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Padres, Yankees Reach Deal on Headley, Solarte

July 22nd, 2014 (1)
The San Diego Padres and New York Yankees have reached a deal for veteran third baseman Chase Headley in exchange for rookie infielder Yangervis Solarte and RHP prospect Rafael De Paula. The Padres will also be sending $1 million ...

MLB & Fox: Include Them All, or Omit the Titan?

July 17th, 2014 (2)
As many of you should already be aware, Major League Baseball and Fox released a joint-statement on Wednesday regarding the strange omission of any mention of Tony Gwynn in Tuesday night’s broadcast of the 85th Annual MLB All-Star Game: ...

MLB Appoints Billy Bean as Inclusion Consultant

July 15th, 2014 (0)
Commissioner Bud Selig announced Tuesday morning that former Padres outfielder Billy Bean (no relation to Oakland Athletics’ GM Billy Beane) has been appointed to be a leading consultant on “inclusion” in Major League Baseball. Beans official title is the “Ambassador ...

Padres, Smith Agree to 2-year/$13MM Extension

July 2nd, 2014 (1)
For a team that’s poised and ready to sell off its roster (being 10-games under .500 at the time of this writing and just two weeks away from the All-Star break), a 2-year extension worth $13 million doesn’t really ...

Blessed & Determined: Catcher Jeremy Rodriguez

June 11th, 2014 (1)
Ballplayers are well-known creatures of habit. On any given game day, baseball players tend to follow some sort of ritual that allows them to get zoned in on what is important and necessary to achieve success once game time ...

Padres Option RHP Hahn; Recall INF Peterson

June 4th, 2014 (0)
The San Diego Padres announced today that they would be optioning RHP Jesse Hahn to the Double-A San Antonio Missions and recalling infielder Jace Peterson from the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas. The announcement came a day after Hahn made ...