San Diego Padres

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Cubs Were Runners-Up In James Shields Sweepstakes

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

CBS Chicago–02/12/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 10: James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals throws a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 10, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Report: Padres Sign James Shields To 4-Year Deal

The Cubs reportedly offered Shields a three-year deal.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2015

Donn Roach. (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Cubs Claim RHP Donn Roach Off Waivers

Chicago’s 40-man roster now sits at 38 players.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2014

Catcher Welington Castillo tags out Chris Nelson of the San Diego Padres.   (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall To Padres 8-3

Tommy Medica hit a go-ahead RBI double in the fifth inning, Ian Kennedy pitched six strong innings, and the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday night.


Emilio Bonifacio scores as Yasmani Grandal of the San Diego Padres looks for the throw.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Rizzo Hits 2 Homers As Cubs Beat Padres 6-0

Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs and Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings in his return from the minor leagues on Tuesday night, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-0 victory over the San Diego Padres that snapped their five-game losing streak.


PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.


Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo stares down Reds pitcher Homer Bailey after being hit by a pitch. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Rizzo, Cubs At Least Have Fight

These aren’t just pretty boy prospects the Cubs have amassed. They’ll battle you.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2014

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6 MLB All-Stars That You May Not Know

Here are 6 MLB All-Stars that you may not know.


Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Levine: Cubs’ McLeod To Interview For Padres’ GM Post

Sources confirm that vice president of scouting and player development Jason McLeod will interview next week for the vacant general manager position with the San Diego Padres.


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Who Wore It Best? 5 Injury Protective Gear Worn By Athletes

Protective injury gear is becoming more popular in professional sports these days and athletes are taking the opportunity to make a fashion statement (and endorsement deals). So who wore theirs the best?


Joe McEwing congratulates Tyler Flowers as he runs the bases after hitting a home run during the fifth inning in a game against the San Diego Padres.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Sale Pitches 2-Hitter, White Sox Beat Padres 4-1

Chris Sale pitched a two-hitter, Paul Konerko homered and the Chicago White Sox defeated the San Diego Padres 4-1 on Sunday.


Yonder Alonso  of the San Diego Padres scores a run past the tag of Tyler Flowers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Padres Defeat White Sox 4-2

Will Venable had a season-high four hits and drove in two runs to help the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Saturday.


Jason Hammel pitches during the first inning  against the San Diego Padres.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Padres Get Past Cubs 4-3

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ian Kennedy pitched six strong innings and the San Diego Padres held on for a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. Kennedy (3-6) allowed one run and two hits […]


Luis Valbuena hits a solo home run against the San Diego Padres. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Wood, Valbuena Lead Cubs To 3-2 Win Over Padres

Other than one bad pitch, Chicago Cubs left-hander Travis Wood had a pretty good night.


San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley slides into second base with an RBI double as shortstop Starlin Castro loses the ball.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Jackson Rocked Early, Padres Rout Cubs 11-1

Edwin Jackson got roughed up early and couldn’t recover.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 18: Andrew Cashner #34 of the San Diego Padres pitches against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on June 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

Andrew Cashner Gets Opening Day Nod For Padres

Andrew Cashner went from the Padres’ bullpen to staff ace last season. Can he continue that growth?


Nate Schierholtz (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Video: Nate Schierholtz Starts Most Cubs-y Play Of All Time

LOL, Cubs. LOL, Cubs indeed.

670 The Score–08/26/2013

Chris Rusin #18 of the Chicago Cubs pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on August 25, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall To Padres 3-2 In 15 Innings

Nick Hundley hit a game-ending RBI single in the 15th inning to lift the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.


Nate Schierholtz #19 of the Chicago Cubs is tagged out by Yonder Alonso #23 of the San Diego Padres as he's caught in a run down during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Petco Park on August 23, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Jackson Can’t Hold Lead, Cubs Fall 8-6 To Padres

The Chicago Cubs rolled to a big first-inning lead in San Diego. Unfortunately, it was all downhill from there.


Travis Wood. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall Apart In 4-2 Loss To Padres

Yadier Alonso’s two-out fly ball to right field dropped in front of Julio Borbon for an RBI single that led to a four-run eighth inning and boosted the San Diego Padres over the Chicago Cubs 4-2 Thursday for a four-game series split.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2013