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San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. fields a ground out by Los Angeles Dodgers' Mookie Betts during the first inning in Game 3 of a baseball National League Division Series Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Tatis Jr. helped make baseball fun again in San Diego

Oct. 9, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The euphoria of the San Diego Padres’ first playoff series victory in 22 seasons quickly gave way to the pain of being swept out of the playoffs by their biggest rival, the Los Angeles Dodgers. Spring training can’t get here soon enough for the Padres, who finally shed their...

San Diego Padres manager Jayce Tingler, in jacket, takes pitcher Drew Pomeranz out of the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the eighth inning in Game 3 of a baseball National League Division Series Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Padres' record parade to mound doesn't stop Dodgers' sweep

Oct. 9, 2020 2:40 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Padres paraded pitchers to the mound because they really didn’t have much choice. San Diego set a postseason record Thursday night by using 11 pitchers in a 12-3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, who swept the best-of-five NL Division Series. The Padres finished with a...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner (10) and his teammates celebrate after defeating the San Diego Padres 12-3 in Game 3 of a baseball National League Division Series. early Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

MLB-best Dodgers to 14th NLCS after 12-3 win to sweep Padres

Oct. 9, 2020 2:19 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Justin Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers have completed the first step of what they hope is a long stay in the Lone Star State. Turner put the Dodgers ahead with a record-breaking hit in a big inning fueled by a nice stop-gone-bad by Fernando Tatis Jr., and they closed out a...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger slams into the outfield wall and makes the catch as he robs San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. of a home run on a deep drive during the seventh inning in Game 2 of a baseball National League Division Series Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Bellinger robs Padres as Dodgers hold on for 2-0 NLDS lead

Oct. 8, 2020 3:55 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cody Bellinger would take the homer-robbing catch over the home run he hit if he had to pick from the two. The Los Angeles Dodgers needed both from their MVP center fielder. Bellinger nearly went to a knee to hit his long home run, and later made a spectacular, leaping catch at the...

San Diego Padres' Manny Machado points upward while rounding the bases on his solo home run off Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw during the sixth inning in Game 2 of a baseball National League Division Series Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Padres finally go deep, but can't avoid 0-2 hole vs Dodgers

Oct. 8, 2020 1:30 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Manny Machado tried to awaken a slumbering San Diego offense by screaming at his teammates after connecting for a homer against Clayton Kershaw. It almost worked, but the Padres fell into a 2-0 deficit in their best-of-five National League Division Series when Eric Hosmer left the...

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Mike Clevinger leaves the game with an injury during the second inning in Game 1 of a baseball NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Clevinger replaced on Padres playoff roster with elbow issue

Oct. 7, 2020 8:34 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike Clevinger was replaced on San Diego's playoff roster Wednesday because of his elbow injury, a move that would keep him from pitching again this postseason unless the Padres make it to the World Series. That would also depend on if his ailing right elbow is healthy enough to...

Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Mookie Betts (50) celebrates after hitting a double against the San Diego Padres during the sixth inning in Game 1 of a baseball NL Division Series, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Walk in new park: Dodgers open NLDS with 5-1 win over Padres

Oct. 7, 2020 2:54 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Justin Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers had a walk in the new park to start their National League Division Series. The patient Dodgers had already drawn nine free passes before Mookie Betts got their first hit in the sixth inning, and they went ahead to stay on Corey...

San Diego Padres manager Jayce Tingler, center, argues with home plate umpire Lance Barrett, right, during the sixth inning in Game 1 of a baseball NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Clevinger, Tingler out early for wild Padres in 5-1 loss

Oct. 7, 2020 2:43 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike Clevinger barely pitched into the second inning after missing the first round of the playoffs with an elbow injury, and Padres rookie manager Jayce Tingler wasn't around to see the end of his first Division Series game. It was a strange and wild night for San Diego during a 5-1...

San Diego Padres manager Jayce Tingler, center, argues with home plate umpire Lance Barrett, right, during the sixth inning in Game 1 of a baseball NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Padres manager Tingler ejected from NLDS Game 1 vs LA

Oct. 7, 2020 1:18 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — San Diego Padres manager Jayce Tingler was ejected by home plate umpire Lance Barrett in the sixth inning of Game 1 of the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers while making his sixth pitching change Tuesday night. It wasn't clear why Tingler was thrown out for the...

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Mike Clevinger leaves the game with an injury during the second inning in Game 1 of a baseball NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Clevinger leaves in 2nd inning of NLDS opener vs Dodgers

Oct. 6, 2020 10:49 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike Clevinger's return to the mound for the San Diego Padres was done after two pitches in the second inning of the NL Division Series opener. Clevinger missed the first round of the playoffs because of elbow impingement, but was on the Padres' 28-player roster for the NL Division...