San Diego Padres
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).
The worst situation that could have happened to Mike Quade in game one was the need to go to his bullpen early and often.
The Cubs came close to sweeping the Padres Wednesday, but fell one run short. Sand Diego kept the Cubs from scoring until the fifth inning.
The Chicago Cubs went seven innings before getting a run on the board. San Diego had no trouble getting 14 runs off of Garza.
It wasn’t Jake Peavy’s most dominant start of the spring. It may have been his most encouraging.
The Chicago Cubs kept the runs coming against the Padres Saturday, more than doubling the runs San Diego scored.