Paddack hit early again as Padres fall to A's, 8-4

OAKLAND, Calif. — Chris Paddack kept his team in the game.It was not enough. It is not enough.The Padres dropped Saturday afternoon’s game to the Oakland A’s, 8-4, after Paddack again struggled in the early innings.The A’s had a 4-0 lead by the second inning against Paddack, and the Padres only briefly threatened against Oakland starter Sean Manaea and then mounted a too-little, too-late rally in the final two innings.The A’s added four runs against Matt Strahm (one) and Luis Patino (three).The Padres scored twice in the eighth inning on Austin Nola’s first home run with them, Wil Myers’ doubl…

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