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2016 Schedule
19-29, 5th in NL West
17h

MLB: No malice in Padres' gay chorus mistake

Major League Baseball says the San Diego Padres did not act with "malicious intentions" in mishandling the national anthem that was supposed to be sung by the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus.

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Any takers for Matt Kemp?

Kemp needs to move to an AL team, so he can begin transitioning from the outfield to DH. However, his contract could make him impossible to trade, Jim Bowden writes. Top trade candidates, best fits (Insider)

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Giants walk-off for fifth straight win (0:23)
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Span robs Upton of a go-ahead homer at the wall (0:24)
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Solarte crushes two-run dinger to center (0:23)
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Rankings Risers (1:35)

Lineup: Padres (19-28) at Giants (29-19)

  • 1. Jon Jay, CF (L)
  • 2. Yangervis Solarte, 3B (S)
  • 3. Matt Kemp, RF (R)
  • 4. Melvin Upton Jr., LF (R)
  • 5. Brett Wallace, 1B (L)
  • 6. Derek Norris, C (R)
  • 7. Alexei Ramirez, SS (R)
  • 8. Alexi Amarista, 2B (L)
  • 9. James Shields, RHP (R)
  • Daily notes

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Jon Jay gets just enough of one

Jay's home run down the right-field line on Tuesday traveled 344 feet, the shortest of his career and shortest at AT&T Park this season, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.

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Will Gwynn's tobacco lawsuit be a deterrent? (3:50)

Enberg to rep Padres at draft

Retiring Hall of Fame broadcaster Dick Enberg will represent the team at this year's MLB draft. Enberg, 81, has been with San Diego since 2010.

Padres DJ apologizes for anthem mixup

Art Romero, known professionally as DJ ArtForm, posted a statement on his Facebook page apologizing for his role in the controversial incident that took place during the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus' anthem on Saturday. "It was a very unfortunate mistake but it was just that, an error," he wrote. San Diego Union-Tribune

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Dodgers, Padres get what they needed

After Sunday's 17-inning affair, the Dodgers and Padres could only hope that Monday's starters would pitch efficiently. Both teams got just that, as Clayton Kershaw fired a two-hit shutout, and Drew Pomeranz threw seven scoreless innings.

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MLB investigates chorus incident at Padres game

Major League Baseball is investigating an incident at Petco Park in which a recording of a woman's voice was played instead of a gay men's chorus being allowed to sing the national anthem.

Padres drop in power rankings

San Diego is experiencing a mix of good and bad. While Carlos Villanueva has a 23-4 strikeout-to-walk ratio through his first 24 2/3 innings, he has allowed 33 hits. And Drew Pomeranz is sporting a 1.96 ERA but has recorded a seventh-inning out in only one of his eight starts. Week 7 Power Rankings

Report: Padres' Single-A manager resigns

Francisco Morales has resigned from his post as manager of the Lake Elsinore Storm, sources tell Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune. It is unclear why he left. Tony Tarasco has been serving as interim manager since last week. San Diego Union-Tribune

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Dodgers-Pads nearly exhaust all options

The two teams' 17-inning affair on Sunday lasted five hours and 47 minutes -- the longest game in history between the NL West rivals. The Dodgers even turned to Clayton Kershaw -- Monday's probable starter -- to pinch-hit in the 15th.

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Padres invite gay men's chorus back after mixup

A gay men's choral group called on MLB and the Padres to investigate an incident after a woman's voice singing the national anthem was played at Petco Park when chorus members were to sing.

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Some prominent hitters are slumping badly in May. The list includes Josh Donaldson (a .194 BA this month), Joe Mauer (.190), Prince Fielder (.188), Carlos Gonzalez (.183), Joey Votto and Matt Kemp (.169), Mark Teixeira (.154) and Curtis Granderson (.143). And Giancarlo Stanton looks lost, with a .156 batting average and 28 strikeouts in 64 ABs this month. Paging Barry Bonds ...

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Draft needs, possible fits for NL West teams

Eric Longenhagen takes a comprehensive look at each NL West organization's strengths/weaknesses heading into the 2016 draft and possible draft fits.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs167Tied-27th
Batting Average.22130th
On Base Percentage.28030th
Slugging Percentage.35029th
Earned Run Average3.9214th
Quality Starts25Tied-10th
WHIP1.3821st
BAA.24812th

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