PADRES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Padres' Cameron Maybin (biceps) could join team on road trip

San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin ruptured a biceps tendon on March 2, causing him to miss the start of his season. The original prognosis was anticipating an absence of 2-3 months, but he could rejoin the team during their current 10-game road trip.Corey Brock of MLB.com reported the good news, with Maybin currently conducting his rehab assignment in Triple-A with the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chase Headley is the Problem

There’s no denying it anymore. I’ve tried for so long, living in denial. I’ve tried convincing myself that Chase Headley was a very good player. I was lost in the fantasy of wanting him to become someone he never had the talent of being. Alas, the first 19 games of the season have finally convinced me that the Headley naysayers are right. Chase Headley is the problem. He...
Via Padres Public
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Quarterback Controversy: Catcher Edition?

It’s the day after Easter, and our cup runneth over. For me, that means loads and loads of Easter candy. I may be in my 30′s, but I never lost my sweet tooth. Jelly beans happen to be my favorite, and for a jelly bean fanatic, there’s no better holiday. The Padres’ cup, on the other hand, runneth over with catchers, and luckily, at least so far,  none of them have been runneth...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

**** I Do: Erlin Sweatshirt

Toejam and ErlinPhoto Credit: SD Dirk Most fantasy writers have no problem recommending players you should go after, but do they really pick up all the players they hype up? I’ll answer for them: **** no. Here on ******* I Do,” I will discuss players yours truly has personally invested in throughout the five leagues I’m in. If a player is good enough to sit on one of my teams...
Via Sons of Roto
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitching again the story as Padres beats Giants

Eric Stults finally pitched with a lead. He remembered just what to do with it, too. The crafty left-hander worked his way through six strong innings, limiting the Giants to three hits, only one of which hurt – Michael Morse’s fifth-inning homer – in an otherwise spotless outing that propelled the Padres to a 3-1 win Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd of 43,405 Petco...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 4-19-14

The entire San Diego organization won tonight! The Padres took down the Giants, the Chihuahuas outlasted the Isotopes, the Storm won a pitchers duel, and the TinCaps won a shootout.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Mallex/Ronnie Richardson Pitching Prospect of the Day: Zach Eflin   El Paso Chihuahuas 8 Albuquerque Isotopes 5 Rico Noel – RF: 0-3, 2BB, K, Run scored Reymond Fuentes...
Via Friarhood
2 days ago  |  Discuss

A House Divided: Chase Headley Addition

You’ll often here it said, if you follow San Diego sports for any length of time, that the attitude and environment in San Diego is relaxed. For some players, this is the draw to playing in San Diego (besides weather, beaches, beer, tacos, etc). The media isn’t as pushy as in New York or Boston and the fans are far more forgiving. This reputation is well-earned and often mocked...
Via Padres Public
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cashner solid in Padres' 4-2 win over Rockies

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Andrew Cashner appears ready for the national spotlight. With a few more performances like the ones he's turned in this season, Cashner's name will be well-known throughout baseball. Cashner gutted his way into the eighth inning and Chris Denorfia drove in two runs in the San Diego Padres' 4-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night. Cashner...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Rumors: Chase Headley admits this could be his last season in San Diego

Chase Headley will be a free agent at the end of the 2014 season and he knows that might be the end of his time as a San Diego Padre, according to MLB's Corey Brock.I asked Headley — a homegrown player who has never played for another organization — if he thought he would/will be a Padre for the rest of his playing career.“You understand that it’s part of the game and...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cashner showing signs he has the entire package

There is a whole lot to like about Andrew Cashner, from his smoking fastball to his killer slider to his laconic Texas demeanor. Personally, my favorite thing about the Padres fast-emerging ace came in the moments following last Friday's re-arranging of the Tigers' stripes. He had just fired the second one-hitter in his past five starts dating back to last Sept. 16, having...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
6 days ago  |  Discuss

El Paso Chihuahuas introduce team’s new nightmare fuel mascot (photo/video)

There was a time not too long ago when the introduction of a team’s new mascot — be it for a pro, semi-pro, or college team — typically would involve the unveiling of a cuddly creature, an anthropomorphic entity that adults could enjoy and kids would adore. Not anymore. The most recent nightmare fuel mascot […] The post El Paso Chihuahuas introduce team’s new nightmare...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres May Have Offered Chase Headley a Contract This Offseason

The Padres may have offered Chase Headley a contract this offseason.  Jon Heyman of cbssports.com is reporting: According to sources familiar with the talks, the Padres made an offer this winter to the third-base star Headley of a three-year extension that would have covered years 2015-17 for somewhere between $33 million and $39 million. The three-year extension offer, made after...
Via Friarhood
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Padres ball girl catches blazing line drive

Your browser does not support iframes.A San Diego Padres ball girl made an outstanding catch of a blazing line drive in foul territory during the bottom of the eighth inning of Sunday night's season opener against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers.Padres batter Yonder Alonso hit the foul liner towards the short right field stands on an 0-2 pitch. The Padres ball girl got up from...
Via Holdout Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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