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Rookie Mejias-Brean's 2-run homer gives Barajas 1st win

Sep. 22, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Seth Mejias-Brean got a sports drink shower at home plate after hitting his first career walkoff home run, leading to a beer shower in the clubhouse for Rod Barajas after his first victory as interim manager of the San Diego Padres. Mejias-Brean, 28, who made his big league debut on...

Almonte, Diamondbacks beat Padres 4-2 in Barajas' debut

Sep. 22, 2019 1:01 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A new manager didn't change the results for the staggering San Diego Padres. Rod Barajas lost his debut as San Diego's interim manager, falling 4-2 to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night as former Padres player Abraham Almonte had three hits and scored three runs. Barajas was...

Padres fire manager Andy Green during season-ending skid

Sep. 21, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rod Barajas was at his daughter's soccer game in Del Mar on Saturday morning when general manager A.J. Preller called to say that Andy Green was out as manager of the underperforming San Diego Padres. "I jumped in the car and came over straight to the field, and he asked me if I wanted to...

AP NewsAlert

Sep. 21, 2019 2:16 PM EDT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres fire manager Andy Green.

Kelly throws 7 strong innings, Arizona routs Padres 9-0

Sep. 21, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Merrill Kelly is putting a strong finish on his rookie season with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The 30-year-old right-hander pitched seven dominant innings and Josh Rojas hit a three-run double in the seven-run eighth for the Diamondbacks, who beat the lackluster San Diego Padres 9-0 Friday...

Cain HR, Brewers fan 16, beat Padres 5-1 to improve position

Sep. 19, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Lorenzo Cain has had his share of aches and pains this season. He managed to do some damage to the San Diego Padres before departing with another ailment. Cain hit a solo home run to help lift the Brewers past the Padres 5-1 on Thursday before exiting the game...

Moustakas, Cain lift Brewers past Padres 3-1

Sep. 18, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mike Moustakas used one swing of the bat to give the Milwaukee Brewers' playoff push a big boost. Moustakas hit his 35th home run of the season, Lorenzo Cain also went deep and the Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Tuesday night with their 11th win in 12 games. "Moustakas, he's...

Spangenberg lifts Brewers, ensures Padres' losing record

Sep. 17, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Corey Spangenberg helped the Milwaukee Brewers keep pace in their playoff push and ensured another losing season for his old team Spangenberg drove in three runs, including a tiebreaking, two-run triple in the fourth inning, and the Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 5-1 Monday night....

McMahon homers twice as Rockies beat Padres, 10-5

Sep. 15, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Ryan McMahon filled in for Nolan Arenado in the field and did a spot-on impersonation of the slugger at the plate. McMahon hit two home runs and drove in four runs to lead the Colorado Rockies over the San Diego 10-5 on Sunday for a three-game sweep that ensured the Padres' ninth straight...

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...