San Diego Padres Gearing Up For 2013 MLB Draft

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It’s that time of year again. The San Diego Padres are on the verge of setting up their draft board in preparation for the First-Year Player Draft that is going down next month. The Padres have the 13th overall pick, […]

San Diego Padres are a Home Run Factory

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Alexi Amarista did his mama proud this mother’s day by knocking a solo home run out of Tropicana Field on Sunday. The San Diego Padres second baseman, brandishing a bubblegum pink bat and matching pink tape on both wrists, made a fifth-inning homer […]

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San Diego Padres Call Up Burch Smith to Fill In for Clayton Richard

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When faced with the absence of injured regular pitcher Clayton Richard in their lineup, the San Diego Padres looked to their prospects for a solution. But instead of promoting one of their prospect pitchers with Major League experience, the Padres […]

San Diego Padres Turn Part of Bullpen Into Garden

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Yes, you read that headline right. Last summer, when the San Diego Padres were in the middle of a terrible losing streak, Petco Park director-of-field-and-landscape-maintenance Luke Yoder decided to spice things up. Out of boredom, Yoder planted a garden full of peppers in a […]

San Diego Padres’ Logan Forsythe Makes Progress with Injury

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Spring has sprung for the San Diego Padres, and that includes the spring in injured infielder Logan Forsythe’s step. Forsythe, who has been on the disabled list since March 31, retroactive to March 27, has been suffering from plantar fasciitis […]

San Diego Padres Prospect Matt Wisler Advances to Double-A San Antonio

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With a season already infamous for its downs rather than its ups, and a rotating roster of players moving back and forth from the disabled list, the San Diego Padres could use some good news. Fortunately for the team, one of its […]

San Diego Padres: Clayton Richard to Disabled List with Virus While Tyson Ross Reinstated

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If you thought Clayton Richard was having a bad week before, the San Diego Padres pitcher has now been placed on the 15-day disabled list with an intestinal virus. Richard has been struggling with his game, including his last three […]

Pitching Struggles Plague San Diego Padres’ Clayton Richard

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San Diego Padres pitcher Clayton Richard did not fair well against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night. Richard allowed seven runs in 3 1/3 innings in an 8-1 loss. Only five of those runs were earned, but his earned run average over six starts rose […]

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San Diego Padres’ Chase Headley Refuses to Negotiate Contract Extension During Regular Season

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San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley has been one to watch this season, and has made headlines again by refusing to talk contract extension with his team during the season. Headley says that he absolutely loves playing ball for the Padres, and […]

San Diego Padres’ Andrew Cashner Can’t Catch Break Against Former Club

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Maybe it was nerves, or the pressure one experiences confronting familiar faces, but pitcher Andrew Cashner could not catch a break against his former club. The San Diego Padres lost again to the Chicago Cubs, this time in a 6-2 game […]