BOSTON (AP) — Eric Hosmer hit a go-ahead RBI double in the sixth inning just after Baltimore rallied to tie it, and the Boston Red Sox held on for a 4-3 victory over the Orioles on Thursday night to snap a four-game losing streak.
HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora is feeling good about his team with Rafael Devers healthy and back in the lineup and the recent additions of Eric Hosmer and Tommy Pham.
Devers homered with two RBIs in his return from the injured list to lead the Red Sox to a 2-1 win over the Houston Astros Tuesday night, hours after they acquired Hosmer in a trade with San Diego.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Red Sox will be responsible for paying Eric Hosmer only the major league minimum salary after acquiring him from the Padres.
As part of Tuesday's trade, San Diego agreed to pay Boston up to $43,566,713, according to details of the agreement obtained by The Associated Press.
Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora broke into a smile before Tuesday’s game against the Houston Astros: Baseball’s trade deadline had just passed, and he still had Xander Bogaerts, Rafael Devers and J.D.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Minnesota Twins had a nice bounce-back win against the San Diego Padres, spurred by some big home runs and a big break.
All-Star Byron Buxton hit a tying homer in the fourth inning off Joe Musgrove, and Carlos Correa gave the AL Central leaders some breathing room with a two-run shot during a five-run eighth that helped them beat the San Diego Padres 7-4 on Saturday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — It's been a while since the San Diego Padres had a game like this.
Jorge Alfaro launched a three-run homer, Luke Voit and All-Star Manny Machado each hit a two-run shot and the Padres enjoyed their first five-homer outburst in more than a year to beat the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins 10-1 Friday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets reliever Drew Smith was put on the 15-day injured list Thursday because of a strained lat muscle in his right side.
The move was retroactive to Monday, a day after Smith allowed an RBI double to San Diego's Eric Hosmer in the sixth inning.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso lifted the ball into the left-field seats and sent the New York Mets soaring into their high-profile Subway Series matchup against the Yankees and Aaron Judge.
Alonso hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off Joe Musgrove and had four RBIs to retake the major league lead, leading the Mets over the San Diego Padres 8-5 on Sunday night and avoiding a three-game sweep.
NEW YORK (AP) — Manny Machado hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning off Chris Bassitt and the San Diego Padres hung on for a 2-1 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Yu Darvish always makes the New York Mets look light on offense.
General manager Billy Eppler is trying to do something about that — no matter which opponent is on the mound.
Arizona Diamondbacks (39-50, fifth in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (50-41, second in the NL West)
San Diego; Friday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Madison Bumgarner (5-8, 3.65 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 66 strikeouts); Padres: Yu Darvish (7-4, 3.38 ERA, .99 WHIP, 91 strikeouts)
DENVER (AP) — José Iglesias drove in a career-high six runs with a homer and two singles, and the Colorado Rockies continued their home domination of San Diego with a 10-6 win over the Padres on Wednesday night.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jorge Alfaro singled home the winning run with one out in the 11th inning to give the San Diego Padres a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
“It’s good to see his approach morphing into something we can really work with right now,” Padres acting manager Ryan Christenson said.
CHICAGO (AP) — Yu Darvish pitched a season-high eight innings of five-hit ball, Manny Machado hit a tiebreaking single and Eric Hosmer had a two-run double to cap a three-run eighth inning as the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 Monday night.
Pittsburgh Pirates (18-25, third in the NL Central) vs. San Diego Padres (28-16, second in the NL West)
San Diego; Friday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Jose Quintana (1-2, 2.43 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 34 strikeouts); Padres: Sean Manaea (2-3, 4.04 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 55 strikeouts)
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler watched Eric Hosmer give a 96 mph fastball a ride to about the warning track at Citizens Bank Park and thought for sure the ball was gone.
ATLANTA (AP) — Marcell Ozuna homered and Austin Riley hit a tiebreaking double during a four-run rally in the eighth inning in the Atlanta Braves' 6-5 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Ha-Seong Kim hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning off reliever Will Smith, Wil Myers went deep in the sixth against Max Fried and the San Diego Padres beat the Atlanta Braves 11-6 on Friday night.
Chicago Cubs (10-18, fourth in the NL Central) vs. San Diego Padres (20-11, second in the NL West)
San Diego; Wednesday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: TBD; Padres: Nick Martinez (2-2, 3.37 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, 22 strikeouts)
Chicago Cubs (9-17, fourth in the NL Central) vs. San Diego Padres (19-10, second in the NL West)
San Diego; Monday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Kyle Hendricks (1-3, 5.64 ERA, 1.48 WHIP, 23 strikeouts); Padres: MacKenzie Gore (2-0, 1.71 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 22 strikeouts)
Miami Marlins (12-14, second in the NL East) vs. San Diego Padres (18-9, second in the NL West)
San Diego; Saturday, 8:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Pablo Lopez (3-1, 1.61 ERA, .89 WHIP, 30 strikeouts); Padres: Sean Manaea (2-2, 3.60 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 30 strikeouts)
Miami Marlins (12-12, second in the NL East) vs. San Diego Padres (16-9, second in the NL West)
San Diego; Thursday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Jesus Luzardo (2-1, 3.10 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 28 strikeouts); Padres: Nick Martinez (1-2, 4.12 ERA, 1.68 WHIP, 18 strikeouts)
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ke’Bryan Hayes singled in the tying run and scored the winning run on an error as the Pittsburgh Pirates scored twice in the bottom of the 10th inning to beat the San Diego Padres 7-6 on Saturday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Jurickson Profar hit a three-run homer, MacKenzie Gore struck out 10 over five innings and the San Diego Padres beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Wednesday night.
Gore (2-0) allowed a run on five hits as the Padres won for the seventh time in nine games.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Eric Hosmer hit his first homer of the season and Jake Cronenworth added a bases-loaded triple during an eight-run fourth inning that sent the San Diego Padres past the struggling Cincinnati Reds 9-6 Tuesday night.
Los Angeles Dodgers (10-3, first in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (9-6, first in the NL West)
San Diego; Saturday, 8:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Tyler Anderson (1-0, 2.25 ERA, .50 WHIP, eight strikeouts); Padres: Yu Darvish (1-1, 6.28 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 13 strikeouts)
Cincinnati Reds (2-10, fifth in the NL Central) vs. San Diego Padres (8-5, fifth in the NL West)
San Diego; Wednesday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Vladimir Gutierrez (0-2, 5.40 ERA, 1.92 WHIP, seven strikeouts); Padres: MacKenzie Gore (0-0, 3.38 ERA, .94 WHIP, three strikeouts)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Logan Webb pitched four-hit ball over eight innings and Luke Williams doubled home the only runs he needed as the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Wednesday.
Webb (1-0), who emerged as the Giants’ ace last season, allowed one run.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alyssa Nakken made major league history as the first female coach on the field in a regular-season game, and the Giants pounded the San Diego Padres 13-2 on Tuesday night.
The 31-year-old Nakken took over at first base in the third inning after Antoan Richardson got ejected.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alyssa Nakken made major league history as the first female coach on the field in a regular-season game when she took her spot for the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night against San Diego.
PHOENIX (AP) — The veterans did the early work, the rookies followed with a few clutch moments and the San Diego Padres have found a winning formula early in the season.
The Padres won their second straight game, beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 on Saturday night.
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the standing ovation for his 3,000th career strikeout grew louder, Max Scherzer paused on the mound. He doffed his cap, tossed the souvenir ball toward the dugout, and immediately got back to work.
Max Scherzer got his 3,000th career strikeout and took a perfect game into the eighth inning as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 8-0 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
Scherzer retired his first 22 batters before Eric Hosmer doubled to deep right with one out in the eighth.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Scherzer had been anticipating his 3,000th career strikeout. He had his family on hand, and Los Angeles Dodgers fans knew it was coming.
As if that wasn't enough history for one day, he nearly threw a perfect game, too.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Scherzer of the Los Angeles Dodgers became the 19th player in major league history with 3,000 strikeouts and nearly completed a perfect game Sunday.
The 37-year-old right-hander fanned Eric Hosmer of the San Diego Padres in the fifth inning at Dodger Stadium for the historic strikeout, which came three innings after he threw the third immaculate inning of his career.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Scherzer of the Los Angeles Dodgers had his perfect game bid ended by Eric Hosmer's double with one out in the eighth inning Sunday against the San Diego Padres.
The 37-year-old right-hander reached 3,000 career strikeouts in the fifth inning when Hosmer went down swinging.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — AJ Pollock hit a two-run single and robbed Manny Machado of a two-run homer to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers past the sinking San Diego Padres 5-2 on Tuesday night in a series opener between NL West rivals headed in opposite directions.
PHOENIX (AP) — Diamondbacks rookie Tyler Gilbert has thrown eight hitless innings in his first big league start against the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.
Gilbert is trying to throw MLB's eighth no-hitter of the season, which would match the record set in 1884 — the first season overhand pitching was allowed.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joe Musgrove effectively displayed his heavy dose of breaking pitches, tossing six strong innings and striking out eight to lead the San Diego Padres over the Miami Marlins 8-3 Monday night.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sean Manaea took a perfect game into the sixth inning and Matt Chapman hit a three-run homer to carry the Oakland Athletics to a 10-4 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded All-Star second baseman Adam Frazier to the playoff-contending San Diego Padres for three minor leaguers.
Frazier was the National League starter in the All-Star Game this month.
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ATLANTA (AP) — The second game of a split doubleheader between the San Diego Padres and Atlanta Braves was suspended by rain in the middle of the fifth inning Wednesday night.
The game will resume at a date yet to be determined.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alcides Escobar homered in the eighth inning and hit a winning single in the ninth Sunday as the Washington Nationals wrapped up a disturbing weekend with an 8-7 win over the San Diego Padres.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals needed a win Sunday to end their losing streak.
To manager Dave Martinez, this walk-off victory had a greater meaning.
Alcides Escobar homered in the eighth inning and hit a game-ending single in the ninth Sunday as the Washington Nationals wrapped up a disturbing weekend with an 8-7 win over the San Diego Padres.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The first sellout crowd at Petco Park since 2019 was treated to Fernando Tatis Jr.'s electrifying solo home run in the sixth inning and Victor Caratini's game-winning, two-run shot in the ninth.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jackie Bradley Jr. delivered the type of clutch hit that could help him pull out of his season-long slump.
Bradley's two-out shot off the right-field wall brought home Omar Narváez in the 10th inning to give the Milwaukee Brewers a 6-5 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers closer Josh Hader stopped San Diego’s rally in the ninth inning and the Padres’ nine-game winning streak ended Monday night with a 5-3 loss to Milwaukee.
Fresh off sweeping a nine-game homestand, the Padres trailed 5-0 going into the ninth.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two runs were already in on Eric Hosmer's bases-loaded single to left field in the fifth inning when Fernando Tatis Jr. came flying around third base and scored when Seattle catcher Tom Murphy couldn't hold onto the throw for an error.