11/25/2015 | Padres' year-round giving ramps up at holidays
As part of the Padres' Holiday Giving campaign, the organization will take part in nearly 15 events throughout the region in the next two months -- with the goal of helping families, first responders and the military.
11/24/2015 | McGwire expected to be Padres' bench coach
The Padres are reportedly expected to hire Mark McGwire as bench coach, according to CBS Sports. The club has not confirmed the report.
11/24/2015 | Padres meet with Japanese 3B Matsuda
Padres general manager A.J. Preller and director of player personnel Logan White have met with Japanese free-agent third baseman Nobuhiro Matsuda, according to multiple reports.
11/23/2015 | Asuaje, Torres, Perez pace Padres in AFL
Seven Padres prospects concluded play in the Arizona Fall League last week with recently acquired Carlos Asuaje playing second and driving in a run for AFL champion Scottsdale in the league's title game Saturday.
11/23/2015 | Open-minded Green embraces defensive shifts
There was one particular trait that resonated over and over again with Padres general manager A.J. Preller during his conversations with new manager Andy Green: his proclivity for embracing new concepts and ideas, especially in terms of advanced metrics.
11/21/2015 | Henderson, Yount recount milestone moments
Rickey Henderson and Robin Yount , two of MLB's 29 historical 3,000-hit men, were on the stage of the Juniper Ballroom in the Aria Hotel on Friday, reminiscing about their careers in an installment of a lecture series that is a featured part of Tony La Russa's 4th Annual Leaders & Legends weekend to benefit the Pets for Vets program of his Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF).
11/20/2015 | Report: McGwire in talks for Padres' bench coach job
Could first-year Padres manager Andy Green be close to finalizing his coaching staff? Scott Miller of Bleacher Report reported Friday night that the Padres are in the "talking stages" with Mark McGwire about joining the staff as bench coach.
11/20/2015 | Padres sign righty Vargas after claiming Pinto
San Diego announced the signing of right-handed reliever Cesar Vargas to a Major League deal for 2016, giving the club another potential option late in games. The club also claimed 26-year-old catcher Josmil Pinto from the Twins and added top prospects Manuel Margot and Jose Rondon to the 40-man roster.
11/20/2015 | Preller refreshing farm with chosen prospects
Padres general manager A.J. Preller had a plan for rebuilding the organization when he took the job a year ago, and he hasn't deviated from it. He didn't mortgage the future with deals last offseason, as they were actually a down payment for a revival.
11/20/2015 | Complete list of 2015 Esurance MLB Award winners
Baseball's annual award seasons was memorable, filled with Gold Gloves, Silver Sluggers and Cy Youngs. And on Friday we got the grand finale, with the presentation of the Esurance MLB Awards.
11/19/2015 | Resilient Zinter eager to work with Padres' hitters
Alan Zinter is the Padres' new hitting coach, according to a source, and he is bringing more to the position than a strong sense for fundamental hitting mechanics and a handle on what it takes to have a successful approach.
11/19/2015 | Padres announce Spring Training schedule
The Padres announced their Spring Training schedule on Thursday, and it comes with a wrinkle.
11/19/2015 | Expanded safety nets, in-market streaming coming in '16
DALLAS -- Increased safety netting is likely to be in place by the opening of the 2016 season and a new three-year agreement with FOX will allow fans to watch live in-market streaming on any mobile device, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced as the quarterly Owners Meetings wrapped up on Thursday.
11/19/2015 | 3 Opening Day games to be played on first Sunday
Opening Day 2016 will feature a combined seven national ESPN telecasts -- three on Sunday, April 3, and four on Monday, April 4 -- Commissioner Rob Manfred announced on Thursday at the end of Major League Baseball's quarterly Owners Meetings in Dallas.
11/18/2015 | Padres considering all options in SS search
In addition to looking for a left-handed starting pitcher and a lefty bat to balance the offense, Padres general manager A.J. Preller is keeping an eye out for a shortstop to answer the team's long-standing conundrum at the position.
11/17/2015 | Asuaje expects Padres to be a 'great fit'
Carlos Asuaje hasn't been a member of the Padres for even a week, yet the infielder has become a fast fan of his new organization.
11/16/2015 | Source: Zinter named Padres' hitting coach
New Padres manager Andy Green continues to make progress with his coaching staff, as the team has hired Alan Zinter as its new hitting coach, a source said on Monday.
11/16/2015 | Newcomer Asuaje hitting .311 in AFL
Three prospects recently acquired from the Padres are playing in the Arizona Fall League or winter ball. Infielder Carlos Asuaje -- pronounced ah-SWAH-hay -- immediately changed his uniform from the Red Sox to the Padres while playing for Scottsdale of the AFL. Asuaje is playing second and leading off for the division leaders, who could be playing in Saturday's AFL championship game.
11/13/2015 | Padres restock farm system with Kimbrel trade
A year ago, Padres general manager A.J. Preller made big offseason waves by going all in for 2015 with a series of moves to bring in big league talent. He's at it again, this time in reverse.
11/13/2015 | Padres deal Kimbrel for 4 Red Sox prospects
A little more than seven months ago, the Padres pulled a stunner, trading for All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel less than 24 hours before Opening Day. On Friday, the Padres pulled off another surprising move, as they dealt Kimbrel to the Red Sox for four Minor League prospects.
11/13/2015 | Kennedy, Upton reject qualifying offers
Even though the Padres made two trades this week, the team was waiting to see if pitcher Ian Kennedy would accept or decline its qualifying offer Friday before fully moving forward into the offseason.
11/12/2015 | Padres get two Seattle prospects for Benoit
The Padres acquired 19-year-old right-handed starting pitcher Enyel De Los Santos and 23-year-old Minor League infielder Nelson Ward for veteran relief pitcher Joaquin Benoit in a Thursday trade, announced by Padres executive vice president and general manager A.J. Preller.
11/12/2015 | Benoit trade helps Padres restock system
The Padres traded reliever Joaquin Benoit to the Mariners for 19-year-old right-handed pitcher Enyel De Los Santos, the big piece in the deal, and 23-year-old middle infielder Nelson Ward on Thursday.
11/12/2015 | Fresh acquisition Pirela offers versatility to Padres
General manager A.J. Preller's first trade of the offseason -- and yes, there will be more to come -- looks like an interesting piece for 2016. On Wednesday, the Padres acquired 25-year-old utility player Jose Pirela from the Yankees for Minor League pitcher Ronald Herrera.
11/12/2015 | Padres party: Trio of San Diego prospects power Peoria
The Padres future was on full display in Arizona Fall League action on Wednesday night and a trio of prospects did not disappoint.
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