Baseball America Ranks Top 10 Prospects

baseballamericalogoPrior to the start of every baseball season, Baseball America ranks each organizations top prospects and the Padres list was released today.  (more…)

Kemp on Larry King Now

kemp smilesAfter being acquired from the Dodgers this offseason, outfielder Matt Kemp sat down with Larry King for an extensive interview about the recent change of uniforms.

Kemp was asked about what he thought about the trades A.J. Preller has made this offseason and said that “It’s a brand new team, it’s definitely shocking. To see the team they have now is definitely shocking.”

King followed up with questions regarding the Dodgers and transitioning to a division rival in the Padres and Kemp “Accepts the challenge to help this team, the Padres, win.” (more…)

Padres Extend 18 Non-Roster Spring Training Invites

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The team announced this afternoon that they have extended 18 non-roster invitations to Major League Spring Training.

Among the 18 players are eight minor league free agents whom the Padres have signed to 2015 contracts. Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller made the announcement.

Official release: (more…)

FOX Sports San Diego to Debut “Sundays to Spring”

imagesThe Padres flagship TV station, FOX Sports San Diego announced that they plan to air “Sundays to Spring” showcasing the top six games from the 2014 season. The six-part series will be hosted by Mike Pomeranz and will debut this Sunday, January 25th at 8pm PST.

The first game of the series will be Andrew Cashner‘s complete game shutout and one-hitter against the Detroit Tigers from April 11th last season.  (more…)

Padres All-Stars: 1969-2014

gwynn_intro_twitter_le2bodwvAfter last week’s All-Star announcement, it was time to take a look back at the list of all-time Padres All-Stars.

Most noticeable Padres All-Star was Tony Gwynn who appeared at the Midsummer Classic 15 times throughout his career. (more…)

Padres Agree to Terms to Avoid Arbitration with Seven Players

sdAs the deadline to avoid arbitration approached this morning at 10am PT, the team announced that they had agreed to terms to avoid arbitration with Andrew Cashner, Shawn Kelley, Ian Kennedy, Tyson Ross and Dale Thayer and infielder Yonder Alonso on one-year contracts through the 2015 season and infielder/outfielder Alexi Amarista on a two-year contract through the 2016 season.

Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller made the announcement. (more…)

Complete Coverage: Petco Park Awarded 2016 All-Star Game

ASG-Graphic_440x220The San Diego Padres and Petco Park have been awarded the 2016 All-Star Game by Major League Baseball.

There was a lot of hype and excitement surrounding the announcement that is sure to carry through until July of next year when we host the Midsummer Classic. (more…)

Offseason Padres Social Hour Showtimes

Padres-Social-Hr-Logo-020614-3As the offseason rolls into 2015 and we look ahead to spring training in Peoria, we have a full listing of Padres Social Hour showtimes for your viewing pleasure on FOX Sports San Diego.

Here’s the full list before through the end of March:   (more…)

Padres Announce San Antonio Missions Coaching Staff

2015 primary logoThe club along with the San Antonio Missions today announced the coaching staff for the club’s Double-A affiliate for the 2015 season.

Jamie Quirk has been named manager for the Missions after having served as manager for the Lake Elsinore Storm last season.  (more…)

Padres Sign Josh Johnson to One-Year Contract

Spring TrainingThe team announced this afternoon that they have signed right-handed pitcher Josh Johnson to a one-year Major League contract for the 2015 season. To make room for Johnson on the 40-man roster, the Padres have designated infielder/outfielder Jake Goebbert for assignment.

Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller made the announcement. (more…)

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