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Blackmon homers in 6-run inning, Rockies beat Padres 11-10

Sep. 15, 2019 1:21 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The at-bats in front of him were central to Daniel Murphy's big night at the plate. Charlie Blackmon homered to start a six-run inning, Murphy had four hits and 4 RBIs, and the Colorado Rockies hung on to beat San Diego 11-10 Saturday night in a game in which both the Padres' Eric Hosmer and...

Arenado, Story power Rockies past Padres, 10-8

Sep. 14, 2019 1:28 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado continued his torrid hitting and blasted his way into the record books to lead the Colorado Rockies to another close victory. He hit his 40th home run and Trevor Story connected twice to lead the Rockies past the San Diego Padres 10-8 on Friday night. Arenado's two-run shot in...

Darvish fans 14, Cubs beat Padres 4-1 to keep wild-card pace

Sep. 12, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Yu Darvish and the Chicago Cubs are heading back to Wrigley Field feeling better about their situation than they had in several days. Darvish struck out a season-high 14 and allowed only two hits in six innings, and the Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 4-1 Thursday to remain tied with...

Cubs lose 4-0 to Pads, fall into tie for 2nd wild-card spot

Sep. 12, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — If this was Chris Paddack's final start of 2019, he will have finished his rookie season with a brilliant performance that hurt the Chicago Cubs in their pursuit of a wild-card spot. Paddack pitched six strong innings and the San Diego Padres beat the Cubs 4-0 Wednesday night, dropping...

Cubs' wild-card lead cut, Padres walk off 9-8 in 10th

Sep. 11, 2019 2:59 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — With the Chicago Cubs playing a five-man infield, Manuel Margot was looking for a pitch up in the strike zone that he could elevate. Turned out he didn't even have to take his bat off his shoulder. Margot drew a four-pitch, bases-loaded walk with one out in the 10th inning and the San...

Hoerner 3 hits, 4 RBIs in debut, Cubs beat Padres 10-2

Sep. 10, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nico Hoerner went from sitting on his couch in Oakland and watching the Chicago Cubs on TV on Sunday to having a remarkable major league debut with them on Monday night. The touted prospect had three hits and four RBIs in his big league debut and made some nice plays at shortstop for the...

Báez could return if Cubs make playoffs

Sep. 9, 2019 10:15 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — All-Star shortstop Javier Báez could return to the Chicago Cubs if they reach the playoffs. Báez saw a hand specialist in Chicago who confirmed the slugger has a hairline fracture of his left thumb. He is expected to miss the rest of this month, but the team said Monday he will...

Myers' walk-off single lifts Padres to 2-1 win over Rockies

Sep. 8, 2019 8:37 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Wil Myers is having a strong finish to what has otherwise been a disappointing season. Myers singled in Manny Machado with one out in the 10th inning to give the San Diego Padres a 2-1 win Sunday against the Colorado Rockies and a series victory in a matchup between the worst teams in the...

Machado, Myers homer to back Lucchesi in Padres' 3-0 win

Sep. 8, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Padres pitching coach Darren Balsley came out for a mound visit after Joey Lucchesi walked Nolan Arenado and Ian Desmond to open the sixth inning, and pointed at Craig Stammen warming up in the bullpen. "He said, 'You don't want him coming in. He's come in and threw so many innings for us...

Dodgers fete Giants manager Bruce Bochy in final visit to LA

Sep. 7, 2019 3:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers set aside their fierce rivalry with the Giants for a few moments to honor San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy. Before Friday's series opener, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts welcomed Bochy onto the field behind home plate. Bochy is retiring at season's end, which is Sept. 29 since...