Latest Bob Melvin News

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 01:38 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tony Gonsolin pitched five scoreless innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers threw a four-hiter 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 of...

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...

Musgrove finalizes $100M, 5-year deal with hometown Padres

Aug. 01, 2022 20:12 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joe Musgrove walked onto the dais in an olive green suit, with his family on the left side of the room and a small contingent of Padres to his right, including teammates Manny Machado and Jake Cronenworth, as well as manager Bob Melvin and pitching coach Ruben Niebla. ...

Profar homers to help Manaea, Padres beat Twins 3-2

Jul. 31, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jurickson Profar wasn't biting. Shortly after helping San Diego beat the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins 3-2, the Padres' leadoff hitter was peppered with questions about Tuesday's trade deadline. The Padres are reportedly among the handful of...

Alfaro, Voit, Machado lead HR parade as Padres rout Twins

Jul. 30, 2022 01:39 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — It's been a while since the San Diego Padres had a game like this. Jorge Alfaro launched a three-run homer, Luke Voit and All-Star Manny Machado each hit a two-run shot and the Padres enjoyed their first five-homer outburst in more than a year to beat the AL...

AP sources: Musgrove, Padres close to $100M, 5-year deal

Jul. 30, 2022 01:34 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — All-Star right-hander Joe Musgrove is on the cusp of receiving a $100 million, five-year contract from his hometown San Diego Padres that would start next year. “We've been working on this thing for a while. We're definitely as close as we've been throughout the...