Manny Machado singles to left field. Eric Hosmer singles to right field. Manny Machado to second.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 8:16 am
San Diego Padres (36-23, second in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (29-30, third in the NL West) San Francisco; Sunday, 3:05 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: San Diego: Adrian Morejon (2-2, 4.86 ERA) San Francisco: Drew Smyly (0-0, 3.38 ERA) BOTTOM LINE: San Francisco and San Diego will face off on Sunday. The Giants are 18-21 against the rest of their division.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 6:48 am
We know we had a chance to win today’s baseball game and a chance to win last night’s game and didn’t get it done. That’s super frustrating. We’re all incredibly hard on ourselves.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 6:39 am
It looked a big gamble at the time but major league American sport’s decision to return to action was the right one. Ice hockey’s Stanley Cup finals are taking place at the moment, as are the semi-finals of the NBA championship series while baseball’s play-offs will get underway on Monday week. The Los Angeles Dodgers, finalists in 2017 and 2018 and with the best record in the National League this year, are favourites to win the World Series.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 6:30 am
Condensed Game: Fernando Tatis Jr., Tommy Pham and Mitch Moreland each crushed home runs in the Padres’ 6-2 victory over the Giants
Posted: September 27, 2020, 4:56 am
The Giants no longer control their own destiny after losing to the Padres on Saturday.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 3:34 am
Mitch Moreland rips an RBI single to right field that scores Manny Machado and extends the Padres’ lead to 2-0 in the top of the 4th inning
Posted: September 27, 2020, 2:07 am
Sam Coonrod gave up a three-run walk-off homer on Friday. A day later, his season came to an end.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 10:33 pm
The San Diego Padres are still very much counting on a healthy Dinelson Lamet making his playoff start next week. The big right-hander gave them a scare when he reported biceps tightness and made an early exit Friday night – but, for now, Lamet will throw in a couple of days with expectations of pitching Wednesday at Petco Park in San Diego’s first postseason berth in 14 years. ”Everybody is pretty optimistic right now,” manager Jayce Tingler said.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 5:44 am
Wil Myers is back. While Fernando Tatis Jr. and Manny Machado have grabbed most of the attention on the playoff-bound Padres, Myers’ comeback performance has also been instrumental in returning San Diego to postseason play for the first time since 2006. Myers’ six-year sojourn with the Padres has been twisted and often dismal, both at the plate and as a player on a team that lost with regularity.
Posted: September 25, 2020, 6:26 am
George Bissell discusses Jose Ramirez’s latest heroics, Mike Clevinger’s elbow injury, Michael Conforto’s rise and more in Friday’s Daily Dose. (AP)
Posted: September 25, 2020, 4:10 am
Ryan Boyer looks at Salvador Perez’s red-hot bat, Mike Clevinger’s injury and more in Thursday’s Daily Dose. (David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: September 24, 2020, 4:49 am
A look at what’s happening around the majors on Thursday:
Posted: September 24, 2020, 1:47 am
Padres third baseman Manny Machado continues to impress, even on a day the Angels ride a three-home run second inning to a second straight win at San Diego.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 12:34 am