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San Francisco Giants: Hiring Gabe Kapler would be a mistake The San Francisco Giants are reportedly interested in hiring Gabe Kapler to be the team's next manager. However, that would be a mistake for the organizati…

San Francisco Giants plan to interview Gabe Kapler The San Francisco Giants will interview former Philadelphia Phillies skipper Gabe Kapler to fill Bruce Bochy's vacant position, MLB Network's Jon Heyman reported Saturday. Kapler, 44, was fired Thursday after compiling a 161-163 record with no playoff appearances in two seasons with the Phillies.

Column: 'Loose cannon' Jim Dietz shaped hall-worthy legacy at San Diego State The retired Aztecs coach of Tony Gwynn, Mark Grace and so many more was inducted into SDSU's sports hall of fame Friday.

David Freese, 2011 World Series MVP, retires at 36 LOS ANGELES - David Freese retired Saturday after an 11-year career in the majors in which he shone brightest in the postseason, winning a World Series title with the Saint Louis Cardinals in 2011 when he was MVP. The 36-year-old infielder made the announcement on Twitter.

AL Championship Series at a glance: Yankees vs. Astros Astros, Yankees meeting in rematch of 2017 ALCS.

Ron Washington a possible hire for the San Diego Padres? Ron Washington has emerged a possible hire for the San Diego Padres. The veteran coach was in San Diego meeting with the Padres this week and could be a real.

Quick Hits: Nix, JBJ, Alfaro Padres minor league piitchers Jacob Nix and Tom Cosgrove were arrested on criminal trespassing charges Sunday in Peoria, Ariz., after Nix allegedly entered a home through a dog door, per Jessica Suerth of 12 News. The homeowner caught Nix trying to break in at 3:30 a.m.

Latest On Angels' Search For Manager The Angels have interviewed Padres hitting coach Johnny Washington for their open managerial position, according to Scott Miller of Bleacher Report. Washington's one of four known candidates to interview for the job, joining Joe Maddon, Buck Showalter and John Farrell.

Latest On Padres' Managerial Search The Padres have made a fair bit of progress in their managerial search, though it remains unclear at this point which direction they'll go. There's now added clarity on the handful of serious candidates as well as the interviewing timeline.

Padres interview Tingler for manager job MLB Rumors: The San Diego Padres have interviewed Jayce Tingler, the Texas Rangers Player Development Field Coordinator, for their vacant managerial job, according to Scott Miller on Twitter. Tingler has been with the Rangers in a variety of coaching, managerial and front office roles since 2008, and A.J.

The sad reality of the San Diego Padres’ 1999 draft The 1999 draft resulted in one player making it to the major leagues. The Baxter story is indeed tragic, and he could have made a difference in this draft. But the failures of this era of Padres baseball are profound and have led to a franchise suffering for an identity.

Blind date: Leap of faith As the saying goes, "no risk, no reward." So, with that in mind, the cupids here at PACIFIC decided to put it to the test and send this month's blind daters on a risky adventure that would test their ability to calculate risk versus reward and to step outside their comfort zone.

Padres interview Ron Washington A major league infielder for parts of 10 seasons, Washington compiled a 664-611 record while managing the Texas Rangers from 2007 to 2014. The Rangers went to the World Series in 2010 and '11, losing to the Giants and Cardinals. Padres General Manager A.J.

Padres Pitcher Charged After Trying to Enter Wrong Home Through Doggy Door After he did, according to the report, the homeowner reached through the door and struck Mr. Nix with a Taser near his left armpit. The two fled, but were apprehended a few streets away. Mr. Nix told the police that it was a misunderstanding, that his Uber driver dropped him off at the wrong house, according to the report.

San Diego Padres pitcher allegedly breaks into home via doggy door, gets kicked, tased: Police The homeowner allegedly discovered a man, who police would later identify as the 23-year-old San Diego Padres pitcher, crawling through his doggy door, confronted him and kicked him once in the face.

Designing the Mookie Betts trade At this time last year, an outfielder seemed like the last thing on the Padres organizational shopping list. When the team broke camp in 2018, you might have even gone so far as to say that the Padres had a glut on the grass. Wil Myers was still withholding a possible 30/30 season with his rare blend of power and speed.

Gaslamp Ball Mailbag! It's time again for the Gaslamp Ball mailbag! My apologies for missing last week, but life got in the way. I am here for your questions now. There is a lot going on, especially with the manager search, so I'm sure there's plenty to ask! Playoff baseball has been exciting, but rumor season is coming up too.

Embracing analytics is key to a fruitful future for the San Diego Padres The Padres need a larger analytical staff. Rapsodo machines, Trackman machines, and Edgertronic cameras are a thing of the future, and teams like the Astros and Dodgers are at the forefront in regards to embracing these cutting-edge new technologies. The Padres have the machines.

Padres prospect Xavier Edwards selected to play for Team USA 2019 Professional National Team He was the 38th overall pick of the Padres in the 2018 draft.

OnFriar Podcast: Managers and Doggie Doors Diving into the Padres skipper search and why a pitcher dove through a strange opening.

Jacob Nix Arrested in Arizona Well, this probably won't end well. As reported in several media outlets, 23-year-old RHP Jacob Nix was arrested in Peoria, AZ. Peoria Police reported that at 0330 on 06 OCT, they were called to a home for a reported trespasser. The homeowner reported to police that a man, later identified as Nix, entered his home through a doggie door.

MLBTR Poll: Most Desirable Managerial Opening? The Phillies fired Gabe Kapler on Thursday, leaving them as one of eight major league teams searching for a manager at the moment. Fellow National League clubs in the Padres, Mets, Pirates, Giants and Cubs are in the same position, while the Royals and Angels are seeking new skippers in the AL.

South Hills baseball retires Ty France's No. 25 France, a third baseman who made his Major League Baseball debut this season for the San Diego Padres, remembers seeing the names and retired numbers on the backstop fence as a freshman in 2009.

San Diego Padres Pitcher Jacob Nix Arrested For Trying To Break Into House Via Doggie Door Padres pitcher Jacob Nix tried to break into an Arizona house via the doggie door and ran into a cop who kicked him in the face and then shot him with a Taser.

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