Atlanta Braves (80-71, first in the NL East) vs. San Diego Padres (77-75, third in the NL West)
San Diego; Friday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: TBD Padres: Reiss Knehr (1-0, 3.93 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, 13 strikeouts)
San Diego Padres (74-66, third in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (89-53, second in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Saturday, 9:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Chris Paddack (7-6, 4.60 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 95 strikeouts) Dodgers: Walker Buehler (13-3, 2.31 ERA, .93 WHIP, 184 strikeouts)
A look at what’s happening around the majors on Tuesday:
DENVER (AP) — Jake Arrieta caught on with a playoff contender after getting released by the Chicago Cubs, signing a minor league deal with the San Diego Padres on Monday.
The former NL Cy Young Award winner is expected to make his first start for San Diego on Wednesday against the Colorado Rockies.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ha-Seong Kim homered and drove in three runs, and Jake Cronenworth contributed three hits to lead the San Diego Padres to an 8-1 victory Sunday and a split of a four-game series against the Colorado Rockies.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Electrifying shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. of the San Diego Padres was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday, a day after partially dislocating his left shoulder for the third time this season.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr. has quite the flair for big home runs.
Fans of the San Diego Padres have come to expect nothing less from the young superstar, including his signature bat flip and stutter-step rounding third base.
ATLANTA (AP) — The second game of a split doubleheader between the San Diego Padres and Atlanta Braves was suspended by rain in the middle of the fifth inning Wednesday night.
The game will resume at a date yet to be determined.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — All-Star Juan Soto is getting warmed up for the Home Run Derby.
“Yeah, (heck) yeah!” the Washington Nationals hitting star said after muscling an opposite-field, three-run homer on the ninth pitch of Wednesday night's 15-5 win against the San Diego Padres.
NEW YORK (AP) — Starving for a clutch hit, the San Diego Padres got two in a row from precisely the guys you'd expect.
Can't hold down Fernando Tatis Jr. and Manny Machado forever.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — San Diego Padres manager Jayce Tingler considered it perhaps the best defensive play his team has made all season.
Second baseman Jake Cronenworth made a diving stop of Jackie Bradley Jr.'s hard grounder, then got up and threw out the potential tying run at the plate in the 10th inning to preserve the Padres’ 2-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night.