Earlier today, Dennis Lin of the UT reported that the Padres have submitted a bid for Petco Park to host an upcoming All-Star Game. Per the report, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and city council members are scheduled to vote to approve the items on December 15th.
This is the first bid that the Padres have submitted since the opening of the ballpark in 2004. (more…)
Bill Center held his second offseason chat with fans today and answered all kinds of questions about the Padres’ future.
To read more questions and answers, plus to see the news that broke while the chat was taking place, check out the full back and forth between Bill and the fans.
In advance of tonight’s midnight deadline for all clubs to set 40-man rosters, the Padres announced today that they have selected the contracts of infielder/outfielder, Alex Dickerson, right-handed pitcher Tayron Guerrero and infielder Taylor Lindsay.
To create room on the 40-man roster for the above mentioned players, the club has designated right-handed pitcher Blaine Boyer and outfielder Yeison Asencio for assignment. (more…)
Bartsch, 23, spent the entire 2014 season with Single-A Wilmington, where he posted a 5-5 record with seven saves and a 2.29 ERA in 41 relief appearances. (more…)
The Padres double-A affiliate, the San Antonio Missions unveiled a new look in front of the most historic mission in all of Texas this afternoon. They have moved away from the gold and black logo that they have had for 21 years to a fresh new look that they feel better represents San Antonio and the State of Texas. (more…)
Major League Baseball and the Padres confirmed today that the SK Wyverns of the Korea Baseball Organization have accepted the highest bid submitted by the Padres to negotiate with left-handed pitcher Kwang Hyun Kim per an announcement this morning.
The club now has 30 consecutive days to sign Kim to a Minor or Major League professional contract. (more…)
On Monday, the Padres announced that 38-year old Mark Conner had been promoted to Director of Scouting.
Conner, who joined the Padres in 2010 as an amateur scout, has risen quickly through the organization and today, Baseball America published a story with some background information on the man who is one of the five youngest Scouting Directors in baseball.
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports tweeted the news on Tuesday morning: (more…)