San Diego Padres

'I was a bit wounded up there': Watching the Nola brothers face off ... with their parents

‘I was a bit wounded up there’: Watching the Nola brothers face off … with their parents

SAN DIEGO — A unique and unwieldy strain of anxiety settled into Section 111, Row 36 at Petco Park on Wednesday afternoon. It was mixed with anticipation and pride and something more difficult to define, something that felt contradictory and borderline impossible, like imprisoned joy. AJ Nola arrived in Section 111 for Game 2 of …

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MLB division series: Are the Mariners, Dodgers and Braves done?

MLB division series: Are the Mariners, Dodgers and Braves done?

Eight teams remain in the 2022 postseason. After today’s league division series games, that number could be cut almost in half. Three teams trail their best-of-five series and are facing elimination. In the American League, the Seattle Mariners play their first home playoff game in more than 20 years, hoping to avert a sweep against …

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The City will shake tonight: What you need to know as Mets, Padres meet in Game 3 finale

The City will shake tonight: What you need to know as Mets, Padres meet in Game 3 finale

MLB’s first-ever wild-card series weekend concludes with just one Game 3: the San Diego Padres at New York Mets. The playoff field expanded to 12 teams for the 2022 postseason — four best-of-three series to determine which teams will advance to the ALDS (against the Houston Astros or the New York Yankees) and NLDS (against …

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MLB Wild Card Series: Four teams face elimination on Day 2

MLB Wild Card Series: Four teams face elimination on Day 2

MLB’s first-ever wild-card series weekend is in full swing. And as many as four teams could be sent packing today. As the playoff field expands to 12 teams for the 2022 postseason, four best-of-three series will determine which teams will advance to the ALDS (against either the Houston Astros or the New York Yankees) and …

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Bowden: 13 Players who need to step up as the postseason races heat up

Only three more weeks remain in the MLB regular season and the postseason races are heating up. The Braves trail the Mets by only half a game in the National League East and the White Sox are just three behind the Guardians in the American League Central. The AL wild-card teams have separated from the …

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