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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
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Padres Figures

Here are some Padres Starting Lineup figures, McFarlane figures, random stuffed animals, giveaway items and whatever else I thought fit into this category. I normally buy stuff in bundles and sometimes there are some weird things in there, like ‘ol crazy eyes down below. I may run across some more items soon and I’ll add to this list. Enjoy? Described...
Via Padres Public
4 hours 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
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Letters They Never Received

Sometimes letters never reach their intended targets, instead becoming lost, abandoned, or otherwise discarded amongst the abundance of flyers and coupons in the mailperson’s sack. Other times those letters end up at the doorstep of the Padres Public headquarters, where we promptly publish them. Here are some of those letters. Mr. Mike Dee, CEO, San Diego Padres Baseball Club....
Via Padres Public
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cashner lifts Padres past Phillies, 1-0

SAN DIEGO (AP) Andrew Cashner pitched a two-hitter for his third career shutout and the San Diego Padres scored on Cody Asche's fielding error in the second inning Monday night to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0. Casher (4-7) allowed two hits, struck out seven and walked one in winning for the second straight time after going winless since April 16 against Colorado. Cashner...
Via AP on Fox
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Padres History with Joe Furtado: Chapter 1 – The Beginning

*Back in 1988, Padres fan and local San Diegan Joe Furtado, started writing a book based on Padres history up to that point. 21 Chapters later he finished it and after a few failed attempts at getting it published, put it back on his shelf never to see the light of day…..that is until now. Padres Public will start posting a Chapter here and there for the rest of the year. We hope...
Via Padres Public
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joaquin Benoit set to rejoin Padres bullpen

Whether or not Joaquin Benoit reclaims the closers role with the Padres to finish out the season remains to be seen. The veteran relief pitcher is again nearing a return from a balky shoulder and should be put back into a role at the back end of the Padres bullpen. In 50 games this season Benoit has 9 saves and 16 holds while posting a 1.58 ERA and a 0.82 WHIP.
Via Tireball.com
3 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Injury Update: Will Venable exits with back strain

San Diego Padres outfielder Will Venable made an early exit during Wednesday's loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, coming out of the game in the fifth inning. Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune tweeted that Venable was removed because of a back strain, and was likely to miss at least the next two games:Will Venable left tonight's game with a back strain. He'll ...
Via MLB Injury News
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
8 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
11 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dodgers use unique infield wall for shift

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Via Next Impulse Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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