Right-hander Jhoulys Chacin, one of the only pitchers to beat the Dodgers in recent weeks, will toe the rubber for the Padres when they face the National League West leaders and left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu on Saturday at Dodger Stadium.
Last September, the Padres asked Carlos Asuaje to spend the offseason working on his defense — specifically his footwork — at second base. And when Carlos Asuaje is asked to work, he <i>works</i>.
The Padres are undoubtedly pleased with the progress they’ve made over the past two months. Following their woeful 15-30 start, they’ve been above .500 since.
The red-hot Dodgers return home from a nine-game road trip to face the Padres this weekend. Then again, the Dodgers have been red-hot since San Diego’s first trip to Los Angeles — on Opening Day.
One swing from Scooter Gennett on Thursday and the Reds had a series win, and Brad Hand had an impressive scoreless streak crash and burn. It was Gennett’s two-out grand slam in the bottom of the seventh inning that helped lift Cincinnati a 10-3 victory over the Padres to take three of four games in […]
Wil Myers hit an opposite-field home run Wednesday night in the Padres’ 8-3 loss in Cincinnati. It was a blast reminiscent of his All-Star 2016 campaign, in which Myers spent the season’s first half spraying baseballs to all parts of the yard.
The Reds and Padres have exchanged big offensive outputs in the first three games of their four-game series. On Monday, Cincinnati scored 11 runs. On Tuesday, it was San Diego winning easily with seven. And on Wednesday, it was the Reds back on top with an 8-3 victory at Great American Ball Park.
In a battle of promising young right-handers, Cincinnati rookie Luis Castillo is slated to face his former team when the Padres and Reds square off in the finale of their four-game set Thursday afternoon. He opposes another impressive rookie in right-hander Dinelson Lamet.
Asher Wojciechowski starts for the Reds against the Padres on Wednesday night in the third game of a four-game series at Great American Ball Park.
The Padres view promising young right-handers Luis Perdomo and Dinelson Lamet as integral pieces in of their future rotation.
The Padres are ranked last in the Majors in runs scored this season, but they had no trouble turning the tables on the Reds on Tuesday.