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Dodgers slam 4 HRs in 8th for 11-9 comeback win over Padres

Sep. 30, 2021 03:03 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers still have a heartbeat in the NL West race, and it was throbbing late in the game. Corey Seager hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning, when Los Angeles went deep four times to rally past the San Diego...

Soler, Braves win 10-8 in 10 innings to eliminate Padres

Sep. 26, 2021 02:47 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Atlanta Braves got a whiff of October in late September. The defending NL East champions fell behind the San Diego Padres three times — including on Manny Machado's grand slam — and came back each time to tie the game. ...

Bryant, Posey lead Giants to 8-6 win over fading Friars

Sep. 23, 2021 03:08 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Scott Kazmir got the San Francisco Giants into a jam and rookie reliever Camilo Doval got them right out of it. Doval got three huge outs on eight pitches at a pivotal juncture for the Giants, who beat the free-falling San Diego Padres 8-6 Wednesday...

"Late Night Lamonte" lifts Giants over Padres 6-5

Sep. 22, 2021 02:55 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — “Late Night LaMonte" struck again for the San Francisco Giants. LaMonte Wade Jr. singled over leaping All-Star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. in the ninth inning to bring in the go-ahead run and the Giants beat the staggering San Diego Padres 6-5...

LEADING OFF: Angels' Ohtani might not pitch again this year

Sep. 17, 2021 03:15 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ ONE WAY TO GO? Two-way star Shohei Ohtani was scratched from his scheduled start for the Angels against Oakland because of a sore right arm that could sideline him as a...

LEADING OFF: Angels' Ohtani might not pitch again this year

Sep. 17, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Friday: ___ ONE WAY TO GO? Two-way star Shohei Ohtani was scratched from his scheduled start for the Angels against Oakland because of a sore right arm that could sideline him as a...

Tatis hits 39th HR, Padres beat Giants 7-4 to gain on Cards

Sep. 16, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr. hit his NL-leading 39th home run and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 7-4 on Thursday to earn a series split. The Padres moved within half a game of the idle Cardinals for the second NL wild card at 76-70. San...

Tatis, Padres end 5-game skid, cut Giants' 9-game win streak

Sep. 16, 2021 02:47 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It took more than four hours and San Diego finally returned to the win column — and the Padres desperately needed this one to stay right in the playoff race. Fernando Tatis Jr. matched his career high with four hits, Jurickson Profar homered and...

Wisdom, Rivas homer as Cubs beat fading Phillies 6-3

Sep. 14, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Gibson retired the first 12 batters. Not a bad start. Then Gibson embodied the Phillies' late-season malaise and watched 12 straight outs dissolve into three runs allowed in 12 consecutive pitches. The pennant race in...

Harper homers, Wheeler K's 8 in Phillies' win over Rockies

Sep. 11, 2021 22:02 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper rounded the bases on his 31st homer of the season to “MVP! MVP!” chants. It's the sound of September the Phillies can only hope they hear deep into October. Zack Wheeler steadied the slumping Phillies with eight strikeouts to lead...