Latest Chris Paddack News

Padres try to put another 90-loss season in rear-view mirror

Sep. 30, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres couldn't wait to put another lost season behind them and move on to 2020. They'll have new uniforms, a new manager and, maybe, just maybe, it will finally be the year they contend after a few years of boasting about their talent-rich farm system. The Padres envisioned...

Padres fire manager Andy Green during season-ending skid

Sep. 21, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rod Barajas was at his daughter's soccer game in Del Mar on Saturday morning when general manager A.J. Preller called to say that Andy Green was out as manager of the underperforming San Diego Padres. "I jumped in the car and came over straight to the field, and he asked me if I wanted to...

Moustakas, Cain lift Brewers past Padres 3-1

Sep. 18, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mike Moustakas used one swing of the bat to give the Milwaukee Brewers' playoff push a big boost. Moustakas hit his 35th home run of the season, Lorenzo Cain also went deep and the Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Tuesday night with their 11th win in 12 games. "Moustakas, he's...

Spangenberg lifts Brewers, ensures Padres' losing record

Sep. 17, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Corey Spangenberg helped the Milwaukee Brewers keep pace in their playoff push and ensured another losing season for his old team Spangenberg drove in three runs, including a tiebreaking, two-run triple in the fourth inning, and the Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 5-1 Monday night....

Cubs lose 4-0 to Pads, fall into tie for 2nd wild-card spot

Sep. 12, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — If this was Chris Paddack's final start of 2019, he will have finished his rookie season with a brilliant performance that hurt the Chicago Cubs in their pursuit of a wild-card spot. Paddack pitched six strong innings and the San Diego Padres beat the Cubs 4-0 Wednesday night, dropping...

Cubs' wild-card lead cut, Padres walk off 9-8 in 10th

Sep. 11, 2019 2:59 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — With the Chicago Cubs playing a five-man infield, Manuel Margot was looking for a pitch up in the strike zone that he could elevate. Turned out he didn't even have to take his bat off his shoulder. Margot drew a four-pitch, bases-loaded walk with one out in the 10th inning and the San...

Gallen, Marte lead D-backs to sweep of Padres

Sep. 5, 2019 1:52 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Even before Manny Machado singled into right field, Zac Gallen knew it wasn't his night to throw a no-hitter. The rookie right-hander took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning, Ketel Marte hit a grand slam for his 30th homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 4-1...

Kelly's 7 scoreless innings lead D-backs over Padres 2-1

Sep. 4, 2019 2:01 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Merrill Kelly gave the Arizona Diamondbacks' bullpen some needed rest with one of his best starts of the season. Kelly pitched three-hit ball over seven scoreless innings, closer Archie Bradley stranded the bases loaded in the ninth and the Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Tuesday...

Paddack rebounds, leads Padres to 5-3 win over Giants

Aug. 30, 2019 1:29 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Chris Paddack is aware that the San Diego Padres will soon shut him down for the season in order to limit the wear and tear on his pitching arm. For now, Paddack, a 23-year-old rookie, is trying to put together as strong a finish as possible. Paddack rebounded from his worst start of...

Dodgers top Padres 6-4 in 10 after Jansen blows another save

Aug. 29, 2019 2:44 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — After a wild pitch left Kenley Jansen with his seventh blown save of the season, Kiké Hernández helped pick up the struggling Los Angeles Dodgers closer. Hernández scored the go-ahead run on shortstop Luis Urias' throwing error with two outs in the 10th inning and the...