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Oregon, North Carolina meet in Holiday Bowl at Petco Park

Dec. 04, 2022 16:50 PM EST

Oregon (9-3, Pac-12) vs. North Carolina (9-4, ACC) Dec. 28, 8 p.m. ET LOCATION: San Diego TOP PLAYERS Oregon: QB Bo Nix, 3,388 yards, 27 touchdowns, six interceptions. North Carolina: QB Drake Maye, 4,115 yards, 35 TDs, seven...

Nick Martinez, Padres finalize $26 million, 3-year contract

Nov. 22, 2022 20:48 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nick Martinez and the Padres finalized a $26 million, three-year contract for the pitcher to remain with San Diego. Martinez gets a $10 million salary next year, and the Padres have options at $16 million for 2024 and 2025 under the agreement announced Tuesday....

Reliever Robert Suarez, Padres finalize $46M, 5-year deal

Nov. 17, 2022 23:43 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Reliever Robert Suarez and the San Diego Padres finalized a $46 million, five-year contract on Thursday, a deal that could be worth $61 million if he closes regularly and stays healthy. Suarez gets $10 million in each of the next three seasons and after the 2025...

Judge wins AL MVP in runaway; Goldschmidt takes NL prize

Nov. 17, 2022 22:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge's record-setting season with the New York Yankees turned that AL MVP debate into a decisive verdict. Paul Goldschmidt's steady production for the St. Louis Cardinals made him the clear choice in the National League. And after coming in...

Nick Martinez returns to Padres on 3-year, $26 million deal

Nov. 17, 2022 00:44 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Right-hander Nick Martinez has agreed to a three-year, $26 million contract with the San Diego Padres. Martinez had turned down a $6.5 million contract with San Diego last week, becoming a free agent. But the Padres made a more substantial offer after he went 4-4...

Martinez opts out of Padres contract, becomes free agent

Nov. 11, 2022 18:17 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Right-hander Nick Martinez opted out of his contract with the San Diego Padres and became a free agent after going 4-4 with a 3.47 ERA in his return from Japanese baseball. Martinez turned down a $6.5 million player option Thursday, instead triggering a $1.5...

AP source: Suarez, Padres agree to $46 million, 5-year deal

Nov. 11, 2022 00:21 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Reliever Robert Suarez agreed Thursday to remain with the San Diego Padres under a $46 million, five-year contract, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the contract hasn't...

DeGrom, Correa, Bogaerts, Rodón turn down options, go free

Nov. 07, 2022 21:06 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jacob deGrom, Carlos Correa, Xander Bogaerts and Carlos Rodón turned down player options Monday, joining a free agent market that includes Aaron Judge, Trea Turner and Dansby Swanson. DeGrom, a two-time NL Cy Young Award winner, gave up a $30.5 million salary for...

Judge, Ohtani among 3 finalists for AL MVP award next week

Nov. 07, 2022 20:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge, Shohei Ohtani and Yordan Alvarez are the finalists for American League MVP in voting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. St. Louis Cardinals teammates Nolan Arenado and Paul Goldschmidt remain contenders for NL MVP, along with San Diego...

A statistical look at each MLB franchise's biggest play

Oct. 30, 2022 12:31 PM EDT

Yordan Alvarez's three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth that won Game 1 of the AL Division Series for Houston. J.T. Realmuto's solo shot in the top of the 10th that provided the winning margin for Philadelphia in Game 1 of the World Series. These are two of this...