For the first time in 2021, L.A. is not at the top of our list.
— Josh Fuentes capped a big night with a two-out, walk-off single in the eighth inning after earlier hitting a two-run homer and the Colorado Rockies salvaged a doubleheader split by beating the virus-hampered San Diego Padres 3-2 on Wednesday.
— Victor Caratini lined a two-out grand slam in the sixth, powering the virus-depleted San Diego Padres to a 5-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday in a doubleheader opener.
Outfielder Wil Myers was added to the injured list by short-handed San Diego on Wednesday, as the Padres embarked on a doubleheader vs. the Rockies in Colorado.
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— Manny Machado homered and tripled to drive in five runs, helping to make up for the absence of Fernando Tatis Jr. and two other teammates as the San Diego Padres beat the Colorado Rockies 8-1 Tuesday night.
Fernando Tatis Jr. and Wil Myers have tested positive for COVID-19, while three other Padres players -- Jurickson Profar, Jorge Mateo and Eric Hosmer -- are out because of contact tracing.
— Jake Cronenworth hit a splash shot, Fernando Tatis Jr. also connected off Johnny Cueto and the San Diego Padres roughed up the San Francisco Giants 11-1 Sunday.
Joe Musgrove, Carlos Rodon, John Means, AND Wade Miley. And Madison Bumgarner had a 7-inning no-hitter. Jeff Passan, ESPN MLB Insider joins the show and shares why so many no-hitters are NOT good for baseball.
— Brandon Crawford, Brandon Belt and Austin Slater homered and the San Francisco Giants kept rolling at home, beating the San Diego Padres 7-1 Saturday.
— Austin Slater hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 5-4 Friday night.
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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Yankees pitchers own the lowest ERA (3.02) in the AL this season and second-lowest in the Majors, trailing only the San Diego Padres (2.79), per the team game notes.
From top prospects on the cusp of their major league debuts to under-the-radar players ready to pop, these are the minor leaguers most worth watching.
— Mitch Keller tossed shutout ball into the sixth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates slipped past the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer
Padres starter Dinelson Lamet threw his fastball anywhere from 90 to 97 mph, got whiffs on three sliders and didn't allow much hard contact in two innings against the Pirates in his return from a bout with tightness in his forearm today. An encouraging sign, it seems.
Did your favorite club pass April with flying colors or is it in need of an early-season do-over?
— Wil Myers singled with no outs in the seventh inning to end Tyler Anderson's no-hit bid and the San Diego Padres beat Pittsburgh 2-0 Monday night, the Pirates' fifth straight loss.
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— Kevin Gausman pitched six effective innings and scored twice, Mike Tauchman homered and drove in four runs, and the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 7-1 on Sunday to prevent a three-game sweep.