#PadresPainting: Spangenberg’s Debut

The Padres got a Labor Day series opening win over the Dbacks by a score of 3-1 today. Cory Spangenberg made his Major League debut today and collected his first hit along with two RBIs and is the subject of today’s Padres Painting:

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From the Farm, 8/31/2014: Fort Wayne, Lake Elsinore Near Playoffs

Fernando PerezBy Bill Center

The minor leagues regular season ends Monday with low Single-A Fort Wayne advancing to the Midwest League playoffs with a win at Bowling Green and high Single-A Lake Elsinore winning a share of the California League’s second-half South Division title with a win over Rancho Cucamonga combined with an Inland Empire loss. (more…)

PREVIEW: Dbacks at Padres, 9/1/14

Tyson RossFinal series of the homestand kicks off today as the Padres host the Dbacks for a four-game set at Petco Park.

The Padres look to continue the success they’ve been having since the all star break and win another series against a division foe. (more…)

September 1st Lineup…

The Padres open up the final month of regular season against the Dbacks at 1:10pm today. Cory Spangenberg is making his Major League debut and playing third base. Tyson Ross looks for his 14th consecutive quality start.

Here is today’s lineup:

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Padres Roster Move, 9/1/14

Padres WorkoutWith the rosters expanding from 25 to 40-man today, the team announced several roster moves this morning:

  • Recalled Robbie Erlin from Triple-A El Paso
  • Selected Cory Spangenberg from Double-A San Antonio
  • Selected Leonel Campos from Double-A San Antonio
  • Transferred Yonder Alonso to the 60 day disabled list
  • Transferred Carlos Quentin to the 60 day disabled list

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PREVIEW: Dodgers vs. Padres, 8/31/14

San Francisco Giants v San Diego PadresBust out the brooms! Padres are looking for a sweep of the Dodgers which would be the first since 2010 of the rivals in blue. Eric Stults gets the start for the Friars and is facing off against Hyun-jin Ryu of the Dodgers.  (more…)

August 31st Lineup…

Game three of the series with the Dodgers coming up at 1:10pm as the Padres go for the sweep. Eric Stults is on the mound for the Friars and up against Hyun-Jin Ryu. (more…)

ICYMI: Padres Social Hour, 8/30/14

hoffmanTrevor Hoffman was the focus on Saturday’s special of Padres Social Hour as he was inducted in to the Padres Hall of Fame prior to the start of the game.

Corey Brock of MLB.com wrote a feature on Hoffman earlier this week and he came on the show to talk about what went in to the piece. (more…)

#PadresPainting: Little Ninja’s Walkoff

The Padres beat LA for the third consecutive time this week  in extra innings tonight by a score of 2-1. Alexi Amarista aka “Little Ninja” drove in the winning run and is the subject of tonight’s Padres Painting:

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Photo Gallery: Hoffman’s Padres HOF Induction Ceremony

hoff speechPrior to the start of today’s Dodgers vs. Padres game, the Padres inducted former closer Trevor Hoffman into the Padres Hall of Fame.

The ceremony was emceed by Padres radio broadcaster Ted Leitner. Hoffman talked about his days as a Padre, the late Tony Gwynn and living in San Diego.

Here are some photos from the induction ceremony:

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