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Musgrove sharp in tune-up, wild card Padres hold off Giants

Oct. 04, 2022 01:31 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joe Musgrove pitched six shutout innings in a potential postseason tune-up and Wil Myers homered to cap a seven-run eighth that carried the San Diego Padres past the San Francisco Giants 7-4 on Monday night. One night after clinching a wild card, the Padres...

Lindley returns to San Diego State as quarterbacks coach

Oct. 03, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ryan Lindley, San Diego State's all-time passing leader, was hired Monday as quarterbacks coach at his alma mater, two days after offensive coordinator Jeff Hecklinski was fired. Lindley had been a defensive analyst at Mississippi State the last two seasons. He...

San Diego Zoo welcomes 41 endangered turtle hatchlings

Oct. 03, 2022 14:47 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — It only took two decades, but a rare and endangered turtle species has finally bred at the San Diego Zoo. Zoo officials on Monday announced the arrival of 41 tiny Indian narrow-headed softshell turtle hatchlings. Conservationists from the San Diego...

Padres clinch NL wild-card spot during 2-1 loss to White Sox

Oct. 02, 2022 21:23 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres haven't partied this hard at Petco Park in 17 years. The Padres clinched a playoff spot while batting in the seventh inning against the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, drawing a roar from the sellout crowd of 41,407 after the Miami Marlins beat...

Villar single in 10th, Giants beat D-backs in home finale

Oct. 02, 2022 21:05 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rookie David Villar hit a two-run, bases-loaded single with nobody out in the 10th inning to give the San Francisco Giants a 4-3 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday, a dramatic finish to the final game of the season at Oracle Park. The win also...

Padres clinch playoff berth when Brewers lose to Marlins

Oct. 02, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres clinched their first playoff berth in a full season since 2006 on Sunday when the Milwaukee Brewers lost 4-3 to the Miami Marlins in 12 innings. The Marlins-Brewers game ended with the Padres batting in the bottom of the seventh inning against...

Cronenworth, Padres beat White Sox 5-2, magic number at 1

Oct. 02, 2022 00:44 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jake Cronenworth hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer and Mike Clevinger was brilliant for six innings as the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2 on Saturday to reduce their magic number for clinching an NL wild card to one. Juan Soto and Manny Machado...

Jiménez, White Sox win 3-1; Padres' magic number still 3

Oct. 01, 2022 01:43 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eloy Jiménez homered and the Chicago White Sox jumped on San Diego ace Yu Darvish in a 3-1 win Friday night that slowed the Padres' march toward a playoff spot. Darvish was pushed back a day to give him extra rest with an eye toward pitching in the NL wild-card...

After #FreeBritney, California to limit conservatorships

Sep. 30, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill limiting conservatorships that grant legal guardianship over individuals, a move that comes after Britney Spears’ conservatorship case garnered national attention amid her attempts to regain control over her finances...

Train service suspended due to shifting coastal ground

Sep. 30, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — Metrolink and Amtrak train services have been temporarily suspended due to shifting ground beneath a stretch of seaside track in Southern California. The San Diego Union-Tribune reported Friday that service has been suspended in the community of San...