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Blackmon has 4 hits, Desmond hits slam as Rockies top Padres

Jun. 16, 2019 1:44 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon and Ian Desmond continued to scorch Padres pitchers, and the Rockies needed every bit of it to avoid another big meltdown. Blackmon finished with four hits for the third straight game, Ian Desmond hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, and Colorado beat San Diego 14-8 on...

Renfroe hits 3 homers, Padres rally to stun Rox 16-12 in 12

Jun. 15, 2019 3:08 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The San Diego Padres know the reputation of Coors Field all too well. "No game's ever over in this ballpark," manager Andy Green said. That's why comebacks are always possible — even one for the ages. Hunter Renfroe hit his third homer of the game in the 12th inning after Fernando...

Blackmon hits 2 HRs, Gray Ks 10 as Rockies beat Padres 9-6

Jun. 14, 2019 1:29 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jon Gray survived a rough first inning for another dominant outing against San Diego while Charlie Blackmon carried Colorado's offense to another win at home. Blackmon homered twice to back a 10-strikeout start from Gray, and the Rockies beat the Padres 9-6 on Thursday night despite two...

Giants hold on in 9th to beat Padres 4-2

Jun. 13, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Will Smith had to work around a pair of two-out hits and a seven-pitch walk in the ninth inning to keep his perfect season intact with another save. Make it 16 for 16 for the Giants closer, who got Manuel Margot to pop up with the bases loaded for the final out of San Francisco's 4-2...

Longoria rallies Giants past Padres with bat, glove

Jun. 12, 2019 2:06 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A timely hit by Evan Longoria and a gutsy decision by third base coach Ron Wotus provided just enough momentum for the San Francisco Giants to get past another round of missed opportunities at the plate. It also helped manager Bruce Bochy's club overcome a wacky play when the Giants...

Nationals hit 4 straight homers in 8th to stun Padres 5-2

Jun. 9, 2019 8:58 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — With four swings in the span of seven pitches, the Washington Nationals put on a stunning power display that made major league history. Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon hit consecutive home runs off former Washington reliever Craig Stammen with one out in the...

Scherzer, Dozier lead Nationals over Padres, 4-1

Jun. 9, 2019 1:58 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Max Scherzer shrugged off taking a comebacker off his calf and got out of the only inning in which the San Diego Padres threatened. Scherzer struck out nine in seven shutout innings and Brian Dozier hit a two-run home run for his 1,000th career hit to lead the Washington Nationals to a 4-1...

Hedges caps Padres' rally in 5-4 win vs Nationals

Jun. 8, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie sensation Fernando Tatis Jr. almost single-handedly gave San Diego a three-run lead, the bullpen gave it away and then the Padres came punching back against Sean Doolittle. Austin Hedges' RBI single with two outs in the ninth capped a two-run rally off Doolittle and gave the Padres...

Tatis Jr.'s return helps spark Padres over Nationals, 5-4

Jun. 7, 2019 2:33 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres played with a different energy level with prized rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. back in the lineup and getting his uniform dirty after more than a month on the injured list. Tatis caused some havoc on the basepaths during the go-ahead rally in the fifth inning and Joey...

Rookie Tatis Jr. returns to Padres after missing 34 games

Jun. 6, 2019 9:30 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Prized rookie shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. finished a pregame media session and then hustled off to a hitters meeting as a teammate jokingly hollered, "Hurry up, we need you." Tatis returned to the San Diego Padres on Thursday and vowed to play at full speed after missing 34 games with a...