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Good Morning San Diego - August 31, 2021

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Everything you need to know about MLB news and your San Diego Padres for Tuesday, August 31, 2021.

San Diego Padres v Arizona Diamondbacks Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images

Yesterday’s Game: Padres 7, Diamondbacks 5

Today’s First Pitch: 6:40 p.m. PST vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

San Diego Padres News

Padres pregame: Chris Paddack comes off injured list (San Diego Union-Tribune)

Assessing the Padres’ rotation plans for Sept. (MLB.com)

‘We like that’: Tatis HR, 2B key in crucial win (MLB.com)

Column: Padres have exasperated their fans — but playoff berth still available (San Diego Union-Tribune)

MLB News

7 races to watch down the stretch (MLB.com)

Betts bobblehead night: HR, blows mom kiss (MLB.com)

Sho launches 42nd homer in win vs. Yanks (MLB.com)

Breaking down NL Cy Young Award race (MLB.com)

Vladdy’s back! Jr. smashes 2 homers vs. O’s (MLB.com)

On This Day in 2000...

Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres - August 1, 2004 Photo by Jon Soohoo/WireImage

Phil Nevin goes 4-for-5 with his 33rd double, 30th homer for four RBIs and two runs scored to lead the Padres to an 11–5 win over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Nevin spent parts of seven seasons with the Padres from 1999-2005 and was an All-Star back in 2001.