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Padres would like to have Soto 'for many years to come'

Oct. 25, 2022 20:32 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The sudden end of a season that went unexpectedly deep left the San Diego Padres with questions to answer and holes to fill, as well as a hunger to play further into October next year. They will also begin pondering a long-term deal for 24-year-old superstar Juan...

Today in History: October 25, George III takes the throne

Oct. 25, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 25, the 298th day of 2022. There are 67 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 25, 1760, Britain’s King George III succeeded his late grandfather, George II. On this...

Padres' season ends in NLCS with bunch of what-if questions

Oct. 23, 2022 20:26 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The San Diego Padres will head into the offseason with a whole bunch of what-ifs? What if manager Bob Melvin had brought in closer Josh Hader to face Bryce Harper? What if Trent Grisham had swung away? What if Fernando Tatis Jr. had been eligible to play? ...

Phillies hit 4 homers, rally past Padres 10-6, lead NLCS 3-1

Oct. 23, 2022 00:43 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper stood on second base after a go-ahead double and ran his hands across the script “Phillies” on his jersey as Citizens Bank Park shook in ecstasy over a World Series that suddenly seemed oh-so-close. Harper punched his fists toward the ground and...

Pads pitchers Clevinger, Manaea tagged by Phils in NLCS loss

Oct. 23, 2022 00:24 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — San Diego Padres pitchers Mike Clevinger and Sean Manaea had outings they’d quickly like to forget. Clevinger, San Diego’s starter, didn’t record an out while facing four batters in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series. Manaea was tagged for the loss after...

Schwarber HR, Segura, Phillies top Padres 4-2, lead NLCS 2-1

Oct. 22, 2022 00:20 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jean Segura muffed a soft relay toss at second base on a play he made “3,000 times” over his baseball career. The Phillies second baseman even got picked off first, yes, in the same inning as his fielding miscue. He heard a few boos, but it's Philly. Segura...

Profar loses his cool, Padres lose to Phils in NLCS Game 3

Oct. 22, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jurickson Profar lost his cool just before the San Diego Padres lost the game. With a runner on first and no outs in the ninth inning and the Padres trailing by two runs in Game 3 of the NL Championship Series, Profar thought he checked his swing on a 3-2 pitch...

Drury, Padres rally to beat Nola, Phillies 8-5, tie NLCS 1-1

Oct. 19, 2022 23:49 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The scrappy San Diego Padres, largely rebuilt at the trade deadline, are finding their identity at just the right time. In danger of heading to Philadelphia down 0-2 in the NL Championship Series, the Padres produced another huge rally in front of their rowdy fans...

After hot playoff start, Nola finally falters for Phillies

Oct. 19, 2022 22:27 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Aaron Nola and the Philadelphia Phillies were rolling along this postseason. The right-hander had a big lead Wednesday against the Padres — and then he let them right back in the NL Championship Series. His older brother was right in the middle...

Harper, Schwarber HR as Wheeler, Phils top Pads to open NLCS

Oct. 19, 2022 09:51 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bryce Harper hit another postseason home run — no surprise there — and then Kyle Schwarber topped him by launching a shot that amazed even his teammates. Harper hit his fourth homer this postseason and Schwarber hit a jaw-dropping, 488-foot drive that carried...