Posted by on September 9, 2021 10:01 pm
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Darvish Earns First Win in 11 Starts, Padres Beat Angels 8-5

SAN DIEGO—The San Diego Padres are beginning to get some strong starting pitching just at the right time. Yu Darvish threw six strong innings to earn his first victory in 11 starts and Adam Frazier had two hits and three RBIs during the eight-run second inning that carried the Padres to an 8-5 win against the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night. The Padres took a one-game lead over Cincinnati for the NL’s second wild card. The Reds lost 4-1 at the Chicago Cubs. Now the Padres hit the road for a pivotal 10-game trip starting Friday night that includes three at the Los Angeles Dodgers, who hold a comfortable lead for the first wild card; four at the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants; and three at the St. Louis Cardinals, who are 3 1/2 games out of the second wild card. “That’s definitely a big confidence boost for sure …

Originally appeared on The Epoch Times

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