San Diego Padres

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu works against the San Diego Padres in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in San Diego.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Ryu returns from DL, pitches Dodgers to 7-1 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu’s stint on the disabled list was nothing more than a speed bump. Ryu came off the DL to pitch four-hit ball over seven innings, and Matt Kemp singled in […]

14 hours ago

San Diego Padres' Alexi Amarista is carried by teammates after his single in the 10th inning drove in the winning run in the Padres' 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Amarista’s 10th-inning single beats Dodgers

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Alexi Amarista singled in the winning run with one out in the 10th inning and the San Diego Padres beat the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers for the second straight time […]

08/30/2014

San Diego Padres' Yasmani Grandal, center, is swarmed by teammates after hitting a walk off single to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the twelfth inning in a baseball game Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in San Diego. The Padres won, 3-2. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Shift works but Dodgers lose 3-2 to Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A four-man shift by the Los Angeles Dodgers worked against San Diego Padres left-handed hitter Seth Smith. A traditional infield against Yasmani Grandal did not. Grandal singled in the winning run […]

08/30/2014

San Diego Padres' Rene Rivera follows through on an RBI single to beat the Milwaukee Brewers during the 10th inning in a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in San Diego. The Padres won 3-2. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Rivera lifts Padres past Brewers 3-2 in 10 innings

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Padres starter Odrisamer Despaigne summed it up best. “It was the Rene Rivera Show,” he said. Rivera tied the game with a home run in the ninth inning, then won it […]

08/28/2014

Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Kyle Lohse delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Stacy Thacker)

Lohse’s strong outing lifts Brewers to 10-1 win

  SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers’ domination of the NL West could go a long way in helping them win the NL Central. Kyle Lohse pitched six strong innings while Ryan Braun and […]

08/26/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner hits a two-run home run in front of San Diego Padres catcher Rene Rivera, left, and home plate umpire Adrian Johnson during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dodgers beat Padres 2-1 behind Kershaw’s 10 Ks

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first-place Dodgers have staged plenty of comebacks this season. Just not after seven innings. They snapped an 0-for-46 skid with two runs in the eighth and Clayton Kershaw outdueled […]

08/22/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Kershaw’s scoreless streak ends at 41 innings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw’s scoreless streak ended at 41 innings Thursday night when the Los Angeles Dodgers ace gave up a solo homer to San Diego’s Chase Headley. The switch-hitting Headley drove a […]

07/10/2014

San Diego Padres' Alex Torres during a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Thursday, June 12, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Padres’ Torres 1st pitcher to wear protective cap (Video)

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Padres reliever Alex Torres is the first pitcher to wear a protective cap in a major league game. Torres used the oversized gear when he worked the eighth inning of a […]

06/23/2014

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2007 file photo, former San Diego Padre Tony Gwynn talks about his election to the National Baseball Hall Of Fame, in San Diego. The Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday, June 16, 2014 said Gwynn has died of cancer. He was 54. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)

Tony Gwynn, sweet-swinging ‘Mr. Padre,’ dies at 54

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tony Gwynn, the Hall of Famer with a sweet left-handed swing who spent his entire 20-year career with the Padres and was one of San Diego’s most beloved athletes, died of […]

06/16/2014

San Diego Padres' Everth Cabrera slides into third safely as Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Juan Uribe awaits a late throw in the first inning of the opening game of Major League baseball in the United States Sunday, March 30, 2014, in San Diego.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Smith, Denorfia lift Padres to 3-1 win over LA

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The moderate-payroll San Diego Padres pulled one over on the big-spending Los Angeles Dodgers. Seth Smith hit a towering drive for a tying homer leading off the eighth inning and Chris […]

03/31/2014

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