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MLB batting average near half-century low and velocity at all-time high

Jul. 15, 2024 11:06 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baseball can’t run away from its lack of runs. Batting averages are near half-century lows. Velocity is at an all-time high. "Run scoring, it’s not easy to do. It’s hard and it’s getting harder,” Minnesota manager Rocco Baldelli...

Carlos Santana homers to break 6th-inning tie, the Twins beat the Giants 4-2

Jul. 13, 2024 23:10 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carlos Santana homered to break a sixth-inning tie — a shot down the left-field line that survived a review to give him home runs in all 30 current major league ballparks — and the Minnesota Twins beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2 on Saturday night. The...

Cease strikes out 11 and allows one hit in six innings as Padres beat Braves 4-0

Jul. 13, 2024 23:04 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dylan Cease allowed one hit and struck out 11 in six dominant innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 4-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday. “I finally got some things to sync up,” Cease said. “Tonight is definitely more of what I am looking...

Profar hits a grand slam 5 innings after dustup to boost the Padres to a 9-7 win vs. the Nationals

Jun. 26, 2024 02:21 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jurickson Profar hit a grand slam five innings after being in the middle of a benches-clearing dustup, and Manny Machado also hit a dramatic home run as the San Diego Padres beat the Washington Nationals 9-7 on Tuesday night in another wild game between the teams. ...

Benches clear after Nationals catcher Keibert Ruiz jaws with Jurickson Profar

Jun. 26, 2024 00:34 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A wild scene unfolded Tuesday night when the Nationals and Padres benches cleared in the first inning after Washington catcher Keibert Ruiz jawed at San Diego's Jurickson Profar and put a hand on his shoulder just before his at-bat. Manny Machado, who was on deck,...

Cronenworth hits walk-off homer and Tatis slugs 446-foot blast as the Padres beat the Brewers 7-6

Jun. 21, 2024 01:46 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jake Cronenworth homered with two outs in the ninth inning — San Diego's fourth homer — and the Padres beat the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers 7-6 on Thursday night. Cronenworth's homer, deep down the right field line off Joel Payamps (1-3), came after...

Padres' Manny Machado and manager Mike Shildt ejected during game against Mets

Jun. 16, 2024 20:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — San Diego's Manny Machado and manager Mike Schildt were ejected in the sixth inning of Sunday's game at New York Mets after the All-Star took a called third strike. With San Diego trailing 7-2, Machado was called out by plate umpire Adam Beck on a full-count sinker...

Díaz converts 1st save chance since returning from injured list as Mets hold off Padres 2-1

Jun. 15, 2024 00:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit a two-run double, Edwin Díaz converted his first save chance since coming off the injured list and the New York Mets held off the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Friday night. “He's that anchor back in the 'pen,” Martinez said. "If he comes back and...

Jurickson Profar is out of the Padres' lineup with patellar tendinitis in his left knee

Jun. 12, 2024 16:11 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres left fielder Jurickson Profar, who is second in the major leagues in batting average and third in on-base percentage, was out of the lineup Wednesday with patellar tendinitis in his left knee. Profar said he's been dealing with the issue for years,...

Juan Soto joins Daddy Yankee and Kyle Tucker teams with Travis Scott on Topps Series 2 cards

Jun. 12, 2024 10:01 AM EDT

Juan Soto has been on baseball cards with Ken Griffey Jr., Mike Trout, Fernando Tatis Jr., Manny Machado and Xander Bogaerts. But this one, well, this one was a little different for Soto. This one had the New York Yankees slugger and Puerto Rican musician Daddy Yankee. ...