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Rizzo, Bassitt turn down options, among 11 now free agents

Nov. 08, 2022 22:56 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — First baseman Anthony Rizzo became a free agent again when he declined his $16 million option with the New York Yankees for 2023. Pitcher Chris Bassitt declined his $19 million option with the New York Mets and followed rotation mates Jacob deGrom and Taijuan...

Harper, Schwarber HR as Wheeler, Phils top Pads to open NLCS

Oct. 19, 2022 09:51 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bryce Harper hit another postseason home run — no surprise there — and then Kyle Schwarber topped him by launching a shot that amazed even his teammates. Harper hit his fourth homer this postseason and Schwarber hit a jaw-dropping, 488-foot drive that carried...

Padres' bats go silent against Phillies in NLCS opener

Oct. 19, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Juan Soto, Manny Machado and unlikely star Trent Grisham went silent for the San Diego Padres, giving the Petco Park faithful little to cheer in the city’s first NL Championship Series appearance since 1998. The Padres eked out just one hit against Zack Wheeler...

Padres pull out 5-3 victory over Dodgers, tie NLDS 1-all

Oct. 13, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not many tabbed the San Diego Padres to beat the Mets in New York in the wild-card round. Even fewer picked them against the Los Angeles Dodgers, who have dominated the Padres in recent years and were baseball’s best team during the regular season. But they're...

Turner, Dodgers start fast, hold off Padres in NLDS opener

Oct. 12, 2022 02:04 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The well-rested Los Angeles Dodgers raced out to a big lead early and hung on against the upstart San Diego Padres. Trea Turner homered and doubled as the Dodgers won 5-3 on Tuesday night in the NL Division Series opener. Behind 17-game winner...

Dodgers leave closer Kimbrel off NLDS roster vs. Padres

Oct. 11, 2022 19:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran closer Craig Kimbrel was left off the Los Angeles Dodgers’ roster for their National League Division Series against the San Diego Padres. Kimbrel was demoted from his closer’s role two weeks ago after struggling all season as the replacement for...

Padres wrap up 5th seed in NL playoffs, beating Giants 6-2

Oct. 05, 2022 01:22 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sean Manaea allowed only one hit in six shutout innings and the San Diego Padres wrapped up the fifth seed in the NL playoffs, beating the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Tuesday night. “Fantastic — his pitch count, breaking ball, change-up, everything,” Padres...

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

Oct. 04, 2022 02:01 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...

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...

Padres beat Dodgers 4-3 in 10 to reduce magic number to 4

Sep. 28, 2022 02:53 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jorge Alfaro is used to being in position to walk off games. Just not with a walk-off walk. Alfaro drew a bases-loaded free pass from Craig Kimbrel with two outs in the 10th inning and the San Diego Padres beat the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on...