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Bob Melvin gets 3-year contract to manage Padres

Nov. 01, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bob Melvin put on a Padres home pinstriped jersey and stated the obvious about becoming San Diego's new manager. "What an opportunity. I'm probably as surprised to be here as you all are,” Melvin said Monday after being introduced at a news conference...

AP source: Padres hire Oakland's Bob Melvin as manager

Oct. 28, 2021 23:14 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres have hired Bob Melvin away from the Oakland Athletics to be their new manager, according to a person with knowledge of the agreement. The person spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because the hiring...

Giants miss chance to clinch NL West, fall to Padres in 10th

Oct. 03, 2021 01:14 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants missed a chance to clinch the NL West, falling to the San Diego Padres 3-2 when Jake Cronenworth hit an RBI double in the 10th inning Saturday. A sellout crowd of 40,760 was ready to celebrate San Francisco’s first...

Buehler earns career-high 15th win, Dodgers beat Padres 2-1

Sep. 29, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers need to win the week to catch NL West-leading San Francisco, and even that might not be enough. The defending World Series champions opened their final homestand of the regular season with a 2-1 victory over the San Diego...

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...

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...

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...

O'Neill's late homer rallies Cards past bickering Padres 3-2

Sep. 18, 2021 23:56 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — With the San Diego Padres squabbling amongst themselves, the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to solidify their postseason position. Tyler O'Neill hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Cardinals came back to beat the Padres 3-2 Saturday...

Carlson homers twice, Mikolas gets first win in two years

Sep. 18, 2021 00:39 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dylan Carlson homered twice, including a grand slam, to help Miles Mikolas win for the first time in two years as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 8-2 on Friday night. It was the Cardinals' sixth win in a row and extended their lead for...

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...