Padres' season ends in NLCS with bunch of what-if questions
PHILADELPHIA — (AP) — The San Diego Padres will head into the offseason with a whole bunch of what-ifs? They had their chances on Sunday to at least get the series back to San Diego for a Game 6 on Monday. San Diego took a 3-2 lead in the seventh when pinch-runner José Azocar scored on the third of reliever Seranthony Domínguez’s wild pitches in the inning. Tatis never played a game for San Diego this season. The Padres expect to get Tatis back early next season and look to build on what they did this season.wftv.com
Harper's HR powers Phillies past Padres, into World Series
Bryce Harper slugged his fifth homer of the postseason, a two-run blast in the eighth inning that turned Citizens Bank Park into a madhouse, and the $330 million slugger powered the Philadelphia Phillies past the San Diego Padres 4-3 on Sunday and into the World Series for the first the time since 2009.
Padres' bats go silent against Phillies in NLCS opener
Soto, Machado and Grisham combined to go 0 for 9 with four strikeouts and one walk. The Padres went down in order in all but the first, fifth and ninth innings. Entering the NLCS, Machado, Austin Nola and Grisham had eight hits this postseason. Against the hot-hitting Phillies, the Padres’ lone hit was a single by Wil Myers in the fifth. Soto drew a one-out walk in the first, but Machado flied out to left and Bell struck out.wftv.com
Snell, Grisham lead Padres over Dodgers 2-1 for NLDS lead
SAN DIEGO — (AP) — Blake Snell pitched five-hit ball into the sixth inning and Trent Grisham homered at a festive Petco Park, helping the San Diego Padres top the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Friday night for a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series. San Diego can clinch its first trip to the NL Championship Series since 1998 with one more win on Saturday night. Joe Musgrove pitches for his hometown Padres, and Tyler Anderson starts for the NL West champions. Los Angeles went 14-5 against San Diego in the regular season, and it has defeated the Padres in nine straight series dating to 2021. San Diego stranded two runners in each of the first four innings and 10 total.wftv.com
Padres pull out 5-3 victory over Dodgers, tie NLDS 1-all
Manny Machado homered early and added an RBI double off Clayton Kershaw, and Jurickson Profar singled home the go-ahead run in the sixth inning as the San Diego Padres beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 to even their NL Division Series at a game apiece.
Padres eliminate 101-win Mets behind Joe Musgrove's outstanding performance in NL wild-card Game 3
The San Diego Padres are heading to the Division Series after shutting down the New York Mets in a winner-take-all wild-card series Game 3. Padres starter Joe Musgrove was nearly flawless in seven scoreless innings, allowing only one hit and one walk. The back of the Padres lineup sparked rally after rally and ended a 101-win season for the Mets with a 6-0 victory. The Mets’ season soured from a dream to a nightmare over the course of two brutal weeks. Then they tumbled out of the postseason entirely by dropping two of three in the wild-card series against the Padres.wftv.com
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 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
Buster Posey's 18th homer helps Giants to ninth straight win
Buster Posey homered in the first inning and scored the go-ahead run on an error in the third, and the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 6-1 for their ninth straight victory a day after becoming the first team in the big leagues to clinch a playoff berth.
Tatis back for San Diego in RF, rips double in first at-bat
Marlins Padres Baseball San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr., left, celebrates with Trent Grisham after the team defeated the Miami Marlins in a baseball game Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Derrick Tuskan) (Derrick Tuskan)PHOENIX — (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr. returned to the lineup for the San Diego Padres on Sunday, playing right field for the first time as a professional and batting leadoff. Tatis had been on the injured list since July 31 after partially dislocating his left shoulder for the third time this season. Tatis suffered a partially dislocated left shoulder on a violent swing April 5 against San Francisco and went on the 10-day injured list. ___AP Sports Writer Bernie Wilson in San Diego contributed to this story.wftv.com
D-backs' Gilbert throws no-hitter in first career start
Tyler Gilbert became the first pitcher in 68 years to throw a no-hitter in his first big league start, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks over the San Diego Padres 7-0 Saturday night with the record-tying eighth no-hitter in the majors this season.
Padres beat Dodgers 5-3 for 1st sweep of rivals in 8 seasons
Trent Grisham drew a go-ahead, bases-loaded walk with one out in the eighth and the San Diego Padres hit three solo homers off Trevor Bauer and beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 for their first three-game sweep of the NL West rivals in eight seasons.
Tatis hits 50th career homer, Padres rout Mariners 16-1
Fernando Tatis Jr. became the fastest shortstop in history to hit 50 home runs, punctuating his three-run shot with a bat flip, and made another spectacular defensive play for the San Diego Padres, who routed the Seattle Mariners 16-1 for their seventh straight win.
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.
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.
Indians minus Ramírez, Reyes after they break virus protocol
New York starter Jordan Montgomery gave up two hits in three scoreless innings. Brubaker allowed two hits over two scoreless innings and Chase De Jong followed with two shutout innings. MARLINS 4, METS 4Miami starter Pablo Lopez gave up a hit and a walk over three scoreless innings. German Marquez scattered three hits and a walk over three scoreless innings for Colorado. Kansas City starter Jakob Junis pitched three innings and gave up one hit, a leadoff homer to Trent Grisham.
Twins newcomer Happ back on mound after positive virus test
The two-time AL Central champion Twins are hoping Happ can give them a veteran presence at the back of their rotation. Ian Anderson pitched two scoreless innings, allowing three hits and a walk. Houston piggy-backed a pair of starters with Framber Valdez yielding McNeil's homer in the first two innings, striking out two. AdBLUE JAYS 4, PHILLIES 2 (6)Steven Matz allowed a hit in two scoreless innings, striking out three without a walk. CUBS 3, ROYALS 2 (7)Outfielder Rafael Ortega, who signed a minor league deal with Chicago after playing 34 games for Atlanta last season, hit a bases-loaded triple.
Arenado, Gordon each win 8th Gold Glove; Betts gets 5th
Arenado won his eighth consecutive Gold Glove on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)ST. LOUIS – Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado won his eighth consecutive Gold Glove and right fielder Mookie Betts snared his fifth in a row on Tuesday, his first with the World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers after four with Boston. Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon also won his eighth Gold Glove — and fourth straight — in his final major league season. They were joined by seven first-time winners, including Indians second baseman César Hernández. Arenado and Robert earned $9,259, prorated portions of $25,000, and O’Neill earned $3,704, a prorated portion of $10,000.
MLB-best Dodgers to 14th NLCS after 12-3 win to sweep Padres
Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner (10) and his teammates celebrate after defeating the San Diego Padres 12-3 in Game 3 of a baseball National League Division Series. Smith delivered an RBI single in the fourth and a two-run double in the ninth off the 11th Padres pitcher — a postseason record. The Dodgers open the best-of-seven NLCS on Monday in the Texas Rangers' new $1.2 billion stadium with a retractable roof. In 59 postseason games, the Southern California native has hit .294 (64 for 218) with nine homers. Dodgers: Their fourth postseason series against Atlanta, which swept Miami in the other NLDS played about four hours away in Houston.
Tatis, Padres have to wait till next year as Dodgers sweep
(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)ARLINGTON, Texas – Fernando Tatis Jr. bent backward from his knees and stared skyward after his wild throw became San Diego's playoff-high fifth error and gave the Los Angeles Dodgers the tying run. The 21-year-old budding superstar and the rest of the Padres will have to wait at least another year for the club's first trip past the National League Division Series since 1998. The Padres couldn't add to their majors-leading seven grand slams from the regular season, although Jake Cronenworth's walk and Trent Grisham's infield single with the bases loaded gave the Padres a brief 2-1 lead in the second. Tatis grounded weakly to third base and finished the series 2 of 11. Trevor Rosenthal, gave up a pair of two-run hits in the ninth when he became the Padres' 11th pitcher, two more than the previous high.
Bellinger robs Padres as Dodgers hold on for 2-0 NLDS lead
“It’s going to take a while to wind down from that one,” said Bellinger, the 2019 NL MVP. “Certainly turned out being the difference in the game,” Padres rookie manager Jayce Tingler said. Leading off the next inning, Bellinger went after a low pitch and drove it 433 feet to center to make it 4-1. When the Dodgers went to bat after Bellinger's catch, Justin Turner had a sacrifice fly and Muncy his second RBI single to make it 6-3. I’ll keep thinking through it.”HOMER NOTESThe Padres became the first team in 20 games this postseason to lose when outhomering their opponent.