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Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:41:37 EDTWil Myers, the Padres' slugging first baseman, capped an eight-run sixth inning with a three-run missile deep into the left-field seats, as the Padres beat the Giants, 12-4, on Saturday night.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 20:54:24 EDTA month into the season, the Padres' rotation has given its infielders quite the workout. On the whole, Padres starting pitchers have combined for a 55.1 percent ground-ball rate this season -- a remarkable number that's nearly 11 percentage points higher than the league average.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 02:34:07 EDTChristian Arroyo continued to inject life into the Giants, shattering an eighth-inning tie Friday night with a leadoff home run as San Francisco topped the San Diego Padres, 4-3.
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 02:55:56 EDTRyan Schimpf plays baseball in extremes. The Padres third baseman currently ranks in the top 10 in the Majors in strikeout rate, walk rate and fly-ball rate. And when Schimpf gets into a fly ball, it tends to leave the yard. He went deep in his third straight game Friday night, as the Padres dropped their series opener in San Francisco, 4-3.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:33:09 EDTIn the wake of Travis Jankowski's foot injury, the Padres have started three different players in left field in as many nights. For now, the position remains a platoon. Going forward, however, Padres manager Andy Green wouldn't mind shifting away from that.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:25:13 EDTTaijuan Walker matched his career high with 11 strikeouts, as the right-hander led the D-backs to a 5-2 win over the Padres on Thursday night at Chase Field.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:54:28 EDTWho do the Padres have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for San Diego's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:16:44 EDTIt's the job of the manager to pump up the player, even when that player is in the waning days of a great career. It's the job of the player to tell it like it is. And on Thursday night, veteran Padres right-hander Jered Weaver told it like it is.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:55:02 EDTJabari Blash, Allen Córdoba, Cory Spangenberg, Ryan Schimpf. Those are the Padres' outfield options until at least June 1.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:46:09 EDTRelive the play that Ozzie called his best ever
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:09:26 EDTPitcher/catcher Christian Bethancourt has told the Padres he's willing to go to the Minor Leagues and continue his development as a pitcher. He reported to Triple-A El Paso on Thursday, as the Padres concluded a four-game series against the D-backs at Chase Field.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:57:42 EDTThe injury to Padres outfielder Travis Jankowski's right foot that put him on the 10-day disabled list Monday may be more serious than a deep bone bruise.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:04:01 EDTWhen Ryan Schimpf came up to bat in the ninth inning on .Wednesday night against old friend Fernando Rodney, he knew he was in an horrendous slump. But he wasn't aware of the depth of it: 6-for-60. That mattered little, as he slugged a three-run home run as the Padres rallied for a 8-5 victory
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:09:29 EDTRyan Schimpf's three-run home run highlighted a five-run ninth inning as the Padres rallied to top the D-backs. Paul Goldschmidt had three hits and knocked in three runs, but Fernando Rodney blew the save opportunity. Erick Aybar and Hunter Renfroe also hit home runs for the Padres.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:26:23 EDTIn their third move in as many days, the Padres picked up right-handed reliever Kirby Yates off waivers from the Angels on Wednesday and added him to the big-league roster. He'll work of the bullpen in the middle innings.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:47:42 EDTThere were many standout performances by pitchers across the Minor Leagues on Wednesday, but none of them impressed quite like Class A hurlers Merandy Gonzalez and Cody Reed did.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:55:54 EDTShortly after Cory Spangenberg arrived in the Padres' clubhouse Tuesday, manager Andy Green mentioned that Padres fans might be seeing Spangenberg -- or Ryan Schimpf -- in left field as well as third base in the coming weeks. Both positions are trouble spots for the Padres these days.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:10:35 EDTIt was one of those superlative five-star catches on Tuesday night and Statcast™ noted that Padres center fielder Manuel Margot had only an 18 percent chance of making it. But make it he did. Yasmany Tomas torched a liner toward left-center in the third inning, but Margot left his feet and laid flat out as he snared it.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:47:30 EDTPaul Goldschmidt had four hits, including his fourth home run, and Chris Owings knocked in three runs to lead the D-backs over the Padres. Patrick Corbin struck out nine in seven innings for Arizona. Yangervis Solarte had three hits for the Padres and Jabari Blash hit his first home run of the season.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:05:07 EDTRonald Acuna, Austin Riley and Alex Jackson combined to go 8-for-17 with four extra-base hits, eight runs scored and nine RBIs in Florida's win over Palm Beach.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:50:00 EDTMyers, Turner have the only cycles in '17
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:44:34 EDTThe Padres recalled infielder Cory Spangenberg from Triple-A El Paso on Tuesday before their game against the D-backs at Chase Field. In a corresponding move, San Diego outrighted catcher/pitcher Christian Bethancourt to El Paso.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:35:36 EDTIt was a building block game for the young Padres, but at this point almost every game is. The final score says the Padres lost, 7-6, to the D-backs at Chase Field on Monday night, but that's not the whole of it.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:25:48 EDTChris Owings first career grand slam helped give Zack Greinke a win and propelled the D-backs past the Padres, 7-6, on Monday night in the first of a four-game set at Chase Field.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:14:52 EDTNow that Austin Hedges is hitting, it's good to check back on what Padres manager Andy Green was saying about the catcher when he was off to that 0-for-24 start.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 21:26:34 EDTOpposing pitchers better get used to seeing Manuel Margot's name atop the Padres' lineup card. If the first three weeks of the season are any indication, it could be there for a long time.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:42:04 EDTMLBPipeline.com's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances from the previous seven days. Any player currently on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible, including big leaguers.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:48:19 EDTThrough Padres catcher Austin Hedges' early struggles -- and now his recent hot streak -- he hasn't wavered behind the plate. In the long term, there are still plenty of questions about Hedges' impact at the dish. There are significantly fewer questions about his impact behind it.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:18:33 EDTStifled through five innings, the Marlins offense came alive quickly during a six-run sixth inning that sent Miami to a 7-3 series-clinching victory over the Padres on Sunday.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 01:39:30 EDTThe Padres spent $8.25 million on four-fifths of their starting rotation during the offseason. So far, it's been money well spent. Their four free-agent signings have turned in four very impressive starts in the past four nights. Jered Weaver's quality outing during Saturday's 6-3 loss to Miami in 11 innings was merely the latest.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 01:43:16 EDTGiancarlo Stanton homered twice, including a two-run shot in the 11th inning, as the Marlins topped the Padres. Austin Hedges hit his fifth home run in his last seven games and Jered Weaver allowed two runs in six innings for San Diego. Dan Straily had a career-best 14 strikeouts in seven innings.