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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:48:01 EDTAt 26, Wil Myers is entering the prime of his career. If all goes according to the Padres' plan, that prime will intersect perfectly with the emergence of many of the youngsters stationed at the back of the room on Monday.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 21:36:13 EDTBeat writer AJ Cassavell answers questions about the upcoming Padres season. Among them? Will rookie outfielder Hunter Renfroe start on Opening Day, and what kind of season will he have?
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:00:34 EDTEntering the offseason following the 1983 season, the Padres had most of the pieces in place to become a contender. Feeling as though he was on the brink of something special, general manager Jack McKeon set out to find an elite bullpen arm and a respected veteran presence. He signed Goose Gossage, who helped the team to the 1984 World Series.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 01:04:22 EDTLeading up to the release of the 2017 Top 100 Prospects list, MLBPipeline.com looks at baseball's top 10 prospects at each position. Here are baseball's 10 best second-base prospects.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 11:53:36 EDTYou will receive better seats and lower prices than fans who buy tickets game by game. Prices begin as low as $78 for a full strip.
Sun, 1 Jan 2017 11:57:19 EDTStay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:32:00 EDTAs Wil Myers was speaking about his extended commitment to the Padres on Monday afternoon, the sun broke through the clouds outside Petco Park -- a sign, perhaps, that brighter times are ahead for the team.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 09:49:07 EDTCatcher-pitcher-outfielder Christian Bethancourt continues to play in Panama, left fielder Jose Pirela is playing with Zulia in the championship series of the Venezuelan Winter League and second baseman River Stevens, catcher Marcus Greene Jr. and right-handed pitcher Zech Lemond are actually "summering" in Australia.
Sun, 1 Jan 2017 13:06:34 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, 20 Jan 2017 19:40:57 EDTThe Padres have agreed to a one-year deal for $1.75 million with right-hander Trevor Cahill. He could win a spot in the rotation, or pitch in long relief out of the bullpen if needed.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:34:26 EDTPadres third baseman Yangervis Solarte was recognized for his perseverance Thursday night in Boston, where he received the Tony Conigliaro Award at the chapter's annual Baseball Writers' Association of America Dinner.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 17:28:46 EDTThe baseball world mourned the unexpected deaths of Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and third baseman Andy Marte on Sunday. Ventura, 25, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic on Sunday. Marte, 33, also died in a separate car crash Sunday in the Dominican Republic.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTAt least three players from the Padres' organization will take part in the World Baseball Classic this year -- and all three could play games at Petco Park, if they advance past the first round.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:37:22 EDTThe disappointment in Padres country was palpable following Wednesday's announcement that legendary closer Trevor Hoffman had missed out on the Hall of Fame by five measly votes.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:05:25 EDTTrevor Hoffman should be in the Hall of Fame. He's not. And that's an injustice. But he will be in the Hall of Fame.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:15:52 EDTThe San Diego Padres on Tuesday announced they have signed infielder Wil Myers to a contract through the 2022 season with a club option for the 2023 season. The club did not immediately announce the financial parameters of the deal.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:12:56 EDTThere's a chance Manuel Margot could man the Petco Park outfield for a long, long time. But the 22-year-old rookie will never forget his first chance to do so.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:54:00 EDTTrevor Hoffman, one of the greatest relief pitchers of all time, came just shy of closing out his Hall of Fame legacy on Wednesday. In his second year on the ballot, the legendary Padres closer fell a mere five votes short of the 332 required for induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:46:07 EDTChristian Bethancourt has played 10 games -- seven as a left fielder and three as a relief pitcher -- in Panama as he begins an effort to become a hybrid catcher/pitcher/outfielder.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:06:17 EDTLeading up to the release of the 2017 Top 100 Prospects list, MLBPipeline.com looks at baseball's top 10 prospects at each position, starting with the best right-handed pitching prospects.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:20:25 EDTHang in there, Trevor Hoffman. You're going to get into the Hall of Fame very soon now. There's pretty much no doubt about that. How about next year? Yes, that sounds about right.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 02:23:23 EDTSpeaking publicly for the first time since signing a contract extension, Yangervis Solarte said he's "really happy, really grateful" to have secured his future in San Diego. But the Padres' third baseman made one other thing clear: He is not satisfied yet.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:00:00 EDTThe Padres are coming off an extremely busy week -- one in which they locked up Yangervis Solarte to an extension and appear to be headed in the same direction with Wil Myers. Those moves bring clarity to the Padres' future. But they also raise some interesting questions in the present.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 02:24:26 EDTThe Padres unveiled their 2017 coaching staff on Monday, adding two new faces and a familiar one to fill three vacancies. Johnny Washington will take over for Tarrik Brock as first-base coach. Former Padre Ramon Vazquez will work with the club's infielders, and Jonathan Mathews will work with the outfielders.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 15:56:58 EDTThe Padres announced a two-year contract extension with third baseman Yangervis Solarte on Friday, a deal which also features club options for the 2019 and '20 seasons.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 23:31:02 EDTThe Padres avoided arbitration with four pitchers on Friday, and they appear destined to avoid any hearings for the third consecutive offseason.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:25:22 EDTThe Padres assumed the mantle as San Diego's lone major professional sports franchise, after the Chargers announced their plans to relocate to Los Angeles.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:59:24 EDTOne of the two products of Minnesota's Chaska High to post wins at Petco Park last year will be back at the facility on Saturday. No, it will not be Padres relief pitcher Brad Hand. Chaska's Ryan Dungey will lead the field of riders competing on the floor of Petco Park in the Monster Energy Supercross at 7 p.m. PT.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:39:25 EDTWatch Padres catcher Bethancourt pitch in Panama
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:22:49 EDTThe Christian Bethancourt experiment is officially underway.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:27:47 EDTDespite the frigid temperatures throughout many big league cities, Major League Baseball's announcement Tuesday of the first workout dates of Spring Training should be enough to warm the hearts of baseball fans everywhere.
Mon, 9 Jan 2017 19:00:26 EDTThe Jake Peavy-era San Diego Padres aren't coming back. But that doesn't mean Peavy, himself, isn't.
Mon, 9 Jan 2017 14:29:03 EDTWith the Padres interested in competition for Luis Sardinas, the Inbox answers fans' questions about that topic, plus the rotation and bullpen.
Mon, 9 Jan 2017 14:35:22 EDTJose Pirela will be playing in the finals of the Venezuelan Winter League playoffs while three Padres prospects continue to play well in Australia.
Fri, 6 Jan 2017 09:40:45 EDTWhen the Padres' season ended, Cory Spangenberg's work had just begun. He spent October and November working with head trainer Mark Rogow and his staff, restoring strength to his lower body. By Thanksgiving, he finally returned to full strength.
Thu, 5 Jan 2017 15:32:03 EDTThe Padres now appear to have eight pitchers fighting for five spots heading into Spring Training. Here's a breakdown of the candidates.
Wed, 4 Jan 2017 19:27:09 EDTAs Spring Training approaches, Hunter Renfroe, who turns 25 on Jan. 28, appears set to start a long run in right field for the Padres.