ICYMI: Padres Social Hour, 9/29/14

Padres-Social-Hr-Logo-020614-3Padres Social Hour wrapped up yesterday from the team store in the Western Metal Supply Co. Building with Jesse Agler, Bill Center and Randy Jones.

The trio recapped the 2014 season and each shared the highlight of the year. They also looked to the offseason and what the team needs do in the offseason to compete for a championship in 2015. (more…)

Preller’s Season Starts with Bud Black at his Side

preller close upBy Bill Center

Earlier today, A.J. Preller met with the media for a season ending recap and announced that Bud Black will return as the Padres manager in 2015.

Baseball’s off-season is the domain of the general manager.

Although he has been the Padres general manager since the first week of August, A.J. Preller’s tenure as Padres general manager really began yesterday morning – which was, unofficially, the dawn of the 2015 season. (more…)

Black on Preller, Grandal and More…

Torionto Blue Jays v San Diego PadresFinal game of the season coming up this afternoon from AT&T Park and the Padres are looking to even the series.

Robbie Erlin is on the bump for the Padres. Bud Black spent some time with the media for the final time this season. (more…)

PREVIEW: Padres @ Giants (9.28.14)

Kansas City Royals vs San Diego PadresFinal game of the season coming up this afternoon when the Padres face the Giants at 1:05 with Robbie Erlin on the bump.

The Padres look to even the series this afternoon and pick up win no. 78 to end the 2014 season. (more…)

September 28th Lineup…

Final game of the season coming up from AT&T Park at 1:05 this afternoon. Robbie Erlin takes the hill for the Padres and looks to even the series.

Here is today’s starting lineup: (more…)

Awards Should Keep Coming for Kennedy

Pittsburgh Pirates v San Diego PadresBy Bill Center

Ian Kennedy’s season officially ended on a high note Friday night in San Francisco.

The right-handed starter held the Giants to one unearned run on four hits over seven innings in a 4-1 Padres win. (more…)

PREVIEW: Padres @ Giants, 9.27.14

San Francisco Giants v San Diego PadresAfter a good win last night, the Padres look to move ahead in the series with the Giants in afternoon baseball from AT&T Park.

Today’s first pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. with Eric Stults on the bump for the Friars this afternoon.  (more…)

Black sees Cashner-Peavy Comparisons

San Francisco vs San Diego PadresThe Padres play their penultimate game of the 2014 season Saturday afternoon at AT&T Park in San Francisco with left-hander Eric Stults (8-17, 4.42 ERA) going for the Padres against former Padre right-hander Jake Peavy (6-4, 2.20 ERA).

The 1:10 p.m. game will be telecast on Fox Sports San Diego and broadcast on 1090-AM. (more…)

September 27th Lineup…

Eric Stults gets the start in the third game of the series with the Giants. Jake Goebbert is back in the lineup playing first and batting seventh.

Here is today’s starting lineup:


Black on Kennedy, Ross, Liriano, Spangenberg and More…

Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Diego PadresThe Padres look to even the series with the Giants at AT&T Park tonight with Ian Kennedy on the mound. After an amazing comeback in the 7th inning, the Padres couldn’t hold the one run lead and ended up losing a heart breaker to the Giants in the first game of the final series of the season.

Bud Black spent some time with the media prior to the start of batting practice this afternoon and here are the notes and updates from the manager: (more…)


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