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Morning links: Francoeur back in majors

SignOnSanDiego.com Eleven months after his last big-league game, Jeff Francoeur returned Wednesday.
  • New: 3 hr 2 min ago

Rivers ready to endure as Charger's QB

SignOnSanDiego.com Quarterback prepared for ninth season as starter with interval training.
  • New: 4 hr 2 min ago

The story behind Maybin, ADD and TUEs

SignOnSanDiego.com The story behind Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin, ADD, TUEs and Major League Baseball.
  • 12 hr 33 min ago

Francoeur, Solarte help Padres beat Cubs

SignOnSanDiego.com Newcomers support Ian Kennedy in 8-3 win.
  • 13 hr 20 min ago

Wednesday's Padres-Cubs lineups

SignOnSanDiego.com Jeff Francoeur starting in right field, Yangervis Solarte at second.
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Cameron Maybin suspended 25 games

SignOnSanDiego.com Padres center fielder tested positive for amphetamine.
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On Deck: Kennedy tries to bounce back

SignOnSanDiego.com (Kirk Kenney | U-T) — Padres right-hander looks to beat Cubs for second time this season.
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Padres call up Jeff Francoeur

SignOnSanDiego.com Veteran outfielder returns to majors with San Diego.
  • 23 hr 51 min ago

Minors: Missions, AZL Padres pile up runs

SignOnSanDiego.com Running through the Padres' latest minor league results.
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Morning links: Denorfia likely next to go

SignOnSanDiego.com Chase Headley is second regular traded in five days.
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Headley deal is what it is, now we wait

SignOnSanDiego.com Padres get third baseman, pitching prospect from Yankees.
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Minus Headley, Padres crushed by Rizzo

SignOnSanDiego.com Former Padres prospect homers twice in 6-0 drubbing.
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Tuesday's Padres-Cubs lineups

SignOnSanDiego.com Lineups for the series opener at Wrigley Field.
  • 1 day 18 hr ago

A million reasons against Headley deal

SignOnSanDiego.com (Kirk Kenney) — How is it that the Padres had to pay the Yankees to take starting third baseman?.
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On deck: Renteria, Cubs hosting Padres

SignOnSanDiego.com Veteran Stults matching up with Cubs rookie Hendricks.
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Padres, Yankees nearing Headley deal

SignOnSanDiego.com Third baseman going to New York for two prospects.
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Minors: Hahn starts, Ross a winner

SignOnSanDiego.com Running through the Padres' latest minor league results.
  • 2 days ago

Padres complete 2nd interview with Preller

SignOnSanDiego.com Second and, likely, final round of GM interviews underway.
  • 2 days ago

Despaigne making this look easy

SignOnSanDiego.com A near no-no on his resume, Cuban rookie impressing with bag of tricks, poise.
  • 2 days ago

On deck: Rizzo hot as Padres visit Cubs

SignOnSanDiego.com DL'd Andrew Cashner, meanwhile, is two days into throwing program.
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Blog Articles

SD 8, CHC 3: Padres Newbies Run The Show

Gaslamp Ball (daveysapien) — Fresh faces from even more fresh roster changes boosted the Padres in all the ways we could ever hope. Famous Friar pitching and a productive young lineup is almost as fun to watch at Wrigley as...
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Cameron Maybin suspended 25 games

Gaslamp Ball (Wonko) — The Padres CF becomes the 3rd player in the last 2 years to be suspended by the league. It was announced today that Padres CF Cameron Maybin is suspended for the next 25 games. This is the...
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Jeff Francoeur getting called up to Padres

Gaslamp Ball (Wonko) — The 9 year major league veteran will return to the big leagues. This time with the San Diego Padres. Jeff Francoeur first debuted in the major leagues with the Atlanta Braves 9 years ago as a...
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Mark Grant sings "Take me out to the Ballgame" at Wrigley Field

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — I've already watched Mark Grant sing "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" twice and I think I've got a few more viewings in me before bedtime.  Take a look and a listen: 'Holy cow!' @Padres ...
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San Diego 0, Chicago 6: Padres Do Best Cubs Impression

Gaslamp Ball (daveysapien) — It's late July and groundballs are SO in right now. Hot off a cold trade of the flimsy Friar Chase Headley , the Padres went into Wrigley Field hoping for the alteration of the scenery to mix...
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Chase Headley trade to the Yankees is ROTTEN!

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — After the 2012 season just about everybody wanted the Padres to sign Chase Headley to a long-term deal or wanted him traded.  Personally I wanted him traded.  I'm a self admitted fairweather...
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Interim GM A.J. Hinch discusses the Chase Headley trade

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — Interim GM A.J. Hinch interview with Darren Smith (MP3) Trading Chase Headley was "a topic we were needing to address".  The Padres are in transition because of their poor performance this...
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Padres trade Chase Headley to the Yankees

Gaslamp Ball (Wonko) — After 8 seasons as a Padres, Headley has been dealt to the New York Yankees. For years Padres fans have heard how the Yankees have been interested in Chase Headley . Whether any of those...
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The Street Return: Elliot Morris

Gaslamp Ball (Wonko) — A look at the final prospect acquired in the Huston Street trade. RHP Elliot Morris, for lack of a better description, is R.J. Alvarez light. He was drafted in 2013, a year after Alvarez, and...
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The Street Return: R.J. Alvarez

Gaslamp Ball (Wonko) — A look at the top pitching prospect acquired in the Huston Street trade. Pitching prospects are the common currency of the prospect laden deal. In the Huston Street trade, the top pitching...
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Padres 2, Mets 1: Despaigne Nearly Goes The Distance

Gaslamp Ball (Darklighter) — Man, what a game today. Odrisamer Despaigne , who I should remind you is a 27-year old rookie, came within four outs of the Padres first ever no-hitter. Unfortunately, just after history...
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Brooks Conrad interviewed on Padres Social Hour

Gaslamp Ball (jbox) — Brooks Conrad was a guest on Padres Social Hour this afternoon. Dex  just told me that he had forgotten that the pre-game series was filmed in the Western Metal Supply Building in the back corner...
  • 3 days ago
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Padres 6, Mets 0: Tyson Ross Shows Off His All-Star Cred

Gaslamp Ball (Darklighter) — The Padres offense picked up a whopping 6 runs tonight (maybe Huston Street was dragging them down?), but they only needed one. That was all thanks to Tyson Ross , who threw 7 shutout...
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That time I was in The Times

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — We've already seen Gaslamp Ball get a national media shout out with a mention in this week's Sports Illustrated . Now we can add The New York Times to the collective GLB resume. A couple days...
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07/19 Padres Preview: Game 96 vs. Mets

Gaslamp Ball (jodes0405) — After losing last night against the Mets, despite the offense scoring four runs, our Padres need to step up tonight to even up the series. Our All Star, Tyson Ross, will take the mound opposite...
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The Street Return: Jose Rondon

Gaslamp Ball (Wonko) — A closer look at the youngest prospect returned in the Huston Street trade. When reading about how the Huston Street trade is FRESH! there is a tweet that stands out when it comes to Jose...
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Huston Street leaves Padres as the franchise leader in save percentage and closer ERA

Gaslamp Ball (TheThinGwynn) — Huston Street was only in San Diego for two-and-a-half seasons, but in the brief time he was around, he was gooood . How good? Well, among pitchers to finish at least 100 games for the Padres ,...
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The Street Return: Taylor Lindsey

Gaslamp Ball (Wonko) — A closer look at the most advanced prospect returned in the Huston Street trade. The best thing you can say about Taylor Lindsey's professional baseball career is that he had an outstanding...
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Huston Street on why the Padres are losers: It's the players

Gaslamp Ball (Dex) — If we were really really really being honest with ourselves, at the start of the day and at the end of the day the professional baseball players are the ones who play the game. Wins and losses...
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Mets 5, Padres 4: Benoit Gives It Up In The Ninth

Gaslamp Ball (Darklighter) — Is there anything worse than losing a game after coming from behind to tie it? At least tonight wasn't a  total loss . Ian Kennedy and Bartolo Colon were both equally mediocre tonight, with...
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