Padres cut Wild Card magic number to 1

Padres cut Wild Card magic number to 1 n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug(“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”padres-cut-wild-card-magic-number-to-1″,”type”:”story”).parts.12″:”data”:”type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug(“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”padres-cut-wild-card-magic-number-to-1″,”type”:”story”).parts.12.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”,”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”,”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug(“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”padres-cut-wild-card-magic-number-to-1″,”type”:”story”).parts.13″:”content”:”Now, the Padres are close. They reached the postseason in 2020, but celebrated in an empty Petco Park. They haven’t clinched a playoff spot in a full 162-game season since ’06 and haven’t done so in San Diego since ’05.nn“It was definitely different in ’20,” Cronenworth said. … Read more

Rangers fall short in back-and-forth homer battle

SEATTLE — The Rangers are counting on Jon Gray to be a top-of-the-rotation horse for years to come. And when he’s been healthy, the hard-throwing right-hander has largely been that this season. On Thursday night, Gray had a rare off night against the Mariners in T-Mobile Park that was filled with home runs from both … Read more

Cardinals clinch 2022 National League Central title

Cardinals clinch 2022 National League Central title n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug(“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”cardinals-clinch-2022-national-league-central-title”,”type”:”story”).parts.12″:”data”:”type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug(“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”cardinals-clinch-2022-national-league-central-title”,”type”:”story”).parts.12.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”,”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”,”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug(“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”cardinals-clinch-2022-national-league-central-title”,”type”:”story”).parts.13″:”content”:”Mikolas’ strong outing took him to 199 1/3 innings for the season — a major accomplishment for a pitcher who has been injured much of the 2020 and ’21 seasons. Clinching with seven games remaining should allow the Cardinals to rest veteran starters Wainwright and Mikolas down the … Read more

MLB discussing contingency plans for Mets-Braves series in Atlanta

NEW YORK — With Hurricane Ian bearing down on the Gulf Coast of Florida, Major League Baseball is discussing contingency plans with the Mets and Braves in the event that the storm affects their three-game series in Atlanta this weekend, according to multiple people briefed on the talks. Realistic options include shifting game times or … Read more

Marlins Richard Bleier called for three balks

Marlins Richard Bleier called for three balks n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug(“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”marlins-richard-bleier-called-for-three-balks”,”type”:”story”).parts.2″:”data”:”type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug(“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”marlins-richard-bleier-called-for-three-balks”,”type”:”story”).parts.2.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”,”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”,”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug(“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”marlins-richard-bleier-called-for-three-balks”,”type”:”story”).parts.3″:”content”:”“I’ve never seen anything like it,” Mattingly said. “The guy hasn’t balked in seven years and all of a sudden he has three on one hitter. It’s frustrating, that’s for sure. But at the end of the day, we got a win, so I’m not going to worry … Read more

Josh Jung hits two home runs, tallies 5 RBIs in win vs. Mariners

SEATTLE — The Rangers are playing out this year’s schedule with an eye on next season, and Josh Jung is going to be a big part of whatever happens in 2023. Jung apparently doesn’t feel like waiting until next spring to make a statement, however. The rookie third baseman accounted for all of Texas’ offense … Read more

Albert Pujols hits career homers 699 and 700

Albert Pujols hits career homers 699 and 700 n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug(“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”albert-pujols-hits-career-home-run-no-699″,”type”:”story”).parts.6″:”data”:”type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug(“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”albert-pujols-hits-career-home-run-no-699″,”type”:”story”).parts.6.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”,”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”,”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug(“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”albert-pujols-hits-career-home-run-no-699″,”type”:”story”).parts.7″:”content”:”The 42-year-old Pujols, who has said this is the final season of his 22-year career, joined Barry Bonds (762 home runs), Hank Aaron (755) and Babe Ruth (714) as the only sluggers in AL/NL history to hit at least 700 long balls in his career. Pujols and … Read more