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Rangers swipe game on Elvis' steal of home

Rangers swipe game on Elvis' steal of home

MLB.com Updated 16 hours ago
Elvis Andrus' steal of home finished off a four-run rally in the top of the seventh and the Rangers defeated the Padres, 8-6, at Petco Park on Tuesday night. The Rangers, with their eighth win in 11 games, are now three games behind the Astros in the Am…
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  • Elvis Andrus steals home in win over Padres

    Elvis Andrus steals home in win over Padres

    yahoo.com nytimes.com 17 hours ago
    Opposing pitchers take note: Do not fall asleep when Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is on the bases. San Diego Padres reliever Kevin Quackenbush did not take heed of this warning Tuesday, and he paid for it dearly. [Check out Big League Stew on Tu…
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  • Ross Shuts Down Rangers, Hits RBI Single in 7-0 Padres Win

    Ross Shuts Down Rangers, Hits RBI Single in 7-0 Padres Win

    nytimes.com Sep 1 (yesterday)
    Tyson Ross held Texas to three hits in seven innings and hit an RBI single, and the San Diego Padres won 7-0 on Monday night, handing the Rangers just their third loss in 10 games.
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  • Shields Leads Padres Past Phillies 9-4

    Shields Leads Padres Past Phillies 9-4

    nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)
    James Shields pitched seven innings for his first road win since May, and the San Diego Padres hit three homers in a 9-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
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  • Odor sets sights on return vs. Padres

    Odor sets sights on return vs. Padres

    MLB.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)
    Rougned Odor continues to get closer to returning to the Rangers' lineup, manager Jeff Banister said Sunday. The second baseman could be ready to go when the Rangers visit the Padres on Monday, six days after he tore a fingernail on his throwing hand wh…
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  • Morgan, Sweeney Lead Phillies Past Padres, 4-3

    Morgan, Sweeney Lead Phillies Past Padres, 4-3

    nytimes.com Aug 29 (4 days ago)
    Adam Morgan pitched six strong innings and drove in the eventual winning run, and Darnell Sweeney homered to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.
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  • Phillies snap 4-game skid behind Nola

    Phillies snap 4-game skid behind Nola

    MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 28 (5 days ago)
    Phillies rookie Aaron Nola looks like the real deal. He allowed two hits, one run, two walks and struck out six in seven innings on Friday night in a 7-1 victory over the Padres at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies' first-round pick in the 2014 MLB Draft…
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  • Ross goes 6 strong as Nationals top Padres

    Ross goes 6 strong as Nationals top Padres

    MLB.com Aug 27 (6 days ago)
    The Nationals, who are chasing the Mets in the National League East race, got a much-needed win on Thursday night against the Padres. Right-hander Joe Ross pitched six strong innings in a 4-2 win at Nationals Park. Washington remains 6 1/2 games back of…
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  • Rendon ends Padres' rally with fantastic stop

    Rendon ends Padres' rally with fantastic stop

    MLB.com Aug 27 (6 days ago)
    It was a piggyback-worthy play made by Anthony Rendon during the Nationals' 4-2 win against the Padres on Thursday night. Or at least reliever Casey Janssen thought so.
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  • Werth, Zimmerman Homer as Nationals Defeat Padres 4-2

    Werth, Zimmerman Homer as Nationals Defeat Padres 4-2

    nytimes.com Aug 27 (6 days ago)
    Jayson Werth and Ryan Zimmerman homered, and starter Joe Ross allowed only a bunt single in six innings as the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Thursday night.
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  • Yunel hit by pitch, exits with right hand injury

    Yunel hit by pitch, exits with right hand injury

    MLB.com Aug 27 (6 days ago)
    Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar exited Thursday's 4-2 win against the Padres because of a right hand injury.
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  • Taylor exits after crashing into wall in seventh

    Taylor exits after crashing into wall in seventh

    MLB.com Aug 27 (6 days ago)
    Nationals center fielder Michael Taylor exited Thursday's 4-2 win against the Padres because of a right leg injury.
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  • 2 home runs from J-Up lead Padres past Nats

    2 home runs from J-Up lead Padres past Nats

    MLB.com Aug 27 (7 days ago)
    The Padres watched a late lead dwindle on Wednesday night as the Nationals scored one run in the sixth and three more in the seventh. The Padres never lost an early lead, though, and evened the series with a 6-5 win at Nationals Park.
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  • Strong Stras, slam by Zim carry Nats to win

    Strong Stras, slam by Zim carry Nats to win

    MLB.com Aug 26
    If Stephen Strasburg's dismal start to 2015 led to plenty of questions, lately he's done nothing but provide answers. On Tuesday, the former No. 1 overall pick turned in his seventh consecutive terrific start as the Nationals toppled the Padres, 8-3, to…
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  • Strasburg, Zimmerman Lead Nationals Past Padres 8-3

    Strasburg, Zimmerman Lead Nationals Past Padres 8-3

    nytimes.com Aug 25
    Stephen Strasburg allowed two hits over six innings, Ryan Zimmerman hit a grand slam and the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 8-3 for their third straight victory.
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  • Murphy ejected during series opener in DC

    Murphy ejected during series opener in DC

    MLB.com Aug 25
    Padres interim manager Pat Murphy was ejected from Tuesday's 8-3 loss to the Nationals during the seventh inning at Nationals Park. With the Padres trailing, 8-3, Murphy was tossed by home-plate umpire David Rackley, then came out on the field to argue …
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  • Ross brothers to start in Padres-Nats series

    Ross brothers to start in Padres-Nats series

    MLB.com Aug 25
    On June 6, Padres pitcher Tyson Ross made a whirlwind one-day trip from Cincinnati to Nationals Park to see his younger brother, Joe Ross, make his Major League debut for the Nationals.
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  • Span activated, returns to top of Nats' lineup

    Span activated, returns to top of Nats' lineup

    MLB.com Aug 25
    Nationals center fielder Denard Span was activated from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday and was in the leadoff spot for the series opener against the Padres.
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  • Piscotty Helps Cardinals Avoid Sweep in San Diego

    Piscotty Helps Cardinals Avoid Sweep in San Diego

    nytimes.com Aug 23
    Stephen Piscotty went 3-for-4 with two home runs and five RBIs to lead the Cardinals to a 10-3 victory over the San Diego Padres on Sunday as St. Louis successfully avoided being swept in a three-game series for the first time this season.
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  • Cards start fast to help Wacha win No. 15

    Cards start fast to help Wacha win No. 15

    MLB.com Aug 23
    Michael Wacha allowed one run in six innings Sunday and Stephen Piscotty hit two home runs and knocked in five runs as the Cardinals snapped the Padres' five-game winning streak with a 10-3 victory at Petco Park.
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  • Ball boy makes outstanding diving stop to protect A's bullpen

    Ball boy makes outstanding diving stop to protect A's bullpen

    yahoo.com Aug 23
    After a relatively slow start to the season, we've recently seen a resurgence from ball boys and ball girls around Major League Baseball. It all started two weeks ago in San Diego when a Padres ball girl made one of the finest defensive plays we've seen…
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  • Roundup: Padres Overwhelm Cardinals With Bullpen and Big Inning

    Roundup: Padres Overwhelm Cardinals With Bullpen and Big Inning

    nytimes.com Aug 22
    Five San Diego relievers combined on an eight-hitter, and the Padres scored seven runs in the seventh inning to crush St. Louis.
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  • Solarte, Wallace Homer; Jankowski Has Big Debut for Padres

    Solarte, Wallace Homer; Jankowski Has Big Debut for Padres

    nytimes.com Aug 22
    Yangervis Solarte hit a two-run homer in a wild five-run fifth inning and Travis Jankowski had two hits, an RBI and scored a run in his big league debut as the San Diego Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-3 Friday night.
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  • Final player coming to Padres in Venable deal is named

    Final player coming to Padres in Venable deal is named

    MLB.com Aug 20
    The Padres' trade of outfielder Will Venable to the Rangers is now complete, with word that the player to be named later is right-hander Jon Edwards.
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  • Video - Matt Kemp Conversation 03:19

    Matt Kemp Conversation

    Mar 7
    Padres outfielder Matt Kemp talks to Josina Anderson about moving on from the Dodgers' organization, preparing to play in a San Diego Padres uniform and addresses durability questions.
  • Video - Shields Embracing Expectations 03:02

    Shields Embracing Expectations

    Feb 28
    James Shields discusses his decision to sign with San Diego during the offseason, the mentality of going deep into games and facing expectations.
  • Video - High Expectations For New-Look Padres 03:38

    High Expectations For New-Look Padres

    Feb 28
    San Diego's big offseason acquisitions Justin Upton and Matt Kemp discuss the Padres' chemistry and share their expectations for the 2015 season.
  • Video - Padres Land James Shields 02:16

    Padres Land James Shields

    Feb 9
    Buster Olney discusses the report that the Padres and pitcher James Shields have agreed to a four-year deal and also talks about San Diego's busy offseason.

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