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Clemens slated to start Cactus opener

MLB.com Updated Feb 20 (yesterday)
Paul Clemens will get the first chance to state his case in the Padres' wide-open race for starting rotation spots.
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  • Spring Training 2017: Padres add Jered Weaver to depleted rotation

    yahoo.com Feb 18 (4 days ago)
    Jered Weaver is moving down the road in Southern California to sunny San Diego. (Getty Images) Welcome to The Stew’s Spring Headlines, our daily look at the biggest MLB stories and news items from around spring training. Here you’ll find a quick recap o…
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  • Spring Training 2017: Padres add Jered Weaver to depleted rotation

    yahoo.com Feb 18 (4 days ago)
    Jered Weaver is moving down the road in Southern California to sunny San Diego. (Getty Images) Welcome to The Stew’s Spring Headlines, our daily look at the biggest MLB stories and news items from around spring training. Here you’ll find a quick recap o…
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  • Padres will experiment with options for CF

    MLB.com Feb 15 (7 days ago)
    In Manuel Margot and Travis Jankowski, the Padres boast two of the best defensive center fielders in baseball -- a duo that will spend plenty of time sharing the outfield this year. So who plays center when they're both in the lineup? Maybe neither.
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  • Padres lock up Myers through at least 2022

    The San Diego Padres on Tuesday announced they have signed infielder Wil Myers to a contract through the 2022 season with a club option for the 2023 season. The club did not immediately announce the financial parameters of the deal.
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  • Padres' Margot eyes leap to bigs for good

    MLB.com Jan 17
    There's a chance Manuel Margot could man the Petco Park outfield for a long, long time. But the 22-year-old rookie will never forget his first chance to do so.
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  • Vazquez among 3 new coaches on Padres' staff

    MLB.com Jan 17
    The Padres unveiled their 2017 coaching staff on Monday, adding two new faces and a familiar one to fill three vacancies. Johnny Washington will take over for Tarrik Brock as first-base coach. Former Padre Ramon Vazquez will work with the club's infield…
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  • Solarte: SD, fans made extension easy choice

    MLB.com Jan 16
    Speaking publicly for the first time since signing a contract extension, Yangervis Solarte said he's "really happy, really grateful" to have secured his future in San Diego. But the Padres' third baseman made one other thing clear: He is not s…
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  • Solarte signs 2-year extension with Padres

    MLB.com Jan 14
    The Padres announced a two-year contract extension with third baseman Yangervis Solarte on Friday, a deal which also features club options for the 2019 and '20 seasons.
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  • Padres agree with Myers on six-year, $80 million extension

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 13
    Padres agree with Myers on six-year, $80 million extension
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  • Source: Padres close to deal with Cahill

    MLB.com Jan 13
    The Padres are nearing a deal with free-agent right-hander Trevor Cahill, a source told MLB.com's Jon Paul Morosi.
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  • Padres 'deeply disappointed' Chargers are moving to Los Angeles

    The Padres are about to be the only show in town. (Getty Images/Denis Poroy) The San Diego Padres are about to become single parents. With the news that the Chargers are moving to Los Angeles, the Padres are now the only pro game in town. On the surface…
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  • Padres catcher aims to become baseball's ultimate utility player

    yahoo.com Jan 11
    If at first you don’t succeed, don’t just try again, but reinvent yourself. That is clearly the mindset of Christian Bethancourt, a former top catching prospect who is now trying to reestablish his value with the San Diego Padres as a true jack-of-all-t…
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  • Capps, Padres reportedly avoid arbitration

    MLB.com Jan 11
    The Padres have settled with right-handed relief pitcher Carter Capps on a $987,500 salary for the 2017 season, thereby avoiding arbitration, according to MLB Network insider Jon Heyman. The club has not confirmed the report.
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  • Padres Inbox: Options for shortstop?

    MLB.com Jan 9
    With the Padres interested in competition for Luis Sardinas, the Inbox answers fans' questions about that topic, plus the rotation and bullpen.
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  • Q&A: Former scout Johnson on discovering Pudge

    MLB.com Jan 7
    During his days as a scouting director with the Padres and the Rangers, Sandy Johnson made an impact, particularly with his success in signing and developing players out of Latin America.
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  • Hot Stove Digest: Tyson Ross is being chased by Rangers, Cubs

    yahoo.com Jan 5
    HOT RUMOR OF THE DAY: Free-agent pitcher Tyson Ross, who was surprisingly cut loose by the San Diego Padres, has a number of teams interested, but most notably, he met with the Chicago Cubs and Texas Rangers on Wednesday, according to our own Jeff Passa…
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  • Padres' rotation race coming into focus

    MLB.com Jan 5
    The Padres now appear to have eight pitchers fighting for five spots heading into Spring Training. Here's a breakdown of the candidates.
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  • Rangers make push to sign coveted Ross

    MLB.com Jan 4
    The Rangers have tried to trade for right-handed starter Tyson Ross in the past while he was with the Padres. Now they are trying to sign him as a free agent, and Ross was in Arlington visiting with the club on Wednesday.
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  • Former MLB catcher Cannizzaro dies at 78

    MLB.com Dec 31, 2016
    Chris Cannizzaro, an original 1962 Met and the first All-Star in Padres franchise history, died on Thursday at the age of 78.
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  • Padres sign 17-year-old Cuban lefty Perez

    MLB.com Dec 29, 2016
    The Padres have agreed to terms on a contract with Cuban left-handed pitcher Ramon Perez, the club announced Thursday. Perez, 17, won a gold medal while playing for the 15-Under Cuban National Team in the 15-Under World Cup in Mexico in 2014.
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  • Padres not finished adding to rotation mix

    MLB.com Dec 21, 2016
    Over the past few days, the Padres acquired two-fifths of their projected Opening Day rotation. But they aren't done searching for starting pitchers.
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  • Rumor Roundup: Astros interested in Gray

    MLB.com Dec 12, 2016
    The Hot Stove season continues, and we keep you up to date with the latest free-agent news, trade buzz, rumors and more.
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  • Padres re-sign Richard, finalize Chacin deal

    MLB.com Dec 20, 2016
    The Padres' starting rotation received a much-needed boost Tuesday, as the club announced one-year deals for Jhoulys Chacin and Clayton Richard. Both pitchers appear to be early favorites to win starting jobs in a wide-open rotation race.
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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.