Yates escapes bases-loaded threat, Padres beat Reds 3-2
CINCINNATI (AP) — Francisco Mejía hit one off the foul pole. Manny Machado had another big hit off Trevor Bauer. The San Diego Padres were in position for a third straight victory with the NL's...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Left-hander Logan Allen will have so many memories of his major league debut that he might not know where to start.
There was the moment in the bullpen warming up when a fan...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sorry, Yankee fans. Padres manager Andy Green didn't want to be out in the rain, either.
Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer during a big first inning against Masahiro Tanaka,...
DENVER (AP) — Wil Myers had another big game at Coors Field.
Breaking out of a slump, Myers homered, singled and scored the decisive run in the San Diego Padres' 4-3 win over the Colorado...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have scored more runs off Kirby Yates in two games than the San Diego Padres closer had allowed in his first 16 appearances.
Los Angeles Dodgers (21-13, first in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (18-15, third in the NL West)
San Diego; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Rich Hill (0-0, 1.50...
Padres’ Paddack shuts down Mariners for 1st victory, 1-0
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Padres rookie Chris Paddack wasn't feeling well and walked Mariners leadoff batter Mitch Haniger on four straight fastballs, none of which was faster than 91 mph.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. have given the San Diego Padres a whole new dynamic.
Machado got his first two hits with San Diego and Tatis almost got his first big...
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.
Pollock homers as Diamondbacks beat Padres 4-3
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A.J. Pollock is regaining his form right when his team needs him most.
Pollock homered in the ninth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 4-3 on Sunday to stay on top of the NL West.
Rivera returns from DL, homers in 9th as Angels sweep Padres
SAN DIEGO (AP) — In his first game back from a knee injury, Rene Rivera was big trouble for his old team.
Rivera hit a go-ahead homer in the ninth inning after a long stay on the disabled list, and the Los Angeles Angels completed a three-game sweep of the San Diego Padres with a 3-2 victory Wednesday night.
Rookie Lauer leads Padres to 4-1 win against Dodgers
NEW YORK (AP) — San Diego Padres rookie left-hander Eric Lauer popped out of the dugout for the ninth inning and was greeted by Cake's "The Distance" on the PA, as well as the heart of the Los Angeles Dodgers' order.
"When you're out there you notice everything, especially the song," Lauer said. "It made me think about it. I was kind of like, 'Don't put that in my head too much. I still have to get three outs.'"
Padres’ Lyles surrenders 1st hit in 8th inning
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jordan Lyles' bid for a perfect game for San Diego has been broken up by Trevor Story's one-out single in the eighth inning for Colorado.
Lyles retired his first 22 batters before Story's liner dropped just in front of left fielder Franchy Cordero. Before that swing, the Rockies had hit just two balls out of the infield Tuesday.
Lyles then walked Pat Valaika before he was replaced by reliever Kirby Yates. Lyles struck out 10.
Padres beat Dodgers 7-4 in Mexico
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — The San Diego Padres rebounded nicely from Los Angeles' combined no-hitter, using two-run homers by Eric Hosmer and Raffy Lopez to beat the Dodgers 7-4 on Saturday night in the first major league series in Mexico since 1999.
A day after the first no-hitter ever outside the U.S. or Canada, Travis Jankowski led off the first with a triple for San Diego's first hit of the series. Hosmer then hit a drive over the wall in right against Kenta Maeda.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eric Hosmer's impact on San Diego's offense had been minimal after he signed a $144 million contract with the Padres as a free agent this offseason.
A tiebreaking, opposite-field home run into the swirling winds at AT&T Park could be the spark the veteran first baseman has been looking for.
SS Freddy Galvis among 6 Padres to reach 1-year deals
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Shortstop Freddy Galvis was one of six players to reach agreement on one-year deals with the San Diego Padres to avoid salary arbitration.
Galvis, acquired in a trade from the Phillies last month, will make $6,825,000 in a big bump from his 2017 salary of $4,350,000. He played in all 162 games for Philadelphia last season, the first time he has done so. He batted .255 with 12 homers and 61 RBIs.
Zimmerman’s homer lifts Nationals to 2-1 win vs Padres
SAN DIEGO (AP) — With 33-year-old Edwin Jackson mostly frustrating the San Diego Padres for seven innings, Ryan Zimmerman and the rest of the Washington Nationals figured out a way to win on just four hits.
Zimmerman homered with two outs in the eighth inning to lift the NL East-leading Nationals to a 2-1 victory Thursday night, giving Jackson his first win against one of his old teams in seven tries.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres are having fun despite a losing record. Comeback wins like the one against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night are a big reason for the positive vibes.
Pinch-hitter Hector Sanchez slugged a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning, powering the Padres to a 7-3 victory Saturday night and sending the Tigers to their eighth consecutive loss.
Chants of "Sweep! Sweep!" were easily heard outside the Padres' closed clubhouse after the game.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have recalled right-hander Brooks Pounders and designated right-hander Kirby Yates for assignment.
The Angels made the latest moves to shore up their injury-plagued pitching staff Sunday.
Los Angeles also traded outfielder Ryan LaMarre to Oakland for cash considerations. The new signee was designated for assignment earlier in the week after the Angels needed more room on their 40-man roster.