San Diego Padres News and Rumors

  • Source: Yanks trade for Padres 3B Headley

    Source: Yanks trade for Padres 3B Headley

    ESPN.com Updated 20 minutes ago
    The New York Yankees have acquired third baseman Chase Headley in a trade with the San Diego Padres, a source confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com's Andrew Marchand.
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  • Yankees get Headley from Padres for Solarte, prospect

    Yankees get Headley from Padres for Solarte, prospect

    MLB.com 36 minutes ago
    The Yankees acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the Padres on Tuesday for infielder Yangervis Solarte and right-handed pitching prospect Rafael De Paula, according to a source. The Yankees also receive $1 million.
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  • Padres have chips on the table as Deadline approaches

    Padres have chips on the table as Deadline approaches

    MLB.com Jul 21 (yesterday)
    When the Padres return to Petco Park on July 29 from their seven-game road trip, there's a chance their 25-man roster could look a lot different than when they left town Monday. The Padres figure to be active before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline…
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  • Odrisamer Despaigne stopped four outs from Padres' first no-hit…

    Odrisamer Despaigne stopped four outs from Padres' first no-hitter

    yahoo.com MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 21 (yesterday)
    Despite the best effort of right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne, one holdout remains. The San Diego Padres still stand alone as the only active major league franchise without a no-hitter, thanks to Daniel Murphy of the New York Mets breaking up Despaigne's …
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  • McKee, 105, throws out first pitch at Padres game

    McKee, 105, throws out first pitch at Padres game

    MLB.com Jul 20 (yesterday)
    Agnes McKee didn't spend a whole lot of time worrying about how well her ceremonial first pitch would be received on Sunday at Petco Park. McKee is four days removed from her 105th birthday, so the direction of her toss wasn't going to make or break her…
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  • Padres 6, Mets 0: As They Assess Needs, Mets Show Shortcomings

    Padres 6, Mets 0: As They Assess Needs, Mets Show Shortcomings

    nytimes.com Jul 19 (3 days ago)
    The Mets’ rebuilding process appears headed in the right direction, but the team still needs to make some decisions as the July 31 nonwaiver trading deadline approaches.
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  • Three homers, Ross' zeros take care of Mets

    Three homers, Ross' zeros take care of Mets

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 20 (3 days ago)
    Tyson Ross delivered an All-Star-worthy performance and the Padres launched three solo home runs to stifle the Mets, 6-0, on Saturday and even the series.
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  • Padres mark the anniversary of Gwynn's debut

    Padres mark the anniversary of Gwynn's debut

    MLB.com Jul 19 (3 days ago)
    On July 19, 1982, Anthony Keith Gwynn Sr. made his Major League debut for the Padres, a debut that, naturally included a base hit -- two of them, in fact.
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  • Angels acquire closer Street for prospects

    Angels acquire closer Street for prospects

    MLB.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Jul 19 (3 days ago)
    The Angels dealt second baseman Taylor Lindsey, right-hander R.J. Alvarez, shortstop Jose Rondon and Elliot Morris to the Padres for closer Huston Street and prospect Trevor Gott.
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  • Keeping Score: Padres’ Offense May Go Down as Worst Ever

    Keeping Score: Padres’ Offense May Go Down as Worst Ever

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 18 (4 days ago)
    If the San Diego Padres’ offensive output remains the same through the end of the season, it could tie the 1968 Yankees for the lowest mark in the last 100 years.
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  • Agnes McKee, 105 years old, will throw out the first pitch at P…

    Agnes McKee, 105 years old, will throw out the first pitch at Padres game

    yahoo.com Jul 18 (4 days ago)
    Agnes McKee has been warming up for a couple months now, grabbing a baseball in her right hand, propping herself up against her walker and tossing the ball underhand to a staff member from the San Diego-area retirement community she calls home. Her big …
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  • Infielder Falu rejoins Brewers' organization

    Infielder Falu rejoins Brewers' organization

    MLB.com Jul 17 (5 days ago)
    Irving Falu's season took another twist Thursday, when he was re-claimed by the Milwaukee Brewers off waivers. The infielder had been claimed from Milwaukee by the Padres on June 26, and after just 11 games with San Diego, he'll be headed back to the Br…
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  • Fried makes '14 debut at Fort Wayne

    Fried makes '14 debut at Fort Wayne

    MLB.com Jul 17 (6 days ago)
    Left-hander Max Fried, the Padres' No. 2 prospect, made his first start of the year with a full-season club Wednesday. He threw 3 2/3 innings in Class A Fort Wayne's 9-2 victory at Quad Cities.
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  • Fox and MLB release statement on exclusion of Tony Gwynn tribut…

    Fox and MLB release statement on exclusion of Tony Gwynn tribute during All-Star game

    yahoo.com deadspin.com Jul 17 (6 days ago)
    Tuesday's otherwise entertaining All-Star game presentation was marred by one stunning and disheartening omission. At no point during Fox's four-plus hour national broadcast was the untimely death of 15-time All-Star and San Diego Padres legend Tony Gwy…
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  • El Paso Chihuahuas unveil awesome uniforms for Bark at the Park

    El Paso Chihuahuas unveil awesome uniforms for Bark at the Park

    yahoo.com Jul 16 (6 days ago)
    The El Paso Chihuahuas — Triple A affiliate of the San Diego Padres — will appropriately be hosting Bark at the Park on Sunday, Aug. 3. On Wednesday, they unveiled the special uniforms they'll be wearing for that game against the Reno Aces, and let us a…
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  • Video - 105-Year-Old Winds Up, Throws Out First Pitch 00:15

    105-Year-Old Winds Up, Throws Out First Pitch

    Jul 20
    Agnes McKee, a 105-year-old Oceanside, Calif., resident, threw out the first pitch at Petco Park before the Padres took on the New York Mets.
  • Video - Padres Walk Off 00:17

    Padres Walk Off

    Jul 20
    With the game tied and Padres pinch runner Cameron Maybin on third in the ninth inning, outfielder Seth Smith hit a chopper to Mets pitcher Josh Edgin, who bobbled the ball and couldn't get the out as Maybin scored the winning run for a 2-1 win.
  • Video - Padres Walk-Off Against Mets 00:44

    Padres Walk-Off Against Mets

    Jul 20
    Odrisamer Despaigne took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, and Seth Smith's infield single scored Cameron Maybin to give the Padres a 2-1 win over the Mets.
  • Video - Angels Acquire Street 01:25

    Angels Acquire Street

    Jul 18
    The Baseball Tonight crew breaks down the Angels' addition of closer Huston Street.

Sports Columnists

  • The Sammy Show

    Jul 22
    PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Over coffee Monday morning, Buffalo general manager Doug Whaley told me a story about first-round receiver Sammy Watkins reporting, alone, for an offseason practice at the Bills training center at 6:45 a.m. “He wanted to get his footwo…
  • Bills Report: Watkins Wows, But in the End It’s Up to E.J.

    Jul 21
    I’m in Pittsford, N.Y., summer home of the Buffalo Bills, on the campus of St. John Fisher College, 78 miles east of Orchard Park. I watched the first practice of camp, on Sunday night, and then an afternoon session on Monday. The Bills are in this Roch…
  • NBA: Why San Antonio Spurs won summer too

    Jul 21
    While LeBron took his talents back north, the Spurs showed why retaining is the new improving in the NBA.
  • Welcome to Camp Hope

    Jul 21
    PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Sunday night was precisely what the NFL wants out of the preseason. The night of the first practice of the NFL summer simply couldn’t have gone better. Hope was for sale everywhere on the St. John Fisher campus here, the same way it wi…