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NLCS-bound Padres find their identity, eliminate Dodgers

Oct. 16, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — As a rare October rainstorm drenched Petco Park in the eighth inning, nobody at the packed downtown home of the San Diego Padres flinched. Fans pulled over hoodies, put on ponchos and covered their heads with whatever they could to try to stay dry, including...

Dodgers have much to contemplate during long winter

Oct. 16, 2022 15:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After all their gaudy statistics during the regular season — 111 wins, Freddie Freeman and Trea Turner powering the offense — the Los Angeles Dodgers appeared on their way to fulfilling manager Dave Roberts' spring prediction of another World Series victory. ...

Braves reeling after playoff flop, but excited for future

Oct. 16, 2022 15:10 PM EDT

More than four months of dazzling baseball carried the Atlanta Braves to a fifth straight NL East title. Their hopes of repeating as World Series champion fell apart in less than a week. The season came to an unimaginable end with two dismal performances in Philadelphia, where the...

Cronenworth, Padres rally to stun Dodgers 5-3 to reach NLCS

Oct. 16, 2022 03:42 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Baseball fans in San Diego have been waiting a long time to party like this and the Padres were more than happy to finally oblige. What made it so much sweeter was that they toppled the mighty Los Angeles Dodgers, the best team in the majors this year and one that...

World Series champs Braves fail to repeat, lose to Phillies

Oct. 15, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Charlie Morton took a shot off his pitching elbow that was eerily reminiscent of the comebacker that broke the Atlanta postseason ace’s right leg in last year’s World Series. Much like last October, Morton tried to push ahead in his Game 4 start for Atlanta....

Snell, Grisham lead Padres over Dodgers 2-1 for NLDS lead

Oct. 15, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Until Friday night, San Diego Padres fans had never seen a home playoff victory in person since Petco Park opened in 2004. Blake Snell, Trent Grisham and the Padres’ lights-out bullpen finally gave them the chance to go crazy. Snell pitched...

Snell: Dodgers-Padres NLDS at Petco Park should be 'insane'

Oct. 13, 2022 21:20 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The atmosphere at Petco Park will be absolutely electric Friday night when Blake Snell and the San Diego Padres face Tony Gonsolin and the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in the first playoff game at the downtown ballpark with fans in the stands in 16 years. The Padres...

Snell: Dodgers-Padres NLDS at Petco Park should be 'insane'

Oct. 13, 2022 21:16 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The atmosphere at Petco Park will be absolutely electric Friday night when Blake Snell and the San Diego Padres face Tony Gonsolin and the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in the first playoff game at the downtown ballpark with fans in the stands in 16 years. The Padres...

Padres pull out 5-3 victory over Dodgers, tie NLDS 1-all

Oct. 13, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not many tabbed the San Diego Padres to beat the Mets in New York in the wild-card round. Even fewer picked them against the Los Angeles Dodgers, who have dominated the Padres in recent years and were baseball’s best team during the regular season. But they're...

Turner, Dodgers start fast, hold off Padres in NLDS opener

Oct. 12, 2022 02:04 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The well-rested Los Angeles Dodgers raced out to a big lead early and hung on against the upstart San Diego Padres. Trea Turner homered and doubled as the Dodgers won 5-3 on Tuesday night in the NL Division Series opener. Behind 17-game winner...