Blocking the plate call on review helps Nats top Padres 4-3
A replay review showed that Nola blocked the plate and the score counted. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez) (Luis M. Alvarez)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 run. Nola was not worried the apparent out — it was ruled that way in real time — would get changed. Martinez said he thought “right away” that Nola “blocked the plate, for sure.”Nola's take?wftv.com
Dodgers beat Padres 4-0, make statement with 3-game sweep
(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) (Mark J. Terrill)LOS ANGELES — (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit two homers, Tyler Anderson allowed two hits over seven sparkling innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a statement-making sweep of the revamped San Diego Padres with a 4-0 victory Sunday. Freddie Freeman had two RBI singles in the major league-leading Dodgers' eighth consecutive victory and their 30th in 35 games. The Dodgers’ sweep was also a strong reply to San Diego’s bold moves at the trade deadline to acquire Juan Soto, Josh Bell and Brandon Drury. Yu Darvish (10-5) yielded seven hits over six solid innings, striking out five and shutting down the Dodgers except in their two-run third highlighted by Bellinger's first homer. Max Muncy and Mookie Betts had two hits apiece for the Dodgers, who rapped out 33 hits in the series.wftv.com
Padres win on Austin Nola's RBI single off brother Aaron
Phillies Padres Baseball San Diego Padres' Austin Nola smiles next to first base coach David Macias after hitting an RBI single against the Philadelphia Phillies during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 24, 2022, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Derrick Tuskan) (Derrick Tuskan)SAN DIEGO — (AP) — Austin Nola hit an RBI single off younger brother Aaron in the sixth inning, and the San Diego Padres beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 Friday night. It's the first time since RBIs became an official stat in 1920 that a player had an RBI against his brother in a 1-0 victory, according to STATS. San Diego rookie left-hander MacKenzie Gore and three relievers combined on a five-hitter. Other than getting one-upped by his brother, Aaron Nola (4-5) pitched well.wftv.com
Giants' Nakken 1st MLB female coach on field, SF beat Padres
Padres Giants Baseball San Francisco Giants first base coach Alyssa Nakken runs to get in position, near San Diego Padres catcher Austin Nola, left, during the third inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, April 12, 2022. That was plenty for Alex Cobb (1-0), who struck out 10 to win his San Francisco debut. Yunior Marte made his major league debut pitching the ninth for San Francisco. ... San Diego claimed RHP Kyle Tyler off waivers from the Angels and designated RHP Javy Guerra for assignment. Giants: RHP Tyler Rogers went on the paternity list a day after taking the loss on a night his twin brother, Taylor, earned the save for San Diego.wftv.com
Twin win: Rogers gets save, brother loss as Pads top Giants
Padres Giants Baseball San Diego Padres' Taylor Rogers pitches against the San Francisco Giants during the ninth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Monday, April 11, 2022. Twin brothers relieving for opposing clubs, Taylor and Tyler Rogers, both pitched and factored in — Taylor earning his third save and Tyler (0-1) taking the loss. San Diego right-hander Nick Martínez made his first major league start since 2017 for Texas after spending three of the past four years playing in Japan. He hasn’t yet been to San Diego. Giants: RHP Alex Cobb makes his Giants debut after signing a $20 million, two-year contract ahead of the lockout.wftv.com
Musgrove gets 1st win since no-hitter, Padres beat Cardinals
Joe Musgrove got through five innings for his first victory since throwing a no-hitter on April 9, and San Diego beat St. Louis 5-4 in the first meeting between the teams since the Padres eliminated the Cardinals from the playoffs last year.
Fuentes, Rockies split doubleheader with virus-short Padres
Padres Rockies Baseball Colorado Rockies' Josh Fuentes is congratulated after hitting a two-run home run off San Diego Padres starting pitcher Blake Snell during the second inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) (David Zalubowski)DENVER — (AP) — Josh Fuentes capped a big night with a two-out, walk-off single in the eighth inning after earlier hitting a two-run homer and the Colorado Rockies salvaged a doubleheader split by beating the virus-hampered San Diego Padres 3-2 on Wednesday. The Padres were poised for more, only to run themselves out of the inning with one out and runners on first and second. He was back in his usual spot behind the plate for the second game. They split with the Rockies on June 28, 1994, at Mile High Stadium and lost both on July 3, 1999, at Coors Field.wftv.com
Virus-depleted Padres beat Rox 5-3 behind Caratini's slam
Padres Rockies Baseball San Diego Padres' Victor Caratini follows the flight of his grand slam off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Robert Stephenson in the sixth inning of game one of a baseball doubleheader Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) (David Zalubowski)DENVER — (AP) — Victor Caratini lined a two-out grand slam in the sixth, powering the virus-depleted San Diego Padres to a 5-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday in a doubleheader opener. “It was awesome by Nola,” Padres manager Jayce Tingler said. Until Caratini's long ball, the Padres managed three singles, just one of which left the infield. DOUBLE DUTYThe Padres are playing a doubleheader in Denver for the third time.wftv.com
Walk in new park: Dodgers open NLDS with 5-1 win over Padres
(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)ARLINGTON, Texas – Justin Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers had a walk in the new park to start their NL Division Series. Another run scored on a wild pitch and the Dodgers also got their 10th walk, matching Atlanta in 1997 for the most in a nine-inning NLDS game. Garrett Richards (0-1), the sixth of nine Padres pitchers, was gone after giving up the hit to Betts. It was only his second start start since a two-hit shutout in a seven-inning complete game Sept. 13. Dodgers: INF Edwin Rios was left off the NLDS roster because of a groin issue.
Padres get back Mike Clevinger, Dodgers add pitcher for NLDS
Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Dylan Floro works against the Colorado Rockies during the sixth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Denver. While Clevinger was among the 15 pitchers on the Padres roster released Tuesday, fellow starter Dinelson Lamet was again left off because of injury. The Dodgers added a pitcher to their roster for the NLDS, where they will have 14 pitchers and 14 position players after carrying only 13 pitchers for the first round series against Milwaukee. Right-handed reliever Dylan Floro (3-0, 2.59 ERA) was the pitcher added for the longer NLDS. The Padres last week became the first team to use eight or more pitchers in three consecutive playoff games.
Tatis, Myers homer twice, Padres stay alive with 11-9 win
(AP Photo/Gregory Bull)SAN DIEGO – Fernando Tatis Jr. had been waiting for a breakout game, and boy did “El Niño” get it. Wil Myers also homered twice and Manny Machado connected, but Tatis — with his signature exuberance and flair — was the one who carried the party at empty Petco Park. It was the 23rd comeback win of 2020 for the close-knit Padres, who have pushed each other all year. “I feel like we needed that big swing for the entire team to get us going," Tatis said of his first homer. It was the Padres’ first postseason win at Petco Park, which opened in 2004.
Lamet outduels Kershaw, Padres top LA 7-2 to tighten NL West
The Padres cut the Dodgers’ lead in the NL West to 1½ games. Lamet matched his season strikeout high with 11 while holding the Dodgers to one run and three hits while walking only two. Myers hit a leadoff single and Jurickson Profar had a one-out base hit to chase Kershaw in the seventh. Oña greeted Pedro Baez by lofting a double down the left-field line to give San Diego a 2-1 lead, and the Padres kept adding on. The Padres had a prime chance against Kershaw an inning earlier when rookie Jake Cronenworth hit a leadoff double.
Mariners send C Nola to San Diego as part of 7-player trade
SEATTLE Seattle and San Diego completed a seven-player trade Sunday night, with catcher Austin Nola joining the contending Padres and prized outfield prospect Taylor Trammel going to the Mariners as centerpieces of the deal. Seattle sent Nola and right-handed relievers Austin Adams and Dan Altavilla to the Padres, while Trammell led a list of youngsters headed back to the Mariners. This season, Nola has started 23 games behind the plate and two at first base. Altavilla has been part of Seattles bullpen since 2016 but has appeared in more than 22 games only once. Muoz appeared in 22 games last season for the Padres and was regularly clocked above 100 mph with his fastball.
Seager brothers go deep, Dodgers rally past Mariners 11-9
It was the 10th time in major league history that opposing brothers both went deep in a game. The teams combined for seven long balls, marking the second straight game there have been seven or more at Chavez Ravine. He had a three-run drive to right field during the second inning that gave Los Angeles a short-lived 6-2 advantage. Los Angeles' Ross Stripling struggled for the second straight outing, allowing three homers and seven runs (six earned) in three innings. Los Angeles RHP Tony Gonsolin (0-0) has not allowed a run over 8 2/3 innings in two previous starts this season.