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Tatis hits 39th HR, Padres beat Giants 7-4 to gain on Cards

Sep. 16, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr. hit his NL-leading 39th home run and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 7-4 on Thursday to earn a series split. The Padres moved within half a game of the idle Cardinals for the second NL wild card at 76-70. San...

Tatis, Padres end 5-game skid, cut Giants' 9-game win streak

Sep. 16, 2021 02:47 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It took more than four hours and San Diego finally returned to the win column — and the Padres desperately needed this one to stay right in the playoff race. Fernando Tatis Jr. matched his career high with four hits, Jurickson Profar homered and...

Giants clinch playoff spot, thump Padres 9-1 for 8th in row

Sep. 14, 2021 02:06 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It’s been five years since Brandon Belt got to toast a playoff berth, so the Giants first baseman was admittedly out of practice when the champagne started to flow in San Francisco’s clubhouse. “I forgot how much this burns to get in your...

Dodgers' Scherzer gets 3,000th K, near perfecto vs Padres

Sep. 12, 2021 20:15 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Scherzer had been anticipating his 3,000th career strikeout. He had his family on hand, and Los Angeles Dodgers fans knew it was coming. As if that wasn't enough history for one day, he nearly threw a perfect game, too. ...

Dodgers' Max Scherzer gets 3,000th K, near perfect game

Sep. 12, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Scherzer of the Los Angeles Dodgers became the 19th player in major league history with 3,000 strikeouts and nearly completed a perfect game Sunday. The 37-year-old right-hander fanned Eric Hosmer of the San Diego Padres in the fifth inning at...

Dodgers' Max Scherzer loses perfecto in 8th after 3,000th K

Sep. 12, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Scherzer of the Los Angeles Dodgers had his perfect game bid ended by Eric Hosmer's double with one out in the eighth inning Sunday against the San Diego Padres. The 37-year-old right-hander reached 3,000 career strikeouts in the fifth inning...

Betts homers on 4-RBI night, Dodgers beat Padres 5-4

Sep. 12, 2021 01:09 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer with two outs in the fifth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers held off the San Diego Padres 5-4 on Saturday night. The Dodgers remained 2 1/2 games behind NL West-leading San Francisco. ...

Urías earns MLB-leading 17th win, Dodgers beat Padres 3-0

Sep. 11, 2021 02:01 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pitching and just enough hitting got the Dodgers back to winning. Julio Urías threw seven shutout innings for his major league-leading 17th victory, Max Muncy slugged a two-run homer and Los Angeles beat the San Diego Padres...

LEADING OFF: Angels' dual threat Ohtani starts at Astros

Sep. 10, 2021 02:01 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ OHTANI UP Big league home run leader Shohei Ohtani is unbeaten in his last 13 starts going into this outing for the Los Angeles Angels against the AL West-leading Astros in...

LEADING OFF: Angels' dual threat Ohtani starts at Astros

Sep. 09, 2021 20:46 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Friday: ___ OHTANI UP Big league home run leader Shohei Ohtani is unbeaten in his last 13 starts going into this outing for the Los Angeles Angels against the AL West-leading Astros...