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Angels get OF Renfroe from Brewers for 3 young pitchers

Nov. 23, 2022 01:51 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels acquired power-hitting outfielder Hunter Renfroe in a trade with the Milwaukee Brewers for three young pitchers Tuesday night. Milwaukee received right-handers Janson Junk and Elvis Peguero, and minor league lefty Adam Seminaris. ...

AP source: Suarez, Padres agree to $46 million, 5-year deal

Nov. 11, 2022 00:21 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Reliever Robert Suarez agreed Thursday to remain with the San Diego Padres under a $46 million, five-year contract, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the contract hasn't...

Brewers' president of baseball operations Stearns steps down

Oct. 27, 2022 20:18 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — David Stearns is stepping away from his role as the Milwaukee Brewers’ president of baseball operations, saying Thursday he just needs a break and isn’t thinking about taking a job with any other organization. Stearns will remain with the Brewers in an...

Padres would like to have Soto 'for many years to come'

Oct. 25, 2022 20:32 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The sudden end of a season that went unexpectedly deep left the San Diego Padres with questions to answer and holes to fill, as well as a hunger to play further into October next year. They will also begin pondering a long-term deal for 24-year-old superstar Juan...

Hot Harper carries Phillies into 1st World Series since 2009

Oct. 24, 2022 13:10 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The billionaire owner of the Philadelphia Phillies pounded his fists on Bryce Harper’s chest and joked the Phillies slugger was almost underpaid at $330 million over the life of his contract. It was absurd to put a price tag on the moment for John Middleton as...

Harper's HR powers Phillies past Padres, into World Series

Oct. 23, 2022 21:02 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper broke up the Phillies postseason party on the mound and directed his team to where the true revelry was about to begin for the National League champs. “C'mon, let's go inside! Let's go!” he ordered. With that, Harper walked toward...

Padres' season ends in NLCS with bunch of what-if questions

Oct. 23, 2022 20:26 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The San Diego Padres will head into the offseason with a whole bunch of what-ifs? What if manager Bob Melvin had brought in closer Josh Hader to face Bryce Harper? What if Trent Grisham had swung away? What if Fernando Tatis Jr. had been eligible to play? ...

Drury, Padres rally to beat Nola, Phillies 8-5, tie NLCS 1-1

Oct. 19, 2022 23:49 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The scrappy San Diego Padres, largely rebuilt at the trade deadline, are finding their identity at just the right time. In danger of heading to Philadelphia down 0-2 in the NL Championship Series, the Padres produced another huge rally in front of their rowdy fans...

NLCS-bound Padres find their identity, eliminate Dodgers

Oct. 16, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — As a rare October rainstorm drenched Petco Park in the eighth inning, nobody at the packed downtown home of the San Diego Padres flinched. Fans pulled over hoodies, put on ponchos and covered their heads with whatever they could to try to stay dry, including...

Cronenworth, Padres rally to stun Dodgers 5-3 to reach NLCS

Oct. 16, 2022 03:42 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Baseball fans in San Diego have been waiting a long time to party like this and the Padres were more than happy to finally oblige. What made it so much sweeter was that they toppled the mighty Los Angeles Dodgers, the best team in the majors this year and one that...