San Diego Padres
Jedd Gyorko is there to provide a solid bat in the lineup, and he could very well emerge as one of the league’s best offensive second baseman.
Alfonso Soriano hit a two-run double and Dioner Navarro followed with two-run homer Sunday, leading the Chicago Cubs past the San Diego Padres 9-3.
Jake Peavy gave up an RBI double to Chase Headley and three runs overall in his first start of spring training, and the Chicago White Sox lost to the San Diego Padres 4-0 Sunday.
It seems like the Chicago Cubs can do nothing right. Despite a solid pitching performance from Jeff Samardzija, the Cubs failed to solve Clayton Richard and managed just five hits in a 2-0 loss to the San Diego Padres on Wednesday.
With slugger Carlos Quentin in the lineup, the San Diego Padres have become a productive offensive team.
Darwin Barney hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to give the Chicago Cubs an 8-6 win over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday.
Phil Mickelson wants to be more than just a fan of the San Diego Padres. He wants to help buy the team.
The Chicago Cubs stopped their 12-game losing streak as Alfonso Soriano hit a go-ahead home run Monday in an 11-7 win over the San Diego Padres.
Jim Souhan of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, who covered Hudson for one season in Minnesota, called Hudson ‘the worst player I’ve ever covered.’
The White Sox officially signed infielder Orlando Hudson to a one-year deal Tuesday and placed third baseman Brent Morel on the 15-day disabled list.
Once Edinson Volquez settled down, he sure looked ready for the regular season. Volquez pitched seven solid innings to help the San Diego Padres beat a Chicago White Sox split-squad 13-2 on Wednesday.
Bryan LaHair is less than two weeks away from breaking camp on a big league opening day roster for the first time. The timing should be just about right for the Chicago Cubs first baseman, considering he has nearly 1,000 career at-bats in the minors and just 65 in the majors.
Will Venable had two hits and two RBIs, Anthony Bass continued his bid to make the opening-day roster with another strong outing and a San Diego Padres split squad beat the Chicago Cubs 5-1 Saturday.
Given some time to reconsider, the San Diego Padres have voted in favor of baseball Commissioner Bud Selig’s two-year extension.
The Cubs acquired first baseman Anthony Rizzo and a prospect from the San Diego Padres Friday in exchange for Andrew Cashner and a prospect.
The Chicago White Sox have acquired pitchers Simon Castro and Pedro Hernandez from the San Diego Padres in exchange for outfielder Carlos Quentin.
As expected after the deal was finalized for Theo Epstein to run the Chicago Cubs, the team announced Wednesday that Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod have joined the team’s front office.
As the Cubs and Red Sox continue to negotiate on compensation for Theo Epstein, reports indicate the Cubs may also have interest in Padres general manager Jed Hoyer to join a baseball operations department they hope is headed soon by Epstein.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres won their first and last games of the 2011 season. “We’ve got to work on the 160 in between. And we will,” manager Bud Black said after […]
Castro has 12 more hits than Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers. On Wednesday, Castro will become the youngest player ever to lead the NL in hits in a season, at 21 years, 188 days. He’ll also become the third Cubs player in seven seasons to lead the NL in hits, joining Juan Pierre (2006) and Derrek Lee (2005).