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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:19:10 EDTThe Nationals left the door wide open for the Dodgers to gain some ground Wednesday night in the race for home-field advantage in their upcoming National League Division Series. A pair of Padres rookies helped slam it shut. Hunter Renfroe and Manuel Margot had two hits and two runs apiece, as the Padres played spoiler to their division rivals with a 6-5 victory.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:30:14 EDTDuring Wednesday night's 6-5 victory over the Dodgers, Hunter Renfroe became the first player in Petco Park history to reach that previously uncharted territory. Many have visited the third balcony. Some have hit the letters across the top of the building. A select few have even reached the fence in front of the roof.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:43:10 EDTJabari Blash's first big league season officially came to an end earlier this week, when the Padres sent their injured outfielder home in hopes of getting him some rest before a potential winter ball stint.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:36:12 EDTThe Dodgers send 20-year-old Julio Urias to the mound Thursday for the first time since Sept. 13, while the Padres counter with Christian Friedrich.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:29:40 EDTRenfroe homered on top of warehouse roof
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 02:27:40 EDTThe National League West-champion Dodgers resumed play Tuesday night and ran into Padres rookie Hunter Renfroe, who homered twice and drove in all the runs in a 7-1 loss that diminished the Dodgers' chances of securing the home-field advantage over the Nationals in the NL Division Series.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 02:51:07 EDTHunter Renfroe hit a three-run homer and an eighth-inning grand slam -- to drive in each and every run the Padres put on the scoreboard -- in Tuesday night's win over the Dodgers.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:01:08 EDTThe rehab process for Padres righty Tyson Ross has continued into the final weeks of the season, with Ross now getting multiple opinions this week to figure out the best course of action.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:26:15 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.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:42:37 EDTAfter Manuel Margot went 3-for-4 with a double, triple and the game's winning run in Sunday's 4-3 win vs. the Giants, Padres fans got their first real glimpse of what their team's No. 2 overall prospect can bring to the table. They also saw firsthand his speed, when he swiped third base handily in the bottom of the second.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:50:00 EDTA month and a half into his big league career, Luis Perdomo was pitching like he belonged in Double-A, completely overmatched by the Major League hitters he was facing for the first time with San Diego. That's when a request came down from the front office to work in a new pitch, which has done wonders for the 23-year-old in his rookie season.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:09:48 EDTHunter Renfroe on Tuesday night became the 10th player in Padres history to have seven RBIs in a game.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:35:10 EDTAdam Rosales' second homer in as many games Sunday allowed the Padres to break their single-season home run record.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:17:46 EDTGenerating a fraction of the offense they produced Saturday, the Giants concluded their two-city, seven-game trip with a 4-3 loss to the San Diego Padres, who emerged with a series split that dented San Francisco's postseason hopes.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 15:59:58 EDTSan Diego's clubhouse was shaken with the news of 24-year-old All-Star pitcher Jose Fernandez's passing, just like the rest of baseball. The fact that several current Padres were teammates and close friends with the Cuban left-hander only added to the sense of loss.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:00:00 EDTThe San Francisco series was big for the Padres. The series against a postseason contender marked the Major League debuts of center fielder Manuel Margot, outfielder Hunter Renfroe and second baseman Carlos Asuaje and the return of catcher Austin Hedges.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 02:18:40 EDTThe Giants gained a share of the lead in the National League's crowded Wild Card race Saturday, as Denard Span's two-run homer punctuated a three-run outburst in the 10th inning that gave San Francisco a 9-6 victory over the San Diego Padres.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 01:37:54 EDTPadres right-hander Jarred Cosart left Saturday's game vs. the Giants with right elbow inflammation after throwing just one inning and 33 pitches.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 01:47:51 EDTPadres third baseman Yangervis Solarte is back with the team after missing about a week when his wife, Yuliett Pimentel Solarte, passed away due to complications from her fight with cancer.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:54:24 EDTAdam Rosales and the all-out home run trot sprint
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:03:58 EDTWhile interested observers were dwelling on the San Francisco Giants' faulty relief pitching, their offense was starting to go bad. Now it's downright sour, as Friday night's 7-2 loss to the San Diego Padres demonstrated.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:15:34 EDTOn the inside, Carlos Asuaje beamed from ear to ear. But, standing on second base after his first Major League hit, his body language told another story. Asuaje -- who went 2-for-4 and played a pivotal role in two Padres rallies during Friday night's 7-2 win over San Francisco -- simply removed his elbow guard. He then adjusted his helmet and trotted toward first-base coach Tarrik Brock to drop off the protective padding.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 02:41:59 EDTPresented with a fresh crop of September callups on Wednesday afternoon, Padres manager Andy Green announced his intention to "put 'em in the fire."
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 14:46:26 EDTFirst baseman Wil Myers is having one of the greatest seasons ever by a Padre at Petco Park.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 02:24:39 EDTThe Giants were able to capitalize on their schedule Thursday, taking the series opener against the Padres, 2-1, to move one-half game ahead of the idle Cardinals and remain tied with the Mets in the National League Wild Card spots.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:55:09 EDTPadres right-hander Colin Rea, who suffered a partially torn UCL in his right elbow in July, has resumed throwing with the hope that he'll be back to full strength by the beginning of December.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:10:17 EDTHow will the four position players just promoted from Triple-A El Paso perform in the Major Leagues?
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:20:58 EDTPadres manager Andy Green plans on throwing each of the four new position players into the fray on Thursday against the Giants, with outfielders Manuel Margot, Hunter Renroe, infielder Carlos Asuaje and catcher Austin Hedges expected to be in the starting lineup.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:13:16 EDTIn addition to the "core four" making their first Major League starts Thursday night at Petco Park, there was a hint of what the next wave of arriving prospects might be.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:20:41 EDTTrevor Hoffman popped out of the Great Britain dugout on Thursday wearing his familiar No. 51, but set on a sea of navy blue donned by the British during this World Baseball Classic qualifier at MCU Park.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:54:00 EDTPaul Goldschmidt hit two home runs and Zack Greinke allowed two runs over six innings as the D-backs edged the Padres. Rookie Luis Perdomo allowed three runs over seven innings for the Padres, who got a home run from Wil Myers.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:43:08 EDTThe future is quickly becoming the present for the San Diego Padres, as the organization promoted four highly touted young hitters from Triple-A El Paso on Wednesday.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 03:09:52 EDTAdam Rosales broke a tie with a two-run home run in the sixth inning as the Padres edged the D-backs. Paul Goldschmidt tied the game in the top of the inning with a two-run blast of his own before Rosales went deep in a game that was delayed before first pitch by a 70-minute rain delay.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 16:00:00 EDTShortly after El Paso's season ended Tuesday night in a 3-1 loss to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in the Triple-A Championship Game, six members of the Pacific Coast League champion Chihuahuas were rerouted to San Diego.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 01:53:57 EDTAll this baby needed to enjoy the game was a hat
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 02:18:14 EDTWil Myers continued to add to the Padres record book during Monday's 3-2 win over the D-backs, driving his 16th Petco Park homer into the right-field stands in the fourth inning. That total passed Justin Upton (2015) and Will Venable (2013) for the most of any San Diego batter in a single season in Petco history.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 02:36:06 EDTClayton Richard took a shutout into the seventh inning and Wil Myers hit his 26th home run of the season as the Padres opened their series against the D-backs with a win. Alexi Amarista knocked in two runs for the Padres, as Arizona rookie pitcher Braden Shipley allowed two runs over four innings in his shortest start of the season.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 22:29:36 EDTMark Reynolds smacked a two-run homer, and the Rockies used their patience to chase Jarred Cosart before he could finish the fourth inning, as Colorado topped the Padres, 6-3, at Coors Field on Sunday for their first sweep of the Padres since Aug. 5-7, 2014.