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Good Morning San Diego - September 3, 2021

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Everything you need to know about MLB news and your San Diego Padres for Friday, September 3, 2021.

Arizona Diamondbacks v San Diego Padres Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images

Yesterday’s Game: Off Day

Today’s First Pitch: 7:10 PST vs. Houston Astros

San Diego Padres News

Padres notes: Lamet shows promise in relief; Adams advances toward dubious record (San Diego Union-Tribune)

Minors: Robert Hassell III’s three-homer game powers TinCaps to win (San Diego Union-Tribune)

MLB News

Meet J-Rod, MLB’s next superstar (MLB.com)

1 looming question for all 30 clubs (MLB.com)

The toughest schedules down the stretch (MLB.com)

‘Safe!’ 8th-inning rally vaults SF back into 1st (MLB.com)

Jeter anticipates Hall day after long wait (MLB.com)

Cutch calls it: Phils come back again (MLB.com)

On This Day in 1973...

Atlanta Braves v San Diego Padres Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios via Getty Images Studios/Getty Images

Hall of Famer Hank Aaron hits his 707th and 708th career homeruns against the Padres in a 7-3 win for the Atlanta Braves. Aaron would go on to break Babe Ruth’s historic home run record the following April and retire with 755 home runs. Aaron passed away earlier this year at the age of 86.