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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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 19 (SF vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after Easter morning brunch when you pass the time waiting for the game to begin by jamming Cadbury Eggs and Peeps into your mouth. Ooooooh, the rush. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were eating candy (and drinking). The Padres (9-10) were oh so close to sweeping the Giants and going over .500 for the first...
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19 hours 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...
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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...
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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...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Injury Updates: Chase Headley, Josh Johnson, Ryan Jackson, Max Fried

The San Diego Padres are 7-9 to start the season but they've done it despite injuries to some key players.  They also have some top prospects battling injuries.  The Padres host the division leading San Francisco Giants tonight to kick off a three-game set.  They'll hand the ball to Tyson Ross (1-2) as he takes on Matt Cain (0-2) at 7:10pm Pacific.  Let's go over...
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3 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

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...
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6 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 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...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres, Jedd Gyorko agree to big extension

On Monday the San Diego Padres and second baseman Jedd Gyorko announced they had agreed to a big contract extension. The 25-year-old slugger will now be under contract through 2019, and the club also holds an option for 2020. The deal was announced as a six-year, $35 million pact, with a $13 million option for 2020 and a $1 million buyout. The contract will begin in 2015, and Gyorko...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres, Gyorko reach deal adding $35M for 5 years

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The San Diego Padres and second baseman Jedd Gyorko have agreed to a six-year contract that adds $35 million over five seasons through 2019. Gyorko's agreement, which replaces a one-year deal agreed to last month, includes a team option for 2020. San Diego essentially buys out one year of free agency and possibly two. Gyorko proved himself with a big rookie...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres concerned that Josh Johnson (forearm) is not progressing

San Diego Padres starter Josh Johnson was already expected to miss all of April. The word out of San Diego, however, now sounds more pessimistic. Scott Miller of Bleacher Report tweeted that the Padres are set to re-evaluate the right-hander this week due to concerns that his condition is not improving as expected:Injured #Padres starter Josh Johnson (right forearm) will be re...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cashner one-hits Tigers in 6-0 Padres win

Andrew Cashner is "totally aware" the San Diego Padres have never had a no-hitter in their mostly sad-sack history, which has now reached 46 seasons and 7,176 games. After throwing his second one-hitter in a span of five starts, the big Texan is the leading candidate to end that drought. "That's one of my goals. I definitely want a no-hitter," Cashner said...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

The San Diego Padres off to another slow start

As quickly as the San Diego Padres started off the 2014 season with an emphatic 3-1 victory of the division rival L.A. Dodgers, they have since plummeted. The Padres are currently 3-6 on the season, and have shown little hope of anything better than another mediocre year in the NL West. Zack Greinke (right) collides with Carlos Quentin of the Padres. Greinke broke his collarbone...
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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...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

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