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Braves, Phillies to go head to head with division in balance

Sep. 27, 2021 03:20 AM EDT

The Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies are in an old-fashioned battle for the NL East title, with the wild card looking unlikely for whoever finishes second. They'll face each other in a three-game series starting Tuesday. Atlanta leads the...

Braves to face Phils after wild 9th in beating Padres 4-3

Sep. 26, 2021 21:10 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Will Smith struck out the side around three walks in the ninth inning to finish the Atlanta Braves' 4-3 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday that opened a 2 1/2-game lead over Philadelphia heading into their NL East showdown. Pinch-hitter Orlando...

Soler, Braves win 10-8 in 10 innings to eliminate Padres

Sep. 26, 2021 02:47 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Atlanta Braves got a whiff of October in late September. The defending NL East champions fell behind the San Diego Padres three times — including on Manny Machado's grand slam — and came back each time to tie the game. ...

Police investigate fatal fall of mother, son at ballpark

Sep. 26, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego police are investigating the deaths of a woman and her 2-year-old son Saturday after they fell from the third level of Petco Park, just as thousands of baseball fans were heading inside for a Padres game, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. ...

Fried brilliant in 3-hitter, Braves silence Padres 4-0

Sep. 25, 2021 02:52 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Max Fried was absolutely brilliant at just the right time for the Atlanta Braves. Fried retired his last 18 batters and finished with a three-hitter for his second career shutout, and the NL East-leading Braves beat the San Diego Padres 4-0 Friday to...

Braves-Padres resumption delayed by rare San Diego rain

Sep. 24, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A rare rainstorm in San Diego prompted a delay Friday before the Padres and Braves resumed a game suspended by poor weather July 21 in Atlanta. The continuation was set to begin in the evening at Petco Park, but an unexpected storm hit the city,...

Caratini, Padres beat Giants 7-6 in 10 to tighten NL West

Sep. 23, 2021 21:40 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres can have a say over the NL West race even as they appear headed toward what would be the biggest collapse in franchise history. Jurickson Profar raced home on Victor Caratini's infield single with one out in the 10th inning and the...

Bryant, Posey lead Giants to 8-6 win over fading Friars

Sep. 23, 2021 03:08 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Scott Kazmir got the San Francisco Giants into a jam and rookie reliever Camilo Doval got them right out of it. Doval got three huge outs on eight pitches at a pivotal juncture for the Giants, who beat the free-falling San Diego Padres 8-6 Wednesday...

"Late Night Lamonte" lifts Giants over Padres 6-5

Sep. 22, 2021 02:55 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — “Late Night LaMonte" struck again for the San Francisco Giants. LaMonte Wade Jr. singled over leaping All-Star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. in the ninth inning to bring in the go-ahead run and the Giants beat the staggering San Diego Padres 6-5...

Pads stars Machado, Tatis say all's well after dugout dustup

Sep. 21, 2021 21:22 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres All-Stars Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. stood next to each other and said it's all good between them after their weekend shouting match in the dugout during a season that's been spiraling out of control. Machado shouted and...