Latest Bob Melvin News

Drury, Nola homer in big rally, Padres beat Giants 13-7

Aug. 11, 2022 00:33 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — This is the team the San Diego Padres envisioned having when they acquired Juan Soto, Josh Bell and Drury at last week's trade deadline. Yes, there was a five-game losing streak, including losing three games at the rival Los Angeles Dodgers last weekend and a...

Machado's 3-run homer gives Padres dramatic win over Giants

Aug. 10, 2022 02:21 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — After a mystifying five-game skid that included a 26-inning scoreless streak, the new-look San Diego Padres finally played the way they're supposed to after last week's blockbuster trade that brought Juan Soto to town. Manny Machado hit a game-ending, three-run...

Wood, Giants beat slumping Padres 1-0 after overturned call

Aug. 09, 2022 02:20 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Not all the San Francisco Giants were convinced they had nailed Brandon Drury at the plate, although they were certain of one thing — catcher Joey Bart made one heck of a pick and tag to deny the San Diego Padres what would have been the tying run. Alex Wood...

Bassitt hounds Reds, Marte homers early, Mets win again 5-1

Aug. 08, 2022 23:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Bassitt scattered eight hits over eight innings and Starling Marte hit a two-run homer in the first, leading the New York Mets to a 5-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night. With their 13th victory in 15 games, the Mets extended their NL East lead to...

Dodgers beat Padres 4-0, make statement with 3-game sweep

Aug. 07, 2022 23:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A few days after the Padres outmaneuvered the Dodgers for Juan Soto, San Diego rolled into Chavez Ravine with a formidable new lineup and big plans to raise a few questions about Los Angeles' dominance. The Padres are headed home from a sobering weekend knowing...

Will Smith, Max Muncy drive Dodgers past Padres again, 8-3

Aug. 07, 2022 01:46 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although the San Diego Padres made plenty of noise at the trade deadline, it's already been drowned out by the relentless drumbeat of the Los Angeles Dodgers' march toward October. Will Smith homered and drove in three runs, and the Dodgers continued to pull away...

Gonsolin, Dodgers 4-hit revamped Padres in 8-1 win

Aug. 06, 2022 02:31 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tony Gonsolin pitched five scoreless innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers threw a four-hitter against the San Diego Padres’ supercharged lineup, winning 8-1 Friday night after honoring Vin Scully. Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts led the stadium in a unison call...

Padres star Fernando Tatis Jr. to begin rehab assignment

Aug. 05, 2022 21:37 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A San Antonio either Saturday or Sunday, San Diego Padres manager Bob Melvin said. Tatis took batting practice with the Padres at Dodger Stadium on Friday afternoon and then left for...

Padres trade for Soto, then sweep doubleheader from Rockies

Aug. 03, 2022 02:37 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Trent Grisham hit a game-ending home run in the ninth inning, Josh Hader got the win in his San Diego debut and the Padres beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 Tuesday night to complete a doubleheader sweep hours after obtaining superstar Juan Soto in a blockbuster trade. ...

Profar homers, Clevinger deals in Padres' 4-1 win vs Rockies

Aug. 02, 2022 01:36 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mike Clevinger is starting to pitch like the guy who excited the Padres' brass enough to trade for him during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season. Clevinger tossed seven impressive innings and Jurickson Profar homered for the third straight game to help San Diego...