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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...

Buster Posey's 18th homer helps Giants to ninth straight win

Sep. 15, 2021 01:42 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey is hitting, moving on the bases and catching with an encouraging strength in mid-September for someone who had hip surgery three years ago and chose to sit out the shortened 2020 season to protect his young family. And he is determined...

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' 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...

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...

Cronenworth homers in 9th, Padres win; Stanek, Astros tumble

Sep. 05, 2021 20:48 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — As he rounded third base and flung off his batting helmet in anticipation of a wild celebration after his first career walk-off home run, Jake Cronenworth of the San Diego Padres had two thoughts racing through his mind. “I've always had the same...

Machado, Myers, Tatis homer in Padres' 10-2 win vs. Astros

Sep. 05, 2021 01:01 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado, Wil Myers and Fernando Tatis Jr. each hit an impressive two-run home run and Joe Musgrove had a solid outing against one of his former teams as the San Diego Padres beat the AL West-leading Houston Astros 10-2 Saturday night. Tatis, who...

Diamondbacks pound Darvish with 6-run 3rd, beat Padres 8-3

Sep. 01, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — After 3 1/2 long months, Luke Weaver was very glad to be back on the mound. And even on the base paths. “I was battling a little of that nervous energy this morning,” the Arizona right-hander said after he pitched six innings in the Diamondbacks’...

Upton, Ohtani hit milestones in Angels' 10-2 rout of Padres

Aug. 29, 2021 01:31 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jared Walsh homered and drove in three runs, Justin Upton got his 1,000th RBI and the Los Angeles Angels snapped their three-game skid with a 10-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night. Shohei Ohtani stole second to became the first...