• Home  ›
  • MLB  ›
  • San Diego Padres
San Diego Padres
 Note:  Remove any feed (newspaper, blog, etc.) by using the Customize menu item below.
News Articles
Blog Articles

Padres prospects Jose Pirela and Jose Rondon faced each other in the Venezuelan Winter League playoffs

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — One is going on to the VWL finals while the other just met the end of his season. While Major League Spring Training is still more than a month away, there are a handful of players in the ...
  • 11 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Tomi Lahren is, or at least was, a Padres fan

Gaslamp Ball (Joe Lanek) — I stepped away from Twitter for an hour or so while I was reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows , and when I returned I found a bunch of tweets about some football game along with some...
  • 11 days ago
  • Hits: 2

Tony Gwynn got the call from the Hall ten years ago

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — The Padres insta’d a video of legend Tony Gwynn accepting his call from the Baseball Hall of Fame. It happened on this date in 2007. I would have missed it if I had not seen Gwynn’s son, that we...
  • 11 days ago
  • Hits: 3

The Padres traded Anthony Rizzo to the Cubs for Andrew Cashner five years ago

Gaslamp Ball (Joe Lanek) — Five years have passed since Padres general manager Josh Byrnes pulled the trigger on what already goes down as one of the worst trades in team history. Barely two months into his tenure, Byrnes...
  • 15 days ago
  • Hits: 2

Who is Tyrell Jenkins and why should you care?

Gaslamp Ball (roydjt) — The Padres acquired a pitcher off waivers. Is that a good thing? With the news that the Padres have claimed righty Tyrell Jenkins off waivers from the Reds , the team’s 40-man roster now...
  • 16 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Padres New Year’s Resolutions

Gaslamp Ball (roydjt) — Kids, you have a couple of months until spring training, but that doesn’t mean that you get to Netflix & chill all winter. Here are suggestions to help you improve this year. Welcome to 2017! ...
  • 18 days ago
  • Hits: 3

Aging Padres links for the New Year

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — Happy New Year! I’ve been sick and busy with the holidays like many of you. I had a list of things I was going to blog about but they’re bordering on stale now, so I’ll just bullet point them in...
  • 19 days ago
  • Hits: 2

Chris Cannizzaro, the Padres first All-Star, passed away

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — The Padres first All-Star, Chris Cannizzaro, passed away today at the age of 78 after suffering from emphysema. The Union-Tribune caught up with him over the summer during the All-Star Game...
  • 22 days ago
  • Hits: 5

Random thoughts on Trevor Hoffman’s Hall of Fame candidacy

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — I hadn’t given much thought to Trevor Hoffman’s Hall of Fame candidacy since baseball writers seemingly decided that the closer role and the save stat weren’t particularly important to them any...
  • 22 days ago
  • Hits: 2

Alexi Amarista is officially no longer the longest-tenured Padre

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — Or any kind of Padre. Alexi Amarista is officially not returning to the Padres for the 2017 season. As reported yesterday , he has agreed to a one-year Major League contract with San Diego’s NL...
  • 25 days ago
  • Hits: 2

Padres sign Brett Wallace and others to minor league deals

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — The Padres aren’t quite packing the presents under our tree this Christmas Eve but we are getting gifts in the form of minor leaguers. Today they re-gifted us with Brett Wallace who elected free...
  • 27 days ago
  • Hits: 2