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Padres pitcher accused of breaking into Arizona home

Oct. 10, 2019 10:36 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Police arrested San Diego Padres pitcher Jacob Nix after he was accused of breaking into a suburban Phoenix home through a doggie door and was shot with a Taser by the homeowner. Nix, who is facing two counts of criminal trespassing, was released this week from the Maricopa County jail on...

Padres try to put another 90-loss season in rear-view mirror

Sep. 30, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres couldn't wait to put another lost season behind them and move on to 2020. They'll have new uniforms, a new manager and, maybe, just maybe, it will finally be the year they contend after a few years of boasting about their talent-rich farm system. The Padres envisioned...

Walker returns, Locastro lifts D'backs over Padres in 9th

Sep. 29, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Long after his day was done and the Arizona Diamondbacks' season had ended, Taijuan Walker was still in uniform in a clubhouse abuzz with teammates saying their goodbyes to one another. in a thrilling 1-0 win over the San Diego Padres, He didn't have time to change, having taken extra time...

Walker hits grand slam, D-backs beat Padres 6-5

Sep. 29, 2019 12:18 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Christian Walker crushed Triple-A pitching for the better part of four seasons, wondering if he'd ever get the chance to do the same thing in the big leagues. Finally, some playing time opened with the Arizona Diamondbacks this spring. With each passing homer, it's obvious the 28-year-old...

Lamb hits pinch-hit 3-run homer, Arizona beats Padres 6-3

Sep. 28, 2019 1:50 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks came up with another impressive win despite being eliminated from the National League playoff hunt earlier this week. Jake Lamb hit a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the eighth inning to cap a four-run rally and send Arizona past the San Diego Padres 6-3 on Friday...

Giants' Bruce Bochy prepares to exit after respected career

Sep. 27, 2019 3:24 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy once took a bat to a flat-screen TV during a San Francisco Giants team meeting to make a point to his players. It just took a few more swings than he expected because it didn't break on the first attempt as he had figured. "It's not like a regular TV where it shatters, it...

Kershaw wins 16th, Dodgers beat Padres 1-0

Sep. 26, 2019 8:40 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw is ready for the playoffs. The left-hander shut down San Diego for six innings in his final regular-season start and Chris Taylor scored from first base on Max Muncy's single in the sixth to lead the seven-time NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers to a 1-0 victory Thursday...

Pederson, Rios hit big homers in Dodgers' 6-4 win vs Padres

Sep. 26, 2019 2:29 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joc Pederson opened the game with his franchise single-season record ninth leadoff home run and Kenley Jansen closed it with his 300th career save. It was another good night for the seven-time NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers, who beat the San Diego Padres 6-4 Wednesday. Pederson...

Muncy hits slam for Dodgers, who get NL home-field edge

Sep. 25, 2019 2:14 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rich Hill has every intention of making it back onto the Los Angeles Dodgers' playoff roster despite an injury-plagued season. Backed by Max Muncy's first career grand slam, Hill made it through two innings while pitching with a brace on his left knee and the Dodgers clinched home-field...

Rookie Mejias-Brean's 2-run homer gives Barajas 1st win

Sep. 22, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Seth Mejias-Brean got a sports drink shower at home plate after hitting his first career walkoff home run, leading to a beer shower in the clubhouse for Rod Barajas after his first victory as interim manager of the San Diego Padres. Mejias-Brean, 28, who made his big league debut on...