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Angels power past Mariners 8-6 to end 6-game losing streak

Apr. 21, 2019 8:23 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels found themselves on the wrong side of three close losses to open their four-game series against the Seattle Mariners. The Angels were able to turn the tables in the finale on Sunday, but not without a bit of trepidation late. Tommy La Stella hit two home runs...

Hedges, Padres beat Reds 4-3 to end 6-game losing streak

Apr. 21, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — It had been a week since the San Diego Padres had a lead and slightly longer since they'd won a game. Austin Hedges homered and Wil Myers hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the four-run third inning for the Padres, who beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 on Sunday to snap a six-game losing streak....

Reds beat Padres 4-2, extend winning streak to 3 games

Apr. 21, 2019 12:59 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cincinnati Reds pitcher Luis Castillo wasn't sharp, but it was hard to tell. "It's a pretty nice luxury when you don't have you best stuff and you strike out nine and walk one," Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart said. Castillo matched a season high with nine strikeouts and Jesse Winker added a...

Dietrich's HR lifts Reds over Padres in 11 innings

Apr. 20, 2019 2:09 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Derek Dietrich heard the chatter from the dugout, with teammate Tucker Barnhart's voice rising above the others. "He kind of goaded me into it," Dietrich said. After being inserted into the game in the ninth inning as a pinch-hitter, Dietrich followed Barnhart's advice and hit a two-run...

Votto hits 1st career leadoff homer in Reds' 4-1 win

Apr. 19, 2019 2:13 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joey Votto didn't wait long to make an impact as the Cincinnati Reds' leadoff batter Thursday night. Votto drove rookie Chris Paddack's third pitch of the game over the fence in right-center field for his first career leadoff homer, sparking the Reds to a 4-1 win over the San Diego Padres....

Arenado homers on 28th birthday, Rockies beat Padres 8-2

Apr. 17, 2019 1:27 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies found their stride at sea level. Arenado homered for the third straight game — a two-run shot on his 28th birthday — and Jon Gray pitched seven strong innings for the Colorado Rockies, who beat the San Diego Padres 8-2 Tuesday night for...

Apple, Qualcomm settle bitter dispute over iPhone technology

Apr. 17, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple and mobile chip maker Qualcomm have settled a bitter financial dispute centered on some of the technology that enables iPhones to connect to the internet. The surprise truce announced Tuesday came just as the former allies turned antagonists were facing off in a federal court...

Judge wants faster identification of separated families

Apr. 16, 2019 8:08 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge said Tuesday it appeared the Trump administration could identify potentially thousands of children who were separated from their families at the border in much less time than the one to two years officials want to complete the work, though he was reluctant to impose a deadline....

Chargers to wear powder-blue jerseys as primary home uniform

Apr. 16, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Chargers' Powder Blues are finally here to stay. The Los Angeles Chargers will wear their historic powder-blue jerseys as their primary home uniforms in the upcoming season. The franchise announced the long-anticipated move Tuesday, acquiescing to years of fan demand for the...

Desmond, Arenado homer to help Rockies beat Padres 5-2

Apr. 16, 2019 2:35 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Colorado Rockies are starting to get their offense going at the end of a short West Coast swing. Ian Desmond homered, doubled and drove in three runs, and Nolan Arenado went deep for the second straight game to back Antonio Senzatela in his season debut and lead the Rockies to a 5-2...