Leaning on a bullpen to pick up half of the game, the Reds quieted the Padres during some critical innings while the lineup piled up four home runs for an 11-3 victory on Monday, their first in four tries against San Diego this season.
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More than a year after joining the Padres — and more than two years since he last pitched in a big league game — Carter Capps is officially on San Diego’s active roster.
Brad Hand has shown himself to be unflappable, and that was evident in the Padres’ 5-4 loss to the Pirates in extra innings on Sunday at PNC Park. Hand pitched out of a bases-loaded jam in the 10th, and tossed another scoreless inning in the 11th to extend his scoreless streak to 23 innings — […]
Players who can play more than one position have given Padres manager Andy Green great flexibility recently. And he has put it to good use.
Padres catcher Hector Sanchez underwent concussion protocol testing on Sunday morning after he was hit in the top of helmet by a foul ball during the third inning of the Padres’ 5-2 win over the Pirates on Saturday at PNC Park. He left the game on Saturday and was replaced at catcher by Luis Torrens […]
On his first day back with the Pirates, Sean Rodriguez redeemed a rare blown save by Pirates closer Felipe Rivero, crushing a walk-off home run off left-hander Buddy Baumann in the 12th inning to lead the Bucs to a 5-4 win over the Padres on Sunday at PNC Park.
The Padres have a well-established track record of success against the Reds. They’ve won every series against Cincinnati since 2012, and have the opportunity to continue that mastery when they begin a four-game series against the Reds on Monday at the Great American Ball Park.
Pirates righty Jameson Taillon has posted a 12.18 ERA in his last four games, and Padres lefty Clayton Richard was touched for four runs over six innings on Sunday. They’ll both look for better in the series finale.
Backed by early run support from Wil Myers and a late homer from Dusty Coleman, Dinelson Lamet baffled Pirates hitters for the second time in eight days and led the Padres to a 5-2 win Saturday night at PNC Park.
Padres manager Andy Green said Friday that outfielder Travis Jankowski’s health is no longer an issue. All the reports he received about Jankowski’s rehab assessment were positive. But what Jankowski needs at the moment is consistent at-bats, and that’s not available right now in San Diego. That’s why the Padres activated Jankowski from the 60-day […]
Gregory Polanco stepped to the plate a few minutes before midnight Friday at PNC Park, nearly three hours into a rain-delayed, back-and-forth affair between the Pirates and Padres. With one smooth swing, Polanco launched a three-run homer into the Allegheny River to kick-start a six-run seventh inning and send the Bucs to a 10-6 win.