San Diego Padres (76-70, third in the NL West) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (76-69, second in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Friday, 8:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Vince Velasquez (3-6, 0.00 ERA) Cardinals: Miles Mikolas (0-2, 5.47 ERA, 1.41 WHIP, 18 strikeouts)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr. hit his NL-leading 39th home run and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 7-4 on Thursday to earn a series split.
The Padres moved within half a game of the idle Cardinals for the second NL wild card at 76-70.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Lauer is pitching better as the season gets later.
Lauer allowed four hits in seven innings to continue his sizzling September and lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paddack gave up one run over 4 2/3 innings in his return from the injured list, Fernando Tatis Jr. added a homer, double and three RBIs, and the San Diego Padres held on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-5 on Monday night.
DENVER (AP) — C.J. Cron hit a solo homer in the ninth inning to give the Colorado Rockies a 6-5 win over the San Diego Padres on Monday night.
It was Cron’s 20th homer of the season and came with one out off of Daniel Hudson (4-2).
PHOENIX (AP) — 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.
PHOENIX (AP) — There was Theodore, Bumpus and Bobo. Now there's Tyler Gilbert.
An aspiring electrician, the Diamondbacks left-hander delivered a shocker for the history books Saturday night.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tommy Pham hit a leadoff homer, Austin Nola had four hits and two RBIs, and the San Diego Padres thumped the Oakland Athletics 8-1 on Tuesday night.
Manny Machado added two hits and scored twice for San Diego.
MIAMI (AP) — Joe Musgrove pitched six solid innings, Tommy Pham homered and the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 5-2 Friday night.
Winless in his previous three starts, Musgrove (6-7) allowed two runs and six hits, struck out four and walked one.
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) — Reliever Miguel Diaz rejoined the Padres for the fourth time this season and was part of a dominant performance by the San Diego bullpen Friday night in a 4-2 win over the Colorado Rockies.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Welcome home to Slam Diego, Daniel Camarena.
The rookie reliever hit a stunning grand slam off Washington ace Max Scherzer and his hometown San Diego Padres overcame an eight-run deficit, finally beating the Nationals 9-8 Thursday night on Trent Grisham’s RBI single in the ninth inning.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie reliever Daniel Camarena hit a stunning grand slam off Washington ace Max Scherzer and the San Diego Padres overcame an eight-run deficit, finally beating the Nationals 9-8 Thursday night on Trent Grisham’s RBI single in the ninth inning.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Trent Grisham hit a grand slam and a solo shot and the San Diego Padres rallied for their 11th win in the last 12 games, beating the Cincinnati Reds 7-5 on Wednesday night in a game called in the sixth inning due to rain.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ten games in front of mostly capacity crowds at Petco Park did wonders for the San Diego Padres.
Other than a dreadful showing against Arizona on Saturday night, the Padres gave their fans plenty to cheer about and in turn fed off that energy.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jorge Mateo scored from third base on Daniel Bard's wild pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the San Diego Padres a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Yu Darvish has been the bullpen's best friend in his first season with the San Diego Padres.
Although he gave up a 2-0 lead and didn't factor in the decision, the tall right-hander pitched into the sixth inning Wednesday night, when the Padres beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 to take two of three...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates left-hander Tyler Anderson has pitched six hitless innings against the San Diego Padres on Monday night...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers are scheduled to square off nine times in September...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jake Cronenworth barely managed to knock down Sheldon Neuse's vicious 105-mph grounder...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Whew! And still 18 more to go.
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 Friday night in a tense, entertaining first matchup this season between NL West rivals who have visions of deep playoff runs...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — 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 Friday night in a tense, entertaining first matchup this season between NL West rivals who have visions of deep playoff runs...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have acquired infielder Orlando Arcia from the Milwaukee Brewers for right-handed pitchers Chad Sobotka and Patrick Weigel...
DENVER (AP) — Eric Hosmer started San Diego’s power surge with his three-run homer in the first, Chris Paddack threw six efficient innings and the Padres routed the Colorado Rockies 13-2 on Sunday...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Trent Grisham of the San Diego Padres hit three home runs in a game for the first time in his career Saturday night against the Houston Astros...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — General manager A.J. Preller continued to remake the San Diego Padres' outfield, and added an intriguing two-way player as well.
Preller acquired outfielder Tommy Pham and infielder-pitcher Jake Cronenworth from the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday for outfielder Hunter Renfroe, minor league infielder Xavier Edwards and a player to be named.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After all the heartache and close calls, all the early exits, maybe it makes sense that MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers' chances of repeating as NL Central champions might have looked bleak had they been swept by the St...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers' chances of repeating as NL Central champions might have looked bleak had they been swept by the St...