Padres trade LHP Torres to Mets for RHP Cory Mazzoni, PTBNL; Black discusses Middlebrooks, bonding, Myers, etc.
The Padres announced the trade of left-handed reliever Alex Torres to the New York Mets for minor league, right-handed, starting pitcher Cory Mazzoni plus a player to be named later Monday morning just after manager Bud Black wrapped up his daily media briefing.
Mazzoni, 25, was the Mets’ second-round pick in the 2011 draft. (more…)
Right-handed pitcher Ian Kennedy, 30, was acquired by the Padres in a trading-deadline deal from the Arizona Diamondbacks (in exchange for relief pitchers Joe Thatcher and Matt Stites) on July 31, 2013.
Kennedy has a 17-15 record with the Padres with a 3.76 earned run average in 43 starts. (more…)
Bud Black said Brandon Morrow and Odrisamer Despaigne both remain in the running and both will start Tuesday – one in the Major League game against the royals at night and the other in a minor league game. (more…)
Black names Shields the Opening Day starter, talks of Alonso in No. 2 spot in lineup and sends three to minors
Bud Black named James Shields his Opening Day starting pitcher; announced Cody Decker, Jake Goebbert and Brett Wallace were being reassigned to the minor league camp, and talked about first baseman Yonder Alonso hitting in the No. 2 spot in the batting order Saturday morning during his daily media briefing. (more…)
Padres manager Bud Black spoke about the 27-year-old Rearick Thursday morning during his daily media session. (more…)
Claimed RHP Jandel Gustave off outright waivers from the Kansas City Royals. (more…)
Padres manager Bud Black said Morrow, who is battling Odrisamer Despaigne for the No. 5 spot in the Padres rotation, “will be pushed back a few days” during his daily morning media session. (more…)
Bud Black opened the penultimate week of spring training Monday morning discussing spring training statistics, the versatility of Yangervis Solarte and defense while again saying he’s not ready to name his Opening Day starting pitcher.
Solarte is starting at first Monday afternoon against the Chicago White Sox. (more…)