Latest Bob Melvin News

Cronenworth hits grand slam, Padres beat Marlins 10-3

Aug. 17, 2022 21:08 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jake Cronenworth hit a grand slam in the first inning, Ha-Seong Kim also drove in four runs, and the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 10-3 on Wednesday. Kim went 3-for-4 with two doubles. Juan Soto reached base three times and scored twice for the Padres, who...

Fortes slugs 2 HRs, scores winner as Marlins top Padres 4-3

Aug. 16, 2022 23:42 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Nick Fortes hit two solo homers and scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, leading the Miami Marlins to a 4-3 win over San Diego Padres on Tuesday night. Peyton Burdick hit a tiebreaking RBI double that scored Fortes, who had singled against Padres reliever...

Snell strikes out 10, pitches Padres past Nationals 6-0

Aug. 14, 2022 16:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Blake Snell struck out 10 in six sharp innings, Juan Soto reached base three times and the San Diego Padres wrapped up a hectic weekend with a 6-0 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday. On Friday, with so much focus on Soto’s return to Washington after a...

Blocking the plate call on review helps Nats top Padres 4-3

Aug. 13, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — San Diego Padres manager Bob Melvin was sure his catcher, Austin Nola, was not guilty of blocking the plate. So sure that the skipper immediately got ejected after Nola was called for that transgression on a replay review, allowing the Washington Nationals to score the go-ahead...

Padres manager Melvin says Tatis 'remorseful' about PED ban

Aug. 13, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — San Diego Padres manager Bob Melvin reached out to suspended All-Star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. in a phone call Saturday and said the player “feels remorseful.” Melvin did not reveal anything else about what he termed a “private conversation” with...

Padres star Tatis suspended 80 games for positive drug test

Aug. 13, 2022 02:57 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — San Diego Padres dynamo Fernando Tatis Jr., one of the brightest, freshest stars in all of Major League Baseball, was suspended 80 games on Friday after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance and won't play this season. MLB said Tatis tested...

Soto gets 2 hits, standing ovation as Padres beat Nats 10-5

Aug. 13, 2022 00:19 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a night when Juan Soto was celebrated by his old team, his new team was more concerned about a player who wasn't there — Fernando Tatis Jr. Soto had two hits and got a standing ovation in his return to Washington, and the San Diego Padres beat the Nationals...

Drury, Nola homer in big rally, Padres beat Giants 13-7

Aug. 11, 2022 00:33 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — This is the team the San Diego Padres envisioned having when they acquired Juan Soto, Josh Bell and Drury at last week's trade deadline. Yes, there was a five-game losing streak, including losing three games at the rival Los Angeles Dodgers last weekend and a...

Machado's 3-run homer gives Padres dramatic win over Giants

Aug. 10, 2022 02:21 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — After a mystifying five-game skid that included a 26-inning scoreless streak, the new-look San Diego Padres finally played the way they're supposed to after last week's blockbuster trade that brought Juan Soto to town. Manny Machado hit a game-ending, three-run...

Wood, Giants beat slumping Padres 1-0 after overturned call

Aug. 09, 2022 02:20 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Not all the San Francisco Giants were convinced they had nailed Brandon Drury at the plate, although they were certain of one thing — catcher Joey Bart made one heck of a pick and tag to deny the San Diego Padres what would have been the tying run. Alex Wood...