Luis Perdomo progressing as pitcher with Padres

With a San Diego Padres roster with a lot of open spots, pitcher Luis Perdomo is looking to run with the opportunity. Perdomo, who was signed by the St. Louis Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in 2010, spent his whole minor league career in the Cardinals organization, but his movement up the organizational ladder […] The post Luis Perdomo progressing as pitcher with Padres appeared...
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Padres activate Brandon Morrow from paternity list

The San Diego Padres have reinstated right-hander Brandon Morrow from the club’s paternity list and in his place have optioned left-handed relief pitcher Buddy Baumann to Triple-A El Paso. It was a decade ago that Morrow was selected with the fifth overall pick in the 2006 MLB Draft by the Seattle Mariners. He has never […] The post Padres activate Brandon Morrow from paternity...
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1 hour ago

The Padres Are Running Towards History

A few weeks ago, Jeff Sullivan wrote about the Padres spectacular baserunning this year. I didn’t see that post, because I was in Oregon shopping for a house when he published it. So this morning, I started writing about the Padres spectacular baserunning, and then Jeff tapped me on the shoulder and informed me that my post was redundant. 2016 has gone so badly for the Padres that...
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Inbox: Who is Padres' second baseman of the future?

Will Ryan Schimpf or Cory Spangenberg be the Padres' second baseman next year? Beat reporter AJ Cassavell answers this question and more in the latest Inbox.
5 hours ago

The Padres Need Jon Jay Back in 2017

The San Diego Padres’ outfield of the future looks pretty crowded. While A.J. Preller has largely been stockpiling arms, several of his dozens of trades have brought talented outfielders to the organization, and at least five have a shot at a spot on the big-league roster next season. Why then, are the Padres expressing an […] The Padres Need Jon Jay Back in 2017 - Friars on...
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9 hours ago

Margot, Torres lead Triple-A El Paso to win

Center fielder Manuel Margot was 3-for-5 with four RBIs, and left fielder Nick Torres hit two homers Sunday as Triple-A El Paso scored a 9-4 win in Albuquerque to reduce the Chihuahuas' magic number to four in the Pacific Coast League's Pacific Southern Division race.
9 hours ago

While You Were (Day) Drinking – 2016 Game 130 (SD at MIA)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during a Sunday morning at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (55-75) scored more runs than the Miami Marlins (67-63) at Marlins Park yesterday, 3-1. Luis Perdomo (7-7, 5.84) pitched a complete game — the Padres’ first one this season — and allowed one run on six hits...
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9 hours ago

Jackson looks to get on track vs. Braves

Edwin Jackson began the season scuffling in the Marlins' bullpen. After his release from Miami, the Padres picked him up in late June, and Jackson has worked his way into the starting rotation. Jackson gets the nod for San Diego on Tuesday when the ballclub opens a three-game series in Atlanta.
1 day ago

Ryan Schimpf, Clayton Richard lead Padres past Marlins

MIAMI (AP) Clayton Richard overcame a shaky start for his best performance of the season. Richard pitched a season-high seven innings to help the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Saturday night to snap a four-game losing streak. ''He was outstanding,'' Padres manager Andy Green said. ''The sinker worked really well today. He is getting better. Command wavered a little...
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Padres Interested In Re-Signing Jon Jay

The Padres are interested in retaining outfielder Jon Jay beyond the season and have already engaged with him on contract talks, Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. The veteran is scheduled reach free agency this fall. Jay, 31, was in the midst of a productive campaign for San Diego before a wayward pitch fractured his forearm. Generally regarded as a solid defender...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
2 days ago

Padres place Morrow on paternity list and recall Baumann

Friday afternoon, the San Diego Padres announced a set of corresponding roster moves. Veteran pitcher Brandon Morrow has been placed on the paternity leave list in advance of the birth of his first child; 28-year old reliever Buddy Baumann has been recalled from Triple-A to mark the third time he’s joined the Padres this season. […] The post Padres place Morrow on paternity list...
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3 days ago

San Diego Sports: Padres vs. Chargers

There are two major sports franchises in San Diego, the Padres and Chargers. Hopefully, it will stay that way for eternity. There is much still in the air about the fate of the Chargers football team remaining in San Diego. They are hoping for a $1.8 billion stadium downtown. The “Vote Yes on C” campaign […] San Diego Sports: Padres vs. Chargers - Friars on Base - Friars on...
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3 days ago

Padres Should NOT Pursue Tim Tebow Tryout

The Padres drafted Johnny Manziel in a late round in 2014. It was seen then as a joke that no one laughed out. Now it is almost tragic given Manziel’s direction. So when I heard that Tim Tebow was trying out for baseball, I hoped the Padres would not be tempted. To be fair, between […] Padres Should NOT Pursue Tim Tebow Tryout - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres...
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4 days ago

San Diego Padres: 2020 Vision

October 19, 2020 It’s been more than twenty painful years in the making. The last time the San Diego Padres were in this situation, Petco Park, the team’s modern home, didn’t exist.  Greg Vaughn had just finished a 50-homer campaign that would put him in the MVP discussion.  Tony Gwynn and Ken Caminiti were cementing their legacies as legends in America’s Finest City, and...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Padres Are Running Like Crazy People

You might not know very much about Travis Jankowski, but he’s just about tied with Bryce Harper in WAR, in half the plate appearances. The bat has been fine, but the defense has been exceptional, and the work on the basepaths has been daring. Just Wednesday, Jankowski pulled off a successful steal of home. As a rule, players don’t really try to steal home. Jankowski has now done...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Man gets nachos to the face while going for foul ball

It’s quite common to see fans embarrass themselves slightly when a foul ball is hit their way at a Major League Baseball game. But one fan at Wednesday’s Pittsburgh Pirates-San Diego Padres game managed to take the embarrassment to a whole other level. While reaching back to pick up an errant foul ball at Wednesday’s game, this fan decided to test his balancing skills while...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

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