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PADRES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Change Coming to the Padres’ Minor League Affiliates

Well, one of them. Last night during the Padres defeat of the Phillies the news came out that the Eugene Emeralds had agreed to a new player development agreement with the Chicago Cubs, ending their 14-year relationship with the Friars. BREAKING: Eugene Emerald sign 2-year deal as affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. End 14-year relationship with San Diego. — Steve Mims (@SteveMims_RG...
Via Padres Public
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Padres History with Joe Furtado: Chapter 2 – “1969″ Play Ball!

By: Joe Furtado April 8, 1969. Baseball’s centennial season and the Padres very first opening day. Although a crowd of around 30,000 was anticipated, only 23,370 chose to be in on a part of history. As the Padres lined up along the first base line decked out in their brand new uniforms, there was an air of anticipation in the stadium. After Carol Shannon, C.Arnholt Smith’s sister...
Via Padres Public
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: San Diego Padres

The Padres were viewed as a sleeper contender coming into the 2014 season. They probably weren’t capable of hanging with the Dodgers and Giants (or maybe even the Diamondbacks) in the NL West, but if either of the favorites faltered and the Padres’ roster stayed healthy throughout the season, there was a chance that meaningful baseball could be played in San Diego during September...
Via The Outside Corner
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

While You Were Disappointed By Stores Being Sold Out Of Fans 2014 Game 151 (PHI vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening running around town trying to find a way to cool off. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were staring at empty shelves in the fan section. The Padres (70-81) were defeated by the Philadelphia Phillies (70-82) by a score of 5-2 last night at Petco Park. Yangervis Solarte, Tommy Medica...
Via Padres Public
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Padres Injury Update: Seth Smith dealing with sore hamstring

San Diego Padres outfielder Seth Smith did not start in the game Tuesday due to a sore hamstring, but was able to walk while pinch-hitting.  He did not start in Wednesday’s game either, although it is unlikely he would have played even if healthy because Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels pitched.Seth Smith a late scratch today with a sore hammy. Could pinch-hit...
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Gwynn Jr. Gets Emotional Standing Ovation From Padres Fans (Video)

San Diego Padres fans have given their fair share of ovations to a player named Gwynn. On Tuesday night, however, their round of applause took on an extra special meaning. The Philadelphia Phillies traveled to Petco Park for the first time this season on Tuesday, three months to the day after beloved Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn passed away from cancer at the age of 54. The significance...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres extend player development contract with Single-A Fort Wayne

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced they have extended their player development contract with Single-A Fort Wayne of the Midwest League for two years through the 2016 season.  Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller made the announcement. "The Midwest League is an important level for our player development, where players become first acclimated to...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Amarista's homer lifts Padres over Phillies 5-4

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Padres have always valued Alexi Amarista's defensive versatility. This time, the diminutive shortstop flashed a big bat. Amarista had three hits, including a two-run homer, to lead San Diego to a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. Amarista's two-out homer in the sixth inning off A.J. Burnett (8-17) followed a walk to Jake Goebbert...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Injury Update: Tyson Ross start postponed

After feeling some pain after Saturday's start, Dennis Lin is reporting that San Diego Padres ace pitcher, Tyson Ross next start will be pushed back.Tyson Ross will have his next start pushed back a few days. Experienced general soreness after Saturday's start. Robbie Erlin to start.— Dennis Lin (@dennistlin) September 15, 2014Scott Miller quickly followed up Lin'...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Injury Update: Joaquin Benoit could return later this week

The San Diego Padres open a four-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies tonight coming off an 8-6 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Padres dropped to 68-80, third in the National League West. There is some good news on the injury front, as reliever Joaquin Benoit could return later this week, barring any setbacks. #454097698 / gettyimages.comOur own Keri Carbaugh reported...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Injury Update: Will Venable out with back issue

The San Diego Padres entered Saturday night's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks with a record of 68-78,. third in the National League West. The Padres have struggled all season offensively, ranked 30th in the Major Leagues in runs scored. One of the many Padres who have had off seasons at the plate is Will Venable, who is out with a back injury.#455058744 / gettyimages.comOur...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dodgers defense commits three throwing errors

You can’t watch this clip just once. Nearly half the Dodgers defense share in some part of the blame on this play that saw two runs score on a fly-out to center with runners on first and second.  Along the way, 3 throwing errors from three different players. For a second, I thought Puig was responsible for two of them which would be something I imagine almost never happens for...
Via The Outside Corner
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Possible Background Story Surrounding Everth Cabrera’s Arrest

Is there more to Everth Cabrera’s arrest for DUI? According to a blogger, LobShots, based in San Diego, Everth Cabrera is in a lot more trouble than what TMZ first reported. There’s a lot more to this Everth Cabrera story that TMZ didn’t report. A lot more. Like, he wasn’t even driving his own car. — Brady Phelps (@LobShots) September 5, 2014 Everth Cabrera was driving...
Via Geeks and Cleats
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Everth Cabrera arrested for DUI in San Diego

In a season marred by injury, disappointment, and historically bad performances, it doesn’t seem that the 2014 season can end soon enough for the San Diego Padres without first enduring some extra drama before game 162. This morning, TMZ Sports announced on Twitter – along with a confirmed Police Report – that Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera was arrested shortly after midnight...
Via Friarhood
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dodgers use unique infield wall for shift

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Via Next Impulse Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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