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D-backs take early lead, fend off Padres' rally

D-backs take early lead, fend off Padres' rally

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 8 hours ago
The D-backs' bats came alive as they collected 10 hits and got a solid outing from Zack Greinke to snap a four-game losing streak by beating the Padres, 8-7, on Saturday night at Chase Field.
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  • Mets acquire Loney from Padres

    Mets acquire Loney from Padres

    MLB.com 19 hours ago
    Eyeing a quick and uncomplicated move to replace injured first baseman Lucas Duda, the Mets acquired veteran James Loney from the Padres on Saturday for cash considerations. Loney will become the left-handed half of a first-base platoon until Duda retur…
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  • Solarte fuels Padres' power display in Arizona

    Solarte fuels Padres' power display in Arizona

    MLB.com May 28 (yesterday)
    The Padres found a healthy way to take out their frustrations from a recent four-game losing streak: They turned Chase Field into their own launching pad Friday night.
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  • Chargers' Chris Swain graduates from Navy

    Chargers' Chris Swain graduates from Navy

    signonsandiego.com May 27 (yesterday)
    The fullback is set to enter the military as a Reserve.
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  • More study, more convadium bashing

    More study, more convadium bashing

    signonsandiego.com May 27 (yesterday)
    A San Diego councilman suggests the $1.8 billion convadium would amount to only a stadium.
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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 May 26 (3 days ago)
    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 (3 days ago)
    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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  • Why Chargers should experiment with versatile Joey Bosa

    Why Chargers should experiment with versatile Joey Bosa

    ESPN.com May 26 (3 days ago)
    Why Chargers should experiment with versatile Joey Bosa
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  • Antonio Gates sees similarities in Chargers' defense, domi…

    Antonio Gates sees similarities in Chargers' defense, dominant 2006 team

    ESPN.com signonsandiego.com May 26 (3 days ago)
    Antonio Gates sees similarities in Chargers' defense, dominant 2006 team
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  • Bolts' thank you, even if staged, is good move

    Bolts' thank you, even if staged, is good move

    signonsandiego.com May 26 (3 days ago)
    Chargers players and coaches hobnobbed with the public Wednesday at various local spots.
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  • Righting the ship: Peavy, Kontos rebound

    Righting the ship: Peavy, Kontos rebound

    MLB.com May 25 (3 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 (4 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 (4 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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  • We shouldn’t endorse NFL sticking head trauma in sand

    We shouldn’t endorse NFL sticking head trauma in sand

    signonsandiego.com May 25 (4 days ago)
    NFL pulling concussion research funding is reprehensible
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  • Steelers’ Ladarius Green out of OTAs after ankle surgery

    Steelers’ Ladarius Green out of OTAs after ankle surgery

    profootballtalk.com May 25 (4 days ago)
    Ladarius Green’s 2015 season with the Chargers was cut short by an ankle injury, and the ankle continues to hold him back now in Pittsburgh. Green, a tight end who signed with the Steelers in March, is missing the start of Organized Team Activities beca…
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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 (4 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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  • Chargers scrappy RB Danny Woodhead also scratch golfer

    Chargers scrappy RB Danny Woodhead also scratch golfer

    ESPN.com May 25 (4 days ago)
    Chargers scrappy RB Danny Woodhead also scratch golfer
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  • Chargers to thank San Diego with surprises today

    Chargers to thank San Diego with surprises today

    signonsandiego.com May 25 (4 days ago)
    Chargers president A.G. Spanos wants team to reach out to San Diego on Wednesday afternoon.
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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 (4 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 (4 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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  • Video - Danny Woodhead's other favorite sport 02:28

    Danny Woodhead's other favorite sport

    May 24
    Chargers reporter Eric Williams catches up with running back Danny Woodhead to find out what golf and football have in common.
  • Video - NFL owners consider guaranteeing Super Bowl for San Diego 01:22

    NFL owners consider guaranteeing Super Bowl for San Diego

    May 23
    ESPN Chargers reporter Eric D. Williams examines San Diego's stadium efforts and the possibility of guaranteeing it could host a Super Bowl if a stadium measure is approved on a November ballot.
  • Video - Bosa growing tired of Watt comparisons 00:37

    Bosa growing tired of Watt comparisons

    May 19
    Jarrett Bell explains how even though Chargers rookie Joey Bosa does not want to be defined by being compared to Texans star J.J. Watt, he is learning a lot from former Chargers DE Shawne Merriman.
  • Video - Where does Mettenberger fit in Chargers' depth chart? 02:09

    Where does Mettenberger fit in Chargers' depth chart?

    May 18
    ESPN NFL Insider Jarrett Bell explains what the Chargers' expectations are for quarterback Zach Mettenberger and how new offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt will impact the team.