| Jun 20, 2013
| 10:36 PM
Some day the Dodgers will make a charge, they are certain of it. Come roaring through the standings.
Meanwhile, the days drift by and the season approaches its half-way point, and still no charge. If they’re going to do it, they need to start by...
| May 19, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Nearly a quarter of the way into the season, the Washington Nationals are hovering just two games above .500.
It’s not exactly where the Nationals or their fans thought they’d be after winning the NL East last year at 98-64, the best record...
| May 15, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Orioles right-hander Freddy Garcia’s formula for success lies in staying ahead of hitters and keeping them off balance by mixing speeds while locating his pitches.
Without the blazing fastball that has faded by way of wear, the 14-year veteran must...
| May 15, 2012
| 8:29 PM
Stepping back into the batter's box after an 8-minute rain delay to face Stephen Strasburg with a 3-2 count, two outs and the bases loaded in the top of the first inning, San Diego's John Baker guessed what was coming.
Baker smacked the...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 8:44 PM
SAN DIEGO (AP) — It all proved to be better than expected for rookie Andrew Werner.
The left-hander could barely believe the news two days ago that the San Diego Padres were calling him up to the majors. But Werner made the most of his...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 11:05 PM
A rough outing by Felix Hernandez proved to be too much on Tuesday, as the Mariners' rally in the ninth inning fell just short and the Padres escaped with a 5-4 victory at Safeco Field.
Pitching on five extra days' rest after dealing with a minor back...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Men's College Basketball-Cincinnati at Connecticut, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Seton Hall at Villanova, 6 p.m. (ESPNU); Indiana at Nebraska, 6 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Texas at Kansas State, 8 p.m. (ESPN2); Oklahoma State at Iowa State, 8 p.m. (ESPNU);...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 6:27 PM
PEORIA, Ariz. — The wind howled when Yu Darvish walked from the third-base dugout to the pitcher's mound, blowing almost directly to the center-field wall.
He had picked a hitter's day to make his spring training debut, or so it seemed to almost...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...
| Feb 27, 2011
| 11:03 PM
Former Padres catcher Josh Bard came off the Mariners bench to go 3-for-3, including a walk-off single, as Seattle defeated San Diego, 13-12, in 10 innings on Sunday at Peoria Stadium.
Padres catcher Nick Hundley launched a grand slam in the fifth...
| Feb 28, 2011
| 10:15 PM
Gabe Gross and Greg Halman each drove in two runs Monday for the Mariners and shortstop Jason Bartlett had two hits in his Padres debut. The game ended in a 6-6 tie after nine innings.
Halman, who hit a two-run home run to left in the fifth inning, is a...