Winter League Roundup: Guzman leads CaracasUpdated 12 hours ago Share TweetThe Padres' Jesus Guzman went 4-for-5 and broke up a tie in the ninth with a two-run double as Caracas beat Aragua, 9-5, on Tuesday in the Venezuelan Winter League.
Padres are quiet as Meetings pick up paceUpdated 15 hours ago Share TweetThe Winter Meetings picked up a bit on Tuesday, with one big trade, another less surprising swap and the introduction of one high-profile free-agent signing. But things remained quiet for the Padres.
Hosting day for kids has special meaning for AlonsoUpdated Dec 4 (7 days ago) Share TweetThe Padres' Yonder Alonso gave most of his day Wednesday to a group of about 25 to 30 from the 4S Ranch branch of the Greater San Diego Boys & Girls Club, whom he hosted at Petco Park for a baseball clinic, lunch and a stadium tour.Share TweetThe Padres announced Wednesday that they will play the Mexico City Red Devils on March 27 in an exhibition game at Petco Park.
Sampson a quality pitching option for PadresUpdated Dec 4 Share TweetPadres prospect Keyvius Sampson has improving command and control to go along with mound presence and confidence that serve him well. He won't be an ace. He may be in the middle or the back end of the rotation, but he can help as a potential starting pi…
Trade bonanza! Padres send Luke Gregerson to Athletics for Seth SmithUpdated Dec 3 Share TweetYour browser does not support iframes. The winter meetings don't start until Sunday night, but major league general managers aren't waiting to get with Mickey Mouse to make deals. Two relatively big trades happened within moments of each other Tuesday a…Source: yahoo.com
Stults, Stauffer reach one-year dealsUpdated Dec 3 Share TweetThe Padres agreed to one-year deals with left-handed pitcher Eric Stults and righty Tim Stauffer on Monday while also tendering contracts to their eight other arbitration-eligible players.
Giants add two pitchers in roster shuffleUpdated Nov 27 Share TweetThe Giants made a few moves Wednesday night that they hope will deepen their pitching staff, claiming left-hander Jose De Paula off waivers from the Padres and signing right-hander Erik Cordier.
Padres make small trades with Pirates and O'sUpdated Nov 26 Share TweetPITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired outfielder Jaff Decker and right-handed pitcher Miles Mikolas from the San Diego Padres for outfielder Alex Dickerson.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetThe Orioles and Padres swapped young right-handers on Monday, with Brad Brach headed to Baltimore in exchange for Devin Jones.
Padres go from famine to feast in starting rotationUpdated Nov 21 Share TweetAfter two years of dealing with multiple injuries to their starting pitchers, the Padres currently have nine options for the 2014 rotation.Share TweetThe Yankees acquired infielder Dean Anna from the Padres on Wednesday in exchange for right-handed pitcher Ben Paullus, adding him to the club's Major League roster along with five other players.Share TweetJosh Johnson and the San Diego Padres finalized an $8 million, one-year contract on Wednesday.
Roberts promoted by Padres to bench coachUpdated Nov 18 Share TweetThe San Diego Padres have promoted Dave Roberts to bench coach.Source: ESPN.com
Padres pleased with Spangenberg's defensive stridesUpdated Nov 11 Share TweetOf all the gains Cory Spangenberg made in 2013, it's easy enough to observe how he didn't miss a step offensively following a June promotion from Class A Lake Elsinore to Double-A San Antonio. But while the second baseman hit .289 in 76 games with the M…Share TweetRefusing to accept the notion that the Chicago Cubs are in a full rebuilding mode, new manager Rick Renteria has high hopes for his new team.
NL West Hot Stove preview: Offseason for Dodgers, D-backs, Giants, Padres, RockiesUpdated Nov 7 Share TweetCan the D-backs, Giants, Padres and Rockies keep up with the big spending Dodgers this winter?Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetNo one was happier that Brad Ausmus was hired as the manager of the Tigers on Sunday than Randy Smith, the Padres' vice president of player development and international scouting.Share TweetPadres bench coach Rick Renteria and Dodgers third-base coach Tim Wallach emerged Monday as the fourth and fifth finalists for the Mariners' managerial job, according to baseball sources. General manager Jack Zduriencik is currently conducting a second …Share TweetAssessing what lies ahead this offseason for the Dodgers, Diamondbacks, Giants, Padres and Rockies.Source: ESPN.com
Hedges shows off arm behind plate in Fall Stars GameUpdated Nov 3 Share TweetDespite a 9-2 loss to the West on Saturday, Padres No. 2 prospect Austin Hedges displayed his defensive ability by throwing out two potential basestealers.
Are Mega-Deals Mega-Mistakes?Dec 4SC Centerpiece: Tim Kurkjian, Wallace Matthews and Colin Cowherd debate if long-term deals are a mistake.
Small-Market Teams Making Intriguing MovesNov 20Buster Olney discusses OF David Murphy's two-year deal with the Indians and Josh Johnson's one-year, $8 million contract with the Padres.
The GM's Office: Wieters On The Block?Nov 19Jim Bowden takes a look at Matt Wieters' future with the Orioles.
SweetSpot TV: Market For ClosersNov 19Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield take a look at what the market is like for closers.
Clayton's mailbag -- Debate on low hits resumesDec 10Clayton's mailbag: Rob Gronkowski's injury revived the debate on low hits, but don't expect any changes.
Don Banks: Daniel Snyder has no one to blame but himself for mess in Washi…Dec 10No matter how it ends, or when it ends -- this latest publicly displayed spasm of organizational dysfunction in Washington -- the Redskins and owner Daniel Snyder know their way home from here. They've been here so many times before, at the end of so ma…
The Tuesday MailbagDec 10Oh, it was cold last night? The Super Bowl’s outside, in northern New Jersey, in eight weeks. It’s going to be cold then. Maybe not Siberian cold, but cold. You had injuries to deal with last night? You think you’re not going to get more hurt by the fir…
Chicago Bears need to keep riding this offenseDec 9The Bears need to fully embrace their new identity as offensive juggernaut if they want to make the playoffs, writes Michael Wilbon.