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Mariners Claim Nick Margevicius The Mariners have claimed lefty Nick Margevicius off waivers from the Padres, per a club announcement. Right-hander Reggie McClain was designated for assignment to create roster space. Margevicius was designated for assignment recently by the Friars. This move officially ends a rather unusual run through the San Diego system.

Padres with one of the best SS/3B combos in MLB The San Diego Padres have one of the best 3B/SS combos in the whole National League. Tatis and Machado provide the Padres with stability on the left side that.

Paddack's near no-hitter and Carter's near RBI-record game top today's list of most memorable Padres performances Events four decades apart are included on today's list of My most memorable individual performances in Padres history. Today's five events include three pitching gems, the most recent of which was rookie Chris Paddack's flirtation with a perfect game and a no-hitter last July at Petco Park.

The price tag for Padres to acquire Mookie Betts But what would it take for his services? San Diegans have seen this before. Before the 2015 season, A.J. Preller and his staff acquired Matt Kemp, Wil Myers, Justin Upton, Will Middlebrooks, Derek Norris, Craig Kimbrel, and James Shields. The San Diego Padres went for it all.

Padres roster review: Francisco Mejia Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Francisco Mejia is a switch-hitter who can produce at the plate, something the Padres can't ignore if Austin Hedges' struggles continue.

Latest On Padres' Pursuit Of Starling Marte The Padres have their sights set on on a bona fide superstar, Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts, and they've also been connected to Pirates center fielder Starling Marte in trade rumors this offseason. At this point, though, it doesn't appear a Marte deal will come together between the Padres and Pirates.

Mookie Betts to the San Diego Padres? An Athletic report this evening says the Boston Red Sox have been speaking with the San Diego Padres about a potential trade involving Mookie Betts. Jones and Arcand react to this story and if it should go down.

Padres Discussing Mookie Betts Trade With Red Sox 6:29PM: The Padres and Red Sox have had talks about a deal that would send former AL MVP Mookie Betts to San Diego, The Athletic's Dennis Lin reports. Boston's side of the trade would consist of Wil Myers and "a significant amount of prospect talent," as per the most recent discussion between the two clubs.

Mookie Betts Would Be a Perfect Fit For the San Diego Padres Mookie Betts on the San Diego Padres? Oh yeah, it could happen. Dennis Lin of The Athletic is reporting the Boston Red Sox and the Padres are discussing a deal for the former AL MVP. A trade like that would make sense, as Betts would fit perfectly in San Diego.

Padres have interest in Mookie Betts, but deal seems unlikely The package of prospects the Red Sox are evidently willing to accept as part of a deal for Betts does not include any of the Padres' top five minor leaguers, and that is not the hang-up in the potential trade, according to the sources, who were not authorized to speak publicly.

Padres and Red Sox have discussed Mookie Betts The San Diego Padres and Boston Red Sox are discussing a trade for superstar Mookie Betts. The Padres are trying to turn the franchise around and the addition.

3-homer games by Nevin, Caminiti; near no-hitters by Kirby, Benes, and Richards' 6-hit game on today's memory list Nevin hit three homers and drove in six runs. Nevin's effort was the sixth three-homer game in Padres history. But it was the franchise's only three-home game in Mission Valley. The first five had all come on the road.

Padres' spring training broadcast schedule released All told, 29 games will be available to fans via television, radio or audio webcast. The Padres' English flagship station, 97.3 The Fan, will broadcast at least 15 Cactus League games, beginning with the Feb. 22 opener against the Seattle Mariners.

Padres’ Lucchesi looking for further development in 2020 San Diego Padres' left-handed pitcher Joey Lucchesi is looking to grow in 2020. The Padres are expecting the pitcher to develop and retain another pitch to his.

Top 100 Prospects: 100-91 Heliot Ramos, OF - San Francisco Giants. Ramos has fallen a bit since his eye-popping 2017 debut but the talent is still there. After a lackluster 2018, Ramos showed his impressive bat speed. He is also very fast, although he is still learning how to steal bases.

Padres Announce 2020 Spring Broadcast Schedule SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced their broadcast schedule for 2020 Spring Training presented by Southwest Airlines, featuring 29 preseason games that will be available to fans via television, radio or audio webcast. FOX Sports San Diego will televise 13 games, including 10 FSSD live broadcasts and three simulcasts.

High Padres’ draft picks who have failed to live up to the hype Here is a look at some of the San Diego Padres' highly drafted prospects who have not lived up to the hype. The Padres received great returns on some players.

Padres roster review: Austin Hedges Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Austin Hedges might be the game’s best defensive catcher, but offensive struggles continue to dog the homegrown backstop.

What's on Jayce Tingler's To-Do List? With the Padres first Spring Training game just a month away, it's thankfully time to start looking at the 2020 season. No matter how you look at it, 2020 is a big year for the franchise. Ownership have publicly committed to "winning" this year, adding some additional pressure.

Gwynn, Young, Myers, Peavy, Renfroe make up today's list of memorable performances in Padres history Yes, cycles are a rarity. Four-hit games to themselves are rare. So, getting a single, double, triple and a homer in the same game is an accomplishment. But are cycles more meaningful that a three-home run, seven-RBI game? I remember Seth Smith's reaction in 2014 when he fell just short of a cycle.

The best one-year acquisitions in Padres history Certainly, the Padres did not bring in Smith for his star power. The former Ole Miss quarterback had played seven seasons between the Rockies and Athletics, with his best season amounting to 2.3 WAR. Some people forget just how solid Smith was for the Padres in 2014.

Gore, Patino among six Padres prospects in Baseball America's top 100 Left-hander MacKenzie Gore headlines six Padres prospects included in Baseball America's latest top-100, tied with the Twins for the third-most in the game. Only the Rays and Dodgers had more.

Late draft picks who have emerged for Padres in A.J. Preller era Here is a look at several prospects who have emerged in the A.J. Preller era, which began with the 2015 draft. Trey Wingenter - 17th round 2015. The tall right-hander made his debut with the Padres in 2018 after being a closer for most of his minor league career.

Padres roster review: Eric Hosmer Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Eric Hosmer drove in 99 runs in 2019 but a closer look at his numbers showed some disturbing trends.

Petition launched to use city, county buildings for shelters The poll found 53 percent of people believed the city should provide shelter, and 84 percent supported using vacant city-owned buildings as inclement weather shelters. "Publicly owned property can and should be used to provide shelter, especially in the winter months while we work to develop longer-term solutions," Seidler said in a press release.

Gary Sheffield more than doubles his Hall support Gary Sheffield is on the move. The one-time Padre appeared on 30.5 percent of Hall of Fame ballots on Tuesday, more than double the vote he received a year ago.

Petco Park Events & Concert Calendar 2020/2021 See below for a calendar of upcoming concerts and sporting events at Petco Park in San Diego. Also don't miss the latest Padres promotions and giveaways calendar and Padres baseball schedule. Petco Park Insider is your guide to enjoying games in San Diego at the Padres baseball stadium.

Padres strange outfield history We now give you the top five "one-year wonders" in Padres history. There are some very interesting names in this group. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked. Comment. Name. Email. Website.

San Diego Padres 2020 MLB Draft scouting profile: Emerson Hancock We continue preparing for the San Diego Padres 2020 MLB Draft by looking at starting pitcher Emerson Hancock from the University of Georgia. In just a litt…

3 1-hitters, Santiago's 34th straight game with a hit and a 5-hit Gwynn game make my list of memorable Padres performances Not every one of those games will make my list of the 50 most memorable individual games in Padres history. But this one did because it included Gwynn setting another all-time Padres record.

Padres finalize 2020 minor league coaching staff The San Diego Padres minor league coaching staff is in place for each affiliate for the 2020 season. The El Paso Chihuahuas brought back Puerto Rican-born and former Padres' infielder Edwin Rodriguez who returns for his second season with the team.

Padres On Deck: Quiroz hitting.292 at end of Mexican Pacific League playoff run The Padres' second base prospect was 1-for-4 with a RBI and a stolen base for Los Mochis. But Culiacan defeated Los Mochis 3-2 in the decisive seventh game of their Mexican Pacific League semifinals playoff series.

Margot’s role in 2020 for Padres and the delayed steal Manuel Margot will have to fight for his right to stay in center field for the 2020 San Diego Padres, but the mastery of the delayed steal could help his case.

San Diego's District 7 Race Features Four Political Newcomers The primary field includes three Democrats and one Republican. Democrats already enjoy a 6-3 majority on the council, and recent voter registration numbers indicate that District 7 gives them a good chance at increasing their advantage.

Padres roster review: Drew Pomeranz Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Drew Pomeranz struggled as a starter in 2019 until breathing new life into his career as a reliever.

Best Foreign Pitching Prospects for Taiwan's CPBL 2020 Last off-season I had fun writing a post on the best foreign pitching prospects for Taiwan's CPBL. Henry Sosa was the one of many players I name-checked in the article, and I predicted he'd sign with a Mexican League team.

Speedy Outfeilder Justin Pacchioli Re-signs with NJ's Somerset Patriots Lehigh Valley University alumnus Pacchioli reups with Somerset Patriots of Independent Atlantic League.

Doubleheaders, 5-hit games and a near no-hitter start my look at 50 notable individual efforts in Padres' history The Padres record book is packed with single-game accomplishments from the first 51 seasons of the National League franchise's history. This isn't a list of those - although there are elements of records and milestones on this list. And it is my list.

Padres’ infield defense in 2019 according to OAA Preller's tenure as general manager guys like Erick Aybar, Dusty Coleman, and Alexei Ramirez have manned the position, and only Freddy Galvis, who played 160 games at the position in 2018, has performed well. According to OAA, he ranks tenth in MLB with 12, far better than any infielder for the Padres in 2019.

Padres Winter League Forum, 20-27 JAN 2020 Now that I'm no longer staring down a potential 5th deployment to the Mid-East, I've finally gotten time to post again. Yay me! For those of you wondering what's going on with the, I'll be upfront and say I have no idea.

Hall of Fame voting is no easy task for writers in today's world My fantasy world of being a BBWAA voter for the 2020 MLB Hall of Fame concludes with 2 votes, and 8 unused. Interesting even in a fake reality to imagine the pressure and responsibility the writers are granted.

Padres roster review: Cal Quantrill Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Cal Quantrill looked like he'd pitched himself into the Padres' 2020 plans before a poor finish put him back on the bubble.

Daily Business Report-Jan. 20, 2020 A rendering of the river park at the edge of the planned San Diego State University campus in Mission Valley. Times of San Diego. San Diego State University on Friday released a 1,262-page environmental impact report and comments on its plans for SDSU Mission Valley, including a new stadium and river park.

Top 10 Right Now - Relief Pitchers Annually the most fluid list as the volatility of the relief market is fragile. In fact, seven of our projected top-11 from last year's list, won't return this year. Several of the stalwarts had down seasons and may fall off the list entirely with up-and-comers taking their place.

Column: Philip Rivers says family move from San Diego to Florida is 'permanent' Chargers starting quarterback since 2006 says he doesn't know what leaving Southern California means for his football future.

Padres’ Jurickson Profar capable of breaking out The San Diego Padres traded for Jurickson Profar with the thought process that he was capable of more. The former #1 prospect will provide the Padres with a.

La Mesa names Greg Humora as new city manager He started working for the city as an engineering project manager in 1999, and in 2004 was promoted to Public Works director/city engineer.

Ty France’s role unclear for Padres in 2020 The future of Ty France and the San Diego Padres is uncertain. After spending three years in the minor leagues, 25-year-old Ty France made his MLB debut on April 26. Since he was a 34th round pick in the 2015 MLB draft, chances were very low for France to make it to the majors.

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Craig Stammen stays with San Diego Padres for $9 million, 2-year deal - SAN DIEGO - Reliever Craig Stammen finalized a $9 million, two-year contract Friday to remain with the San Diego Padres, who hold an option for a third season that could make the deal worth $12 million. Stammen, who turns 36 on March 9, had been a free agent.

Padres DFA Nick Margevicius to make room for Craig Stammen Padres left-hander Nick Margevicius removed from 40-man roster to make room for Craig Stammen after reliever signs new contract.

Padres Designate Nick Margevicius For Assignment The Padres announced today they have designated left-hander Nick Margevicius for assignment. His spot on the 40-man roster was needed for the re-signing of reliever Craig Stammen. Margevicius surprisingly won a spot in the Friars' rotation last spring.

Padres Sign RHP Craig Stammen To Two-Year Contract SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres have signed right-handed pitcher Craig Stammen to a two-year contract through the 2021 season with a club option for 2022, Executive Vice President / General Manager A.J. Preller announced today. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Padres designated Nick Margevicius for assignment.

Column: San Diego lakes advocate Jim Brown entering California Outdoors Hall of Fame Brown, the retired manager of the San Diego City Lakes Program, championed public access to recreational opportunities. Where he found walls, he patiently and persistently built doors. When he encountered tired or outdated resistance, he partnered rather than pound fists.

LHP Andrew Mitchel an interesting prospect for Padres LHP Andrew Mitchel is an interesting prospect for the San Diego Padres. The funky motion and his ability to strikeouts hitters is very enticing to the Padres.

Padres Announce Minor League Coaching Staffs SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced the coaching staffs for their minor league affiliates for the 2020 season. In El Paso, the Chihuahuas will be managed by Edwin Rodriguez, who returns for his fourth season in the Padres organization and his second at the helm of the Triple-A club.

January has been historically quiet for Padres History tells us fans will need to wait until February. Preller has turned into one of the more recognizable general managers in baseball, for better or for worse.

Padres roster review: Andres Muñoz Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Andres Muñoz regularly threw 100 mph as a 20-year-old rookie in 2019.

OnFriar Podcast: Non-Roster Invitees, FanFest, and Cheaters Which one of them will be the next Fernando Tatis, Jr.? Well, none of them because they all play different positions. But one of them might be the next non-roster invitee to earn a spot on the Padres Opening Day roster. Or perhaps the best bet is another player who's not even on the Top-30 prospect lists.

Three moves the San Diego Padres must make before Opening Day The Padres made a couple of big trades in Nvember, then faded away. They still have work to do and here are a few possible moves in the upcoming weeks.

Thursday's Sports Transactions Promoted Shawn Haviland and Chris Mears pitching coordinators, performance. Named Reed Gragnani and Chris Stasio assistant hitting coordinators; Jordan Elkary assistant, baseball development; and Jake Chaplin mental skills coach. NEW YORK METS - Announced the team and manager Carlos Beltrán have agreed to mutually part ways.

Gore, Patiño headline Padres' spring non-roster invitees Top pitching prospects MacKenzie Gore and Luis Patiño are among 27 non-roster players receiving invitations to the Padres' big league camp, although neither have as much Double-A experience as Chris Paddack did when he stormed through Cactus League play to win a spot on last year's opening day roster.

San Diego Padres sign lottery ticket in Jerad Eickhoff The San Diego Padres signed the perfect lottery ticket in Jerad Eickhoff. If he is healthy, that investment could pay off handsomely.

Padres roster review: Jose Castillo Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Jose Castillo all but one game because of injury but was impressive as a rookie in 2018.

The Padres Are Going To Mexico About The Stadium This will be the first Major League Baseball games at the new Alfredo Harp Helu Stadium. Specs: Completed in March 2019 Capacity: 20,576 Surface Artificial turf Left field: 325 feet Center field: 400 feet Right field: 325 feet. Baseball History The Padres played in Mexico in 2018, facing the Dodgers in Monterey.

Padres’ Allen Cordoba looking to prove early 2017 was not a fluke San Diego Padres' infielder Allen Cordoba has a lot to prove in 2020. 2017 was a year when Cordoba showed his skills at the major league level, The Padres.

Padres' Jerad Eickhoff: Signs with San Diego Padres' Jerad Eickhoff: Signs with San Diego.

Padres Sign Jerad Eickhoff The Padres have agreed to a minor-league deal with righty Jerad Eickhoff, the former Phillies hurler recently told Aaron Hancock of Indiana's 14 News. Eickhoff adds that he received an invitation to participate in the MLB side of Spring Training. Now 29 years of age, Eickhoff broke into the majors with aplomb back in 2015.

What would a Padres/Mets trade look like? Would Stroman want to test free agency after the 2020 season? Maybe. Would he be willing to extend to remain a Met for years to come? Maybe. If traded, would he be willing to extend if he finds himself in the right situation? Again, maybe. What would this deal look like?

Padres roster review: Trent Grisham Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Trent Grisham’s power surge pushed him to Milwaukee, which flipped him to San Diego this offseason in a package that cost 2B Luis Urias.

Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres Attend the upcoming Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres event at Coors Field in Denver on April 5, 2020.

Padres On Deck: Cordero streak near end of Dominican Republic run Center fielder Franchy Cordero is riding a five-game hitting streak in the Dominican Republic winter league playoffs… although his run could be nearing an end. Cordero was 6-for-24 for Escogido this past week with six walks and six runs scored - reaching base 40 percent of the time.

The San Diego Half Marathon and Padres 5k SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Half Marathon and Padres 5k is coming up soon and is approaching its 9th annual race, taking place on March 15 with an epic finish inside Petco Park. This year's race is dedicated to military appreciation.

50 moments that shaped entertainment and pop culture 50 years ago He claims three hippies chanting, "Acid is groovy, kill the pigs," attacked them but nine years later he is convicted and sentenced to life.

Player Profiles 2020: San Diego Padres Starting Pitchers Part of the reason why Richards' 2015 was such a good year was that he threw his slider more than his fastball. In 2018, Richards did this again, before going more fastball-heavy in 2019. It's a Money Pitch, and so Richards would be best suited going with a slider-heavy approach moving forward, especially as his fastball declines.

RHP Jerad Eickhoff signs minor league deal with Padres RHP Jerad Eickoff signed a minor league deal with the San Diego Padres. The right-handed pitcher will come to Peoria and attempt to win a job with the Padres in.

Padres roster review: Jurickson Profar Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Jurickson Profar provides the Padres with an on-base bat, but his throwing issues torpedoed a lot of his value in 2019.

Padres LHP Pomeranz Happy to Be Back in San Diego In 2016 Drew Pomeranz was a member of the San Diego Padres… for about half a season. But that half a season was one of the best stretches of his 9-year Major League career. "It was great. My last time playing here was the All-Star Game," Pomeranz said.

Cronenworth & Guerra bring interesting aspect in roster crunch for Padres Career minor league batting - 504 games/1,906 at-bats.769 OPS. Career minor league pitching - 7 games/7.1 IP/8 BB/9 K 2.45 ERA/1.636 WHIP. Collegiate career pitching - 52 games/98 IP/37 BB/104 K 2.76 ERA/1.255 WHIP. Javy Guerra. Career minor league batting - 603 games/2,147 at-bats.665 OPS.

Vanderbilt University’s Drake Fellows brings big-game ability to Padres San Diego Padres' sixth-round selection Drake Fellows brings big-game experience. The Padres were very fortunate to land the large pitcher where they did in the.

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Padres roster review: Craig Stammen Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Craig Stammen was used often in 2019 but more weapons around him could lead to less use and more effectiveness this season.

Excitement for San Diego Padres in full effect during 2020 FanFest Saturday, January 11 at 9 a.m. the season ticket holders entered the gates of Petco and descended on the Padres Foundation garage sale, the Kids Zone beyond the center field walls, the playing field for games of catch and running the outfield to catch balls at the wall.

Quick Hits: Turner, Pomeranz, Robert A pair of notable free agents joined new teams this afternoon. With those moves complete, we'll round up a few ….

Do not sleep on Padres’ Cal Quantrill for a rotation spot Do not sleep on Cal Quantrill for a spot in the 2020 San Diego Padres rotation. The Padres got an impressive rookie debut from the Canadian as he had a very.

Getting a head start on Padres baseball this spring The 2020 San Diego Padres season is close. Here is your guide to Spring Training and what Peoria has to offer. Although the latter months of the Padres' 2019 season seemed to drag on, the actual absence of baseball, no matter how futile, feels interminable.

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Padres FanFest 2020 Brings Fresh Optimism Every year, every fan base in baseball has hope. At Padres FanFest 2020, San Diego fans are no different. The question is: do the Friar Faithful have reason for optimism? Last season the Padres were 45-45 at the All-Star break and only won 27 games the rest of the season.

Fun for all at Padres FanFest 2020 Arlene Duell was going through the racks of game-used jerseys in the players' garage at Petco Park Saturday morning looking for a specific item. "Camouflage never goes out of style," she said. "And Greg Garcia is from El Cajon.

'Two months changed everything' for Padres' Drew Pomeranz That's a conversation I had with him. That was a big part of it. And I enjoyed my time here. I loved playing here. It was a great park, a great city, a great everything." Pomeranz had already been something of a journeyman bouncing in and out of rotations the last time Preller acquired him, in a trade with the Athletics in December 2015.

Padres pitcher Zach Davies talks trade to San Diego, learning new team and more Hear from new Padres pitcher Zach Davies on getting traded to San Diego, his bounce-back season last year after injuries in 2018, teammate Drew Pomeranz and more.

Padres’ fourth-round pick Matt Brash has upside San Diego Padres' fourth-round pick in 2019 Matt Brash has a power arm and could be a sleeper in 2020. The Padres selected the right-handed pitcher as he has a.

Padres, Yates agree to $7M deal; Pham gets $7.9M SAN DIEGO - All-Star closer Kirby Yates, who led the major leagues with 41 saves, agreed Friday to a one-year contract for $7,062,500 with the San Diego Padres. Yates was named to his first All-Star team in his first full season as closer. He had 101 strikeouts in 60 2/3 innings.

Learning to Write Again Actually, let me re-phrase that. I did love sports. Don't get me wrong, I will sit and watch college football or baseball or even a college basketball game now and again but my passion for sports in general has definitely faded over the last four to five years.

Padres Get Everyone Under Contract While the Friars front office keeps mulling the idea of adding more pieces through trades or free agency they took care of one quite important bit of business on Friday. San Diego had 8 arbitration-eligible players. Those are guys who've reached the point of their careers where they aren't on rookie deals, but aren't eligible for free agency yet.

Padres avoid arbitration with eight men The San Diego Padres and eight players have come to an agreement on a contract for the 2020 season. The Padres avoided arbitration with all these men as the team.

Checking In On Last Season's Lowest-Scoring Offenses If you can believe it, sub.500 teams comprised the majors' five lowest-scoring offenses in 2019. With the offseason a couple months old and with most of the top free agents off the board, those teams have all had time to improve at the plate. But have they?

SS Trea Turner, Nationals agree to $7.45 million for 2020 Shortstop Trea Turner and the Washington Nationals agreed to a $7.45 million, one-year contract Friday, as the World Series champions avoided arbitration by settling with all of their eligible players.

Players Avoiding Arbitration: National League Entering the day, there were more than 150 players on the clock to exchange arbitration figures with their respective teams prior to a noon ET deadline. As one would expect, there'll be an utter landslide of arbitration agreements in advance of that deadline.

Glasnow, 3 others agree with Rays, avoid arbitration Tyler Glasnow agreed to a $2.05 million, one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday that avoided arbitration and fellow right-hander Oliver Drake struck a $1,025,000, one-year deal. Outfielder Hunter Renfroe agreed at $3.3 million after making $582,100 while hitting 33 home runs with the San Diego Padres in 2019.

Padres FanFest a chance for fans to mingle and look behind the scenes at Petco Park And more… so much more. For free. That opportunity comes Saturday as the Padres host their annual FanFest from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Petco Park. FanFest has become one of the highlights of the Padres year. And, again… admission is free. Even the parking is free at neighboring Padres-owned lots on a first-come, first-served basis.

Analyzing the current San Diego Padres’ outfielder situation Here is a look at the 2020 San Diego Padres outfield. The 2019 offseason has been a busy one for A.J. Preller and the San Diego Padres. There have been three trades, and two of those trades involved outfielders. Tommy Pham and Trent Grisham were brought in likely because of their ability to get on base.

San Diego Padres: 2020 Arbitration deadline day - a thread That list of players includes:. Kirby Yates - $7.0625M/$6.5*Tommy Pham - $8.6*Zach Davies - $5*Austin Hedges - $3M/$2.9*Manuel Margot - $2.475M/$2.1*Dinelson Lamet - $1.3M/$1.7*Matt Strahm - $1.4M/$1.5*Luis Perdomo - $950,000/$1*. * - denotes the players projected number from MLBTR.

Padres newcomers debuting Saturday at FanFest at Petco Park The fruits of this offseason aren't nearly as sexy as doling out franchise-record contracts to Eric Hosmer and Manny Machado, but a handful of the newest Padres are expected to make their organizational debuts this weekend at FanFest. Drew Pomeranz will reintroduce himself to San Diego as a high-priced reliever Saturday at Petco Park.

13 things to do in San Diego this weekend: SeaWorld Lunar New Year, Padres FanFest, Borgeous Welk Resorts Theatre, 8860 Lawrence Welk Drive, Escondido. $59. 749-3448. The 1970s-vintage "singular sensation" of a musical - famous for such numbers as "What I Did for Love," "I Hope I Get It" and "One" - gets its kicks again with the Welk's revival of the piece about big Broadway dreams.

Padres roster review: Greg Garcia Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Greg Garcia earned his keep as a utility man on the Padres roster with professional at-bats while playing three infield positions.

OnFriar Podcast: Stammen and… Anyone Else? The Padres brought back Craig Stammen. Back to you. San Diego baseball fans are still waiting to see if the Friars can add any starting pitchers to the rotation or if A.J. Preller is content to go into the season with what he has in place already.

This Weekend in San Diego 1/10-1/12 The new year is shaping up to be a great year, with plenty of fun events for San Diegans to enjoy. Whether you are sticking to your New Year's resolution to attend more fitness classes or check out new events around town, there's something for everyone!

A look at which Padres are eligible for salary arbitration The players eligible for salary arbitration in 2020 - players with fewer than three years in the majors have their pay determined by their teams - include new projected starters in the outfield and rotation, a former top prospect who has not lived up to the hype, a defensive whiz who has fallen off at the plate and, of course, one of the top...

San Diego Padres 2020 MLB Draft scouting profile: Spencer Torkelson We begin our San Diego Padres 2020 MLB Draft scouting profiles by looking at the top power hitter in college baseball. As we and the San Diego Padres get r…

San Diego Padres minor league depth The San Diego Padres have an abundance of talent. At virtually every position and every level, the team has players who are potential prospects. We will examine each position in an attempt to keep you informed on how A.J. Preller and his staff have built a highly-regarded system.

Padres roster review: Pierce Johnson Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Pierce Johnson pitched himself to a big league deal after a productive year in Japan.

San Diego Padres 2020 Top 50 Prospects Mason Thompson, RHP Age: 21 2019 Highest Level: A+ 2019 Stats: 7.24 ERA, 1.82 WHIP, 25 K, 22 BB, 27.1 IPA big right-hander, Thompson hasn't really had much success in the minors yet. He walks way too many at the moment and he's still figuring things out with his delivery.

Springboard Music Festival, 'The Maids' and more - you have to see this weekend's top events This weekend's events include Springboard Music Festival, San Diego Brew Festival, Padres FanFest, Resolution Run and more. Forty emerging musical acts receive two days of mentorship from renowned experts, then show off what they've learned at live shows during the neighborhoodwide Band and Brew Crawl.

2020 San Diego Padres Schedule March 26 Colorado, 4:10 p.m. March 27 Colorado, 10:10 p.m. March 28 Colorado, 8:40 p.m. March 29 Colorado, 4:10 p.m. March 30 Atlanta, 10:10 p.m. March 31 Atlanta, 10:10 p.m. April 1 Atlanta, 3:40 p.m. April 3 at Colorado, 4:10 p.m. April 4 at Colorado, 8:10 p.m.

San Diego Padres 2020 MLB Draft Guide and Strategy 2020 MLB Draft Top 100 Prospects. 2020 MLB Draft Mock Draft of First 10 Picks. The San Diego Padres are set to pick eighth in the upcoming draft and they have three picks total inside the top 50, so this is shaping up to be a very good draft for the Friars.

Pirates’ Chris Archer a possible option for Padres? Is Chris Archer an option for the San Diego Padres in their quest for starting pitching? The Padres need someone to help eat innings and guide their young team.

Who are the best baserunners in Padres history? Who are the best baserunners in the history of the San Diego Padres? The team has not had a huge amount of talented base stealing in the existence of the Padres.

Padres roster review: Matt Strahm Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Matt Strahm's effectiveness in the rotation waned last year, but he remains an important arm in the Padres' bullpen.

Padres On Deck: Cordero, Almonte playing center field in Dominican playoffs The Padres now have two center fielders playing in the Dominican Republic Winter League playoffs - although it's probably not the two most obvious answers. Franchy Cordero continues to play center - and hit - for Escogido.

Padres’ prospects who could potentially break out in 2020 A look at a few San Diego Padres' prospects who could be on the verge of breaking out in 2020. The San Diego Padres farm system is strong. Everybody knows about MacKenzie Gore, Luis Patino, Taylor Trammell, and Luis Campusano within the Padres' system.

Padres roster review: Luis Perdomo Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: After a miserable 2018, Luis Perdomo emerged as a useful bullpen arm.

Johnson can earn $500,000 per year in bonuses with Padres Reliever Pierce Johnson will get salaries of $2 million in each of the next two seasons as part of his $5 million, two-year contract with the San Diego Padres. The 28-year-old right-hander's contract, announced Dec. 23, includes a $3 million team option for 2022 with a $1 million buyout.

Is the Cubs’ Willson Contreras an option for Padres? Could Willson Contreras be an option for the San Diego Padres as they look to improve their team for the 2020 season? The San Diego Padres are not desperate for help at the catcher position. Austin Hedges, Francisco Mejia, and Luis Torrens all have a certain amount of value.

HUD releases funds to help local homeless veterans About $3.8 million in federal dollars are being allocated to help veterans through San Diego County find housing and services that can lead to long-term recovery from homelessness. The funds are part of $10.5 million in grants coming to California from the U.S.

Padres roster review: Michel Baez Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Cuban rookie Michel Baez fared well in his debut as a bullpen piece but the Padres remain committed to developing him as a starting pitcher.

San Diego Padres: Predicting the Opening Day rotation The San Diego Padres window of contention starts in 2020, so what will the starting rotation look like come Opening Day? The San Diego Padres are going to…

Craig Stammen brought back by Padres to assist in growing pains Craig Stammen will help guide the youth on Padres' pitching staff. The San Diego Padres brought back veteran pitcher Craig Stammen on a two-year deal. In 2019, the veteran reliever endured some very rough moments. The 35-year-old put up an 8.25 ERA in June, which included giving up some difficult home runs late in costly games.

Undervalued RHP Chad Bettis a target for Padres? Is Chad Betts an option for the San Diego Padres? The San Diego Padres are still looking for ways to bolster their starting rotation. Unfortunately, they are now running options, especially via free agency. One option still available is right-handed pitcher Chad Bettis.

Padres Re-sign Stammen Whether it's through trades or free agents the Padres have been kicking the tires on all kinds of starting pitchers this off-season. The only one they landed was Zach Davies in a trade that sent Eric Lauer to Milwaukee.

Column: Inept Chargers not prepared for Rivers' possible departure Jon Gruden, remember, isn't thrilled with his own QB, Derek Carr, and always has loved Rivers. No matter where or when, the Judases as always are totally prepared to be unprepared for what they should be prepared to do, this time being Rivers' departure.

San Diego Padres continue to strengthen bullpen The San Diego Padres made an already formidable relief corps that much better by bringing back Craig Stammen. It may not be the most exciting move, but it is a solid one for the Padres. Welcome!

Craig Stammen re-signs with the San Diego Padres The San Diego Padres signed Craig Stammen to a multiple-year deal. On Saturday morning, the San Diego Padres announced that Craig Stammen would be returning on a two-year/$9 million deal with a third-year club option worth $4 million. After not pitching in 2016, Stammen pitched well for the Padres over the past three years.

Padres retain bullpen leader Craig Stammen The team on Saturday agreed to a two-year contract with Craig Stammen, the veteran right-hander who led the majors with 56 appearances in high-leverage situations in 2019 and has been a revered mentor to the rest of the Padres' relievers. The deal was first reported by Robert Murray.

Report: San Diego Padres, reliever Craig Stammen reach deal - The San Diego Padres and reliever Craig Stammen are in agreement on a three-year, $12 million deal according to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal. The contractc also includes $500,000 per season in incentives and a club option.

Padres To Re-Sign Craig Stammen The Padres have agreed to a multi-year contract with free-agent righty Craig Stammen, reports Robert Murray. It's a two-year deal that will guarantee Stammen $9MM through the 2021 season with a team option for a third year, according to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal.

Padres sign three to minor league deals including Abraham Almonte The San Diego Padres signed three players to a minor league contract. In July of 2014, the San Diego Padres traded Chris Denorfia to the Seattle Mariners for another outfielder in Abraham Almonte. Now, in 2020, Almonte is back with San Diego on a minor league deal.

Minor MLB Transactions: 1/4/20 Baseball America has posted its traditional roundup of minor moves dating to the start of the offseason. We've already covered ….

Minors: Abraham Almonte re-joining Padres on minor league deal The team is also bringing in right-hander Chase Johnson and catcher Charlie Valerio. Originally acquired from the Mariners for Chris Denorfia in July 2014, the 30-year-old Almonte played parts of two seasons for San Diego before he was traded to the Indians the following July for left-hander Marc Rzepczynski.

San Diego Padres FanFest - Petco Park Join the San Diego Padres on Saturday, January 11th for Padres FanFest from 10am to 3pm. Enjoy player autographs, kids activities, Q&A sessions, interactive experiences, the annual Padres Foundation Garage Sale and much more! The event is rain or shine.

No place to go, but up for the San Diego Padres There is no place to go, but up for the San Diego Padres. The team finished last in 2019 despite high hopes. The Padres made some key changes to their team and.

Padres roster review: Adrian Morejon Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Cuban rookie Adrian Morejon made his major league debut in 2019 but health has been a concern the last two seasons.

OnFriar Podcast: Padres New Year’s Resolutions Now let's do a whole bunch of things in a completely different way. The Padres only won 70 games last year and haven't had a winning season since 2010 so, in the spirit of the new year, the OnFriar Podcast has resolutions for the organization in general and several of the guys on the roster already.

Happy Birthday Fernando Tatis Jr. We want to wish a Happy Birthday to Fernando Tatis Junior who turns 21 years old today. Most fans see Tatis Junior as the future of the Padres. Tatis Junior is the son of former Major League third basemen Fernando Tatis Sr. His father spent 11 seasons in the Major Leagues.

World Baseball Classic - Location Not Set - March 2021 So no word as of yet whether the international baseball tournament will return to sunny San Diego, California. In 2017 after eight years of waiting, Round Two of that year's WBC took place in March 2017 at Petco Park. Check back as the World Baseball Classic gets closer for more information.

Minors: Baseball America unveils Padres' top-10 prospects for 2020 The Padres' graduated their 2019 top prospect, Fernando Tatis Jr., last year on opening day and before season's end saw eight of Baseball America's top-10 prospects in the organization - Luis Urias, Francisco Mejia, Adrian Morejon, Chris Paddack, Logan Allen, Josh Naylor and Cal Quantrill - spend time in the majors.

Padres On Deck: Cordero continues his torrid hitting in Dominican Republic playoffs The Dominican Republic Winter League playoffs continue Thursday with Padres outfielder Franchy Cordero on a solid run for Escogido. Through the first six games of the playoffs, Cordero is 8-for-19 with a double, a home run, six walks, a stolen base, five RBIs and seven runs scored.

David Stern Was 'An Impressive Guy,' Remembers Former San Diego Padres Owner John Moores Moores had a chance to buy into the NBA at least four times, but never consummated any of the opportunities. Along the way, he became close with Stern, the former NBA Commissioner, who died Wednesday.

Padres roster review: Franchy Cordero Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Franchy Cordero’s upside intrigues but his health has kept him sidelined more often than not since his 2017 MLB debut.

CA Supreme Court Helps Insider Dealing The case at hand involved bonds that the City of San Diego issued in 2015 to refinance bonds that had been issued for the construction of Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres baseball team. The refinancing bonds were approved by San Diego's city council and its Public Facilities Financing Authority.

Short-handed Aztecs beat Fresno State to remain undefeated 1 game drew an announced crowd of 9,971… Auburn, the nation's other undefeated team, doesn't play until Saturday at Mississippi State, a few hours before SDSU plays at Utah State… Sitting courtside was former Padres owner John Moores.

San Diego Padres’ New Year’s resolutions for 2020 The final San Diego Padres' New Year's resolution is to limit the errors. Last year's 116 errors were the 5th most in the league. This is unacceptable and can't happen if the Friars are serious about competing for a playoff spot in 2020.

Padres roster review: Josh Naylor Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Josh Naylor hit his way to the majors, but whether he’s a fit defensively remains to be seen.

Eater San Diego: The 5 Most-Read Food Stories of 2019 It was a rather tasty year in our city's food and drink scene. From a buzzy breakfast spot to a coveted Michelin star, food halls to ballpark bites, here's a look back at Eater San Diego's most-read, food-centric stories of 2019.

2019 in Quotes: The Year of the YIMBY The last 12 months offered a bonanza of fiery quotes plus a few memorable comments on the lighter side. Here's a look back:. - "We must change from a city that shouts, 'Not in my backyard' to one that proclaims: 'Yes in my backyard!' From a city of NIMBYs to a city of #YIMBYs!

2019 is one of the most memorable years in Padres history First, let's rewind back to February. The MLB offseason was in a deep freeze with many high profile free agents still unsigned as Spring Training was mere days away. Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, the two most significant bats on the market last year, were still in search of their next home heading into February.

Padres roster review: Ty France Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Ty France put up videogame-like numbers at Triple-A El Paso to earn his first big league opportunity.

Remaining Needs: NL West With the offseason almost two months old, MLBTR is going through all 30 teams' remaining needs by division. We've already checked in on the NL East, AL West, AL Central, and NL Central. Next up: the National League West. Arizona Diamondbacks. The Snakes have overseen quite the busy offseason effort thus far.

UNDATED: Seattle SuperSonics. Ash Barty won her first Grand Slam title by beating 19-year-old Marketa Vondrousova 6-1, 6-3 in the French Open final. The eighth-seeded Barty became the first Australian - man or woman - to win Roland Garros since Margaret Court in 1973.

The San Diego Padres still have relevant trade pieces The San Diego Padres still have some relevant trade pieces as the team continues to revamp their roster. The Padres may still be looking for upgrades and there.

Padres roster review: Edward Olivares Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Edward Olivares was the chief return in the Yangervis Solarte trade and is poised to put up career numbers this year at Triple-A El Paso.

Padres sign Rickey Henderson 24 years ago today 24 years ago today, the San Diego Padres signed Rickey Henderson to a contract. The Padres were building a team for contention and the outfielder provided the.

A trade is only remedy in Padres search for an ace Here is a look at some pitching trade targets for the San Diego Padres. There is no doubt that the Padres could use and ace for their staff, but there are not.

Padres’ interest in LHP Matthew Boyd could rekindle The San Diego Padres have shown interest in Boyd before. Last summer, the Tigers explored the idea of trading their best pitcher, and the Padres were speaking to them. Ultimately, Detroit decided against a trade, but word is the team is now prepared to move Boyd in an attempt to restructure their roster for 2020.

Outfield Market Notes: Akiyama, Puig, Dickerson Potential Japanese import Shogo Akiyama, 31, remains a popular target on the free agent market. Yesterday's reports affirmed the Reds and Padres atop the list of pursuers. The long-time Seibu Lions centerfielder is said to have 3-year offers on the table, per MLB Network Insider Jon Heyman.

Padres / Astros mega-trade happened 25 years ago today Revisiting the San Diego Padres and Houston Astros mega-trade which happened 25 years ago today. The Padres gained two vital members of their World Series run.

5G, Gina Champion-Cain, rent control: San Diego business stories to watch in 2020 Here's what the U-T business reporters think are the key stories to watch on their beats in 2020.

San Diegans share what they hope to see accomplished in 2020 This year we asked several San Diegans to tell us what is the one thing they hope to see accomplished in San Diego in 2020. Here are their responses. Devorah Marcus. Rabbi, Temple Emanu-El of San Diego. When I think about my hopes for what San Diego will accomplish in 2020 so many things come to mind.

Phillies To Sign Christian Bethancourt The Phillies have agreed to a minors deal with catcher, etc. Christian Bethancourt, per Bob Nightengale of USA Today. It includes an invitation to participate in MLB camp. Bethancourt came up as a rifle-armed catcher, but has been utilized in creative ways since cracking the majors back in 2014.

Mostly slim pickings for Padres' best in 2010s A look at the Union-Tribune's all-2010s Padres team will provide all you need to know about what the organization is hoping to turn the page on when the next season begins on March 26 With ownership prepared to commit more money to a team than ever to start 2020, the Padres appear to be trending up heading into a new decade.

2019 was a very successful year mentally for Padres’ Lee Solomon The 2019 season was successful for San Diego Padres' minor league prospect Lee Solomon. The Padres have a very deep system and this talented young player is one.

Padres emerging as favorites to sign Japanese OF Shogo Akiyama? The San Diego Padres are interested in Japanese outfielder Shogo Akiyama in their quest to improve the outfield for the 2020 season and beyond. According to a Japanese news source, the Padres have emerged in the race to sign the 31-year-old veteran free agent.

Padres roster review: Trey Wingenter Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Trey Wingenter was good at times in 2019 but wasn't the same after returning from a shoulder strain that shelved him in May.

Here are 20+ things to do in January 2020 Events to look out for in January include Springboard Music Festival, Resolution Run, Women's March, San Diego Caffeine Crawl and Chinese New Year Festival. Forty emerging musical acts receive two days of mentorship from renowned experts, then show off what they've learned at live shows during the neighborhoodwide Band and Brew Crawl.

Padres attempting to compete in high stakes poker game called MLB The San Diego Padres are attempting to compete in MLB. San Diego Padres 'ownership has obviously recognized that it takes money to compete in Major League Baseball. An organization that has consistently ranked toward the bottom in payroll has ascended to 11th on the list according to

Padres roster review: David Bednar Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: David Bednar entered the organization as a 35th-round draft pick but he’s forced his way into the big league team’s plans with a career year in 2019.

Latest Chatter On Shogo Akiyama When he declared his intentions to come to the majors, Japanese center fielder Shogo Akiyama entered an interesting place on this winter's market. With so few viable center fielders available, and no shortage of demand, he offered an intriguing new possibility.

Is Alex Wood worth consideration for the Padres? Is LHP Alex Wood a consideration for the San Diego Padres as they search for pitching. 2019 was a down year for the pitcher, but the Padres could be a team who.

Padres roster review: Jorge Oña Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Shoulder surgery ended Jorge Oña’s season but the Padres protected him the Rule 5 draft to protect a $7 million investment.

2019 San Diego Padres Christmas Wish List Here is your San Diego Padres 2019 Christmas Wish List. The Padres are a team on the rise, but there is still a need for the team to take the next step and be.

San Diego Padres: Pierce Johnson returns from Japan Pierce Johnson and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a two year deal with a club option for a third year. This signing won't make major headlines, won't…

Padres roster review: Anderson Espinoza Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Anderson Espinoza was arguably the top prospect in the organization when he had the first of two Tommy John surgeries.

Blue Jays Shell Out for Hyun-Jin Ryu The Blue Jays have elected to give Hyun-Jin Ryu $80 million over four years, which is probably $15M to $20M too much given Ryu's age, weight and past injury history.

Padres add RHP Pierce Johnson to bullpen mix The San Diego Padres added RHP Pierce Johnson to its staff for the 2020 season. The veteran pitcher played the last few seasons in Japan as the Padres continue.

Central Florida gets 10th win, routs Marshall in Gasparilla Bowl Richie Grant and Tre'mon Morris-Brash had first-quarter defensive touchdowns, Dillon Gabriel led three third-quarter scoring drives and Central Florida beat Marshall 48-25 in the Gasparilla Bowl on Monday in Tampa, Fla.

Padres Sign Another Relief Pitcher The Padres still need pitching. Most of the baseball world believes their biggest weakness is starting pitching, which they really haven't addressed this off-season. But what the Friars have been doing is bolstering their bullpen.

Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 119 with ZiPS Creator Dan Szymborski The San Diego Padres EVT Podcast brings you ZiPS creator Dan Szymborski of Fangraphs for the 119th episode. Happy Holliday from the EVT family. In the 119th episode of the show, the guys speak to Dan Szymborski of Fangraphs, who is the creator of the ZiPS projections.

Padres Sign RHP Pierce Johnson To Two-year Contract SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres have signed right-handed pitcher Pierce Johnson to a two-year contract through the 2021 season with a club option for 2022, Executive Vice President / General Manager A.J. Preller announced today.

An update on what's next for Gaslamp Ball Hello, I'm Joel Thorman, Editorial Director of Team Brands for SB Nation. Last week, we posted an article about a big change coming to Gaslamp Ball and other California communities.

Esteban Quiroz pushing his way into Padres' plans The Padres have also moved Luis Urias and Xavier Edwards this offseason, clearing the way for the likes of middle infield prospects CJ Abrams and Gabriel Arias to rise to prominence in the organization. A more immediate name to watch: Esteban Quiroz.

Test your San Diego sports knowledge for 2019 with this quiz From Padres to Aztecs to golf and more, see much you remember about what happened in San Diego sports this year.

Padres’ interest in Clevinger is justified The Padres have the young prospects and players that could entice the Indians, though. There is a strong feeling that this deal could get done eventually by the two teams. Preller is very aggressive as he should be right now. The Padres have a young core of players who are possibly on the verge of something special.

San Diego Padres sign Pierce Johnson, continue upgrading bullpen The San Diego Padres continue to bring in arms to try and create a dominant bullpen with their recent signing of Pierce Johnson. When you have a young star…

Padres, Pierce Johnson Agree To Two-Year Deal The Padres have agreed to a two-year contract with right-hander Pierce Johnson, ESPN's Jeff Passan reports. The former Cubs top prospect will be guaranteed $5MM over the life of the deal, and the contract contains a team option for a third season. Johnson is represented by JBA Sports.

Padres roster review: Gerardo Reyes Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Gerardo Reyes' stuff is intriguing but he was largely unreliable as a hard-throwing rookie in 2019.

Is a Wil Myers for David Price trade beneficial for Padres? By trading Price for Myers in a straight one-for-one trade, the Red Sox would be saving a little more than $10 million per season while slotting Myers in at first base, a position where they have no current answer for outside of platoons. A fresh start with consistent playing time could be all Myers needs to find his true self again.

Latest On Hyun-Jin Ryu's Market There has been widespread interest in left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu, who has become even more of a prized commodity since he is now the only starting pitcher remaining within the top 38 players on MLBTR's list of the offseason's top 50 free agents.

Padres second baseman Ian Kinsler retires at age 37 San Diego Padres second baseman Ian Kinsler of Tucson, AZ retired at the age of 37 on Saturday. Kinsler will remain in the Padres organization as an adviser to baseball operations according to ESPN. Kinsler played 14 Major League Baseball seasons with the Texas Rangers, Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Angels, Boston Red Sox and Padres.

20 years ago today, the Padres acquired Ryan Klesko 20 years ago today, the San Diego Padres and Atlanta Braves consummated a deal that would bring Ryan Klesko west. The Padres clearly got the better of the deal.

Padres Winter League Report: December 21 The San Diego Padres winter league report for December 21. There are a few men in action throughout the globe on Saturday night for the Padres. Here is a recap of the day's events. Dominican Winter League. Franchy Cordero - 2 Runs, BB.

In Case You Missed It: San Diego Good News for Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019 It may not be baseball season, but the San Diego Padres hit a home run at Rady Children's Hospital Wednesday: the team unveiled plans to turn a lobby at the hospital into a Friars-themed space. Carlsbad Preschoolers Learn the Gift of Giving. "They loved coming in with the presents.

Sockers' trading card giveaway has local artist's skillful, loving touch San Diego graphic artist Travis Peterson went to painstaking effort to make Sockers trading cards interesting and authentic.

What Ian Kinsler retirement means for San Diego Padres in 2020 The announcement of Ian Kinsler to retire from Major League Baseball on Friday will have a huge impact on the San Diego Padres in 2020. We all knew there w…

Piecing together the Padres’ 2020 rotation Piecing together the San Diego Padres' 2020 starting rotation. The Padres have a young staff and though they gave yet to land an ace, the team has a staff who.

Saturday's Sports Transactions Designated 1B Brandon Dixon for assignment. Agreed to terms with 2B Jonathan Schoop and 1B C.J. Cron on one-year contracts. SAN DIEGO PADRES - Announced the retirement of INF Ian Kinsler, who will remain with the club as an adviser to baseball operations.

37 years ago today, Steve Garvey signed with the Padres 37 years ago today, Steve Garvey signed with the San Diego Padres. The Padres landed Garvey to a free agent contract which was a huge deal for the city as he.

Padres 2B Kinsler Retires In 14 years as a Major League Baseball player Ian Kinsler has done a lot. He went to four All-Star Games, won a pair of Gold Gloves, won a World Series and won a World Baseball Classic title. Along the way he's racked up 1,999 hits. He won't get a chance at an even 2,000.

Giving on Tuesday Unbeknownst to most of us, millions of Americans - both adults and children - have been diagnosed with epilepsy, including more than 50,000 residents of San Diego County. Of course, that affects their families as well, so many times those numbers of people are affected.

Ian Kinsler announces retirement, will join Padres front office After 14 major league seasons, Ian Kinsler has announced his retirement. He will step into a front office role with the San Diego Padres. According to Ken…

Padres infielder Ian Kinsler to retire, remain with San Diego in front office role San Diego Padres second baseman Ian Kinsler has decided to retire from playing but will remain with the organization in a front-office role, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Kinsler is expected to reach a settlement with the Padres on the more than $4 million remaining on his contract, which runs through the end of next season.

Ian Kinsler Announces Retirement Padres second baseman Ian Kinsler has announced his retirement, as Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports. He'll move into the San Diego front office as an adviser. Precisely what will happen to the $4.25MM Kinsler is owed under the contract he inked last winter remains to be seen.

Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 118 with Wilson Karaman from Baseball Prospectus Check out the full list at Baseball Prospectus! Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked. Comment. Name. Email. Website.

2020 Monster Jam San Diego Monster Truck Show at Petco Park Monster Jam action is coming to San Diego. The 2020 Monster Jam Monster Truck racing tour hits Petco Park as part of a major North American tour. Keep up with the action at

San Diego Padres add a couple more high upside arms on Minor League deals The San Diego Padres continue to bring in high-quality arms on Minor League deals hoping to find a diamond in the rough. On Thursday it was reported that t…

San Diego Pride's Top 19 of 2019 2019 brought our community a great many challenges to overcome and painful moments from which we are still healing. Through it all the brilliance, resilience, and love our community has to offer shone through.

Baltimore Orioles: Yet Another Former Oriole Joins The San Diego Padres Little did we know that when Manny Machado signed his 10-year/$300 million contract with the San Diego Padres last offseason, it would open the gates of Petco Park to many more former Baltimore Orioles players and coaches the following offseason.

The current starting pitching options for Padres via free agency Here are the San Diego Padres' options for starting pitchers on the open market. There are some decent players left to sign, but the Padres cannot expect an ace.

Padres roster review: Javy Guerra Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Once a slick-fielding shortstop, Javy Guerra’s path to a long-term role depends on how well he transitions to the mound.

Padres Sign Chih-Wei Hu The Padres have signed right-hander Chih-Wei Hu to a minor league contract, Bob Nightengale of USA Today tweets. Now 26, Hu fared respectably in the majors with the Rays over a small 23-inning sample size from 2017-18, during which he posted a 3.52 ERA/4.51 FIP with 8.22 K/9, 2.79 BB/9 and a mere 29 percent groundball rate.

Padres trade sign If there's a big name that could be on the move the Padres have reportedly asked about him. Is this just general manager A.J. Preller doing his due diligence? Is he trying to scare other teams into offering too much in a deal? Or is there a chance, like Manny Machado last season, that there's something to all this?

Padres Sign Jimmy Yacabonis To Minors Deal The Padres have signed right-hander Jimmy Yacabonis to a minor league contract, MLB Network's Jon Heyman reports. Over his three MLB seasons, Yacabonis has seen action as both a starter and a reliever for the Orioles, though he hasn't found much success in either role.

Padres sign Chih-Wei Hu to minor league deal The San Diego Padres signed RHP Chih-Wei Hu. Two days after signing Kyle Barraclough to a minor league deal, the San Diego Padres swung a deal with yet another minor league relief pitcher as they signed former Rays' pitcher Chih-Wei Hu to a minor league deal.

Mike Clevinger Drawing Trade Interest Indians righty Mike Clevinger is drawing trade interest, per Robert Murray, although the team is said to have put a "crazy high" asking price on the soon-to-be 29-year-old.

2020 ZiPS Projections: San Diego Padres After having typically appeared in the hallowed pages of Baseball Think Factory, Dan Szymborski's ZiPS projections have now been released at FanGraphs for eight years. The exercise continues this offseason. Below are the projections for the San Diego Padres.

San Diego Padres best and worst FA signing over the last decade The San Diego Padres aren't a big market team like the New York Yankees, so they can't just go spend money all of the time but that doesn't mean that the Friars didn't give out big contracts over the last decade. They have given out $631.82 million but it led to zero playoff games.

Is Dallas Keuchel on the Padres’ Christmas wish list? Is Dallas Keuchel on the San Diego Padres' Christmas wish list? The Padres surely need some pitching and the left-handed hurler and former AL Cy Young award.

Padres roster review: Jake Cronenworth Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Jake Cronenworth joins the organization with the potential to add value as a left-handed bat and a right-handed reliever.

Padres Winter League Report: December 19 The San Diego Padres winter league report for December 19. There were several Padres' players in action throughout the globe on Wednesday. Here is a recap of the day's events. Dominican Winter League. Franchy Cordero - HR, 2B, 4 RBI's, 2 Runs, BB. The left-handed hitter is now hitting.364 on the season in the D.R.

Trade Rumblings: Lindor, Padres, Dodgers, Betts, Yanks, Schwarber The Padres have at least kicked around the idea of attempting to swing a deal for Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.

San Diego Padres Unveil Plans for a Team-Themed Lobby at Rady Children’s Hospital It may not be baseball season, but the San Diego Padres hit a home run at Rady Children's Hospital Wednesday: the team unveiled plans to turn a lobby at the hospital into a Friars-themed space.

Tony Gwynn’s former Poway estate sells for $1.43 million Owned by the Padres hitter and his family for nearly two decades, the sprawling estate centers on a Mediterranean-style house of nearly 7,400 square feet. Built in 1991, the house has high ceilings, open-plan space and a mix of hardwood and tile floors.

Padres On Deck: Kohlwey has big week in Australia; Quiroz, Reyes sharp in Mexico But the 25-year-old right fielder is an interesting prospect. The 6-foot-3, 200-pound, left-handed-hitting Kohlwey was the Padres' 21st-round pick in the 2016 draft out of the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse.

A Holiday Present For Padres, Red Sox: A Wil Myers / David Price Trade And in the spirit of the holiday season, the perfect present for each team is the Padres sending Wil Myers to Boston in a straight up swap for Price. It's such a crazy notion that might it work as both trade partners are allowed to hit the reset button by moving dead salary off their ledger.

Hyun-Jin Ryu an option for San Diego Padres? Is Hyun-Jin Ryu a viable option for the San Diego Padres? The options are now limited for the San Diego Padres to add an ace to their pitching staff. Every World Series-winning team has an ace or a guy that they can put on the mound in October and know that they'll be getting a great outing.

Padres roster review: Ronald Bolaños Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Ronald Bolaños’ path to San Diego started in Cuba and in 2019 he rose from high Single-A Lake Elsinore all the way to the majors as a September call-up.

Padres Winter League Report: December 17 Franchy Cordero - RBI, 2 K. The left-handed hitter is batting.310 on the season in the D.R. He was batting third and playing left field in the game on Tuesday where he went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. Cordero needs to stay healthy to have any chance of being considered a useful major league outfielder.

Greg Garcia Talks Padres Giving, Offseason of Change El Cajon native Greg Garcia took a break from a busy offseason to stop by NBC 7. He discussed #PadresGiving, the team's efforts to give back to the San Diego community during the Holidays. Garcia also reflected on his first season playing for his hometown.

Padres sign RHP Kyle Barraclough to a minor league deal The San Diego Padres signed RHP Kyle Barraclough to a minor league deal with an invitation to major league camp. The Padres have a deep bullpen, but there is.

Padres bringing Kyle Barraclough to camp on minor league deal Hoping to further fortify bullpen options, the Padres and right-hander Kyle Barraclough have agreed to a minor league deal that includes an invitation to big league camp, a source confirmed for the Union-Tribune.'s Jon Morosi first reported the addition.

Padres To Sign Kyle Barraclough The Padres have agreed to a minors deal with righty Kyle Barraclough, according to's Jon Morosi. It includes an invitation to participate in the MLB side of spring camp.

Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 117 with Travis Jankowski The San Diego Padres EVT Podcast with Travis Jankowski. In the 117th episode of the EVT Padres Podcast, we welcome Travis Jankowski to the show. The former Padres' outfielder is about as genuine as it gets and he pulls no punches in this discussion with the fellas.

Rick Wise Over an 18-year stretch in the big leagues, Wise went 188-181 with a 3.69 ERA while pitching for five teams. He debuted for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1964 and had an 11-win season for the team in 1967. He won 15 games for Philadelphia in 1969. This began a nine-year run that saw Wise post double-digit wins in eight seasons.

Column: "San Diego 49ers" are Super Bowl contenders under John Lynch San Francisco roster has three San Diego prep alums plus ex-USD tight end, all obtained by Lynch.

San Diego Padres Legend Tony Gwynn's Foreclosed Home Sells for $1.43M The home belonging to the late, great San Diego Padres star Tony Gwynn has finally sold for $1,429,500. About four years after the Hall of Famer's death in 2014 from cancer, his Poway, CA, mansion went into foreclosure.

Listing teenage prospects within the Padres’ system It is no secret that the San Diego Padres have a deep system. The franchise is presently moving some prospects in trades as they improve the major league team. Their top farm team status may be in jeopardy. But do not worry, there are literally 40-50 teenagers in the system who are close to or have already achieved significant prospect status.

Padres roster review: Nick Margevicius Sizing up the Padres’ 40-man roster heading into the 2020 season: Nick Margevius was the second pitcher from his draft class to reach the majors, but proved ultimately too hittable to be effective in the majors.

Dinelson Lamet Hires MVP Sports Group Padres right-hander Dinelson Lamet has changed agencies and hired MVP Sports Group as representation, according to Mark Feinsand of Lamet, who earned Super Two status and has four years of arbitration eligibility as a result, is slated to go through the process for the first time this winter.

Padres contemplating moving Tatis to CF? This potential trade is just being discussed and does not seem imminent. It is an interesting concept, though. In the article, it states the Padres discussed moving Tatis to centerfield to make room for Lindor who is regarded as a top defensive shortstop.

Tailgate Park is officially for sale, international buyers welcome The city of San Diego has formalized its intent to sell or lease to the best and highest bidder four downtown city blocks, just east of Petco Park, where the San Diego Padres currently operate the popular parking lot known as Tailgate Park.

Petco Park print from Ballpark Blueprints giveaway We will be giving away three blueprints.