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LEADING OFF: Cy Young matchup in SD, Story powers Sox vs Sox

May. 24, 2022 04:23 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ MAKE YOUR PITCH A pair of Cy Young Award winners are on the mound when Corbin Burnes and the Milwaukee Brewers visit Blake Snell and the San Diego Padres in a matchup between two of the National...

Azocar lifts Padres to 3-2 win over Brewers in 10 innings

May. 24, 2022 02:29 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Veteran manager Bob Melvin had faith in José Azocar with the bases loaded and two outs in the 10th inning, and the rookie delivered. Azocar lined a single into center field to bring in Manny Machado and lift the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 win against the NL...

Machado has 3 doubles, triple; Padres complete Giants sweep

May. 22, 2022 20:35 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Manny Machado set a career high and matched a franchise record with four extra-base hits, and the surging San Diego Padres completed a three-game sweep of the Giants, beating San Francisco 10-1 on Sunday. On a day when every San Diego starter had at least one...

LEADING OFF: MLB investigates Anderson-Donaldson incident

May. 22, 2022 01:24 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ MLB INVESTIGATES Chicago White Sox star Tim Anderson has accused Yankees slugger Josh Donaldson of making a racist remark during Saturday's game and Major League Baseball is looking into the...

Musgrove sharp, Machado homers as Padres top Giants 2-1

May. 21, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joe Musgrove pitched seven scoreless innings of four-hit ball to remain unbeaten, Manny Machado homered and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Saturday. Jurickson Profar had two hits as the Padres extended their winning streak to three...

Bryce Harper returns for Phillies after 5-game absence

May. 21, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper returned to the Phillies lineup as the designated hitter on Saturday after he missed the previous five games because of soreness from a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right elbow. The reigning NL MVP hit third for the Phillies against the Los...

Profar: SF fans `worst in league' after ball, bottle thrown

May. 21, 2022 04:36 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fans in San Francisco threw at least one baseball and a beer bottle onto the field Friday night in the direction of San Diego Padres outfielder Jurickson Profar, who called the crowd at Giants games “the worst in the league.” Play was delayed briefly after...

Padres hold off Giants 8-7 in 10 after blowing leads

May. 21, 2022 02:57 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Manny Machado hit a tiebreaking double in the 10th inning and the San Diego Padres won in manager Bob Melvin’s return, holding off the San Francisco Giants 8-7 on Friday night. Jake Cronenworth homered, Wil Myers doubled in two late runs and the Padres...

Thankful Melvin happy to be back in Padres dugout

May. 20, 2022 22:24 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A smiling and thankful Bob Melvin returned to manage the San Diego Padres for the start of a three-game series in San Francisco on Friday, less than two weeks after undergoing prostate surgery. Melvin emerged from the visitor’s dugout wearing his uniform for...

Padres manager Bob Melvin expected back in dugout Friday

May. 19, 2022 21:46 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Manager Bob Melvin plans to return to the dugout Friday night when the San Diego Padres open a three-game series at San Francisco, the team said Thursday. Melvin has been away since having prostate surgery on May 11. The Padres said no cancer was found. Melvin...