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MLB concludes Padres national anthem fiasco wasn't malicious

MLB concludes Padres national anthem fiasco wasn't malicious

yahoo.com MLB.com Updated May 26 (yesterday)
A Major League Baseball investigation into the national anthem fiasco involving the San Diego Padres and the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus has concluded the "regrettable situation was a product of human error" and had no malicious intent. MLB lau…
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  • Index finger may be lingering issue for Shelby

    Index finger may be lingering issue for Shelby

    MLB.com May 26 (yesterday)
    Shelby Miller is scheduled to start for the D-backs on Sunday against the Padres, but Arizona manager Chip Hale indicated that could change as the team seeks to evaluate if the right-hander is completely healthy.
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  • Righting the ship: Peavy, Kontos rebound

    Righting the ship: Peavy, Kontos rebound

    MLB.com May 25 (2 days ago)
    The Giants' 4-3, 10-inning victory over the Padres on Wednesday included redemptive performances from a pair of right-handers needing a boost.
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  • Giants win 5th straight on walk-off 1B in 10th

    Giants win 5th straight on walk-off 1B in 10th

    MLB.com May 25 (2 days ago)
    The San Francisco Giants, baseball's hottest team, maintained their dominance of the San Diego Padres as Brandon Crawford drilled a two-out, walk-off single to give the National League West leaders a 4-3 victory and a sweep of the three-game series. The…
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  • Belt avoids major ankle injury on slide at 2nd

    Belt avoids major ankle injury on slide at 2nd

    MLB.com May 25 (2 days ago)
    Brandon Belt exited the Giants' 4-3 win against the Padres on Wednesday after appearing to injure his left ankle while sliding into second base with the game tied at 3 in the eighth inning.
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  • Padres try an outfield shift and it completely backfires

    Padres try an outfield shift and it completely backfires

    yahoo.com May 25 (2 days ago)
    Shifts are the best or worst thing in baseball, depending on which side you're on. They're great when your favorite team uses them, but less so when they stop your favorite team from getting on base. Regardless, they're a useful weapon for teams to empl…
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  • Giants feast in 8th to back Shark, net series

    Giants feast in 8th to back Shark, net series

    MLB.com May 25 (3 days ago)
    In a legitimate offensive eruption for the San Francisco Giants, they scored twice in Wednesday's sixth inning to snap a tie, then added five eighth-inning runs to pull away for an 8-2 victory over the San Diego Padres.
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  • Giants Beat Padres 4-3 in 10 Innings, 13th Win in 14 Games

    Giants Beat Padres 4-3 in 10 Innings, 13th Win in 14 Games

    nytimes.com May 25 (3 days ago)
    Brandon Crawford's alert baserunning in the second inning gave the Giants an early lift. His long single in the 10th capped another walkoff win.
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  • Baseball Star Tony Gwynn's Family Sues Tobacco Companies Over D…

    Baseball Star Tony Gwynn's Family Sues Tobacco Companies Over Death

    nytimes.com May 24 (3 days ago)
    The family of the late baseball star Tony Gwynn, a Hall of Famer who played with the San Diego Padres, has filed a lawsuit in California accusing makers of dipping tobacco of causing his death from cancer by getting him hooked at a young age.
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  • The Giants Won On A Fluky Walk-Off, And Are Suddenly Unbeatable…

    The Giants Won On A Fluky Walk-Off, And Are Suddenly Unbeatable 

    deadspin.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    The San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 1-0 last night, as Johnny Cueto threw a complete game shutout and they won on what was charitably (for Matt Kemp and Alexi Amarista) scored as a walk-off double for Hunter Pence.Read more...
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  • Fired Padres DJ defends himself after national anthem controver…

    Fired Padres DJ defends himself after national anthem controversy

    yahoo.com deadspin.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    The ex-San Diego Padres DJ at the center of the national anthem controversy that humiliated the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus is now speaking publicly — apologizing for what he calls an "unfortunate mistake" and defending himself against allegati…
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  • In a pinch, Giants get stunner from Pence

    In a pinch, Giants get stunner from Pence

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    This is how well things are going for the Giants these days: Hunter Pence began Monday's series opener against the San Diego Padres resting his strained right hamstring, then finished it by launching a harmless-looking popup that turned out to be the ga…
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  • Pagan to have MRI on hamstring after early exit

    Pagan to have MRI on hamstring after early exit

    MLB.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    Giants outfielder Angel Pagan exited Monday's 1-0 victory over the Padres after the eighth inning when he tweaked his left hamstring and will undergo an MRI on Tuesday, according to manager Bruce Bochy.
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  • 17 facts for 17 innings: LA outlasts Padres

    17 facts for 17 innings: LA outlasts Padres

    MLB.com deadspin.com nytimes.com May 23 (5 days ago)
    After needing 11 innings to decide Saturday's game, the Padres and Dodgers decided they just couldn't say goodbye in the series finale Sunday at Petco Park. A game that started in bright sunshine at 1:43 p.m. PT finished as the stadium lights kicked on.…
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  • Umpire exits after being hit by foul tip

    Umpire exits after being hit by foul tip

    MLB.com May 22 (5 days ago)
    Home-plate umpire David Rackley was struck in the groin by a foul ball in the fifth inning of Sunday's 17-inning, 9-5 Dodgers win over the Padres and exited the game.
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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.