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Padres add a run in the seventh

Justin Upton homered to center for his second home run of the night, marking the third time this season Upton has hit two home runs in a game (April 25 vs. the Dodgers and May 17 vs. the Nationals). The Padres lead the Nationals 6-3. Follow live

In A.J. Preller we trust?

Padres followers were negative about their team last month in FiveThirtyEight's analysis of fan sentiment. This month, the fans have been more positive. Are they standing by their GM's decision not to sell at the deadline? Sentiment scores

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#Nats vs. #Padres: Span CF, Werth LF, Rendon 2B, Harper RF, Escobar 3B, Zimmerman 1B, Desmond SS, Ramos C, Gio P

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It’s a Ross family affair at #Nats Park this week, as Tyson pitches for the #Padres tonight and Joe pitches for the #Nats tomorrow.

Wilson Ramos answers Gyorko's homer

Jedd Gyorko put the Padres on top 2-0 with a homer in the second, but their lead didn't last long. Wilson Ramos hit his 11th HR of the season to pull the Nationals even in the same inning. Follow live

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Padres, Kemp daring to come back?

San Diego's five-game winning streak and Matt Kemp's .329 average in August couldn't possibly mean that the No. 19 Padres are in the postseason hunt. Then again, if the Dodgers keep sliding, that 6.5-game gap could narrow. MLB Power Rankings

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Kernels: Now with more bases

Cespedes' power, the Cubs' offense and the Pirates scoring only on home runs in this week's edition of Kernels.

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Wacha, Piscotty lead Cardinals past Padres 10-3

Michael Wacha pitched six solid innings and Stephen Piscotty homered twice and drove in five runs to help the St. Louis Cardinals avoid a three-game sweep by beating the San Diego Padres 10-3 Sun

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Padres blank MLB-best Cardinals

Justin Upton went 2-for-5 with an RBI double in the Padres' 8-0 win over the Cards. RHP Ian Kennedy struck out 10 and walked just one over six innings as San Diego took the first two games of the series. Box score

Final: Padres 9, Cardinals 3

Matt Kemp, Yangervis Solarte and Brett Wallace all blasted 2-run shots as NL-leading St. Louis has now dropped 3 of its last 5 games. Box score

Renfroe among top outfield prospects

With the Padres outfield due to change (again) at season's end, Hunter Renfroe could bring solid power from the corners as soon as next year. See who joins him on the list of top outfield prospects in baseball. (Insider)

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Pair of Padres off the market?

San Diego reportedly pulled Ian Kennedy and Joaquin Benoit off revocable waivers after both were claimed by another team. Does that mean neither right-hander can be traded this season? MLB rumors roundup

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San Diego teams in middle tier

San Diego has two tweaks to make in order to top the charts. For now, the mix of an incredible football uniform and a so-so baseball set puts the city in the middle of the pack. Uni Watch: Best-dressed cities

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Gaedel's relative has full-sized baseball goals

Minor leaguer Kyle Gaedele enjoys discussing his 3-foot-7 great-uncle Eddie Gaedel's iconic plate appearance 64 years ago and aims to create a baseball legacy of his own, Arash Markazi writes.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs51418th
Batting Average.24526th
On Base Percentage.30030th
Slugging Percentage.38427th
Earned Run Average3.9517th
Quality Starts736th
WHIP1.2817th
BAA.25217th

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