2/5/2016 | New first-base coach Brock thrives as teacher
For as much as new Padres first base coach Tarrik Brock enjoyed his 13 seasons playing professional baseball, he's found what he truly enjoys is life after playing.
2/4/2016 | Leagues split two All-Star Games played in 1959
It's hard to believe the All-Star Game could fall into the category of too much of a good thing. But that's what happened for four years starting in 1959, when Major League Baseball decided to play two All-Star Games each summer. The result didn't exactly measure up to the level of Midsummer Classics, and the dual All-Star Game experiment ended in 1962.
2/4/2016 | Padres hire new athletic trainer Rogow
The Padres have hired a new athletic trainer, selecting Mark Rogow to lead that department.
2/4/2016 | Peavy tops list of Padres right-handed starters
The list of right-handed starters in Padres history is much longer than the left-handed list. But like the left-handed list, the right-handers have a clear No. 1 in Jake Peavy, a two-time All-Star as a Padre who won the National League Cy Young Award in 2007.
2/4/2016 | Padres officially sign reliever Rodney
The Padres officially have a closer, or at least a candidate who has experience in closing games.
2/4/2016 | Padres get Minors pitcher from O's for Despaigne
The Padres traded right-handed pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne to the Orioles on Thursday in exchange for right-handed pitcher Jean Cosme, a 19-year-old who comes with an intriguing arm.
2/4/2016 | Orsillo goes opposite field to find new home
It was in that kitchen where Don Orsillo's love for baseball grew, hanging on the every word of popular broadcaster Ken Coleman, waiting, probably impatiently, for his favorite player, Dwight Evans, to take his next turn at bat. This is where Orsillo, hired in September by the Padres to call games on television and radio in 2016, realized what he wanted to do with his life. But it wasn't trying to be the next Dwight Evans.
2/3/2016 | Around the Horn: Shortstop
A multi-part Around the Horn series, which features a position-by-position look at San Diego's projected starters and backup options going into Spring Training. We have already looked at the catchers, first base and second base. Today, we look at shortstop.
2/2/2016 | Padres announce Caravan, FanFest plans
The Padres on Tuesday announced plans for their Community Caravan and their annual FanFest.
2/1/2016 | Padres announce 2016 promo schedule
The Padres on Monday released their promotional schedule for the upcoming season, and there's a particular theme to it.
2/1/2016 | Around the Horn: Second base
As it stands today, Cory Spangenberg looks like the front-runner to win the Padres' second base job on Opening Day.
2/1/2016 | American League rode relief to 1958 ASG win
The All-Star Game has a history of great individual performances and great games between the National League and the American League. Unfortunately for the 48,829 fans gathered on July 8, 1958, at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, the 25th All-Star Game was no classic.
2/1/2016 | Towers would love a Freese deal do-over
By no means was Kevin Towers an inexperienced general manager at the time he dealt a Minor League infielder by the name of David Freese to the Cardinals for veteran center fielder Jim Edmonds. Truth be told, Towers was well into his long tenure (1995-2009) with the Padres when he shipped Freese, who had yet to play above high-A, to acquire Edmonds in December of 2007.