Padres go up early, pull away late to beat A’s

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

OAKLAND — The San Diego Padres will be home in October. That their offseason will begin sooner than they wanted is all but certain. Achieving an unprecedented comeback from seven games out of the National League’s final wild-card spot would almost certainly take winning all of their remaining games and getting a lot of help. “We’re not eliminated at this point,” manager Bob Melvin said Friday afternoon before the Padres played the team with MLB’s worst record. “We’ll have to basically run the table, but as long as we’re here, it’s still out there. It’s our job to go out and play the best baseb…

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