Padres' Profar collapses after collision, taken off on cart
Giants Padres Baseball San Diego Padres shortstop C.J. Profar and Abrams collided as Abrams made a catch for an out against Giants' Tommy La Stella. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) (Gregory Bull)SAN DIEGO — (AP) — San Diego Padres left fielder Jurickson Profar collapsed as he was trying to walk off the field after a scary collision with rookie shortstop C.J. Abrams and was then placed on a stretcher and driven away on a cart on Thursday night. Profar and Abrams both went after a flyball hit by Joey Bart of the San Francisco Giants into shallow left field in the fifth inning.wftv.com
Padres' Profar collapses after collision, taken off on cart
San Diego Padres left fielder Jurickson Profar collapsed as he was trying to walk off the field after a scary collision with rookie shortstop C.J. Abrams and was then placed on a stretcher and driven away on a cart on Thursday night. Profar and Abrams both went after a flyball hit by Joey Bart of the San Francisco Giants into shallow left field in the fifth inning. Abrams made the catch with his back to the infield and his left knee hit Profar in the left jaw as the left fielder appeared to be positioning himself for a diving catch.news.yahoo.com
Profar: SF fans `worst in league' after ball, bottle thrown
At the same time, another ball was thrown onto the field, prompting umpire crew chief Ted Barrett to walk over as Profar pointed into the stands. After a few moments, Barrett retrieved one ball and Profar grabbed the other as fans booed before play resumed. “I tried to throw it to a Padres fan,” Profar explained. After the play, an angry Profar tossed the bottle aside and gestured repeatedly toward the stands. I saw a lot of security,” Profar said.wftv.com
Padres hold off Giants 8-7 in 10 after blowing leads
APTOPIX Padres Giants Baseball San Francisco Giants catcher Curt Casali drops a foul ball next to San Diego Padres' Trent Grisham during the seventh inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Friday, May 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) (Tony Avelar)SAN FRANCISCO — (AP) — Manny Machado hit a tiebreaking double in the 10th inning and the San Diego Padres won in manager Bob Melvin’s return, holding off the San Francisco Giants 8-7 on Friday night. Jake Cronenworth homered, Wil Myers doubled in two late runs and the Padres recovered after blowing leads of 4-1 and 6-4. Darin Ruf homered twice for San Francisco. PROFAR, FANS CAUSE DELAYThe game was delayed briefly after Profar got into it with fans before the start of the third inning.wftv.com
Alfaro mashes pinch-hit 3-run HR in 9th, Padres win 3-2
Marlins Padres Baseball San Diego Padres' Jose Alfaro, front right, celebrates with bench coach Ryan Christenson after hitting a three-run walkoff home run against the Miami Marlins during the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 8, 2022, in San Diego. Jorge Alfaro pinch-hit three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning gave the San Diego Padres a stunning 3-2 win Sunday against his former team, the Miami Marlins. Until the ninth, it appeared that the Padres were going to be shut out for a second straight game. Trevor Rogers held San Diego to five hits in five innings while striking out three and walking two. Robert Suarez (2-1) got the win for the Padres, working two innings with a strikeout and no hits.wftv.com
LEADING OFF: Struggling Padres face Braves, Turner on a roll
Braves Padres Baseball San Diego Padres' Jurickson Profar flips his bat after hitting a solo home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves in San Diego, Saturday, April 16, 2022. He'll face right-hander Bryce Elder (1-0, 4.76), making his second big league start. Turner, who led the majors in batting average (.328) and hits (195) last year, has hit safely in all eight games in 2022. Turner had three hits Saturday night, including a two-run homer that snapped a scoreless tie in the sixth inning of a 5-2 victory. BRASH STARTMariners rookie right-hander Matt Brash faces Houston for his second start after an impressive debut against the White Sox.wftv.com
LEADING OFF: Struggling Padres face Braves, Buxton OK
Braves Padres Baseball San Diego Padres' Jurickson Profar flips his bat after hitting a solo home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves in San Diego, Saturday, April 16, 2022. He'll face right-hander Bryce Elder (1-0, 4.76), making his second big league start. Buxton left in the first inning of Minnesota’s series-opening 8-4 win over Boston on Friday night after sliding roughly into second base. BRASH STARTMariners rookie right-hander Matt Brash faces Houston for his second start after an impressive debut against the White Sox. He struck out six over 5 1/3 innings, limiting the defending AL Central champs to two runs on four hits.wftv.com
Bauer, Arenado, Blackmon, Profar keep deals, don't go free
Right-hander Trevor Bauer, third baseman Nolan Arenado, outfielder Charlie Blackmon and infielder-outfielder Jurickson Profar declined to opt out of their contracts to become free agents. Bauer agreed to a $102 million, three-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers in February and began 8-5 with a 2.59 ERA in 17 starts. Elsewhere, the New York Mets announced Saturday they have extended $18.4 million qualifying offers to outfielder Michael Conforto and pitcher Noah Syndergaard — a day ahead of Sunday's deadline.news.yahoo.com
Padres star Tatis tests positive for virus, on injured list
Padres Giants Baseball San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. throws out San Francisco Giants' Austin Slater at first base during the fifth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, May 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) (Jeff Chiu)DENVER — (AP) — San Diego star Fernando Tatis Jr. has tested positive for COVID-19 and was put on the injured list Tuesday, along with two teammates. Padres manager Jayce Tingler said he learned of Tatis’ positive test in a phone call late Monday night. Tatis spent time on the injured list last month with inflammation in his left shoulder. “We’re in a situation where things are going on right now but we’ll just adapt and keep going.wftv.com
Tatis goes on injured list due to health, safety protocols
Padres Giants Baseball San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. throws out San Francisco Giants' Austin Slater at first base during the fifth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, May 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) (Jeff Chiu)DENVER — (AP) — San Diego shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. was among three players the Padres added to the injured list due to health and safety protocols. San Diego was expected to make corresponding moves later in the day. The 22-year-old Tatis has flourished on the road this season, hitting .385 with six homers and 10 RBIS. Mateo was called upon as a pinch hitter in the ninth Sunday in San Francisco.wftv.com
Like father, like son: Tatís hits 2 HRs, Padres beat LA 6-1
Fernando Tatís Jr. hit two homers at Dodger Stadium on the 22nd anniversary of his father hitting two grand slams in one inning at the same park, and the San Diego Padres earned their third straight victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers, 6-1.
Seager's homer in 12th sends Dodgers to 11-6 win over Padres
Corey Seager hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer on Tim Hill’s first pitch of the 12th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 11-6 in a tense, entertaining first matchup this season between NL West rivals who have visions of deep playoff runs.
Yanks star Stanton off to strong start after smashing finish
Trevor Williams went five innings in his fourth start, allowing a run on three hits. Austin Gomber made his fourth start for Colorado, allowing two runs on three hits, striking out four in 4 1/3 innings. Dylan Cease made his second start, allowing three hits and three walks in 3 2/3 scoreless innings. Matthew Boyd made his fourth start, allowing one run on four hits and a walk in four innings, striking out five. Tyler Anderson went five innings in his fourth start for Pittsburgh, giving up one run on two hits.
Seeing is believing: Bauer shuts eye, pitches shutout ball
Bauer wound up pitching three scoreless innings with the creative approach, striking out three while allowing two hits and a walk. Known for speaking his mind and going his own way, Bauer said he regularly shuts one eye during bullpen sessions and other workouts. METS 6, ASTROS 1 (6)Jacob deGrom pitched two scoreless innings in his spring debut, striking out three and allowing one hit. AdBLUE JAYS 7, PHILLIES 1 (7)Newcomer Tanner Roark made his first start for Toronto, allowing one hit in two scoreless innings. Jorge López threw three scoreless innings with three strikeouts.
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.
Dodgers 1st team to clinch playoff spot, beat Padres 7-5
The Los Angeles Dodgers bench claps for Will Smith after he hit a two-run double against the San Diego Padres in the fifth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Derrick Tuskan)SAN DIEGO – The Los Angeles Dodgers became the first team to clinch a playoff spot in the pandemic-shortened season, beating the San Diego Padres 7-5 Wednesday behind Dustin May's gutty effort out of the bullpen and home runs from AJ Pollock and Chris Taylor. Los Angeles is seeking its first World Series title since 1988. Grisham angered the Dodgers by briefly posing at the plate after homering off Clayton Kershaw in the Padres' 7-2 win Monday night. He was scheduled to have an MRI in Los Angeles on Wednesday after facing just one batter Tuesday night.
Gonsolin cools off Padres, Rios homers in Dodgers' 3-1 win
Los Angeles Dodgers' Edwin Rios reacts as he crosses home plate after hitting a solo home run against the San Diego Padres starting pitcher Zach Davies in the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in San Diego. The Padres, cruising toward a berth in the expanded playoffs, lost for just the third time in 15 games. Gonsolin (1-1) held the Padres to one run and four hits, struck out two and walked none. The 26-year-old rookie kept the Padres off balance except for the third, when they manufactured one run. Both of his decisions came against San Diego.
LEADING OFF: Blue Jays-Yanks, Padres go for 9th straight
San Diego Padres' Jurickson Profar, right, reacts after scoring on a fielder's choice in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in San Diego. Prized rookie Deivi García (1-1, 3.06 ERA) pitches for the Yankees, who have won five straight following a 5-16 slide. New York expects to get third baseman Gio Urshela and right-hander Jonathan Loaisiga back from the injured list. WILD WESTThe surging San Diego Padres go for their ninth straight victory and try to close within a half-game of the West-leading Dodgers when the NL's top two teams square off again at Petco Park. Lamb homered and doubled in his Athletics debut Monday, a 9-0 victory at Seattle that gave his new team a doubleheader split.
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.
Myers hits slam, Tatis leads the way, Padres top Rangers 6-4
San Diego Padres' Wil Myers (4) follows through on a grand slam swing in the first inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)ARLINGTON, Texas Wil Myers hit a first-inning grand slam and the San Diego Padres, with Fernando Tatis Jr. again leading the charge, beat the Texas Rangers 6-4 Tuesday for a two-game sweep. Four of Texas five hits off seven Padres pitchers came in the fourth inning, including Joey Gallos three-run homer. Padres RHP Chris Paddack (2-2, 4.91) allowed five home runs in his previous two starts over 8 2/3 innings. Rangers RHP Lance Lynn (3-0, 1.11) leads the majors in ERA and comes off his first complete game since 2014.
Tatis connects twice for HR lead, Padres rout Rangers 14-4
Texas Rangers catcher Jose Trevino and San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. watch the flight of Tatis's grand slam ball that came off a pitch from Rangers relief pitcher Juan Nicasio in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Monday Aug. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)ARLINGTON, Texas Fernando Tatis Jr. homered twice, including a grand slam for his major league-leading 11th of the season, and the San Diego Padres routed the Texas Rangers 14-4 on Monday night to stop a five-game losing streak. Austin Hedges connected on his second homer, a solo shot in the fourth, as the Padres set their season high for runs. TINGLER'S HOMECOMINGFirst-year San Diego manager Jayce Tingler capped 13 seasons in the Texas organization with a return to the big league staff when Chris Woodward was hired for the 2019 season. San Diego hadn't announced a starter.