Latest Hunter Renfroe News

Newman's walk caps off Pittsburgh rally

Jun. 23, 2019 8:55 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Newman isn't afraid of the big moment. Newman drew a game-winning walk in the 11th inning to help the Pittsburgh Pirates rally from a three-run deficit in the 11th inning to beat the San Diego Padres 11-10 on Sunday. The rookie second baseman was down 0-2 in the count with two outs...

Reyes' 3-run homer lifts Padres to 8-7 win vs Brewers

Jun. 19, 2019 8:28 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado missed a three-run home run by inches. Franmil Reyes did not, and for the first time ever, the San Diego Padres have multiple players with 20 home runs in the first half of a season. Reyes hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh and Eric Hosmer added a two-run shot for...

Padres, Rockies score modern-era most 92 runs in 4-game set

Jun. 16, 2019 9:25 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — In a historically high-scoring series, the outcome was decided by a pinch-hitting pitcher. On a bases-loaded walk, no less, off a starter who was making his first major league relief appearance. That seems appropriate for such a wacky series. The Padres and Rockies set a modern-era record by...

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...

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...

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...

Alfaro's 4 RBIs help carry Marlins over Padres 9-3

Jun. 2, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Miami Marlins were on their way to dominating the San Diego Padres for a second straight game before a swarm of bees took over the field at Petco Park. Jorge Alfaro homered, doubled and drove in a career-high four runs for the Marlins, who beat the Padres 9-3 on Sunday in a game...

Padres hit 3 homers to back Lucchesi in 5-2 win vs Marlins

Jun. 1, 2019 2:13 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Three solo home runs were enough to power the San Diego Padres past the Miami Marlins. Franmil Reyes, Hunter Renfroe and Ian Kinsler homered, and left-hander Joey Lucchesi combined with two relievers on a four-hitter for his first victory in six starts to lead the San Diego Padres to a 5-2...

Padres hit team-record 7 HRs, rout Jays 19-4, win 5th in row

May. 25, 2019 8:08 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — In an afternoon full of big hits for the San Diego Padres, it was left to ninth-place batter Austin Hedges to register the biggest. Hedges connected for a grand slam and the Padres hit a franchise-record seven home runs to romp past the Toronto Blue Jays 19-4 Saturday for their fifth...

Renfroe hits 3-run HR, Padres top Jays 6-3 for 4th straight

May. 24, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — When Hunter Renfroe has a chance to give the San Diego Padres a lead, he tends to make the most of the opportunity. Friday night was no different. Renfroe hit a tiebreaking, three-run home run in the eighth inning, Greg Garcia and Austin Hedges also went deep, and the Padres beat the Toronto...