San Diego Padres News and Rumors

  • Cashner Pitches Padres to 5-4 Win Over Angels

    Cashner Pitches Padres to 5-4 Win Over Angels

    nytimes.com Updated 23 hours ago
    Justin Upton and Matt Kemp hit two-out RBI singles in the seventh inning and Will Middlebrooks had a two-run homer to help give run-starved Andrew Cashner all the support he would need as the San Diego Padres beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 on Wednesday…
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  • Matt Kemp Keys Padres' 10th-Inning Rally Past Angels, 4-0

    Matt Kemp Keys Padres' 10th-Inning Rally Past Angels, 4-0

    nytimes.com May 27 (yesterday)
    Matt Kemp hit a three-run double down the left-field line with two outs in the 10th inning, and the San Diego Padres beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-0 on Tuesday night.
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  • Albert Pujols delivers walk-off win after Angels give Padres to…

    Albert Pujols delivers walk-off win after Angels give Padres tough choice

    yahoo.com MLB.com nytimes.com May 26 (3 days ago)
    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. The Los Angeles Angels gave the San Diego Padres…
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  • Roundup: Padres Toy With the Dodgers as Shields Stays Unbeaten

    Roundup: Padres Toy With the Dodgers as Shields Stays Unbeaten

    nytimes.com MLB.com yahoo.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    Justin Upton hit a grand slam and drove in six runs, and San Diego broke loose on Sunday, backing unbeaten James Shields in an 11-3 victory over the Dodgers.
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  • Dodgers Fan Videotapes Himself Catching Home Run Ball

    Dodgers Fan Videotapes Himself Catching Home Run Ball

    deadspin.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    The Dodgers may be getting spanked by the Padres today at Chavez Ravine, but at least one L.A. fan will go home happy. That’s because this guy in left field not only snagged a home run ball, but he caught his own feat on video. That’s talent. (Send us y…
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  • Padres' Renfroe among top performers in Minors Friday

    Padres' Renfroe among top performers in Minors Friday

    MLB.com May 23 (6 days ago)
    Padres No. 1 prospect Hunter Renfroe is starting to hit his stride. He notched four hits for the first time Friday night, which was his third straight multi-hit game.
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  • Joc backs Zack's attack vs. Padres

    Joc backs Zack's attack vs. Padres

    MLB.com May 23 (6 days ago)
    Rookie Joc Pederson hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning and Zack Greinke spun a gem on Friday night as the Dodgers edged the Padres, 2-1, despite another solid start from Andrew Cashner.
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  • Grandal pulled with concussion symptoms

    Grandal pulled with concussion symptoms

    MLB.com May 22 (6 days ago)
    Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal was removed in the fifth inning of Friday night's game against his former team, the Padres, because of possible concussion symptoms.
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  • Padres seek leadoff hitter with Myers out

    Padres seek leadoff hitter with Myers out

    MLB.com May 22 (6 days ago)
    The Padres continue to audition leadoff hitters as they attempt to fill the void left when Wil Myers landed on the disabled list last week with tendinitis in his left wrist.
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  • Kris Bryant stays hot, homers in Cubs win over Padres

    Kris Bryant stays hot, homers in Cubs win over Padres

    yahoo.com May 22 (7 days ago)
    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. Back in San Diego where he starred at the Univer…
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  • Kris Bryant stays hot, homers in Cubs win over Padres

    Kris Bryant stays hot, homers in Cubs win over Padres

    yahoo.com nytimes.com May 22 (7 days ago)
    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. Back in San Diego where he starred at the Univer…
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  • Cubs hold off Padres for another one-run victory

    Cubs hold off Padres for another one-run victory

    Tsuyoshi Wada struck out nine over 4 2/3 innings on Wednesday and Kris Bryant knocked in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the fifth as the Cubs edged the Padres, 3-2, at Petco Park.
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  • Norris' 2-Run Double in 8th Lifts Padres Over Cubs 4-3

    Norris' 2-Run Double in 8th Lifts Padres Over Cubs 4-3

    nytimes.com May 20
    Derek Norris hit a two-run double with one out in the eighth and James Shields struck out 11 in seven innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 4-3 victory against the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
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  • What to watch for in today's games

    What to watch for in today's games

    MLB.com May 19
    Multiple teams had off-days on Monday, but all 30 clubs are in action today. Here are five things to watch for, including James Shields looking to go 6-0 for the Padres against Kris Bryant and the Cubs.
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  • #ASGWorthy: Upton eyes return to NL lineup

    #ASGWorthy: Upton eyes return to NL lineup

    MLB.com May 18
    Justin Upton is loving his change of scenery. Upton slugged two home runs in the Padres' 10-5 loss to Washington on Sunday, and he's making a bid to be #ASGWorthy in his first season in San Diego. Upton has 10 home runs in his first 38 games, and he's h…
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  • Harper stays hot as Nats pound Padres, take series

    Harper stays hot as Nats pound Padres, take series

    MLB.com May 17
    Danny Espinosa and Bryce Harper each connected on three-run home runs as the Nationals topped the Padres, 10-4, before a crowd of 37,032 at Petco Park on Sunday.
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  • Bryce hits 13th homer as Nats rout Padres

    Bryce hits 13th homer as Nats rout Padres

    MLB.com May 16
    Bryce Harper hit his NL-leading 13th home run and was one of four Nationals with two RBIs behind Jordan Zimmermann, who struck out six Padres over six innings in a 10-0 Washington win.
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  • Scherzer Shuts Down Padres to Lead Nationals to 4-1 Win

    Scherzer Shuts Down Padres to Lead Nationals to 4-1 Win

    nytimes.com May 16
    Bryce Harper hit his NL-leading 13th homer and Jordan Zimmermann and A.J. Cole combined on a seven-hitter to lead the Washington Nationals to a 10-0 victory against the San Diego Padres on Friday night.
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  • Video - Matt Kemp Conversation 03:19

    Matt Kemp Conversation

    Mar 7
    Padres outfielder Matt Kemp talks to Josina Anderson about moving on from the Dodgers' organization, preparing to play in a San Diego Padres uniform and addresses durability questions.
  • Video - Shields Embracing Expectations 03:02

    Shields Embracing Expectations

    Feb 28
    James Shields discusses his decision to sign with San Diego during the offseason, the mentality of going deep into games and facing expectations.
  • Video - High Expectations For New-Look Padres 03:38

    High Expectations For New-Look Padres

    Feb 28
    San Diego's big offseason acquisitions Justin Upton and Matt Kemp discuss the Padres' chemistry and share their expectations for the 2015 season.
  • Video - Padres Land James Shields 02:16

    Padres Land James Shields

    Feb 9
    Buster Olney discusses the report that the Padres and pitcher James Shields have agreed to a four-year deal and also talks about San Diego's busy offseason.

Sports Columnists

  • Room to improve

    May 28
    J.A. Adande writes that in fairy tales, the magical ride ends with a parade. But in Golden State's reality, it still has to face the big bad wolf.
  • 2015 NBA playoffs - Golden State Warriors can't rely on this formula to be…

    May 28
    Stephen Curry and the Warriors just went through a right of passage worth celebrating, but they still have to prove they're ready for the next step against LeBron James.
  • Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry to wear arm sleeve in Game 5

    May 27
    Warriors guard Stephen Curry is expected to wear a sleeve on his right arm in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals Wednesday night to protect an elbow injury he received in his Game 4 fall.
  • 2015 NBA playoffs - Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets jolted and prim…

    May 27
    Houston thrives on the edge, and Golden State got a wake-up call with Stephen Curry's spill. Will it all add up to a performance worthy of the West finals?