Hedges homers, has 4 hits to lead Padres past Phillies
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Austin Hedges celebrated his birthday in style.
Hedges had four hits, including a tiebreaking homer in the seventh, on his 27th birthday, and Joey Lucchesi pitched six...
Phillies star Harper leaves game because of dehydration
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper left Sunday's game against the San Diego Padres after the fifth inning because of dehydration.
San Diego plays Miami, looks to build on Paddack’s strong outing
San Diego Padres (46-49, fifth in the NL West) vs. Miami Marlins (35-58, fifth in the NL East)
Miami; Thursday, 12 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Dinelson Lamet (0-2, 6.30 ERA,...
Padres place Hedges, Lauer on bereavement list
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres have placed catcher Austin Hedges and left-hander Eric Lauer on the bereavement list.
The Padres also traded reliever Phil Maton to Cleveland on Friday...
Hedges caps Padres’ rally in 5-4 win vs Nationals
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie sensation Fernando Tatis Jr. almost single-handedly gave San Diego a three-run lead, the bullpen gave it away and then the Padres came punching back against Sean...
Urena, Marlins to take on Margevicius, Padres on Saturday
Miami Marlins (19-36, fifth in the NL East) vs. San Diego Padres (30-27, second in the NL West)
San Diego; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: San Diego and Miami will face off at PETCO...
Padres hit team-record 7 HRs, rout Jays 19-4, win 5th in row
TORONTO (AP) — In an afternoon full of big hits for the San Diego Padres, it was left to ninth-place batter Austin Hedges to register the biggest.
Renfroe hits 3-run HR, Padres top Jays 6-3 for 4th straight
TORONTO (AP) — When Hunter Renfroe has a chance to give the San Diego Padres a lead, he tends to make the most of the opportunity.
Hedges’ homer bounces off Smith’s glove in Padres’ 6-3 win
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Austin Hedges' unusual two-run home run came with an assist from Mariners center fielder Mallex Smith.
Hedges' fly ball to deep center field bounced out of Smith's glove and...
Hedges, Padres beat Reds 4-3 to end 6-game losing streak
SAN DIEGO (AP) — It had been a week since the San Diego Padres had a lead and slightly longer since they'd won a game.
Austin Hedges homered and Wil Myers hit a go-ahead, two-run double in...
Padres beat Diamondbacks 7-6 after blowing late lead
PHOENIX (AP) — The San Diego Padres coughed up a big lead late, costing Pedro Avila a victory in his major league debut.
That they managed to win anyway is a testament to how this surprising...
Kelly’s hit lifts D-backs in 9th, Red Sox fall to 2-8
PHOENIX (AP) — Carson Kelly drilled a single into the left field corner, scoring Nick Ahmed with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks over the struggling Boston Red Sox...
Padres rally for 6-4 win against Miller, Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Austin Hedges loves the depth of San Diego's lineup.
Hedges and Manny Machado each hit a two-run homer off Andrew Miller in the eighth inning, helping the Padres beat the...
Machado impresses Padres’ teammates with baseball IQ
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — San Diego Padres catcher Austin Hedges expected to see Manny Machado make acrobatic plays at third base and hit clutch home runs. What Hedges has learned this spring about his...
Padres agree to deals with Yates, Hedges, Erlin
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Padres agreed to one-year contracts with their three remaining arbitration-eligible players: closer Kirby Yates, catcher Austin Hedges and left-hander Robbie Erlin.
Yates agreed Friday to a deal for $3,062,500, Hedges for $2.06 million and Erlin for $1.45 million.
Yates took over as closer after All-Star Brad Hand was traded to Cleveland. Yates finished with 12 saves and a 2.14 ERA while going 3-5.
Travis Jankowski, Padres agree to deal worth $1,165,000
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Outfielder Travis Jankowski and the San Diego Padres agreed to a one-year contract worth $1,165,000, a raise from his $555,000 salary last year.
The 27-year-old hit .259 with four homers and 17 RBIs last year.
Three Padres remain eligible for arbitration and absent an agreement: right-hander Kirby Yates, left-hander Robbie Erlin and catcher Austin Hedges.
Hosmer, Hedges power Padres to 4-3 win over Rockies
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies are at a loss for why they scuffle against teams with a losing record.
It's a trend they just can't seem to shake — even when they're rolling along.
Schwarber, Rizzo homer, Cubs hold off Padres 5-4
CHICAGO (AP) — With the wind blowing out on a warm Saturday at Wrigley Field, the San Diego Padres and Chicago Cubs appeared to be headed for a wild finish.
Then Chicago's bullpen took over.
Steve Cishek, Brandon Kintzler and Pedro Strop combined for 3 1/3 perfect innings in relief of Kyle Hendricks, and the Cubs held off the Padres for a 5-4 win.
Hedges, Erlin lead Padres past Cubs 6-1 to stop 7-game slide
CHICAGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres may be at the bottom of the National League, but Austin Hedges is at the top of his game.
Hedges hit a go-ahead, three-run homer, Robbie Erlin pitched two-hit ball over five innings in a spot start and the Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Thursday night to end a season-high, seven-game losing streak.
Lauer, Hedges help Padres beat slumping Diamondbacks 6-3
PHOENIX (AP) — By two percentage points, the Arizona Diamondbacks are no longer in the lead in the NL West.
Losing six of seven at home will do that.
Eric Lauer limited Arizona to a run over five-plus innings, Austin Hedges homered for the first time since April 10 and the San Diego Padres opened a four-game series in the desert with a 6-3 victory over the slumping Diamondbacks on Thursday night.
Choo reaches in 38th game in row as Rangers beat Padres 7-4
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers took full advantage after a changed call. A misplayed flyball only made things worse for the San Diego Padres.
Robinson Chirinos drove in the first of five runs Texas scored in a decisive sixth inning on the next pitch after it appeared he had struck out, and right fielder Hunter Renfroe was charged with an error on the next play as the Rangers rallied for a 7-4 win Monday night.
Padres vow not to get pushed around after brawl with Rockies
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Showing some fight seems to be a good thing for the rebuilding San Diego Padres.
While awaiting word on punishment from MLB for their brawl Wednesday with the Colorado Rockies, the Padres vowed not to get pushed around by anyone.
After five Padres batters were hit in six games against the Rockies this season, including Manuel Margot taking a fastball to the ribs Tuesday night and going on the disabled list, the Padres felt enough was enough.
Renfroe, Hedges homer as Padres beat Diamondbacks 4-2
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hunter Renfroe's second swing back with the San Diego Padres was a big one.
The rookie hit a three-run home run in his first big league game in a month and Austin Hedges also connected for the Padres, who beat NL wild card leader Arizona 4-2 on Monday night.
Renfroe drove a 1-1 pitch from lefty Patrick Corbin to straightaway center field with two outs in the first, his 21st. He was demoted to Triple-A El Paso on Aug. 18 to work on his hitting. He was recalled earlier Monday.
Solarte drives in career-best 6 runs, Padres beat Cards 12-4
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yangervis Solarte ended his RBI drought with a barrage of timely hits.
Solarte homered and drove in a career-high six runs, Austin Hedges also went deep and the San Diego Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 12-4 on Tuesday night.
Hedges’ 2-run homer helps Padres to 3-0 win vs Twins
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A day after keeping All-Star reliever Brad Hand and starter Jhoulys Chacin at the trade deadline, the San Diego Padres shut down the Minnesota Twins in a pitchers' duel.
Chacin combined with two relievers on a three-hitter and Austin Hedges, who missed time recently with a concussion, hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning of a 3-0 win Tuesday night.
Sanchez, Spangenberg hit 3-run homers in Padres’ 7-1 win
SAN DIEGO (AP) — After backup catcher Hector Sanchez hit another big home run for the San Diego Padres, a Wally Pipp joke began making the rounds in the dugout, aimed at Austin Hedges.
Hedges isn't in danger of losing his job, and probably will back behind the plate as soon as Monday night. But Sanchez more than proved his reliability when he hit a three-run homer in the Padres' 7-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.
Hedges, Chacin lead Padres past Phillies 2-1
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Even without his best stuff, Jhoulys Chacin knew he needed to pitch effectively with the way his counterpart, Aaron Nola, was throwing.
Chacin tossed 6 1/3 strong innings and Austin Hedges drove in the winning run for the second straight game to lead the San Diego Padres to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.
Carlos Asuaje added an RBI triple for the Padres, who have won five of six.
Austin Hedges leads Padres to 4-3 win over Phillies
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Austin Hedges got excited when he saw the bunt sign with the game on the line. That plan didn't work out, but the San Diego Padres backstop still came through.
Hedges hit a pair of solo homers and had a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the ninth, Jose Pirela also went deep and the Padres beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 Friday night.
Perdomo, Hedges lead Padres past Tigers 1-0
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Luis Perdomo's first scoreless outing of the season came at a great time for the San Diego Padres.
Perdomo (2-4) pitched two-hit ball over six innings, Austin Hedges had an RBI double and the Padres handed the Detroit Tigers their seventh straight loss, 1-0 on Friday night.
Having allowed at least one run in each of his starts, Perdomo outworked Detroit's Michael Fulmer and did not allow a hit until the fifth. Perdomo struck out six and walked five.
Padres beat Cubs 3-2 on Torrens’ bases-loaded walk
CHICAGO (AP) — A dash of power, followed by patience at the plate, paid off for the San Diego Padres.
Erick Aybar hit a tying home run in the sixth inning, Luis Torrens walked with the bases loaded against Koji Uehara in the eighth and the Padres stopped a three-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Wednesday.
Rizzo speaks with MLB, no discipline for plate collision
CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo received a call from Major League Baseball about his collision Monday with San Diego Padres catcher Austin Hedges at home plate, but the Chicago Cubs slugger will not be punished.
MLB Chief Baseball Officer Joe Torre spoke with Rizzo on Tuesday to inform him he had violated Rule 7.13, which protects catchers from collisions. The rule was introduced in 2014.