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In bid for Sandoval, Padres' offer 'very competitive'

In bid for Sandoval, Padres' offer 'very competitive'

MLB.com Updated 12 hours ago
The Padres made a "very competitive offer" to free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval, a baseball source told MLB.com late Saturday.
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  • Panda to pick between SF, SD and Boston

    Panda to pick between SF, SD and Boston

    MLB.com 20 hours ago
    The Red Sox could have the lead in the bidding for free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval, with The Boston Globe reporting on Saturday that the club's five-year, $95 million offer may give it the edge over the Giants and Padres. The club has not commen…
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  • Rumor roundup: Padres, Braves eyeing Tomas

    Rumor roundup: Padres, Braves eyeing Tomas

    MLB.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    The Padres were not the only club to emerge on Friday as a frontrunner to sign Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas, as the Braves have joined the mix. Here's a recap of the major Hot Stove stories of the day.
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  • Friars show interest in dealing for Bruce

    Friars show interest in dealing for Bruce

    MLB.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    Say this much about first-year Padres general manager A.J. Preller: He's apparently leaving no stone unturned in his pursuit of offensive help. Now it appears the Padres may have interest in Reds outfielder Jay Bruce.
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  • Padres make Minors trade among roster moves

    Padres make Minors trade among roster moves

    MLB.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    The Padres tidied up their 40-man roster on Thursday in advance of the Rule 5 Draft next month, pulling off a trade, adding three to the roster while shedding two other players. The Padres traded outfielder Reymond Fuentes to the Royals in exchange for …
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  • Padres strongly considering keeping Ross, Cashner

    Padres strongly considering keeping Ross, Cashner

    MLB.com Nov 19 (4 days ago)
    While there's certainly no nebulous area in regards to the Padres' biggest offseason need -- offense -- the team might be rethinking the way it goes about addressing it. Instead of trading starting pitchers Tyson Ross or Andrew Cashner to upgrade the of…
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  • Smith's fast start kept Padres' offense afloat in 2014

    Smith's fast start kept Padres' offense afloat in 2014

    MLB.com Nov 18 (5 days ago)
    There is no question that Seth Smith carried the Padres' offense during the first two months of the 2014 season.
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  • Topps is putting out autographed Johnny Manziel baseball cards

    Topps is putting out autographed Johnny Manziel baseball cards

    yahoo.com Nov 17 (6 days ago)
    Much like it did last year with Russell Wilson, Topps is giving Johnny Manziel his own baseball rookie card. The Cleveland Browns backup quarterback was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 28th round of June's amateur draft, a stunt for fun and atten…
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  • Padres Pay $2 Million to Negotiate With Korean Pitcher

    Padres Pay $2 Million to Negotiate With Korean Pitcher

    The San Diego Padres have acquired the negotiating rights to South Korean pitcher Kim Kwang-hyun after submitting the highest bid in the posting process, Major League Baseball said on Thursday.
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  • Renfroe among Padres enjoying productive fall

    Renfroe among Padres enjoying productive fall

    MLB.com Nov 13
    Hunter Renfroe was named the Player of the Week in the Arizona Fall League, while big weeks for Este pushed the batting averages of Yasmani Grandal and Cameron Maybin above .300 in the Dominican Republic.
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  • Cashner has sights set on first no-hitter for Padres

    Cashner has sights set on first no-hitter for Padres

    MLB.com Nov 12
    Andrew Cashner is electric. You can feel it in the air on days when he is scheduled to pitch. Could this be the day of the first no-hitter in Padres history? Cashner has the triple-digit velocity, the command and the stuff to make it happen.
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  • Conner named Padres' new scouting director

    Conner named Padres' new scouting director

    MLB.com Nov 10
    The Padres did not have to look far for their new scouting director, as they promoted regional supervisor Mark Conner on Monday. Conner replaces Billy Gasparino, who recently left to join the Dodgers in a similar capacity.
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  • Reds add Riggleman to coach third base

    Reds add Riggleman to coach third base

    MLB.com Nov 10
    The Reds named Jim Riggleman their third-base coach on Monday. He has been a manager, coach or instructor at the professional level since 1981, including all or parts of 12 seasons as a manager of the Nationals (2009-11), Mariners (2008), Cubs (1995-99)…
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  • Watch top shortstop prospects on AFL stage

    Watch top shortstop prospects on AFL stage

    MLB.com Nov 7
    Oakland's No. 1 prospect, Daniel Robertson, has continued his breakout season in the Arizona Fall League. On Saturday, he and the Mesa Solar Sox square off with the Surprise Saguaros, who also feature a star shortstop -- Padres prospect Trea Turner. Wat…
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: 8 Candidates for Rays’ Managing Job

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: 8 Candidates for Rays’ Managing Job

    nytimes.com Nov 6
    Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera was charged with resisting arrest after being stopped in San Diego in September for suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana.
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  • Padres' Cabrera charged with resisting arrest

    Padres' Cabrera charged with resisting arrest

    Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera has been charged with resisting arrest stemming from a Sept. 3 incident when he was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana.
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  • Padres' scouting director to interview with Dodgers

    Padres' scouting director to interview with Dodgers

    MLB.com Nov 5
    The Dodgers received permission on Wednesday to interview Padres scouting director Billy Gasparino, a baseball source told MLB.com. Gasparino, 37, is viewed in the industry as a rising star of sorts. His interview with the Dodgers could come as soon as …
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  • Padres make adjustments to 40-man roster

    Padres make adjustments to 40-man roster

    MLB.com Nov 3
    The Padres did a little housekeeping on their 40-man roster Monday, reinstating four players from the disabled list while also designating two pitchers for assignment.
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  • Speed is key for Padres farmhand in pitch-clock game

    Speed is key for Padres farmhand in pitch-clock game

    MLB.com Oct 31
    San Diego prospect Mallex Smith, who swiped 88 bases in A ball this year, scored the go-ahead run in Surprise's 5-4 victory Thursday night. It was the ninth game using the 20-second pitch clock -- a pace-of-game initiative being tested at the Arizona Fa…
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  • Padres decline option on injured RHP Johnson

    Padres decline option on injured RHP Johnson

    ESPN.com MLB.com Oct 30
    The San Diego Padres have declined right-hander Josh Johnson's $4 million option for 2015.
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  • Video - Crawford Lifts Giants 00:30

    Crawford Lifts Giants

    Sep 27
    Brandon Crawford hit a two-run single with two outs in the eighth inning to lift the Giants over the Padres 3-1.
  • Video - Giants Clinch Playoffs, Rally Past Padres 00:56

    Giants Clinch Playoffs, Rally Past Padres

    Sep 25
    After the Giants clinched a playoff berth with a Brewers loss, they needed three runs in the seventh to fight off the Padres 9-8.
  • Video - Padres Hold Off Rockies 00:19

    Padres Hold Off Rockies

    Sep 24
    The Padres beat the Rockies 4-3 in their last home game of the season.
  • Video - Rockies Slip Past Padres 00:38

    Rockies Slip Past Padres

    Sep 23
    Drew Stubbs' home run in the top of the eighth lifted the Rockies over the Padres 3-2.

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