manager, falling 4-2 to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night as former Padres player Abraham Almonte had three hits and scored three runs. Barajas was...

Kelly throws 7 strong innings, Arizona routs Padres 9-0

Sep. 21, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Merrill Kelly is putting a strong finish on his rookie season with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The 30-year-old right-hander pitched seven dominant innings and Josh Rojas hit a three-run double in the seven-run eighth for the Diamondbacks, who beat the lackluster San Diego Padres 9-0 Friday...

McMahon homers twice as Rockies beat Padres, 10-5

Sep. 15, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Ryan McMahon filled in for Nolan Arenado in the field and did a spot-on impersonation of the slugger at the plate. McMahon hit two home runs and drove in four runs to lead the Colorado Rockies over the San Diego 10-5 on Sunday for a three-game sweep that ensured the Padres' ninth straight...

Blackmon homers in 6-run inning, Rockies beat Padres 11-10

Sep. 15, 2019 1:21 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The at-bats in front of him were central to Daniel Murphy's big night at the plate. Charlie Blackmon homered to start a six-run inning, Murphy had four hits and 4 RBIs, and the Colorado Rockies hung on to beat San Diego 11-10 Saturday night in a game in which both the Padres' Eric Hosmer and...

Hoerner 3 hits, 4 RBIs in debut, Cubs beat Padres 10-2

Sep. 10, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nico Hoerner went from sitting on his couch in Oakland and watching the Chicago Cubs on TV on Sunday to having a remarkable major league debut with them on Monday night. The touted prospect had three hits and four RBIs in his big league debut and made some nice plays at shortstop for the...

Myers' walk-off single lifts Padres to 2-1 win over Rockies

Sep. 8, 2019 8:37 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Wil Myers is having a strong finish to what has otherwise been a disappointing season. Myers singled in Manny Machado with one out in the 10th inning to give the San Diego Padres a 2-1 win Sunday against the Colorado Rockies and a series victory in a matchup between the worst teams in the...

Brewers beat up Lester, top Cubs 8-5 to narrow WC lead

Sep. 8, 2019 6:43 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers had a final chance this weekend to deal direct damage to the Chicago Cubs' grasp on the second NL wild card, and they didn't waste it. Tyler Austin drove a pinch-hit, three-run homer during the Brewers' five-run fourth inning against Jon Lester, and Milwaukee beat the...

Rojas, Marte power D-backs past Padres 14-7

Sep. 2, 2019 9:25 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Spurred by a motivational video that showed highlights of race leaders easing up at the finish line and losing to others running hard to the end, the Arizona Diamondbacks came out swinging from the start of Monday's game and didn't let up. After a six-run second inning, Josh Rojas, Eduardo...

Padres power past Giants 8-4, spoil Sandoval's final AB

Sep. 1, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pablo Sandoval gave fans at Oracle Park plenty of reason to cheer during 10 seasons over two stints with the Giants. On Sunday in what could be his final game in San Francisco, a crowd of nearly 39,000 rose to honor Sandoval once again. It didn't take a storybook home run. Not even a...

Buehler dominates Padres again in Dodgers' 9-0 victory

Aug. 28, 2019 2:23 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Walker Buehler had another dominating performance against the San Diego Padres, and catcher Russell Martin looked good on the mound, too. Buehler struck out 11 and allowed only four hits in six innings, and Joc Pederson homered to lead the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-0...