NL West

Again, Matt Kemp haunts old team as Dodgers top Padres

Clayton Richard still looked awfully familiar to the Dodgers.<p>Ditto for Matt Kemp and the Padres.<p>In the Padres’ 4-1 loss at Dodger Stadium, Richard’s …

Baseball

Sal Romano takes blame in loss to Rockies

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Sal Romano knows walks hurt his team against the Colorado Rockies

Colorado Rockies

Andy Green gives updates on injuries, discusses NL West race

Andy Green

Los Angeles Dodgers: Players of the Week, May 25

The Los Angeles Dodgers posted a 5-1 record this past week and now trail the NL West-leading Colorado Rockies by three and a half games.<p>The last week …

Los Angeles Dodgers

Down on the Farm: Ray Black and his 100-mph heater are back

Ray Black nearly retired before this season. Ray Black was designated for assignment to help make room for names like Aaron Hill, Chris Marrero and …

Baseball

Giants unravel in costly seventh inning, record four hits in loss to Cubs

CHICAGO–Derek Holland crushes himself for allowing leadoff runners to reach base.<p>So after Holland cruised through his first six innings against the …

Baseball

D-backs bats come to life by Bay to halt skid

OAKLAND -- The D-backs collected 12 hits as they busted out of their offensive funk at the plate and snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 7-1 …

Arizona Diamondbacks

Kershaw marks 10-year anniversary of MLB debut on DL

Clayton Kershaw marked the 10-year anniversary of his major league debut for the Los Angeles Dodgers on the disabled list. However, the three-time Cy …

Baseball

Padres pitchers utilizing the pickoff move to get outs

Padres pitchers utilizing a unique weapon to get outs

San Diego

MLB Players We Didn't See Coming in 2018

Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout has been arguably the best player in MLB in 2018. If you didn't see that coming, you need an optometrist and/or a new sport to follow.<p>Other players, meanwhile, have rightly surprised the majority of us with stellar starts. Some are youngsters; some are …

Sports

San Diego Padres Bullpen Still Getting the Job Done

For a while, it seemed as if the San Diego Padres’ tremendous relief corps would go to waste this season. That might not be the case.<p>Now that the San …

San Diego Padres

Austin Barnes isn’t hitting, but he’s still pretty valuable to the Dodgers

One of the most pleasant surprises for the Dodgers last season was Austin Barnes. He finally got a chance at the full-time backup catching job, and …

Los Angeles Dodgers

WATCH: Kemp, Hernandez hit home runs in Dodgers’ 4-1 win

WATCH: Kemp, Hernandez hit home runs in Dodgers' 4-1 win

San Diego

Giants activate OF Williamson, send Osich to Triple-A

CHICAGO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have activated outfielder Mac Williamson from the 10-day disabled list and sent left-hander Josh Osich to Triple-A Sacramento.<p>Williamson started in left field against the Chicago Cubs on Friday after being sidelined since April 24 because of a concussion. He …

Baseball

Richard burned by Kemp's first-inning homer

LOS ANGELES -- From the time he recorded his first out on Friday night, Clayton Richard did what Clayton Richard does. He gobbled up innings -- …

San Diego

Ross Stripling keeps the Dodgers rolling with win over Padres 4-1

You might soon be able to bet on baseball in California, but there are some bets you would not have taken in spring training. You would have dismissed them as prop bets proposed by your wacky uncle.<p>The Milwaukee Brewers would have the best record in the National League? Not taking that bet.<p>The …

Baseball

Stripling looks to continue to build on strong stretch of Dodger starts

<b>by Rowan Kavner</b><p>Without Clayton Kershaw, Rich Hill or Hyun-Jin Ryu, the Dodger pitching staff needed a boost. The pitcher taking the mound Friday has …

Los Angeles Dodgers

Cardinals' DeJong estimates he'll miss a month or more with fractured hand

The St. Louis Cardinals will be without star shortstop Paul DeJong for an extended period after he underwent surgery to repair his fractured left …

Los Angeles Dodgers

San Francisco Giants Head to Windy City to Take on the Cubs: Series Preview

The San Francisco Giants are headed to the NorthSide of Chicago to take on the Chicago Cubs at the historic Wrigley Field. We’ll break down the …

Sports

San Francisco Giants at Chicago Cubs Box Score, August 21, 1998 | Baseball

San Francisco Giants

Series Preview: Dodgers welcome Padres as they look to build momentum

The last time the Dodgers played the Padres, the series was viewed as a possible springboard to a season that had sputtered out of the gate. The …

Los Angeles Dodgers

A Healthy Turner Calmed This 2-Year-Old's Concerns

Los Angeles Dodgers

For one weird day this June, the San Jose Giants will become the San Jose Churros

The minor league San Jose Giants will scrap their typical orange and white jerseys one day this June in favor of something a little ... sweeter.<p>On June 16, the Giants will don the visage of a churro — yes, of the dessert variety — playing for just one day as the San Jose Churros.<p>The brief change …

Baseball

Gender reveal party hilariously ruined by baseball gone astray

Blue powder and laughter exploded simultaneously for one California family, whose baseball-themed gender reveal went wrong when the batter struck out …

San Francisco Giants

Hedges' rehab hits snag as elbow flares up

LOS ANGELES -- Padres catcher Austin Hedges pulled himself from a rehab game with Triple-A El Paso on Thursday night as he experienced a recurrence …

Baseball

Open "Let’s talk about Willie Mays" thread

Earlier, Tim Kurkjian’s Twitter feed relayed some nice quotes about Willie Mays and his greatness, including:<p>Willie Mays led the league in steals …

San Francisco Giants

Mariners land Denard Span, Alex Colome in deal with Rays

The Seattle Mariners made the first big trade of the season, acquiring outfielder Denard Span and right-handed reliever Alex Colome from the Tampa …

Baseball

22 Amazing Photos of Celebs Very Enthusiastically Playing Sports

ZAC EFRON<p>gets his head in the game.<p>KIM KARDASHIAN WEST<p>throws the first pitch at an L.A. Dodgers game while sporting less-than-ideal footwear.<p>WEIRD …

Justin Timberlake

Blue Jays Opposing Pitcher Report: Zach Eflin

Friday, May 25, the Blue Jays will begin a tough three-game interleague series against the young, up-start Philadelphia Phillies. The young …

Toronto Blue Jays

FriarWire

This Day in Padres History — May 25<p><i>By Bill Center</i><p><i>May 25, 2008</i> — First baseman <b>Adrian Gonzalez</b> hits three-run, walk-off homer in the bottom of the 18th …

San Diego Padres