#PadresPainting: Rivera’s Night at the Plate

It was a big night at the plate for the Padres starting lineup. All the Padres starters drove in at least one run in tonight’s 13-3 win over Cubs giving them the series win in Chicago. Rene Rivera went 3-for-5 and drive in two runs and is the subject of tonight’s #PadresPainting:

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Second Interview for GM Candidate, Kim Ng

kim ngThe team announced this evening that they have completed a second interview with GM candidate, Kim Ng who currently holds the position of senior vice president for baseball operations for Major League Baseball.

Official release:

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A look at Four Padres General Manager Candidates

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By the end of today, the Padres will have completed the second interviews with the four remaining general manager candidates – A.J. Preller, Mike Hazen, Billy Eppler and Kim Ng.

A quick look at all four: (more…)

#SDNoteVote, 7/24/14

New York Yankees v San Diego PadresThe Padres wrap up the series with the Cubs tonight at Wrigley Field. Tyson Ross is on the mound as the Friars look to take the series.

The official game notes have been released and we encourage all of you to vote for your favorite! (more…)

July 24th Lineup…

The Padres are going for the series win at 5:05pm this evening from Chicago with Tyson Ross on the bump. Yangervis Solarte gets his second start for the Padres at second base and Yasmani Grandal gets the start at first base.

Tonight’s starting lineup:  (more…)

From the Farm, 7/23/14: Liriano has 3 Hits in El Paso Debut

Diamondbacks v PadresBy Bill Center

Right fielder Rymer Liriano celebrated his first day at Triple-A Wednesday night going 3-for-4 with two doubles, three RBIs and four runs scored in El Paso’s 16-7 win over Sacramento in Texas.

Liriano, 23, was promoted to El Paso Wednesday morning when the Padres purchased outfielder Jeff Francoeur from the Chihuahuas. Liriano was hitting .264 with 14 homers and 53 RBIs in 99 games with Double-A San Antonio when he got promoted.

But Liriano didn’t have the biggest game for El Paso Wednesday night. (more…)

Comic-Con Central: Thursday’s Events

comic con graphicComic-Con 2014 is officially underway here in San Diego!

All week long Petco Park, the official Comic-Con partner, has been transforming into Comic-Con central.

You can check out all things Comic-Con related and get a summary of all the events that you won’t want to miss! Here’s what is happening today, July 24. (more…)

#PadresPainting: Solarte’s Debut for the Padres

Yangervis Solarte made his debut as a Padre tonight and went 2-for-4 and RBI in tonight’s 8-3 win over the Chicago Cubs. Solarte led the Padres to even the series against the Cubs and is the subject of tonight’s Padres Painting:

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Second Interview for GM Candidate, Billy Eppler

01eppler.600The team announced that they have completed a second interview with GM candidate Billy Eppler who currently serves as assistant general manager/pro personnel for the New York Yankees.

Official release: (more…)

From the Farm, 7/22/14: Gettys Hitting .500 Over Last Six Games

michael-gettys-2013-sjg-300x225By Bill Center

The hottest hitter in the Padres minor league system is also one of the newest.

Outfielder Michael Gettys, the Padres second-round pick in the June draft, was 4-for-6 Tuesday with a triple, three RBIs and two runs scored in the Arizona Rookie Padres’ 20-3 win over the Brewers in Maryvale, Ariz. (more…)

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