09/02 Padres Preview: Game 137 vs. San Francisco
After a tough road trip against some NL West opponents, the Padres will start off their homestand with another division rival. The Giants make the trip down the California coast for a three-game...
Will Venable Signs 2 Year Deal With Padres
Will Venable has a place in San Diego. This morning, according to Corey Brock, the Padres reached a 2 year deal worth 8.5 million with Will Venable that will cover his last 2 arbitration years.
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Team Not In Gray Uniforms 2, Padres 1: Tyson Ross Records Career High In Strikeouts
Tyson Ross had some fun here. Ross struck out the side to bring his total to 4 strikeouts after only 2 innings.
With 1 out,
Show Us Your Luchador Face
Saturday is luchador mask night at Petco Park. It's a pretty rad giveaway. If you're not convinced, just ask Jonny Dub.
Still not convinced...
Tom Garfinkel and Mike Dee switch jobs. Garfinkel to be named new CEO of Miami Dolphins today.
Just a couple days ago we learned that former Padres president Tom Garfinkel turned down a CEO job with IndyCar. Now we find out why. The Miami-Herald is reporting that he's ac...
Tommy Medica Promoted to San Diego
Well, I wasn't expecting that. Shortly after the AA San Antonio Missions won their playoff series to advance to the Texas League finals, word started trickling out that San Antonio's 1B/ DH Tommy Medica got the call to the majors. It st...
Padres 4, Rockies 3: Breweries And Bats Show Up At Petco
I'll be honest, I went to this game for Beerfest. A bunch of five dollar beers from local breweries, and there's baseball? That sounds like a great Friday night. But the way the Padres have played against the Rockies this season combine...
TinCaps Play For Spot in MWL Championships
Tonight, the Fort Wayne TinCaps will play to extend their season and continue on to the Midwest League Championship Series. If you haven't been following our Single-A Affiliate in their postseason journey, here's your chance to catch up...
In 1998 the Padres had 90 wins at this point in the season.
At this point in the season back in 1998 the Padres had just claimed their 90th win. That's better than any other team today. The Braves are currently the best team in baseball ...
8.5 Will Venable Baseball Cards
The big news of the day is of course Will Venable's new deal with the Padres, who bought his final two years of arbitration eligibility for $8.5 million. And I thought, what better way to celebrate this wondrous occasion than with baseb...
Will Venable's Arb Buyout Looks Pretty Team Friendly
My quick and dirty guess at what Venable was going to get via the arb process was $4M for 2014. He'd then get a raise in 2015 as well. So, that would mean somewhere over $10M over the next two years. Which is certainly more than the 2 y...
Chase Headley on his next contract: "I'm not going to sell myself short."
I'm just now getting around to reading Bill Shaikin's 8/31 article with quotes from Chase Headley. Headley's sounds eerily like Adrian Gonzalez when h...
Padres President Tom Garfinkel Resigns
Jon just called me and was like, "Did Garfinkel just quit? I saw it on Twitter, so maybe it's a joke."
If only Jon, if only it were a cruel, cruel joke.
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09/06 Padres Preview: Game 140 vs. Colorado
The Padres finally got a series win when the Giants came to town, but they were unable to complete the sweep as the pitching staff was
Giants 13, Padres 5: Petco Finally Hosts Home Run Derby
So the big news today is that Chase Headley changed his walkup music, which is obviously why he hit a homer off of Tim Lincecum in the fifth inning. He might has well have been tryi...