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  • Padres top Kimbrel, Braves in 12

    The Sports Xchange By Bill Center, The Sports Xchange Padres top Kimbrel, Braves in 12 SAN DIEGO -- With 32 saves and a 2.05 ERA, Atlanta's Craig Kimbrel is one of the top closers in the National League. But the right-hander has completed two...
  • Padres 4, Braves 3 (10 innings)

    The Sports Xchange By Bill Center, The Sports Xchange Padres 4, Braves 3 (10 innings) SAN DIEGO -- Shortstop Everth Cabrera singled home Alexi Amarista from third with two out in the bottom of the 10th Sunday afternoon to give the Padres a 4-3...
  • Padres top Braves in extras for 2nd straight day

    The Sports Xchange By Bill Center, The Sports Xchange Padres top Braves in extras for 2nd straight day SAN DIEGO -- Padres manager Bud Black called them "inspiring wins." Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez didn't have much to say. It was that kind...
  • Post-trade Padres are trending upward

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - San Diego Padres - INSIDE PITCH SAN DIEGO -- Suddenly, things are going the San Diego Padres' way. The Padres continued their second-half surge Sunday with a 10-inning, 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves to complete...
  • Solarte injury could hurt Padres' surge

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - San Diego Padres - INSIDE PITCH SAN DIEGO -- Since the All-Star break, the San Diego Padres are a National League-best 16-8. Three of the key reasons are third baseman Yangervis Solarte, shortstop Everth Cabrera and...
  • Padres' Kennedy will miss scheduled start

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - San Diego Padres ATLANTA -- Ian Kennedy won't make what was to be his last start before Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline. The San Diego Padres right-hander was scratched from Monday's game against the Atlanta...
  • 'Phenomenal' month for Ross

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - San Diego Padres SAN DIEGO -- The Padres doubt Tyson Ross will earn National League Pitcher of the Month honors for July. Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers, after all, had a phenomenal month. But that doesn't mean Ross...
  • Wood struggles as Padres defeat Braves, 5-2

    Alex Wood got hit early and often. The Braves left-hander allowed a career-high 12 hits in his five innings as the Padres recorded a 5-2 victory Friday night at Turner Field. The Padres had a leadoff hit in each of those first five innings. They had...
  • Angels trade CF Peter Bourjos to St. Louis for 3B David Freese

    Angels trade CF Peter Bourjos to St. Louis for 3B David Freese
    The Angels traded speedy but often-injured center fielder Peter Bourjos to the St. Louis Cardinals for third baseman David Freese on Friday, freeing up center field for Mike Trout and likely opening a right-field spot for Kole Calhoun. The Angels also...
  • Would deal for Cardinals' David Freese make sense for Angels?

    Would deal for Cardinals' David Freese make sense for Angels?
    Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports tweeted Thursday morning that the Angels and St. Louis Cardinals have discussed a trade that would send third baseman David Freese to Anaheim, a move that makes some sense for the Angels but would hardly address their most...
  • Angels decline to extend contract to pitcher Jerome Williams

    Angels decline to extend contract to pitcher Jerome Williams
    The Angels informed veteran right-hander Jerome Williams Monday afternoon that they will not be tendering him a contract for 2014, according to a person familiar with the decision but not authorized to speak publicly about it. Williams is now a free...