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Dave Roberts Wins 2016 NL Manager of the Year Award: Voting Results and Comments

The San Diego Padres didn't think Dave Roberts was good enough to be their manager. Unfortunately, that turned out to be a godsend for one of their bitter rivals. Roberts took home his first NL Manager of the Year Award on Tuesday, besting Chicago Cubs skipper Joe Maddon and Dusty Baker of the Washington Nationals. Show More Summary

Dodgers' Dave Roberts is NL Manager of the Year

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The San Diego Padres rid themselves of Bruce Bochy in 2006, after the only consecutive postseason appearances in franchise history. The Padres have not returned to the playoffs since then, but Bochy has led the San Francisco Giants to three World Series championships. The Padres replaced Bochy...

Hemsley, Kell, lead Aztecs to 69-59 win against Toreros

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego State Aztecs probably didn't need any more reminders about their embarrassing loss to cross-town rival San Diego last year at Petco Park, home of baseball's Padres. Coach Steve Fisher gave them one anyway. Show More Summary

Mark-Paul Gosselaar on Pitch, Eating Over 3,000 Calories a Day, and Growing a Beard

You might have seen Mark-Paul Gosselaar on television without realizing it. The former Saved by the Bell star is barely recognizable in his role as Mike Lawson, the sarcastic veteran pitcher and captain of the San Diego Padres in Fox’s Pitch. In order to play the role, Gosselaar packed on ... More »

Wil Myers Contract: Latest News and Rumors on 1B's Negotiations with Padres

Although the San Diego Padres' outlook for the immediate future is bleak, re-signing Wil Myers, who is eligible for arbitration over each of the next three years (per Spotrac ), will help bring some optimism to the fanbase. According to Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Padres general manager A.J. Show More Summary

Seth Smith Contract Option Picked Up by Mariners: Latest Details and Reaction

The Seattle Mariners announced they picked up outfielder Seth Smith's $7 million club option for 2017 on Thursday. Since the Mariners acquired him in a trade with the San Diego Padres ahead of the 2015 campaign, Smith has posted a.248...Show More Summary

Grandpa drinks 32-year-old beer that he saved for a Cubs World Series win

A single Coors beer from 1984 still existed up until Wednesday night. When the Chicago Cubs lost in the NLCS to the San Diego Padres, this man stored away his beer and vowed not to drink it until the day the Cubs finally won the World Series. Show More Summary

Stuff You Should Be Watching: Pitch

So what happens when the first woman is called up to a Major League Baseball team? This is the story of Ginny Baker, a 23 year old phenom pitcher who is called up by the San Diego Padres as a starting pitcher. She’s good, she’s beautiful, and she’s got the expectations of millions of women and girls on her shoulders. Show More Summary

The Cubs are 0-6 in NLCS closeout games ... here's how it happened

The Chicago Cubs have had six chances to win a National League Championship Series game that would have put them in the World Series. They are 0-6 in those games. A look: 1984 vs. San Diego Padres Back when the NLCS was best-of-five, the Cubs won the first two games at home and seemed a cinch to...

Tyson Ross Injury: Updates on Padres SP's Recovery from Neck Surgery

San Diego Padres manager Andy Green said starting pitcher Tyson Ross is set to undergo surgery on Thursday to address symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome, per Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune. He could be ready for spring training. Continue for updates. Latest on Ross' Recovery Time Wednesday, Oct. Show More Summary

Padres Fire Mike Dee Following Another Miserable Season

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Mike Dee has been fired as president of the San Diego Padres, who were embroiled in a major controversy toward the end of another miserable season.

Fox’s ‘Pitch’ is fiction, but a female MLB pitcher isn’t that far-fetched

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Ginny Baker made history as the first female MLB pitcher when she took the mound for the San Diego Padres last month — or so one radio listener in Canada thought when she mistook the Fox show “Pitch” for reality. “No, that’s a TV series,” CAM-FM host Lukas Banack corrected the woman who called to […]

'Pitch' Episode 3 reality check: Ridiculous things that aren't so ridiculous

Fox's freshman drama "Pitch" gives us Ginny Baker (Kylie Bunbury), a 23-year-old who becomes the first woman to pitch in majors when she starts for the San Diego Padres. To see how close the show comes to reality, RedEye takes highlights and categorizes them as: Nailed it, Close enough or Total...

Pitch: Beanball Brings Out Two Very Different Sides of Ginny

[Warning: The following contains spoilers for Thursday's episode of Pitch. Read at your own risk] The third episode of Pitch centered on a good ol' fashioned beanball game between the San Diego Padres and the St. Louis Cardinals when Ginny (Kylie Bunbury) gets the chance to get even with the pitcher... Read More > Other Links From Pitch

Nationals' Trea Turner could be a headache for Dodgers

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

If you are a Mission, you are on a mission. The San Antonio Missions are the double-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres. If you play for San Antonio, your goal is to get to San Diego. Unless, that is, you get swallowed up in an obscure rule. You hear all about playing for the name on the front...

Gosselin's RBI Single in 9th Lifts D-Backs Past Padres, 3-2

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Arizona Diamondbacks' first three-game series sweep of the San Diego Padres in more than five years had good timing.

Tomas Homers, D-Backs Have 6 Steals in 9-5 Win Over Padres

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Yasmany Tomas hit a three-run homer as part of Arizona's five-run first inning, and the Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 9-5 Saturday night.

'Pitch' Episode 2 reality check: Fictional Padres look like real-life Cubs

Fox's freshman drama "Pitch" gives us Ginny Baker (Kylie Bunbury), a 23-year-old who becomes the first woman to pitch in majors when she starts for the San Diego Padres. To see how close the show comes to reality, RedEye takes highlights and categorizes them as: Nailed it, Close enough or Total...

Scott Van Pelt pays tribute to “titan” of broadcasting Dick Enberg

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

All the discussion of Vin Scully’s upcoming retirement has somewhat overshadowed other famed veteran TV baseball announcers also exiting after this season, such as the Houston Astros’ Bill Brown and the San Diego Padres’ Dick Enberg....Show More Summary

Brett Anderson, Brandon McCarthy pad list of bullpen options for Dodgers

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Dodgers left-hander Brett Anderson made his first relief appearance in three years Thursday night, allowing five hits and striking out two in 2 1/3 rocky but scoreless innings in a 9-4 victory over the San Diego Padres in Petco Park. Manager Dave Roberts said after the game that right-hander Brandon...

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