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Good Morning San Diego - September 21, 2021

Everything you need to know about MLB news and your San Diego Padres for Tuesday, September 21, 2021.

San Diego Padres v St Louis Cardinals Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images

Yesterday’s Game: Off Day

Today’s First Pitch: 7:10 p.m. PST vs. San Francisco Giants

San Diego Padres News

Four reasons why the Padres have crashed out of playoff position (CBS Sports)

Padres turmoil extends far beyond viral dugout fight (New York Post)

MLB News

MVP poll: AL race tightens; new NL leader (

Cards roll to 9th straight in Lester’s 200th W (

Duvall annihilates 4th-longest HR of 2021 (

Former OF Gose touches 100 in mound debut (

Yanks edge Texas to gain in Wild Card race (

On This Day in 1978...

Sports Contributor Archive 2020 Photo by Ron Vesely/Getty Images

Future Hall-of-Fame pitcher Gaylord Perry allows four hits and a walk with five strikeouts in seven innings to get his 20th win of the season as the Padres score a 5–1 win over the Giants at San Diego Stadium. Perry joins Randy Jones as the only Padres pitchers to win 20 games in a season. Perry would go on to win 20 or more games four times in his career, and 1978 was the final time he would reach the feat at age 39.