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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:37:18 EDTMartin Perez had the upper hand over Jhoulys Chacin in the battle of Venezuelan starters as the Rangers held on to defeat the Padres, 4-3, at Surprise Stadium on Friday. Perez followed up his two starts for Team Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic by holding the Padres scoreless over five innings.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:17:31 EDTEntering camp, the Padres figured their bullpen might be a strength in 2017. Now -- with strong spring performances from several fringe candidates -- the Friars face some difficult decisions over the next 10 days. "They're making it really tough," Padres manager Andy Green said of his relief corps.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:05:53 EDTPadres left-hander Christian Friedrich has been diagnosed with a mild left lat strain, ruling him out for the Opening Day roster. The 29-year-old southpaw, who led the team in starts last season, hasn't pitched since March 17 and won't resume throwing for another week or two, according to manager Andy Green.
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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:33:22 EDTThe Padres selected Allen Cordoba in December's Rule 5 Draft for his talent and his potential. At 21, Cordoba already has the body of a big leaguer, and he's coming off back-to-back batting titles in the Gulf Coast League and the Appalachian League, respectively.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:30:22 EDTRyan Schimpf hit a home run, and Luis Perdomo allowed two runs in five innings against the Angels on Wednesday. Ricky Nolasco allowed two runs in 6 1/3 innings and C.J. Cron had an RBI single for the Halos.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:54:23 EDTManuel Margot, the Padres top prospect, returned to a game for the first time since March 5 on Thursday, and tested his sore left knee by beating out an infield hit against the Angels.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:49:54 EDTStill battling throat cancer, Randy Jones arrived in Padres' camp on Thursday to spend a few days with the team. Jones, the 1976 NL Cy Young Award winner, will find out in May if he's cancer-free.
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 Mar 2017 17:52:13 EDTWith the entire organization gathered behind the Peoria Sports Complex, the 2016 El Paso Chihuahuas received their Pacific Coast League championship rings one-by-one before the morning workout.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:27:04 EDTErick Aybar has a job to win. The veteran shortstop is locked in a race for a starting job with Luis Sardinas. And given the constricts of the Padres' roster, the loser of that battle could be on the outside looking in when the 25-man squad is unveiled next week.
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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:17:08 EDTCheslor Cuthbert hit a two-run double as well as his first spring home run, and Mike Moustakas hit his fourth as the Royals beat the Padres, 6-2, on Wednesday at Surprise Stadium.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:09:28 EDTConsidering that Jered Weaver's job depends on the stability of his right arm, he probably doesn't want to be comparing it to "a wet spaghetti noodle" with 12 days until the regular season begins.
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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:43:00 EDTRyan Schimpf's name hasn't been on the lineup card often this spring. That doesn't mean he hasn't been getting adequate work on the Padres' practice fields at the Peoria Sports Complex.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:25:32 EDTNick Hundley, whose hitting skills the Giants coveted, belted a pair of home runs and lifted San Francisco to a 4-2 Cactus League victory Tuesday over the San Diego Padres.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:05:23 EDTIf he had his way, Jhoulys Chacin would still be pitching for Venezuela at the World Baseball Classic.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:00:31 EDTFor about half of all Major Leaguers, hitting is a full-time job. For Christian Bethancourt right now, it's more of an afterthought.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:57:28 EDTChristian Bethancourt hit a solo homer in the ninth inning Monday night, giving the Padres a 3-2 walk-off victory over the Rangers at the Peoria Sports Complex.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:16:44 EDTWhen it comes to roster competitions, Spring Training results generally don't hold much weight. That doesn't mean it's impossible for a player to earn his way onto a big league roster with an impressive spring. The Padres have three such players -- once considered roster long shots -- who have worked their way directly to the forefront of the Opening Day roster conversation.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 22:49:23 EDTFour catchers on an Opening Day roster? Even Andy Green would've found the idea nonsensical a month ago. "If you had ever asked me that in a vacuum, I would've laughed at you," the Padres manager said. "But, yeah, I think it's possible at this point in time.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:05:41 EDTYangervis Solarte was proud to play for Venezuela and happy to start the last game of his country's stay in the World Baseball Classic. But now it is time to get back to Peoria, Ariz. -- and back to work in the Padres' Spring Training camp.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 22:25:11 EDTWith two weeks until Opening Day, the Padres' once-cluttered rotation race finally looks clear following a series of roster moves: Three pitchers are competing for two spots.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 21:11:09 EDTScott Schebler sparked a late-inning power surge for the Reds, as they slugged their way to a 9-4 victory over the Padres on Sunday at the Peoria Sports Complex.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 16:02:18 EDTAfter spending most of 2016 watching from the sidelines, Cory Spangenberg just wants to see his name back on the lineup card. It doesn't matter where he plays.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 18:08:27 EDTHunter Renfroe played well after a September call-up last year and appears very much in line to start the season in right field for the Padres, but his journey to become the best he can be is far from over.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 18:53:05 EDTA's right-hander Kendall Graveman, soon likely to be named the club's Opening Day starter, was superb in his latest Cactus League outing, facing just one over the minimum through six innings in a 2-1 victory over the Padres at Hohokam Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 02:01:50 EDTBrett Wallace's bases-loaded grounder in the ninth gave the Padres a 3-2 walk-off win over the National League West-rival Dodgers on Friday night at Peoria Stadium.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 23:50:10 EDTIt didn't matter that it was on a back field against Minor Leaguers. When Carter Capps took the mound for the first time this spring, it was nothing short of a big deal.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 22:49:55 EDTWhile Alex Dickerson would love to be hitting the field with his teammates and going through the routines of Spring Training, he knows he has to give his back time to heal if he wants to come back strong and stay there.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 03:17:52 EDTJhoulys Chacin is preparing to pitch for his fifth team in four seasons in 2017, but his newest squad -- the Padres -- may be catching him at an optimal time.