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Sat, 25 Feb 2017 19:33:45 EDTNelson Cruz hit a three-run home run in the first inning to get the Mariners on their way to a 13-3 victory over the Padres in the Cactus League opener for both teams. Travis Jankowski added a long ball of his own for San Diego.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:45:44 EDTCesar Vargas, who got off to a promising start in 2016 before getting injured, two two scoreless innings in Saturday's Cactus League loss to the Mariners.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 19:22:04 EDTThe Padres gave Travis Jankowski the start in left field Saturday against the Mariners, with Manuel Margot in center field. Both could end up in a platoon in center field during the regular season.
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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:47:41 EDTLuis Urias has dreamed of playing at Petco Park since he signed out of Mexico in 2013.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:04:47 EDTWander Samuel Franco is a young, switch-hitting shortstop in the Dominican Republic with big league dreams and a serious chance to make a name for himself one day.
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.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:33:44 EDTPower and patience have long been the cornerstones of Ryan Schimpf's approach because of his ability to hit for extra bases. Schimpf finished 2016 with more homers (20) than singles (18).
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:26:51 EDTAndy Green's extra-innings idea: HR Derby
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:54:35 EDTGear up for Spring Training with updated authentic caps, jerseys, socks and more, and wear what your favorite Padres are wearing
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:49:09 EDTOn Wednesday, southpaw Clayton Richard was struck by a pitch on his left hand while bunting. Meanwhile, catcher Hector Sanchez fouled a ball off his foot during batting practice.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:26:51 EDTPadres executive chairman Ron Fowler said the future looks bright for the organization. "We're going in the direction we planned to go, we just have to be patient.That's where we're focused and that's where we're going to stay," he said.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:55:07 EDTFrom baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Padres' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:19:39 EDTThe Padres open Cactus League play Saturday against the Mariners. Manager Andy Green said on Wednesday that a little more than a month before the opening of the regular season in Los Angeles, only three players have secured spots in the lineup.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:56:39 EDTThe Padres are already tinkering with a few outside-the-box ideas to try this season.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:38:06 EDTA week into Spring Training, youth has become the theme at the Peoria Sports Complex. But even by Padres clubhouse standards, Miguel Diaz, Luis Torrens and Allen Cordoba stand out.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:50:12 EDTThere's already plenty of competition for roster spots in Padres camp. But don't expect more names to be added to the mix before Opening Day.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:24:31 EDTPaul Clemens will get the first chance to state his case in the Padres' wide-open race for starting rotation spots.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:21:24 EDTPadres hold 32-player ping pong tournament in camp
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:14:33 EDTIt was the easiest job Austin Hedges ever had.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:36:24 EDTCarter Capps' first bullpen session of Spring Training sparked plenty of debate regarding his unorthodox delivery.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:30:14 EDTAs if seeing Jered Weaver wearing blue -- following 11 seasons in Angels red -- wasn't enough, the veteran right-hander arrived in Padres camp with a No. 27 jersey hanging in his locker.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:38:29 EDTJered Weaver will wear No. 27 because of Mike Trout
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:57:09 EDTPadres executive chairman Ron Fowler is excited about what the future holds for the franchise. The same could be said about his feelings for the 2017 season. "I think we're going to have some fun," Fowler said.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:51:39 EDTOn Friday, "catcher Christian Bethancourt" gave way to "right-handed pitcher Christian Bethancourt," who threw his first official bullpen session of Spring Training. He tossed 25 pitches to catcher Rocky Gale, and the San Diego staff came away impressed with his command and improved mechanics.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:50:14 EDTIn San Diego, there's never a bad time to reflect on the legacy of Gwynn. And there probably isn't a more important time to do so than during Black History Month.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:14:40 EDTHe may be a big league ballplayer, but on the day his new gloves arrive each spring, Travis Jankowski becomes a kid again. Such was the case Saturday, when he received his shipment of new Wilson gloves on Glove Day.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:08:02 EDTJered Weaver is set to join a wide-open rotation mix in San Diego, as the veteran right-hander agreed to a one-year contract with the Padres on Saturday. The deal, which is reportedly worth $3 million, was announced as official on Sunday.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:04:55 EDTLuis Perdomo's sinker is such a new pitch, the rest of the baseball world is still learning about it. Evidently, so is Perdomo.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:15:42 EDTSpeaking last October, Wil Myers -- never one to set the bar low -- proclaimed his desire to reach 30 homers and 30 steals in 2017. Myers arrived in Padres camp Thursday with a new target in mind: He wants 40-40.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:45:56 EDTIn two seasons with the Cubs, Padres righty Trevor Cahill became a very useful bullpen piece, posting a 2.61 ERA in 61 appearances. Now, the veteran is eyeing a return to the rotation, where he spent the first six years of his career.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:35:19 EDTPadres reliever Carter Capps is on pace to pitch in games by the second week of March, putting him in line to reach his lofty goal. It's somewhat rare for pitchers to return from Tommy John surgery in fewer than 14 months, and he's ahead of schedule by industry standards.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:10:28 EDTIn Manuel Margot and Travis Jankowski, the Padres boast two of the best defensive center fielders in baseball -- a duo that will spend plenty of time sharing the outfield this year. So who plays center when they're both in the lineup? Maybe neither.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:48:31 EDTNever before has the phrase "pitchers and catchers report" been taken quite so literally.