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Mejia homers as Padres beat Cubs 5-1 to avoid sweep

Jul. 21, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Adrian Morejon started his first major league game while sometimes-starter Cal Quantrill came out of the bullpen. The strategy worked. And the offense did the rest. Francisco Mejia homered, Fernando Tatis Jr. drove in three runs and the San Diego Padres avoided the sweep, beating the Chicago...

Báez, bullpen lead streaking Cubs over Padres 6-5

Jul. 20, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Báez tagged the San Diego Padres in all sorts of ways. The Chicago Cubs star hit a go-ahead, three-run homer, then made a nifty play with his glove in the ninth inning Saturday to help preserve a 6-5 victory. The game started out as a slugfest in sweltering conditions at Wrigley...

Boy asks for homer, Rizzo hits slam as Cubs beat Padres 6-5

Jul. 19, 2019 9:58 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Before Friday's game against San Diego, 9-year-old Matteo Lambert of Vienna, Virginia, met Anthony Rizzo in the Chicago Cubs' dugout and gave him a note asking for a "moonshot" on behalf of group running a 5K in Grant Park this weekend to raise money for kids with cancer. Rizzo followed with...

Anderson's hit in 9th lifts Marlins past Padres 4-3

Jul. 18, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins' homestand ended with a mob scene around Brian Anderson at second base that included punches on the arm, slaps on the back, hugs and high-fives. It's a wonder the Marlins remembered how to celebrate ninth-inning heroics, because they haven't had many. Anderson doubled home...

Paddack takes no-hitter into 8th as Padres beat Marlins 3-2

Jul. 17, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Chris Paddack said he took the mound with a chip on his shoulder and a tragedy on his mind, and the emotions of the occasion brought out the best in the San Diego Padres rookie. Paddack took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, and two relievers got the final four outs to complete a...

Padres' Paddack loses no-hitter in 8th inning on Castro's HR

Jul. 17, 2019 9:21 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie right-hander Chris Paddack of the San Diego Padres lost his no-hit bid when the Miami Marlins' Starlin Castro led off the eighth inning with a home run. The Padres, who played their first game in 1969, are the only team in the majors to never throw a no-hitter. Paddack opened the eighth...

Harper drives in 5 runs, Phillies rally past Dodgers 9-8

Jul. 17, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper hit a two-run double off Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen with one out in the bottom of the ninth after pinch-hitter Matt Beaty hit a three-run homer off Philadelphia closer Hector Neris in the top half, rallying the Phillies to a 9-8 win over Los Angeles on Tuesday night....

Anderson's 3-run HR helps Marlins beat Padres, 12-7

Jul. 16, 2019 11:57 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Marlins rookie Jordan Yamamoto won with less than his best to stay unbeaten, while the San Diego Padres lost again to reach a new low. Yamamoto needed 99 pitches to get through five innings but gave up only two earned runs to help Miami win 12-7 on Tuesday night. The Padres (45-49) lost their...

Freeman, Soroka lift Braves to 4-1 win, sweep of Padres

Jul. 14, 2019 10:50 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Atlanta Braves All-Star rookie Mike Soroka remains on a brilliant run, helped along by a mighty swing by Freddie Freeman. Soroka struck out a career-high nine to win his 10th straight decision and Freeman hit a three-run homer to break a scoreless tie in the eighth inning as the Braves...

Donaldson homers, scores go-ahead run in Braves' 7-5 win

Jul. 14, 2019 1:51 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Josh Donaldson and the Atlanta Braves have opened the second half at full speed. Donaldson hit a two-run homer in the first inning and then scored the go-ahead run on Ozzie Albies' single with one out in the 10th, and the Braves held on for a 7-5 victory over the San Diego Padres on...