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Dodgers beat Giants 2-1 in playoff thriller, advance to NLCS

Oct. 15, 2021 04:03 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cody Bellinger pointed at the dugout and pounded his chest in triumph after delivering the biggest hit this season for the defending World Series champions. Of course, it took until the ninth inning of the 24th and final meeting to finally separate...

Padres fire manger Jayce Tingler after second-half collapse

Oct. 06, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres still believe they have a World Series-caliber team despite a brutal late-season collapse that left them with yet another losing record. If the Padres do make it to the Fall Classic in the near future, it won't be manager Jayce...

No decision yet on Padres manager Tingler's job status

Oct. 04, 2021 20:05 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jayce Tingler thinks he deserves to stay on as manager of the San Diego Padres, despite the biggest collapse in franchise history. It’s not his decision to make, of course, and as of late Monday, there had been no announcement about the manager’s...

Giants beat Padres, win NL West title on season's final day

Oct. 03, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Logan Webb secured his spot in Giants lore with far more than his dominance on the mound. He swung for the fences and sent San Francisco to an NL West title at last, without needing to wait for the rival Dodgers' result on the season's final day. ...

Buehler earns career-high 15th win, Dodgers beat Padres 2-1

Sep. 29, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers need to win the week to catch NL West-leading San Francisco, and even that might not be enough. The defending World Series champions opened their final homestand of the regular season with a 2-1 victory over 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. ...

Tatis botches popup, Cards beat Padres 8-7, win 8th straight

Sep. 19, 2021 19:11 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — San Diego center fielder Fernando Tatis Jr. dropped Nolan Arenado’s bases-loaded popup and heaved the ball home, leading to a five-run first inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Padres 8-7 Sunday for an eight-game winning streak. Tatis' brutal...

Carlson homers twice, Mikolas gets first win in two years

Sep. 18, 2021 00:39 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dylan Carlson homered twice, including a grand slam, to help Miles Mikolas win for the first time in two years as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 8-2 on Friday night. It was the Cardinals' sixth win in a row and extended their lead for...

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...

Giants clinch playoff spot, thump Padres 9-1 for 8th in row

Sep. 14, 2021 02:06 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It’s been five years since Brandon Belt got to toast a playoff berth, so the Giants first baseman was admittedly out of practice when the champagne started to flow in San Francisco’s clubhouse. “I forgot how much this burns to get in your...