Latest Bob Melvin News

Harper breaks thumb in Phillies' 4-2 win over Padres

Jun. 26, 2022 02:59 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bryce Harper saw the pitch flying toward his face, so he quickly turned his head and raised his left hand to protect himself. Turns out, the Phillies slugger would rather he hadn't. Harper will be sidelined indefinitely with a broken left thumb after...

Padres win on Austin Nola's RBI single off brother Aaron

Jun. 25, 2022 01:38 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Austin Nola lofted an opposite-field RBI single to right off his younger brother Aaron, turned toward the San Diego Padres' dugout and raised his right fist. That was the extent of the emotion in the brotherly showdown. Aaron Nola went right back to...

Schwarber, Realmuto go deep vs Musgrove in Phils' 6-2 win

Jun. 24, 2022 01:19 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Big swings by Kyle Schwarber and J.T. Realmuto of the Philadelphia Phillies put an end to Joe Musgrove's unbeaten start to 2022. Schwarber hit a two-run homer and Realmuto added a three-run shot later in the sixth inning for the Phillies, who handed Musgrove his...

LEADING OFF: Astros vs Yanks, Musgrove returns to face Phils

Jun. 23, 2022 03:03 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ BATTLE IN THE BRONX American League powerhouses square off when Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees host Yordan Álvarez and the Houston Astros in the opener of a highly anticipated four-game...

Profar has 4 hits, Padres beat MadBum, Diamondbacks, 10-4

Jun. 22, 2022 21:02 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bob Melvin was back on the top step of the dugout for the first time in 12 games and his San Diego Padres welcomed him back with a sloppy yet satisfying win. Jurickson Profar had four hits, drove in two runs and scored twice for the Padres, who jumped on Madison...

Padres manager Bob Melvin cleared from COVID protocols

Jun. 22, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres manager Bob Melvin returned Wednesday after being sidelined by COVID-19 protocols for 11 games. “I might be the healthiest guy that you might be around ever during this whole thing right now.," Melvin said during his media session before the...

Alfaro gets winning hit, Padres beat Diamondbacks 3-2 in 11

Jun. 22, 2022 02:51 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jorge Alfaro singled home the winning run with one out in the 11th inning to give the San Diego Padres a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. “It’s good to see his approach morphing into something we can really work with right now,”...

Darvish deals, Machado-less Padres beat Diamondbacks 4-1

Jun. 21, 2022 01:05 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Led by Yu Darvish, the San Diego Padres bounced back nicely from losing Manny Machado during a disheartening weekend sweep in Colorado. Darvish flirted with trouble before righting himself and throwing seven strong innings, and Jake Cronenworth and Trent Grisham...

Machado out of Padres lineup, not on IL with sprained ankle

Jun. 20, 2022 20:24 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres All-Star slugger Manny Machado wasn't in the lineup a day after spraining his left ankle and acting manager Ryan Flaherty was optimistic his former teammate won't need to go on the injured list. “He's got some purple and blue in there but overall...

Padres star Machado sprains ankle, Rockies complete sweep

Jun. 19, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — San Diego star third baseman Manny Machado sprained his left ankle while taking a tumble running out a grounder and the Colorado Rockies completed a three-game sweep, beating the Padres 8-3 Sunday. Machado, who is hitting 328 with 12 home runs and 46 RBIs, was injured...