As members of the San Francisco Giants’ brain trust ponder how to improve their last-place club for 2018, they should rethink their approach to playing the San Diego Padres. San Diego has dominated the season series, winning 11 of 16 entering the teams’ season-ending, three-game set beginning Friday at AT&T Park. Rookie right-hander Chris Stratton […]
After eight seasons in the Minors, Christian Villanueva has announced his presence emphatically, homering four times in his first nine games entering play Wednesday night. The 26-year-old third baseman is 9-for-23 (.391) with San Diego after posting an impressive .296/.369/.528 slash line for Triple-A El Paso this season.
Yasiel Puig, Curtis Granderson and Corey Seager homered to back a gem from left-hander Rich Hill as the Dodgers rolled to a 10-0 win over the Padres on Wednesday night to tie a Los Angeles-era record with their 102nd win.
You might say Hunter Renfroe eclipsed both one of the oldest and newest records in the Padres’ record book with his 25th homer Monday night.
When the 2018 season begins, there’s a chance the Padres’ rotation could look very similar to the version that finished the ’17 campaign. There’s also a chance it looks very different.
Rich Hill squares off with the Padres’ Clayton Richard in a battle of lefties on Wednesday as the Dodgers’ march toward clinching the Major Leagues’ best record continues in their regular-season Dodger Stadium finale.
Yasmani Grandal, Adrian Gonzalez and Corey Seager each went deep as the Dodgers secured home-field advantage throughout the National League playoffs with a 9-2 victory over the Padres on Tuesday night.
No one has ever questioned Hunter Renfroe’s prodigious power. On Tuesday night, the rookie right fielder used that power to secure himself a place in the Padres’ record books.
Padres right-hander Carter Capps appears to be headed for offseason surgery to address thoracic outlet syndrome. The club is hopeful he will be fully recovered by Spring Training.
Like much of the baseball world, Mark McGwire found himself glued to Aaron Judge’s at-bats over the past few weeks. Never mind that it was McGwire’s 30-year-old rookie home run record that the Yankees phenom had in his sights. The former slugger and current Padres bench coach was pulling for Judge, just the same.
The National League West champion Dodgers will continue their march toward home-field advantage throughout the postseason when they face the Padres on Tuesday in Los Angeles. L.A. can lock up home-field advantage in the NL playoffs with a win and a Washington loss.