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Padres beat Dodgers 4-3 in 10 to reduce magic number to 4

Sep. 28, 2022 02:53 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jorge Alfaro is used to being in position to walk off games. Just not with a walk-off walk. Alfaro drew a bases-loaded free pass from Craig Kimbrel with two outs in the 10th inning and the San Diego Padres beat the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on...

MLB playoff primer: Things to know as postseason nears

Sep. 27, 2022 13:41 PM EDT

Major League Baseball’s postseason has a little more heft this season. The playoffs are rapidly approaching, with the final regular season games set for Oct. 5. The postseason begins two days later with a field of 12 teams — up from last year’s 10 — and includes a...

Manny Machado hits 31st homer, Padres beat Rockies, 13-6

Sep. 25, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Manny Machado and Brandon Drury hit back-to-back home runs in a five-run eighth inning, Wil Myers also went deep, and the San Diego Padres beat Colorado 13-6 in the Rockies’ final home game of the season. Jake Cronenworth tripled and drove in three runs and Juan...

Trejo, Tovar lead young Rockies over Padres 4-3 in 10

Sep. 24, 2022 00:44 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Rookie Alan Trejo singled in the winning run in the 10th inning, highly touted prospect Ezequiel Tovar picked up hits on the first two pitches he saw in the big leagues, and the youthful Colorado Rockies stalled the San Diego Padres’ playoff progress with a 4-3 victory on Friday...

Snell brilliant for 7, Padres beat Pujols, Cardinals 1-0

Sep. 22, 2022 01:39 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres manager Bob Melvin was getting nervous about Blake Snell's pitch count in the seventh inning when Albert Pujols helped the skipper avoid what could have been an unpopular decision. Snell held St. Louis hitless until Pujols beat the shift for a...

Kim homers, Padres beat Cards 5-0 to clinch winning record

Sep. 21, 2022 01:40 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres are on a roll since holding a team meeting the day after a dreadful loss in Arizona last week. As an added bonus, they kept Albert Pujols in the ballpark in the opener of a three-game series against the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals....

62 and 700: Judge, Pujols closing in on home run milestones

Sep. 19, 2022 12:53 PM EDT

Aaron Judge and Albert Pujols could make this a milestone week for home runs. Judge hit two more Sunday, raising his season total to 59, two shy of Roger Maris' American League record. Now the slugger returns to Yankee Stadium, where New York plays its next six games. Pujols,...

Soto, Machado homer as Padres beat Diamondbacks 6-1

Sep. 18, 2022 20:27 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Juan Soto homered for the first time in three weeks and Yu Darvish pitched six scoreless innings, helping the San Diego Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-1 on Sunday. Soto had three hits and two RBIs in San Diego’s third straight win. He walked and scored on...

Drury hits 2 HRs, Snell goes 7, Padres topple Diamondbacks

Sep. 17, 2022 01:28 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — San Diego's blockbuster deal for Juan Soto and Josh Bell at the trade deadline garnered so much attention that the addition of Brandon Drury was barely noticed. Turns out it was a pretty important acquisition. Drury hit a pair of homers, Blake Snell...

Jameson wins in major league debut, Dbacks top Padres 4-0

Sep. 16, 2022 01:36 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Drey Jameson couldn't really put it into words how it felt to pitch a gem in his major league debut. “It was awesome. I don’t really know what to say about it,” the 25-year-old right-hander said after throwing seven shutout innings in the Arizona Diamondbacks'...