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Padres Injury Update: Odrisamer Despaigne won't make another start

The San Diego Padres enter the final weekend of the 2014 season against the San Francisco Giants with a record of 76-83, third in the National League West. Out of playoff contention, largely due to an offense that is 30th in the Major Leagues in runs scored. A bright spot has been the pitching, which is in the top 10 in team ERA. One pitcher who will not make another appearance...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kennedy sharp in final start, Padres top Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Ian Kennedy pitched seven innings for his third consecutive win, Seth Smith hit a tiebreaking double in the sixth inning and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 4-1 on Friday night. One day after clinching a playoff berth, San Francisco couldn't muster much at the plate and dropped two games off the pace in the race to host the NL wild-card...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Padres Week 26 Recap: Finishing strong

Thursday vs Phillies: 7-3 Win Philadelphia Game Recap Robbie Erlin allowed just five base runners and one earned run in six quality innings, giving the Padres exactly what they needed to win this series. The offense was paced by Alexi Amarista (2-3, HR, 2 RBI, and 2 runs) and Will Venable (his 3-run homer in the eighth sealed the fate of this one), but nearly every starter contributed...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Injury Update: Everth Cabrera confirmed out for season

The San Diego Padres improved to 76-82 on the season following a 4-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday. Although in fourth place in the National League West mainly due to an underwhelming offense that is 30th in the league in runs scored, the Padres are 2nd in the league in ERA. On the injury front, shortstop Everth Cabrera has been confirmed out for final games of the...
Via MLB Injury News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Medica homers as Padres win final home game of season over Rockies

With their staff humming along toward perhaps the finest season in 46 seasons of pitching in San Diego and their offense again lacking, to put it mildly, the Padres willy surely seek out opportunities for upgrades this offseason. One swing in their 2014 home finale was a loud reminder that at least one homegrown solution is worth further exploration: Tommy Medica. His three-run...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wieland gets 1st win, Padres beat Rockies 4-3

SAN DIEGO (AP) Joe Wieland earned his first big league win, and Tommy Medica hit a three-run home run and a replay-aided double to lead the San Diego Padres to a 4-3 victory against Colorado in their home finale Wednesday night. The Padres notched their 76th win with four games to go, matching their victory total from each of the last two seasons. It was San Diego's 48th home...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres were selling Johnny Manziel jerseys

Everybody’s cashing in—or is trying to, anyway. While drafting Johnny Manziel to play second base was a nice publicity move earlier this summer, the San Diego Padres reportedly took things a step further by selling his jersey inside of the team’s shop. Johnny Manziel baseball jersey at San Diego @Padres team store @darrenrovell pic.twitter.com/DrGtUKYDWq — Luke Wolfe (@LukeWolfe21...
Via Waiting For Next Year
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Injury Update: Odrisamer Despaigne, Tyson Ross, Everth Cabrera

The San Diego Padres entered Monday night's game with a record of 74-81, fourth in the National League West. Out of the playoff picture, the Padres have little to play for. At 30th in the league in runs scored, the Padres have remained respectable with a pitching staff that is third in the league in ERA. On the injury front, there is news regarding Odrisamer Despaigne, Tyson...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Interview With Josh Stein, San Diego Padres Assistant General Manager

Josh Stein, Assistant General Manager of the San Diego Padres started with the team as a law student in 2003. A graduate of La Jolla High School and UC Berkeley, the long-tenured member of the Padres front office has worked in many roles. I had the awesome opportunity to meet with Josh last week at Petco Park. We chatted for about half an hour below a framed, white 1984 Tony Gwynn...
Via Padres Public
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Friars Should Take Run At Cuban FA OF Tomas

I think I speak for all Padres fans when I say I want the club to pursue an acquisition for a legitimate big bat this winter. Not an injury-prone, defensive liability entering the decline phase of what has been a decent, but hardly great, career (Carlos Quentin). Not a steady platoon bat that the Friars hope to unrealistically squeeze more production from by inserting into the lineup...
Via Friarhood
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Rumors: Bud Black to return to San Diego in 2015

It's been a tough season for the San Diego Padres. They fired their general manager, Josh Byrnes, earlier in the season, hired another in A.J. Preller, and are going to miss the playoffs again. There has not been postseason baseball in San Diego since 2006. With organizational changes already being made in the front office, some questions have been raised as to whether manager...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Injury Update: Abraham Almonte exits with left leg injury

Abraham Almonte of the Padres left Saturday’s game against the Giants due to injuring his left leg. He hit a ground rule double into right center and pulled up at first base. Unknown whether it is a hamstring or an ankle, which he has injured in the past.#454964884 / gettyimages.comAbraham, 25, broke his bat on the swing and seemed like he took a bad step out of the box. He...
Via MLB Injury News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB: Feature: Alex Torres and his cap

Alex Torres on June 21, 2014(Screen cap via MLBAM)On June 21, 2014 San Diego Padres relief pitcher Alex Torres came into the top of the eighth inning of a game the Padres were losing to the Los Angeles Dodgers by the score of 3-0. Torres didn't give a very good performance as he walked Dee Gordon, struck out Hanley Ramirez, and walked Yasiel Puig. Gordon scored when Adrian...
Via MLB Injury News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: San Diego Padres

The Padres were viewed as a sleeper contender coming into the 2014 season. They probably weren’t capable of hanging with the Dodgers and Giants (or maybe even the Diamondbacks) in the NL West, but if either of the favorites faltered and the Padres’ roster stayed healthy throughout the season, there was a chance that meaningful baseball could be played in San Diego during September...
Via The Outside Corner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Everth Cabrera arrested for DUI in San Diego

In a season marred by injury, disappointment, and historically bad performances, it doesn’t seem that the 2014 season can end soon enough for the San Diego Padres without first enduring some extra drama before game 162. This morning, TMZ Sports announced on Twitter – along with a confirmed Police Report – that Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera was arrested shortly after midnight...
Via Friarhood
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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