Latest Jake Arrieta News

Masterful Webb pitches Giants past Dodgers in playoff opener

Oct. 09, 2021 01:26 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Logan Webb pumped his fists as he set down a star-studded Dodgers lineup all game long, then raised his pitching hand in appreciation after a masterful postseason debut. Webb struck out 10 while working into the eighth inning, Buster Posey hit a...

"Late Night Lamonte" lifts Giants over Padres 6-5

Sep. 22, 2021 02:55 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — “Late Night LaMonte" struck again for the San Francisco Giants. LaMonte Wade Jr. singled over leaping All-Star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. in the ninth inning to bring in the go-ahead run and the Giants beat the staggering San Diego Padres 6-5...

Tatis botches popup, Cards beat Padres 8-7, win 8th straight

Sep. 19, 2021 19:11 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — San Diego center fielder Fernando Tatis Jr. dropped Nolan Arenado’s bases-loaded popup and heaved the ball home, leading to a five-run first inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Padres 8-7 Sunday for an eight-game winning streak. Tatis' brutal...

Padres starter Arrieta departs in 1st with groin strain

Sep. 19, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — San Diego Padres pitcher Jake Arrieta departed Sunday's start at St. Louis with a right adductor groin strain after facing six batters. Padres interim pitching coach Ben Fritz made a mound visit after Edmundo Sosa hit a two-run double, and summoned...

O'Neill's late homer rallies Cards past bickering Padres 3-2

Sep. 18, 2021 23:56 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — With the San Diego Padres squabbling amongst themselves, the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to solidify their postseason position. Tyler O'Neill hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Cardinals came back to beat the Padres 3-2 Saturday...

LEADING OFF: Angels' Ohtani might not pitch again this year

Sep. 17, 2021 03:15 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ ONE WAY TO GO? Two-way star Shohei Ohtani was scratched from his scheduled start for the Angels against Oakland because of a sore right arm that could sideline him as a...

LEADING OFF: Angels' Ohtani might not pitch again this year

Sep. 17, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Friday: ___ ONE WAY TO GO? Two-way star Shohei Ohtani was scratched from his scheduled start for the Angels against Oakland because of a sore right arm that could sideline him as a...

Buster Posey's 18th homer helps Giants to ninth straight win

Sep. 15, 2021 01:42 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey is hitting, moving on the bases and catching with an encouraging strength in mid-September for someone who had hip surgery three years ago and chose to sit out the shortened 2020 season to protect his young family. And he is determined...

LEADING OFF: Greinke back, Vladdy & daddy, Brewers pitch in

Sep. 14, 2021 04:10 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ ZACK IS BACK Houston Astros right-hander Zack Greinke makes his first start since testing positive for COVID-19 last month. Greinke (11-5, 2.66 ERA)...

Giants clinch playoff spot, thump Padres 9-1 for 8th in row

Sep. 14, 2021 02:06 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It’s been five years since Brandon Belt got to toast a playoff berth, so the Giants first baseman was admittedly out of practice when the champagne started to flow in San Francisco’s clubhouse. “I forgot how much this burns to get in your...