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Bumgarner's single in 12th lifts Giants past Padres 5-4

Sep. 26, 2018 2:59 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy was out of options after emptying his bench of position players three innings earlier and with the potential winning run at third base in the 12th inning. Then, he turned to his best hitting pitcher. It worked perfectly. Madison Bumgarner had...

Push to end bullet train in 2020 could signal GOP strategy

Sep. 25, 2018 9:14 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Worried they would lack big-name candidates at the top of the ticket this November, California Republicans turned to a ballot measure that would eliminate a recent gas tax increase in hopes of exciting conservatives and ensuring they show up to support lower-profile legislative...

SDSU running back Washington out with broken collarbone

Sep. 25, 2018 6:52 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State says junior running back Juwan Washington has a broken collarbone and is expected to be out for six weeks. Washington was hurt in Saturday night's home overtime victory against Eastern Michigan. The Aztecs (3-1) are off Saturday before opening Mountain West Conference play...

Hotshots, Stallions, Commanders, Fleet make up Alliance West

Sep. 25, 2018 7:55 AM EDT

With nicknames that certainly make sense for their regions, the Alliance of American Football unveiled the names and logos of their West Division teams on Tuesday. They are the Arizona Hotshots, Salt Lake Stallions, San Antonio Commanders and San Diego Fleet. Last week, the spring league that begins play the...

Mitchell, Yates combine on 7-hitter, Padres top Giants 5-0

Sep. 25, 2018 2:15 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bryan Mitchell has had plenty to deal with: inconsistent command, a monthlong demotion to the minors, and stint on the disabled list with an elbow injury. Now, the 27-year-old San Diego Padres right-hander believes he's a better pitcher for it. Mitchell struck out seven in 8 2/3 strong...

Indicted congressman makes court appearance before midterms

Sep. 24, 2018 5:50 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Democratic opponent of California's Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter released a new TV ad Monday aimed at conservative voters in a deeply red district as the indicted congressman made his last court appearance before midterm elections. The narrator of the 30-second spot by Ammar...

Ryu has 3 of Dodgers' 16 hits in 14-0 rout of Padres

Sep. 23, 2018 8:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kemp is used to being an everyday player. With so much talent on the Dodgers, though, he's had to adjust to not seeing his name in the lineup as often. "Does he like it?" manager Dave Roberts said. "Probably not, but he understands." Kemp is just happy to be playing baseball that...

Baron, Agnew help San Diego St. beat E. Michigan 23-20 in OT

Sep. 23, 2018 2:37 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — John Baron made three field goals, including the winning 38-yarder in overtime, to help San Diego State beat Eastern Michigan 23-20 on Saturday night. Ryan Agnew passed for 176 yards and two touchdowns and Chase Jasmin had 94 yards rushing on 16 carries for San Diego State (3-1). Baron...

Dodgers hit 3 home runs in 7-2 win over Padres

Sep. 23, 2018 1:21 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manny Machado caught his wife's first pitch before the game and hit a three-run homer to notch the first 100 RBI season of his career. "It can't get any better than this," Machado said. Except maybe reaching the World Series and winning. The Dodgers' 7-2 victory over the San Diego Padres...

Senzatela, Rockies maintain playoff hopes, beat Arizona 5-1

Sep. 23, 2018 12:34 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Antonio Senzatela picked a great night for perhaps his best outing of the season. The Colorado right-hander allowed three hits in seven strong innings and the Rockies kept pace in their playoff push with a 5-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night. With eight games to play,...