San Diego Padres

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Jedd Gyorko Playing Second To Provide Padres With Offense

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.

03/30/2013

Alfonso Soriano

Soriano, Navarro Get Key Hits, Cubs Beat Padres

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.

03/10/2013

Jake Peavy #44 of the Chicago White Sox pitches against the Kansas City Royals in the second inning at Kauffman Stadium on July 14, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

White Sox Peavy Roughed Up In Spring Debut

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.

03/03/2013

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija breaks his bat over his knee after striking out during the seventh inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on August 8, 2012 in San Diego, California. The Padres won 2-0.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Cubs Swept By Padres For 8th Straight Loss

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.

08/08/2012

Cameron Maybin #24 of the San Diego Padres, right, high-fives Alexi Amarista #5 after beating the Chicago Cubs in a baseball game at Petco Park on August 7, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Padres Ruin Raley’s Debut With 7-4 Win Over Cubs

With slugger Carlos Quentin in the lineup, the San Diego Padres have become a productive offensive team.

08/08/2012

Darwin Barney

Barney Homers As Cubs Sweep Padres

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.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2012

Phil Mickelson. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Phil Mickelson Part Of Group Trying To Buy Padres

Phil Mickelson wants to be more than just a fan of the San Diego Padres. He wants to help buy the team.

670 The Score–05/29/2012

Ian Stewart #2 of the Chicago Cubs gets congratulated by Alfonso Soriano #12 after hitting a two run homer against the San Diego Padres in the fourth inning on May 28, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Halt 12-Game Skid, Top Padres 11-7

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.

05/28/2012

Orlando Hudson. (Photo by Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Twins Reporter: Hudson Might Be The Worst Player I’ve Ever Covered

Jim Souhan of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, who covered Hudson for one season in Minnesota, called Hudson ‘the worst player I’ve ever covered.’

670 The Score–05/22/2012

Orlando Hudson. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

White Sox Officially Sign Hudson, Place Morel On D.L.

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.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

Chicago White Sox

Alonso Homers As Padres Beat White Sox 13-2

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.

03/28/2012

Bryan LaHair. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Maholm Impressive For Cubs In 2-0 Win Over Padres

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.

03/26/2012

File photo of baseball. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Padres Beat Cubs 5-1

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.

03/24/2012

Bud Selig

Bud Selig’s 2-Year Extension Finalized

Given some time to reconsider, the San Diego Padres have voted in favor of baseball Commissioner Bud Selig’s two-year extension.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012

Anthony Rizzo. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Cubs Trade Cashner To Padres For Rizzo

The Cubs acquired first baseman Anthony Rizzo and a prospect from the San Diego Padres Friday in exchange for Andrew Cashner and a prospect.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

Outfielder Carlos Quentin #20 of the Chicago White Sox takes batting practice before play against the Tampa Bay Rays April 16, 2009 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

White Sox Acquire Padres Pitchers In Exchange for Quentin

The Chicago White Sox have acquired pitchers Simon Castro and Pedro Hernandez from the San Diego Padres in exchange for outfielder Carlos Quentin.

12/31/2011

Jed Hoyer (Photo  by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Hoyer, McLeod Join Cubs Front Office

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.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

Jed Hoyer (Photo  by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs Interested In Padres’ Hoyer To Partner With Epstein

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.

10/18/2011

Starlin Castro gives a thumbs up to fans before the final game of the season against the San Diego Padres. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall To Padres; Castro Leads NL With 207 hits

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 […]

CBS Chicago–09/28/2011

Alfonso Soriano is congratulated by Marlon Byrd after hitting a three-run homer in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres on September 27, 2011.

Castro Pushes Hits Total To 206, Cubs Beat Padres

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).

09/28/2011

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