San Diego Padres

COOPERSTOWN, New York | The Latest: Trevor Hoffman inducted into Baseball HOF

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y.  — The Latest on the Baseball Hall of Fame inductions (all times local): ___ 3:45 p.m. Trevor Hoffman has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Just as he did in his unflappable role in the bullpen during his career as an ace reliever, Hoffman was flawless in delivering his speech, closing … Continue reading COOPERSTOWN, New York | The Latest: Trevor Hoffman inducted into Baseball HOF

SAN DIEGO  | Baez homers, drives in 5 as Cubs rout Padres 11-6

SAN DIEGO  — Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon is running out of superlatives for All-Star slugger Javier Baez. “Wow. That was a nice performance,” Maddon said after Baez — who almost was scratched because he didn’t feel well — hit a three-run home run and had five RBIs to highlight the NL Central-leading Cubs’ 11-6 … Continue reading SAN DIEGO  | Baez homers, drives in 5 as Cubs rout Padres 11-6

MIAMI | Richard takes no-hit try into 7th, Padres beat Marlins 3-1

MIAMI (AP) — Clayton Richard became the latest pitcher to flirt with the first no-hitter in San Diego Padres’ history, losing his bid with two outs in the seventh inning Sunday during a 3-1 win over the Miami Marlins. The Padres are the only team in the majors that has never thrown a no-hitter. They … Continue reading MIAMI | Richard takes no-hit try into 7th, Padres beat Marlins 3-1

NEW YORK | SD pitcher Torres suspended after domestic violence charges

NEW YORK (AP) — San Diego Padres pitcher Jose Torres has accepted a suspension without pay for the rest of the year by Major League Baseball after his December arrest on domestic violence charges. Commissioner Rob Manfred said Friday the penalty is retroactive to June 5 and covers 100 games. The suspension will cost the … Continue reading NEW YORK | SD pitcher Torres suspended after domestic violence charges

SAN DIEGO | 5 Padres relievers combine to 4-hit Braves in 3-1 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Johnny Wholestaff did a tremendous job for the San Diego Padres against the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. Wholestaff, of course, is a reference to when a team needs to tap its bullpen to get through all 27 outs. Matt Strahm and four fellow relievers came through by holding the Braves to … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | 5 Padres relievers combine to 4-hit Braves in 3-1 win

SAN DIEGO | Rookie Smith brilliant for Marlins in 7-2 victory vs Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Caleb Smith was brilliant in dominating a matchup of rookie left-handers, Yadiel Rivera’s two-run single capped Miami’s four-run first inning, and Cameron Maybin had three hits and two RBIs against his old team to lead the Marlins to a 7-2 victory against the San Diego Padres on Monday. Smith (4-5) allowed … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | Rookie Smith brilliant for Marlins in 7-2 victory vs Padres