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News Articles

Learning curve: Hedges keeping sharp

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Even without everyday at-bats, Padres' rookie catcher finding experience invaluable.
  • 17 hr 26 min ago

Upton 8th in final All-Star voting update

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Online voting ends Thursday.
  • 18 hr 18 min ago

MLB power rankings: 'Uncle!'

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — A weekly look at the top-10 and bottom-five teams in baseball.
  • 19 hr 27 min ago

On deck: M's arriving for two-game set

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Padres split earlier two-game set in Seattle with Mariners.
  • 21 hr 27 min ago

Minors: Rea strong in last Double-A start

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Recapping Sunday's Padres minor league games.
  • 23 hr 27 min ago

Friar talk: Seeking Murphy's first win streak

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Homers upended Padres as they looked to close out a sweep of Arizona.
  • 1 day 2 hr ago

More injuries as Padres lose

SignOnSanDiego.com (John Maffei) — Middlebrooks goes down as San Diego pitchers give up three home runs
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

Cashner developing split change-up

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Cashner, pitching coach Darren Balslely workong on variation the last couple weeks.
  • 1 day 17 hr ago

Spangenberg day-to-day with knee bruise

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — No ligament damage, but Padres will wait before making DL decision.
  • 1 day 18 hr ago

Lineups: Solarte in as Spangenberg rests knee

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Padres looking for first sweep in Pat Murphy era.
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

On deck: Anderson vs. Despaigne

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Padres right-hander looks for better results vs. D-backs in series finale.
  • 1 day 21 hr ago

Washington zeros in on record

SignOnSanDiego.com (Kirk Kenney) — Nationals starting pitchers approach record with 41 1/3 consecutive scoreless innings
  • 2 days ago

Minors: Tate belts first homer since 2012

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Recapping Saturday's Padres minor league games.
  • 2 days ago

Padres beat D-backs, clinch series

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Cashner throws seven strong innings, offense finishes with 15 hits.
  • 2 days ago

Uncertainty hangs over Josh Johnson

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — After MRI results inconclusive, Padres resume right-hander's rehab.
  • 2 days ago

The Shift is on ... for good?

SignOnSanDiego.com (Chris Jenkins) — What once was a decried defense is now standard procedure in majors.
  • 2 days ago

Myers has cast removed

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Padres center fielder-first baseman hopes to resume baseball activities in 4-6 weeks.
  • 2 days ago

Lineups: Solarte at third

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — D-backs-Padres lineups for Saturday's game at Petco Park.
  • 2 days ago

Padres searching for a SS

SignOnSanDiego.com (John Maffei) — Trade of Turner to Nats leaves the organization scrambling up the middle
  • 2 days ago

On deck: Cashner again facing Hellickson

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Cashner has allowed 22 earned runs in 26 innings in June.
  • 2 days ago
Blog Articles

Matt Kemp batting in the leadoff spot isn't ideal, but it's creating magic

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — I love when 1090's Marty Caswell shoots POV video of her interviews .  It's like I'm there and my voice sounds like hers and better questions than I could ever think of are coming out of my...
  • New: 10 hr 18 min ago

Jedd Gyorko will rejoin Padres after stay in AAA

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — Just about an hour ago Jedd Gyorko was pulled in the bottom of the 2nd inning after just one at bat.  He'd been down in AAA El Paso  for the past 19 days trying to get his swing back...
  • New: 10 hr 46 min ago

Can Padres win 88 games this season? Make the playoffs?

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — If you listen to the Mighty 1090 you may have heard them use a snippet of a phone interview with Padres Chairman Ron Fowler saying that the Padres are "in it to win it".  He says he thinks...
  • 17 hr 12 min ago

Who was the MVP for the Padres/Diamondbacks Series?

Gaslamp Ball (Friar Fever) — Determine who should be the most recent Series MVP for the Padres. Looks like all I had to do was talk about a "but" and the Padres would finally win another series again. In the post for the...
  • 1 day 14 hr ago
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Diamondbacks 6, Padres 4: Too many homers spoil sweep

Gaslamp Ball (Darklighter) — Both teams hit three homers, but the Diamondbacks did it with more men on base. It was a day for the longball at Petco Park, with every single run on both sides coming from a home run. Both the ...
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

Game 78 Preview: 06/28 Padres vs. Diamondbacks

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — The Padres clinched the series win last night and go for the sweepnthis afternoon at Petco Park. Odrisamer Despaigne gets the start for San Diego, marking his third time facing Arizona this...
  • 1 day 20 hr ago

Padres 7, Diamondbacks 2: Cashner goes snake hunting

Gaslamp Ball (Darklighter) — One of the most frustrating and inexplicable parts of this season has been Andrew Cashner's sudden decline. But tonight he looked a lot more like the Cash we'd come to know and love, as he held...
  • 2 days ago

Game 77 Preview: 06/27 Padres vs. Diamondbacks

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — Andrew Cashner hasn't had the best month, but he'll get a chance to end it on a positive note tonight as he takes the mound against the Diamondbacks in game 2 of the series at Petco Park. In...
  • 2 days ago

Padres 4, Diamondbacks 2: Speedy Spangenberg swipes a win

Gaslamp Ball (Darklighter) — If you blinked, you missed Cory Spangenberg winning this one for the Padres. Put Cory Spangenberg in red spandex and slap a lightning bolt on his chest, because tonight he looked like the...
  • 3 days ago

Padres fans are good at grammar

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — That's something! It may not be 100% apparent when perusing Twitter or Facebook or really any comments section of any Padres -related social media profile, website, or blog (Hi, Gaslamp...
  • 3 days ago
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Positive Thoughts. Positive Thoughts. Positive Thoughts.

Gaslamp Ball (Dex) — What bums me out most about this Padres season is that there were expectations. Maybe, in the end, like some used car salesman, the Padres front office will blame me for the expectations that I...
  • 3 days ago

Game 76 Preview: 06/26 Padres vs. Diamondbacks

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — The Padres are back in San Diego tonight to kick off a five-game homestand after losing back-to-back series against division rivals on the road. One of those rivals comes to Petco Park this...
  • 3 days ago

What do you do when baseball isn't bringing you any joy?

Gaslamp Ball (Darklighter) — If the Padres are making you unhappy, it's okay to step back and catch your breath. I have a confession to make. I haven't watched a lot of Padres baseball lately. The last game I saw from the...
  • 4 days ago

SD 8, SF 13: Offense can't make up for poor pitching

Gaslamp Ball (daveysapien) — The Padres finally score some runs, but the Giants score a buttload more. Usually when things are feast or famine, you're at least given the opportunity to crush the opponent into oblivion as...
  • 4 days ago
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Who was the MVP for the Padres/Giants Series?

Gaslamp Ball (Friar Fever) — Determine who should be the most recent Series MVP for the Padres. Once again, the Padres fall one win short of a winning series and a winning series MVP. In Arizona,  Tyson Ross was...
  • 4 days ago
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How's A.J. Preller doing after 75 games? Byrnes was fired at this point last year.

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — Josh Byrnes was fired after the 75th game of the 2014 season.  His record was 32-43 at the time and the team was 12.5 games out of first place.  He was given a $40 million payroll bump...
  • 4 days ago

SD 0, SF 6: IPK slammed, Lineup blanked

Gaslamp Ball (daveysapien) — Ian Kennedy gave up a lot of runs, the Padres scored none. Games like yesterday's late-night extra-inning tooth-and-nail victory can act as a little glimmer of happiness. Especially in the...
  • 5 days ago
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Padres should push reset button says Buster Olney

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — Want to read a depressing article?  Try Buster Olney's latest on ESPN Insider.  Basically he breaks down every exciting trade the Padres made in the offseason and tells us how the team...
  • 5 days ago

Game 74 Preview: 06/24 Padres @ Giants

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — With a win in yesterday's series opener at AT&T Park, the Padres improved to 5-3 against the Giants this season. They'll try to lock up a series win tonight in game 2 of the three-game set,...
  • 5 days ago

Padres only have losing record against 4 of their 14 opponents this season

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — I was looking at some numbers yesterday and even though the Padres aren't really doing well in general with a 35-38 record it's really only a few opponents that have given them the most...
  • 5 days ago