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News Articles

Street's option a bargain for Angels

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — According to report, Angels will pick up $7 million option on former Padres closer.
  • 1 day 18 hr ago

Time for baseball to save itself

SignOnSanDiego.com (Kevin Acee) — The average MLB game took a record three hours, two minutes in 2014.
  • 1 day 23 hr ago

Four Padres named AFL All-Stars

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Renfroe, Peterson, Guerrero, Smith to play in annual showcase.
  • 2 days ago

Padres hire Logan White from Dodgers

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Longtime scouting director credited with drafting Kershaw, Kemp.
  • 2 days ago

Fan voting honors Mallex Smith at milb.com

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Keeping tabs on the Padres playing offseason baseball.
  • 5 days ago
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Rymer Liriano's growing pains

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Padres outfielder struggled in first taste of majors.
  • 5 days ago
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Padres chat with Lin & Sanders at noon

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin, Jeff Sanders) — Join our beat writers to discuss the MLB postseason, the offseason and more.
  • 5 days ago
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More on the Padres' new farm director

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Sam Geaney believes international experience will help in his new role.
  • 6 days ago
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Report: Padres scouting Japanese ace

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — NBP's Chihiro Kaneko eligible to be posted this offseason.
  • 6 days ago
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Padres hire Geaney as farm director

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Sam Geaney, previously with A's, named director of player development.
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Padres fire hitting coach Phil Plantier

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Rest of Manager Bud Black's staff returning; Powell a candidate to replace Plantier.
  • 7 days ago
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Sporting News honors Young's comeback

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Former Padres pitcher won 12 games with Mariners.
  • 9 days ago
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Black's got history with World Series foes

SignOnSanDiego.com (Chris Jenkins) — Two of his former teams -- one managed by his Padres predecessor -- in '14 Fall Classic.
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World Series: A glance at Giants, Royals

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — A look at how San Francisco and Kansas City stack up for the 2014 World Series.
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30 years on, Padres' first World Series so meaningful

SignOnSanDiego.com (Chris Jenkins) — '84 was the turning point for a San Diego franchise that joined baseball's big boys.
  • 10 days ago
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Could Grandal break out in 2015?

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Coming off a knee injury, Padres catcher led team in home runs.
  • 11 days ago
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Results aside, Hancock's 'stuff' playing well

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Notes on Padres prospects in the Arizona Fall League.
  • 11 days ago
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Padres make player development changes

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — The Padres have made significant changes to their player development staff.
  • 12 days ago
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Could Josh Byrnes end up with Dodgers?

SignOnSanDiego.com (Jeff Sanders) — Report: Former Padres GM seen as leading candidate to work for Andrew Friedman in LA.
  • 12 days ago
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Padres lose AA manager to Astros

SignOnSanDiego.com (Dennis Lin) — Rich Dauer hired as Houston's first base coach.
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Blog Articles

2014 World Series Game 7 Open Thread

Gaslamp Ball (TheThinGwynn) — Welp, this is it: The last day of baseball. Kind of. I mean, there's still winter league ball, but that's on a different level and generally not televised, so for most of us, this is it. Unless...
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The Wasco Clown has come to Petco Park

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — They all float down here. The mysterious clown from Wasco has left the small town in California's San Joaquin Valley and is now in America's Finest City.  The clown staged a few social media...
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World Series 2014 Open Thread: 10/28 Giants @ Royals (game 6)

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — PLEASE WIN, ROYALS!! Today's Lineups SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS KANSAS CITY ROYALS Gregor Blanco - CF Alcides Escobar - SS Joe Panik - 2B Norichika Aoki - RF Buster...
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Tim Stauffer: The Longest-Tenured Padre

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — Looking back at his career up to this point. Unless you're one of those cynical and/or foulweather fans who is convinced that the Padres will never change their ways, t he 2014 -2015 offseason...
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Four Future Friars Named To Fall Stars

Gaslamp Ball (Darklighter) — This morning, the Arizona Fall League  announced the rosters of its annual Fall Stars Game, and Padres prospects led the way, with four young players representing the West, the most of any team...
  • 2 days ago

Dodgers fans react to Padres hiring Logan White

Gaslamp Ball (TheThinGwynn) — As I mentioned offhandedly in the post I did about Logan White earlier today , one of my favorite ways to judge an acquisition right off the bat is to see what the fans of the team he left are...
  • 2 days ago

Padres hire Dodgers scouting director Logan White

Gaslamp Ball (TheThinGwynn) — When Logan White was passed over after interviewing for the Padres ' general manager vacancy this summer, that was the last I thought of him. Today I woke up to a bunch of tweets ensuring he...
  • 2 days ago

SDSU Baseball performs "Thriller" dance to end annual Halloween game

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — Jon, his kid and I went to SDSU baseball's 5th annual Halloween game yesterday afternoon. The game started at 4:30 pm but Jon's kid was just finishing a 3 hour nap, so he delayed us a bit and we...
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World Series 2014 Open Thread: 10/26 Royals @ Giants (game 5)

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — Whoever wins today will be one victory away from a World Series title. Let's send all of our positive thoughts towards James Shields and the Royals. Today's Lineups KANSAS CITY ROYALS ...
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World Series 2014 Open Thread: 10/25 Royals @ Giants (game 4)

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — The Royals are up in the series 2-1 going into game 4 at AT&T Park. Tonight they'll send southpaw Jason Vargas to the mound to face righty Ryan Vogelsong. GO ROYALS!! Today's Lineups ...
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MLB Pays Tribute to Gwynn at World Series

Gaslamp Ball (Darklighter) — If you can remember all the way back to mid-July, you might remember that Fox and MLB made  no mention of Tony Gwynn during the All-Star Game, despite his recent passing and his participation in...
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World Series 2014 Open Thread: 10/24 Royals @ Giants (game 3)

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — There will be a special pregame ceremony at AT&T Park tonight to honor our beloved Tony Gwynn. Then the Royals will give the ball to Jeremy Guthrie as they attempt to go ahead in the series with a...
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Quiz: Padres 6'7" or taller

Gaslamp Ball (TheThinGwynn) — An alternate name for this quiz could be "Padres taller than Andrew Cashner". He and his former teammate Kyle Blanks (who was born the same day) are among those who missed the cut, standing "just"...
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Quiz: Padres 5'7" or shorter

Gaslamp Ball (TheThinGwynn) — I've always had an affinity for diminutive big leaguers, dating back to my days as a diminutive little leaguer. While all of my friends and teammates dreamed of growing up to be the next Ken...
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Phil Plantier and biorhythms

Gaslamp Ball (TheThinGwynn) — Phil Plantier's 1994 Topps card is a classic. The anguished photo of him on the front cements that, but as is often the case, the back is what really got my attention. I had a fairly decent...
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City Beat names Gaslamp Ball San Diego's Best Sports Blog

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — Imagine my surprise when I saw a tweet from Geoff of Ducksnorts congratulating us on being named Best Local Sports Blog by SD City Beat readers.  I skipped outside to the curb to grab a copy. ...
  • 6 days ago
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Stretch of Interstate 15 to be named after Tony Gwynn

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — San Diego County Supervisors approved $7,500 to purchase signs to memorialize Poway resident and San Diego icon Tony Gwynn.  They'll use money from the community grant fund but eventually plan to...
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Padres hire Sam Geaney as director of player development

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — Padres General Manager A.J. Preller announced this morning that he has hired Sam Geaney as Director of Player Development.  He'll replace Randy Smith who was removed from the role last week, but...
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World Series 2014 Open Thread: 10/22 Giants @ Royals (game 2)

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — Last night was rough. Just awful. Today the Royals will face our old-friend-turned-Giant Jake Peavy. Peavy is looking to help himself to a second straight World Series title after winning it with...
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Padres fall back into old patterns and blame the hitting coach.

Gaslamp Ball (Wonko) — The Padres have a tradition of cycling through hitting coaches. Ben Oglivie, Duane Espy, Dave Magadan, Merv Rettenmund, Wally Joyner, Jim Levebvre, Randy Ready and now Phil Plantier. These are...
  • 7 days ago
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