Tag: San Diego Padres

Does it Take a Former MLB Player to be Successful as a Manager?

Those who cannot do, teach. That saying is as old as time. For as long as baseball has been around, one of the things that has stayed constant...

5 Under-the-Radar World Series Contenders

With the MLB season opener just a week away, now is the time to take a look at some potential World Series contenders. We already know about...

San Diego State Honors the Late Tony Gwynn

Over the course of the last week San Diego State University—the late Tony Gwynn's alma mater—paid tribute to one of its native sons. Earlier in the week, it...

Report: Padres Offer to James Shields Between $72 and $80 Million

Could we finally be nearing the end of the James Shields free agency marathon? Jon Morosi of Fox Sports is reporting that the San Diego Padres final...

Padres Drop the Ball by Passing on A.J. Hinch and Kim Ng

The San Diego Padres have hired an experienced front office man in the form of A.J. Preller to be their new general manager. What is seemingly a...

Former Outfielder Jason Lane to Make Starting Pitching Debut on Monday

If the name Jason Lane rings a bell, that's because it probably should. The former Houston Astros outfielder will make his first MLB start as a pitcher for...

Report: Yankees in Talks to Acquire Padres’ Ian Kennedy

The New York Yankees have been the most active team on the trade market. Over the course of the last month, they have acquired pitchers Brandon McCarthy,...

Yankees Acquire Chase Headley From the Padres

The New York Yankees have made their first major move of the MLB trade deadline by adding San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley in a deal...

Angels Acquire Huston Street from Padres in Six-Player Deal

Multiple reports indicate that the Los Angeles Angels have acquired All-Star Closer Huston Street from the San Diego Padres in a six-player deal.  https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/490319818969464832 Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto has...

Angels Attempting to Acquire Ian Kennedy and Huston Street

Streaking into the All-Star break winners of 10 of their last 11 and in shouting distance of the Oakland Athletics in the American League West, the Los...

5 MLB All-Star Game Snubs

The 2014 MLB All-Star rosters were released on Sunday and it appears that there wasn't a whole lot of controversy surrounding who was selected. There was some...

Kim Ng Will Interview for Padres GM Job

Multiple reports have come out saying that current MLB senior vice president of baseball operations Kim Ng will interview for the San Diego Padres vacant general manager position.  According...

Report: Toronto Blue Jays Interested in Chase Headley

Despite currently having to deal with a herniated disc, which could impact his ability to make an impact in the second half of the season, San Diego...

Injury Could Impact Chase Headley Trade Negotiations

San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley, who has long figured to be on the trade block, is suffering through a herniated disc that he might have...

San Diego Padres Fire GM Josh Byrnes

The San Diego Padres announced on Sunday that they have fired general manager Josh Byrnes, who had been with the team since 2010. The Padres are currently...

San Diego Padres Reliever’ Alex Torres Wears Protective Cap

When San Diego Padres relief pitcher Alex Torres took to the mound against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the eighth inning on Saturday night, he made MLB history....

A Tribute to Tony Gwynn

Today, the MLB world lost a true legend in every sense of the word. San Diego Padres great Tony Gwynn lost his battle with salivary gland cancer...

San Diego Padres Everth Cabrera Enjoys Himself During Rain

Who said men cannot be boys sometimes? San Diego Padres Everth Cabrera decided to enjoy himself  a tad with the tarp and a wet field.  This has to...

Who Wins the NL West?

The National League West has produced a different division winner in each of the last three years. In 2011, the Diamondbacks won the crown, while 2012 and...

Jeff Francoeur Gets Pranked By El Paso Chihuahuas

The video of Jeff Francoeur being pranked by Cody Decker and the El Paso Chihuahuas has gone viral over the internet. So what exactly went down? Decker, an...

If You Hit A Bomb At Petco Park, You Get Season Tickets

It'll bring you back to your pitching machine days in Little League. Pretty simple. All you have to do is hit a pitch off the pitching machine,...