Hundley hits three-run home run, Padres beat White Sox 8-0

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Nick Hundley hit a three-run homer off White Sox ace Chris Sale in the first inning Wednesday and the San Diego Padres defeated Chicago 8-0. Sale gave up six runs on six hits and a walk in 2 2-3 innings. Xavier Nady drove in the first Padres' run with a two-out single in the first. San Diego added single runs in the second and third. Andrew Cashner pitched...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres place C Nick Hundley on paternity leave

The San Diego Padres have placed catcher Nick Hundley on paternity leave and called up catcher Chris Robinson from Triple-A Tucson. The Padres also transferred right-hander Jason Marquis from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list Thursday. Hundley, expecting the birth of his first child with wife Amy, is hitting .231 in 82 games this season with a career high-tying nine home runs...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Nick Hundley makes snide remark about Padres teammate

Nick Hundley has served as the San Diego Padres starting catcher this season, but his role could be in jeopardy once teammate Yasmani Grandal returns from his 50-game suspension later this month.Grandal, who was acquired by the Padres prior to last season from the Reds, posted solid numbers in 2012 (.297 BA, 8 HR, 36 RBI, 60 G) and many believed he was in line to be the team'...
Via Bush League Chronicle
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Padres catcher Nick Hundley looks underground for contact lens

A terrible thing happened to San Diego Padres catcher Nick Hundley on Thursday. The young backstop's vision was compromised after he lost a much-needed contact lens.Anyone who has ever lost a contact knows the immediate struggle and panic that ensues in the pursuit to relocate it. For Hundley, those emotions were clearly evident as he searches far and wide during a workout at...
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February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Nick Hundley Being Promoted

Jeff Sanders of the North County Times has reported via twitter: #Padres C Nick Hundley on his way back. Eddy Rodriguez optioned out. After struggling for months at the major league level (.166/.226/.259) the popular catcher was demoted to AAA.  In 13 games for the T-Padres Nick Hundley is hitting .190/.252/.262.  11 total bases including one double and a triple in 42 PCL at...
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August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Padres hope Hundley can find stroke in minors

Catcher Nick Hundley, who has been in an almost season-long slump, was optioned to Triple-A Tucson by the San Diego Padres on Friday night. Switch-hitting catcher Yasmani Grandal was promoted from Tucson to take Hundley's place. Hundley during spring training signed a contract extension that is guaranteed to pay the 28-year-old $9 million through 2014. Hundley hit a career...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Hundley's true value is behind the plate

Although Nick Hundley continues to struggle at the plate, San Diego Padres left-handed starter Clayton Richard says his importance behind the plate cannot be measured in hits. "Nick did the best job handling me today since we've been together," Richard said Sunday after shutting out the Oakland A's on five hits and two walks over 7 23 innings in a 2-1 Padres victory...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Nick Hundley inks with Padres

Catcher Nick Hundley and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a $9 million, three-year contract. The deal announced Tuesday includes the $2 million salary for this year that was agreed to in January. Hundley gets $3 million in 2013 and $4 million in 201, and the Padres have a $5 million option for 2015. Hundley hit .288 with nine homers and 29 RBIs in 82 games last season. A second...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Padres sign C Nick Hundley through at least 2014

Catcher Nick Hundley signed a contract extension on Tuesday that will keep him with the San Diego Padres through at least 2014. General manager Josh Byrnes says Hundley's deal guarantees him $9 million through 2014 and includes a $5 million club option for 2015. Hundley hit .288 with nine homers and 29 RBIs in 82 games last season. A second-round draft pick in the 2005 amateur...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Padres Sign Nick Hundley to Contract Extension

Press Release provided by the San Diego Padres Media Department.PEORIA, Ariz. – The San Diego Padres today announced that they have agreed to terms with catcher Nick Hundley on a contract through the 2014 season with a club option for 2015. Executive Vice President/General Manager Josh Byrnes made the announcement. “Nick has developed into one of our club’s core players,...
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March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

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