Yesterday’s Game: Dodgers 5, Padres 2
Today’s First Pitch: 7:10 p.m. PST vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
San Diego Padres News
Padres notes: ‘Bittersweet’ Ben Fritz settles in as interim pitching coach; Lamet throws at Lake Elsinore (San Diego Union-Tribune)
What Happened To This Once-Promising Padres Season? (FiveThirtyEight)
The Padres Wanted the World Series. Will They Make the Playoffs? (New York Times)
Yankees’ win streak at 11, longest since ‘85 (MLB.com)
Here’s where all 30 farm systems rank (MLB.com)
‘In a daze,’ Belt honors grandmother (MLB.com)
AJ’s stellar grab helps Urías put up zeros (MLB.com)
New position, same bat: Cruz comes through (MLB.com)
On This Day in 1979...
The Pirates defeat the Padres 4–3 in 19 innings at San Diego Stadium. It is the fifth-longest game in Padres history by innings and the third-longest by time (six hours, 12 minutes). The Padres set two franchise records in the game, drawing 14 walks and six intentional walks.