Rookie right-hander Chris Paddack of the San Diego Padres lost his no-hit bid when the Miami Marlins’ Starlin Castro led off the eighth inning with a home run. The Padres, who played their first game in 1969, are the only team in the majors to never throw a no-hitter. Paddack opened the eighth having thrown 82 pitches.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 1:20 am
Fantasy baseball expert Andy Behrens takes stock of the minor league system this week and features three key prospects who fantasy gamers should be stashing, including a White Sox outfielder who probably has the best fantasy upside this season of any rookie. First up is Luis Urias, highly touted rookie and infielder for the San Diego Padres. Next is Los Angeles Dodgers prospect Gavin Lux who, after crushing AA pitching was promoted to AAA and proceeded to do the same there, hitting .470.
Posted: July 17, 2019, 7:37 pm
San Diego Padres star Manny Machado believes he would have been treated much differently were he the one to plow into Jonathan Lucroy at home plate. Machado ranted about that situation on Instagram on Tuesday, saying he would have received a much larger suspension if he was involved. The whole thing started due to an MLB Network segment.
Posted: July 17, 2019, 7:17 pm
Richards (3-10, 4.18 ERA) will take the mound for his team-leading 19th start Wednesday night in the middle game of the Marlins’ three-game series against the San Diego Padres at Marlins Park. The right-hander seeks to snap a five-game losing streak. Richards last earned a win when he pitched five scoreless innings in Miami’s 9-3 victory at San Diego June 2.
Posted: July 17, 2019, 7:51 am
The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association announced the nominees from each team for the 2019 Heart and Hustle Award. The award “honors active players who demonstrate a passion for the game of baseball and best embody the values, spirit, and traditions of the game. Voting was conducted prior to the All-Star break.
Posted: July 16, 2019, 9:39 pm