Opening day lineups, Padres v. Mets 4/1/13
Tidbits from the game notes:
OPENING DAY HISTORY: The Padres enter this afternoon’s...
The Padre brass have been consistent when outlining their offseason strategy of adding starting pitching to a roster they otherwise feel is essentially set. Friar fans would tend to agree with that plan but one spot on the field that many followers of the team would like to see upgraded is RF where the club plans to roll out Will Venable and Chris Denorfia again in a platoon situation...
Right fielder Chris Denorfia on Wednesday became the sixth San Diego Padre to get a contract extension this season. Liking the "niche" he has found with the Padres, Denorfia accepted a two-season extension that will pay him $2 million in 2013 and $2.25 million in 2014. The 32-year-old outfielder made $1.165 million this season. "It's a great day for me and...
Chris Denorfia and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a two-year contract that runs through the 2014 season.
The team announced the deal Wednesday.
The 32-year-old outfielder was batting .299 with six homers and 30 RBIs going into Wednesday night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He was 8 for 25 (.320) as a pinch-hitter.
General manager Josh Byrnes says Denorfia has...
Via AP on Fox
September 05, 2012
Baseball comedy or baseball horrow show?
Houston Astros third base coach, Dave Clark, took a throw to the groin by the Padres rightfielder last night. Chris Denorfia made the offending throw, and Chase Headley failed to block the ball at third base. Clark, uh, took it like a man?
It’s not really where he got hit, it’s his dramatic reaction. The good news is that moments...
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Chris Denorfia hit a two-run homer with one out in the eighth inning Wednesday that carried the San Diego Padres to a 2-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, who had been the last unbeaten team in the major leagues.
Denorfia's clutch shot to straightaway center field -- his first of the season -- came on a 2-1 pitch from David Hernandez (0-1). Cameron Maybin...
The first medical casualty of spring for the Padres doesn't appear to be much of a casualty at all. Outfielder Chris Denorfia reported a sore lower back.
The San Diego Padres have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with outfielder Chris Denorfia and tendered contracts to 35 other players.
Already under contract are newly acquired closer Huston Street, infielders Jason Bartlett and Orlando Hudson, and outfielder Mark Kotsay.
The Padres non-tendered outfielder Jeremy Hermida.
Denorfia hit .277 with five home runs and 19 RBIs...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2011
The Padres tendered contracts to 36 players on Monday, including several notable arbitration-eligible players. The team also agreed to a one-year deal with outfielder Chris Denorfia.
Dan Hayes of the North County Times tweets "#Padres agreed to a one-year deal with Chris Denorfia and will tender all other players."
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