Rookie Manuel Margot tripled in the seventh inning and scored the go-ahead run on Wil Myers' single as the San Diego Padres beat San Francisco 4-3 to drop the Giants a game behind the New York Me
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Lineup: Padres (65-90) vs. Giants (82-73)
- 1. Manuel Margot, CF (R)
- 2. Wil Myers, 1B (R)
- 3. Yangervis Solarte, 3B (S)
- 4. Alex Dickerson, LF (L)
- 5. Adam Rosales, SS (R)
- 6. Ryan Schimpf, 2B (L)
- 7. Austin Hedges, C (R)
- 8. Clayton Richard, LHP
- 9. Travis Jankowski, RF (L)
The San Francisco Giants blew a six-run lead before scoring three times in the 10th inning, including a two-run home run by Denard Span, to beat the San Diego Padres 9-6 Saturday night.
Yangervis Solarte returned to the Padres on Saturday, thanking the organization for what it has done following the death of his wife.
Wil Myers hit a three-run homer off rookie Albert Suarez in the first inning and the Padres beat the Giants for the seventh time in eight games since the All-Star break, 7-2 on Friday night.
Thursday's longest home runs
J.T. Realmuto and Justin Upton both hit 443-foot homers to pace the competition on Thursday. The most impactful blast on the list came off the bat of Yasmani Grandal, who crushed a go-ahead grand slam against the Rockies in the seventh inning.
Angel Pagan's single broke a scoreless tie in the eighth and Jeff Samardzjia struck out nine in seven innings for the San Francisco Giants, who beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Thursday night.
Padres poised to ruin Giants' season?
San Francisco will travel to San Diego for a four-game series starting Thursday. The Giants owned the Padres in the first half of the season but haven't won in six games since the All-Star break.
Wednesday's longest home runs
Career home run No. 100 was an absolute blast for Evan Gattis, leading the way in the majors on Wednesday at 441 feet. Corey Dickerson hit the longest of the Rays' four third-inning homers off AL Cy Young candidate Masahiro Tanaka.
Paul Goldschmidt homered twice, including a go-ahead, two-run shot in the sixth inning, and Zack Greinke pitched six strong innings to lead Arizona to a 3-2 victory over San Diego on Wednesday.
How could Espinoza impact the Padres?
Acquired from the Red Sox in exchange for Drew Pomeranz, Anderson Espinoza is an 18-year-old flamethrower who struggles with consistency -- but has plenty of time to develop. Is he poised for a breakout season in a few years? Tony Blengino discusses. Future breakout rookies (Insider)
Adam Rosales homered and drove in four runs, and rookie Ryan Schimpf scored three times to lead the San Diego Padres to a 5-2 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
Quantrill's debut deserves a shout out
Keith Law lists Padres first-rounder Cal Quantrill among the 2016 draftees that enjoyed the best debuts. After not pitching at all this spring as he recovered from Tommy John surgery, the 21-year-old was impressive in short stints in the minors. Best 2016 debuts (Insider)
Clayton Richard was sharp for six-plus innings and Wil Myers homered as the San Diego Padres defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Monday night.
Padres hold steady in Power Rankings
Some positives in what was a rough week for the Pads off the field: They swept the Giants in a three-game series, and Wil Myers became the first player in franchise history to record 25 homers, doubles and steals in a single season. Week 24 Power Rankings
Adam Rosales knew the ball was going out, and he knew how to celebrate the home run -- with a tribute to his mourning teammate.
Mark Reynolds homered in the fourth inning, Chad Bettis pitched into the sixth and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 6-3 on Sunday.
Will Padres GM A.J. Preller's suspension for failing to fully disclose medical information in two July deals deter future front-office shenanigans?
Yuliette Solarte, the wife of Padres third baseman Yangervis Solarte, died Saturday of cancer at age 31, the team confirmed Saturday.
Jon Gray struck out a franchise-record 16 and pitched a four-hitter to lead the Colorado Rockies to an 8-0 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.
Pinch-hitter Daniel Descalso lined a game-winning single off the center-field wall in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Colorado Rockies rallied past San Diego Padres 8-7 on Friday night.
Padres vs Dodgers
Petco Park - Tue 9/27