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MLB, union resume blood testing after pandemic, lockout

Dec. 02, 2022 10:16 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In the first acknowledgment that MLB and the players' association resumed blood testing for human growth hormone, the organizations said none of the 1,027 samples taken during the 2022 season tested positive. HGH testing stopped in 2021 because of the COVID-19...

3 minor leaguers suspended for violating drug program

Nov. 18, 2022 18:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has suspended three players for violating the sport's minor league drug program. The penalties were announced by the commissioner's office on Friday. Johan Lopez, an infielder in Tampa Bay's system, was suspended for 80 games...

Three minor leaguers suspended for positive drug tests

Nov. 11, 2022 16:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Free agent infielder Luis Curbelo was suspended for 80 games, and Boston pitcher Starlin Santos and Miami outfielder Deivis Mosquera for 60 games each under baseball's minor league drug program. Curbelo tested positive for the performance-enhancing substance...

MLB GMs weigh bigger bets in Las Vegas than those at tables

Nov. 07, 2022 21:18 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In the hallways and meeting rooms of Resorts World, baseball general managers are starting to weigh bigger bets than the wagers placed on tables and machines in the casino downstairs. A free-agent market that will be defined by Aaron Judge, Trea Turner, Dansby...

Padres would like to have Soto 'for many years to come'

Oct. 25, 2022 20:32 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The sudden end of a season that went unexpectedly deep left the San Diego Padres with questions to answer and holes to fill, as well as a hunger to play further into October next year. They will also begin pondering a long-term deal for 24-year-old superstar Juan...

Padres' season ends in NLCS with bunch of what-if questions

Oct. 23, 2022 20:26 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The San Diego Padres will head into the offseason with a whole bunch of what-ifs? What if manager Bob Melvin had brought in closer Josh Hader to face Bryce Harper? What if Trent Grisham had swung away? What if Fernando Tatis Jr. had been eligible to play? ...

Harper, Machado tangle in wild-card NLCS between Phils, Pads

Oct. 17, 2022 20:25 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Either Bryce Harper or Manny Machado will be playing in the World Series this year. Harper’s Philadelphia Phillies will face Machado’s San Diego Padres in an all-wild card NL Championship Series starting Tuesday night at Petco Park. It’s not exactly the...

NLCS-bound Padres find their identity, eliminate Dodgers

Oct. 16, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — As a rare October rainstorm drenched Petco Park in the eighth inning, nobody at the packed downtown home of the San Diego Padres flinched. Fans pulled over hoodies, put on ponchos and covered their heads with whatever they could to try to stay dry, including...

Snell: Dodgers-Padres NLDS at Petco Park should be 'insane'

Oct. 13, 2022 21:20 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The atmosphere at Petco Park will be absolutely electric Friday night when Blake Snell and the San Diego Padres face Tony Gonsolin and the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in the first playoff game at the downtown ballpark with fans in the stands in 16 years. The Padres...

Snell: Dodgers-Padres NLDS at Petco Park should be 'insane'

Oct. 13, 2022 21:16 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The atmosphere at Petco Park will be absolutely electric Friday night when Blake Snell and the San Diego Padres face Tony Gonsolin and the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in the first playoff game at the downtown ballpark with fans in the stands in 16 years. The Padres...