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Game 1 of 162 – Defeat from the Jaws of Victory

April 7th, 2015 (0)
Opening day came and went yesterday afternoon with a lot of excitement, fanfare, and ultimately disappointment for Padres fans. Despite the numbers on the scoreboard at the end of the day, it’s safe to assume that the new face ...

Padres Acquire Kimbrel, Upton; Trade Maybin, Quentin as Preller Completes Team’s Remodeling

April 5th, 2015 (0)
(*Author’s edit as of 10:15pm – “Completes” may be assuming too much. As of this writing, there are a little less than 15 hours until first pitch against the Dodgers… with Preller’s work-ethic, he may not even be done wheeling ...

Change, Excitement Coming to Padres FanFest

April 2nd, 2015 (0)
As many of you are hopefully aware, the Padres will be holding their 2015 FanFest this upcoming weekend at Petco Park. FanFest typically marks the occasion where fans – young and old alike – descend upon the Padres home ...

Padres Acquire Mazzoni, PTBNL; Trade Torres

March 30th, 2015 (0)
It’s a fairly quiet move, but one worth noting nonetheless. The San Diego Padres have acquired minor league pitcher Cory Mazzoni and a player-to-be-named-later (PTBNL) from the New York Mets in exchange for reliever Álex Torres. Torres, a 27-year old ...

#FerrellTakesTheField, Peoria for Awareness

March 13th, 2015 (0)
As many of you already know by now, celebrity comedian-turned-actor-turned-professional-baseball-player (for a day, at least) Will Ferrell took the Cactus League by storm yesterday in a whirlwind marathon endeavor to raise cancer awareness. Ferrell made the effort to play ...

Padres Announce Single-A Manager; Storm Staff

February 13th, 2015 (0)
The San Diego Padres and California League Single-A Affiliate Lake Elsinore Storm unveiled their coaching staff for the 2015 season this afternoon, highlighting a core group of players-turned coaches with professional ball playing experience. The biggest news came in ...