San Diego Padres

SAN DIEGO, CA - MAY 14:  The grounds crew covers the field for a rain delay during the first inning of a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the Washington Nationals at Petco Park May 14, 2015 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Padres Fans Take Advantage Of Rare Opportunity

By David Heim  Forget Wally World; this summer’s hottest vacation spot is Petco Park. It rarely rains in San Diego to begin with, and it rarely rains enough to put hometown Padres games in jeopardy. But […]


Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks. (Getty Images)

Cubs’ Kyle Hendricks Throws 5-Hitter In Win Against Padres

Hendricks’ first career complete game made the Cubs a 3-0 winner.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2015

Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Padres

Kyle Hendricks opposes Odrisamer Despaigne tonight at Petco Park.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2015

Cubs left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada. (Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Wada Whiffs 9, Bryant Drives In Go-Ahead Run In 3-2 Cubs Win

Bryant’s sacrifice fly in the fifth inning was the difference.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2015

Cubs left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Padres

Tsuyoshi Wada opposes Tyson Ross tonight at Petco Park.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2015

Yangervis Solarte of the San Diego Padres hits an RBI single during the fifth inning against the Cubs. San Diego won 4-3 on Tuesday night. (Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Norris’ 2-Run Double In 8th Lifts Padres Over Cubs, 4-3

Derek Norris hit a two-run double with one out in the eighth, and James Shields struck out 11 in seven innings.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2015

Cubs right-hander Jason Hammel. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Padres

Jason Hammel opposes James Shields tonight at Petco Park.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2015

Chris Coghlan connects for his 500th career hit. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Lester Makes Nifty Play But Loses Again As Padres Top Cubs

Lester allowed three runs in 5 1/3 innings.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2015

Starlin Castro and teammates celebrate a win. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Bryant Gets 1st Hit, Reaches 5 Times As Cubs Beat Padres, 7-6

Kris Bryant got a standing ovation for his first major league hit and reached base five times Saturday.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2015

Kris Bryant. (Getty Images)

Kris Bryant Goes 0-4 In Debut As Cubs Fall To Padres, 5-4

Wil Myers’ three-run homer in the seventh innings was the difference.


Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Preview: Padres-Cubs

James Shields opposes Jason Hammel this afternoon at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2015

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30 Players: Despaigne Hopes To Build On Rookie Year For Padres

So when you look at the roster right now, there aren’t many young, inexperienced players who have a chance to make a big impact on the Padres in 2015. One name that does come to mind, however, is pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne.


Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (David Welker/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Why Rush Starlin Castro Out Of Town?

Just because Addison Russell’s in the pipeline doesn’t mean Castro doesn’t have a role in the long term.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2015

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Padres Rout Samardzija And White Sox, 8-2

James Shields allowed three hits in three scoreless innings, and Jedd Gyorko hit a three-run homer in a five-run first inning against Jeff Samardzija.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2015

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Padres Defeat White Sox, 10-4

Jose Quintana carried a shutout in the fifth but wound up allowing four runs and eight hits in 4 1-3 innings.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2015

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Shields, Hammel Dominate Early Innings As Padres Top Cubs

James Shields pitched five no-hit innings, and Tommy Medica hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth as the Padres won 6-1.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Rough Day For Ace Jon Lester As Padres Beat Cubs, 7-0

Lester hadn’t allowed a run in his first two spring starts. On Monday, he was charged with six runs before leaving with one out in the fourth.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

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Padres Beat Cubs, 6-3

Cubs starter Edwin Jackson allowed four runs, all unearned because of two errors, but was hit hard.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2015

White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon. (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Rodon Sharp For White Sox, But Padres Win 5-0

Carlos Rodon threw two scoreless innings.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2015

James Shields. (Getty Images)

Cubs Were Runners-Up In James Shields Sweepstakes

Shields instead signed a four-year deal with the Padres.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2015