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  • Venable's homer in 11th gives Padres 5-3 win over Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS The San Diego Padres defeated the St. Louis Cardinals, 5-3, on Thursday night thanks to pinch hitter Will Venable's two-run home run in the top of the 11th. With two outs in the inning, Clint Barmes notched a ground-rule double. It was...
  • Padres edge Giants in 11 innings, 3-2

    SAN FRANCISCO It's so hard for the San Francisco Giants to win a game at AT&T Park these days, they couldn't even pull it off on a record night for ace Madison Bumgarner. Bumgarner, who had no-hit caliber stuff for a second straight outing, struck out...
  • Strasburg solid, Nationals win 6th in a row over Braves

    WASHINGTON Steven Strasburg had a bloated 6.55 ERA in 10 starts before he went on the disabled list May 30 with neck tightness, so the Braves hardly seemed like an ideal opponent for the Nationals erstwhile ace to face in his first game back Tuesday....
  • Wisler Shines In Debut As Braves Beat DeGrom, Mets 2-1

    Wisler Shines In Debut As Braves Beat DeGrom, Mets 2-1
    ATLANTA (AP) — Backed by a big hit from his former Triple-A roommate, Matt Wisler enjoyed a major league debut that ranked with the best in Atlanta history. Wisler allowed only one run in eight innings to outpitch Jacob deGrom, and Jace Peterson...
  • Wisler shines in debut, Peterson's 2-run double lifts Braves over Mets

    ATLANTA After watching Matt Wisler win Friday in his major league debut against a first-place team and one of baseball's top pitchers, the Braves could feel even better about the franchise's future, which they believe will be bright and fortified by power...
  • Bud Black fired by San Diego Padres

    Bud Black fired by San Diego Padres
    The club president took over two years ago. The general manager took over last year. The team blew up its payroll and its minor league system last winter, in an effort to win now. So, with the San Diego Padres under .500, who got the blame on Monday?...
  • Dodgers' Zack Greinke gives up late home run in 2-1 loss to Padres

    Dodgers' Zack Greinke gives up late home run in 2-1 loss to Padres
    If your bullpen is unreliable, you want your starting pitchers going as deep into the game as they can. Particularly if they're led by a pair of aces such as Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke. Only much more often than not, the late innings have proven a...
  • Dodgers fall, 2-1, to Padres when Justin Upton homers off Zack Greinke

    Dodgers fall, 2-1, to Padres when Justin Upton homers off Zack Greinke
    KEY MOMENT: Padres outfielder Justin Upton blasted a solo home run off Zack Greinke with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning to break a 1-1 stalemate. The home run was the 13th of the season for Upton and seventh allowed this season by Greinke....
  • Talent can be found in middle rounds of MLB draft

    Talent can be found in middle rounds of MLB draft
    The MLB draft can be a slog to follow beyond the first couple rounds, but Yankees and Mets fans looking to the next generation shouldn't dismiss the talent to be found in today's second round of the 2015 draft. Day 2 of the draft covers rounds three...
  • Bullpen blows another one as Braves lose in 11

    ATLANTA Braves-turned-Padres Justin Upton, Melvin Upton Jr. and Craig Kimbrel got their first up-close look Monday at their old team and saw that those trades are working out fine for the Braves so far. Cameron Maybin showed why he's been an upgrade from...
  • Braves draft high school lefty with first pick

    ?The Braves selected left-hander Kolby Allard of San Clemente (Calif.) High School with the 14th overall pick of the Major League draft on Monday night. Allard entered the 2015 season rated by some as the top high school pitcher, but missed most of the...