GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Aroldis Chapman pitched more than two innings in a big league game for the first time, allowing one run over three innings of the Cincinnati Reds' 9-4 loss to the San Diego Padres in a game between split squads Wednesday.
Chapman revived a split-finger fastball while allowing four hits, including a homer to Andy Parrino.
The Cuban defector is being converted into a starting pitcher and he is competing for the fifth spot in the Reds' rotation. He is the only left-hander among the group.
Todd Frazier, who is competing for role backing up third baseman Scott Rolen, had a two-run double off Clayton Richard for the Reds.
Richard, who didn't pitch after July 4, pitched three innings in his second spring game., Richard allowed two runs on two hits and struck out two. Richard had arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder.
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Sheriff's authorities say a homeowner shot a man during an apparent botched home invasion early Wednesday morning in Escondido.
Light rain may be in store for the morning commute Wednesday in San Diego as a deep marine layer along the coast continues to pull temperatures below average for this time of year.
With just a week to go, many people across the U.S. are buzzing about the "Great American Eclipse."
Cory Spangenberg homered and had a career-high four RBIs and Dinelson Lamet threw seven strong innings as the San Diego Padres beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4 on Tuesday night.
Members of San Diego's Jewish community led Tuesday night's "Stand Up To Hate" rally at the Lawrence Family JCC - their goal was to send a message that extremism will not be tolerated in San Diego.
An outbreak of the chickenpox virus has the football season at SDSU off to a tough start. The Nurse Practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said the situation serves as a good reminder about staying up to date on your vaccines.
A man wearing a red wig and brandishing a pistol robbed a Lake Murray-area electronics store Tuesday, fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Our famous surf dog is riding the waves - this time it's to help kids, including two local sisters, who are living with a incurable disease. News 8's photojournalist Scott Kavieff shows us how Ricochet hit the surf to help wipe out spinal muscular atrophy.