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Myers homers in Padres' big 6th to top Giants

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:41:37 EDT

Wil 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.

Padres starters keeping opponents grounded

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 20:54:24 EDT

A 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.

Late homer sinks Padres in loss to Giants

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 02:34:07 EDT

Christian 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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Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:22:51 EDT

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Schimpf gradually breaking slump with homers

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 02:55:56 EDT

Ryan 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.

Left field for Padres is 'wide open' situation

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:33:09 EDT

In 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.

Schimpf homers again, but Padres fall in finale

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:25:13 EDT

Taijuan 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.

Padres' Top 30 Prospects list

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:54:28 EDT

Who do the Padres have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for San Diego's Top 30 Prospects on's Prospect Watch.

Weaver struggles, allows 3 homers to D-backs

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:16:44 EDT

It'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.

Padres' 2 LFs could be unavailable until June

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:55:02 EDT

Jabari Blash, Allen Córdoba, Cory Spangenberg, Ryan Schimpf. Those are the Padres' outfield options until at least June 1.

Relive the play that Ozzie called his best ever

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:46:09 EDT

Relive the play that Ozzie called his best ever

Bethancourt decides to pitch in Triple-A

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:09:26 EDT

Pitcher/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.

Jankowski could be out for a month or longer

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:57:42 EDT

The 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.

One big swing turns around Padres' fortunes

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:04:01 EDT

When 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

Schimpf rescues Padres with 3-run homer

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:09:29 EDT

Ryan 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.

Padres claim reliever Yates off waivers

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:26:23 EDT

In 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.

Quantrill notches third win for Storm

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:47:42 EDT

There 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.

Is Spangenberg the answer at 3B, LF?

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:55:54 EDT

Shortly 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.

Margot's defensive gem impresses Padres

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:10:35 EDT

It 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.

Solarte's three hits not enough in loss

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:47:30 EDT

Paul 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.

Lamet fans nine over seven scoreless

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:05:07 EDT

Ronald 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.

Myers, Turner have the only cycles in '17

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:50:00 EDT

Myers, Turner have the only cycles in '17

Spangenberg recalled; Bethancourt outrighted

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:44:34 EDT

The 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.

Friars don't wilt, show 'fight' with comeback

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:35:36 EDT

It 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.

Myers' big blast not enough to pick up Chacin

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:25:48 EDT

Chris 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.

Now hot, Hedges unchanged behind plate

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:14:52 EDT

Now 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.

Energetic Margot doing his job at leadoff

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 21:26:34 EDT

Opposing 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.

Urias makes Pipeline Team of the Week

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:42:04 EDT'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.

Padres rave about Hedges' work behind plate

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:48:19 EDT

Through 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.

Sixth inning turns sour for Padres in loss

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:18:33 EDT

Stifled 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.

Investment in Weaver paying off for Padres

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 01:39:30 EDT

The 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.

Error in 11th proves costly in Padres loss

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 01:43:16 EDT

Giancarlo 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.