Padres drop Giants after Chris Paddack leaves with sprained ankle

SAN DIEGO — The Padres continued to tidy up Thursday at Petco Park.After sweeping the Rockies, they poured water on the Giants.With a 6-1 victory, the Padres dropped their magic number for clinching second place in the National League West to 10.(That means with 14 games remaining for the Padres and 15 for the Giants, any combination of Padres wins and Giants losses that equal 10 clinches second place for the Padres.)The only thing keeping the night from being just another step toward what seems an inevitable march to the franchise’s first postseason appearance in 14 years was the departure of…

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