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Blue Jays deal with Padres for Upton Jr.

Blue Jays deal with Padres for Upton Jr.

MLB.com Updated 5 hours ago
Melvin Upton Jr. is joining the Blue Jays. Toronto acquired Upton from the Padres on Tuesday for a Class A prospect, right-hander Hansel Rodriguez, who is the Blue Jays' No. 18-ranked prospect.
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  • Sanchez Wins 10th Straight as Blue Jays Beat Padres 4-2

    Sanchez Wins 10th Straight as Blue Jays Beat Padres 4-2

    nytimes.com MLB.com 16 hours ago
    Aaron Sanchez pitched seven shutout innings to win his 10th consecutive decision, Kevin Pillar had three hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Monday night.
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  • Jayson Werth, Carlos Villanueva share another eephus pitch mome…

    Jayson Werth, Carlos Villanueva share another eephus pitch moment

    yahoo.com Jul 25 (yesterday)
    On Sunday, Washington Nationals left fielder Jayson Werth was thrown a pitch he had no idea what to do with. In the bottom of the fifth inning of the Nationals’ game against the San Diego Padres, Padres reliever Carlos Villanueva was pitching to Werth i…
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  • Padres storm past Nationals late in slugfest

    Padres storm past Nationals late in slugfest

    MLB.com Jul 24 (yesterday)
    The Nationals and Padres found themselves in a slugfest on Sunday afternoon at Nationals Park. When it was over, the Padres outslugged the Nationals, 10-6.
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  • Schimpf's moonshot sends SD's HR streak to 21 games

    Schimpf's moonshot sends SD's HR streak to 21 games

    MLB.com Jul 24 (3 days ago)
    The Padres' franchise-record home run streak is still alive. Ryan Schimpf's thunderous long-ball in the second inning of San Diego's 3-2 loss to the Nationals on Saturday gave the Padres their 21st consecutive game with a homer.
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  • AL East clubs discussing deals for Upton, Cashner

    AL East clubs discussing deals for Upton, Cashner

    MLB.com Jul 22 (4 days ago)
    Melvin Upton Jr. could soon be on the move. The Padres are reportedly informing teams that they're close to trading the veteran outfielder, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, who cautioned that the news "may ultimately be posturing" by San Diego.
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  • Matt Kemp Homer Twice, Padres Beat Nationals 5-3

    Matt Kemp Homer Twice, Padres Beat Nationals 5-3

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 22 (4 days ago)
    Matt Kemp homered twice and drove in four runs, rookie Luis Perdomo pitched seven solid innings and the San Diego Padres beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak.
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  • Holliday's nose bloodied but not broken by pitch

    Holliday's nose bloodied but not broken by pitch

    MLB.com yahoo.com Jul 22 (5 days ago)
    Matt Holliday's nose was grazed by a pitch from Andrew Cashner in the sixth inning of Thursday night's 6-5 win over the Padres. Though Holliday fell to the ground, he stood under his own power and walked to first base while talking to manager Mike Mathe…
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  • Cards walk off with win, four-game sweep

    Cards walk off with win, four-game sweep

    MLB.com Jul 21 (5 days ago)
    Aledmys Diaz hit a rocket to left field, and the Cardinals walked off with a 6-5 win and a four-game sweep of the Padres on Thursday night at Busch Stadium.
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  • Cardinals Rally for 6-5 Win Over Padres

    Cardinals Rally for 6-5 Win Over Padres

    nytimes.com Jul 21 (5 days ago)
    Aledmys Diaz learned a valuable lesson at the All-Star Game.
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  • Gyorko Hits 2 More HRs, Cardinals Beat Padres 3-2 for Sweep

    Gyorko Hits 2 More HRs, Cardinals Beat Padres 3-2 for Sweep

    nytimes.com Jul 20 (6 days ago)
    It's human nature to try harder against your old team. Jedd Gyorko is taking that to extremes.
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  • SoE: 'Biscuits & Garvey': Stars' next project?

    SoE: 'Biscuits & Garvey': Stars' next project?

    MLB.com Jul 19 (7 days ago)
    A recent roast of former Padres Steve Garvey and Dave Winfield cast them as the leads in a new buddy cop adventure.
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  • Rain postpones Padres-Cardinals game

    Rain postpones Padres-Cardinals game

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 19 (7 days ago)
    Inclement weather washed out Tuesday's contest between the Padres and Cardinals at Busch Stadium -- with a makeup game between the two clubs slated for 1:15 p.m. CT on Wednesday.
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  • Upton returns; Wallace to paternity list

    Upton returns; Wallace to paternity list

    MLB.com Jul 18
    The Padres reinstated outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. from the bereavement list before Monday night's game against the Cardinals.
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  • Jackson flirts with no-no as Padres sweep Giants

    Jackson flirts with no-no as Padres sweep Giants

    Edwin Jackson took a no-hitter into the seventh inning of his Padres debut Sunday against the Giants, paving the way for a 5-3 San Diego victory and series sweep.
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  • In Aggressive Deadline Deal, Red Sox Bet on Drew Pomeranz and T…

    In Aggressive Deadline Deal, Red Sox Bet on Drew Pomeranz and Themselves

    Boston activated Pomeranz on Sunday, sending veteran starter Clay Buchholz into the team’s bullpen. The Red Sox’ Sunday opponent, the Yankees, have yet to make a deadline decision.
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  • Giants Lose On Walk-Off Balk 

    Giants Lose On Walk-Off Balk 

    What’s the most embarrassing way to lose a baseball game? An extra-innings walk-off balk has certainly got to be up there, and that’s precisely how the Giants lost to the Padres last night, when Santiago Casilla stumbled about the mound trying to throw …
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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.