San Diego Padres fire general manager Josh Byrnes

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

On Sunday the struggling San Diego Padres fired general manager Josh Byrnes. The move was abrupt and caught many in Major League Baseball by surprise but in truth, this had probably been coming for a while. Padres president and CEO Mike Dee said in a statement that the search for ...

Remembering Tony Gwynn and what he meant to me and my city

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Tony Gwynn was one of the best hitters baseball has ever seen. There was nothing a pitcher could throw at him that he wouldn't figure out how to get his bat on. He just found ways to not let anything beat him when he was at the plate. On Monday morning ...

San Diego Padres, Jedd Gyorko agree to big extension

Monday, April 14th, 2014

On Monday the San Diego Padres and second baseman Jedd Gyorko announced they had agreed to a big contract extension. The 25-year-old slugger will now be under contract through 2019, and the club also holds an option for 2020. The deal was announced as a five-year, $35 million pact, with a ...

Brian Wilson to disabled list with injured elbow

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Brian Wilson was absolutely hammered by the San Diego Padres on Sunday night and his implosion cost the Los Angeles Dodgers a win in their first game on American soil this season. But it turns out that the world's strangest reliever has actually been dealing with elbow issues for a ...

San Diego Padres: Edinson Volquez designated for assignment

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

It's rare that a baseball team dumps its Opening Day starter in the middle of a season, but that's just what the San Diego Padres did on Saturday. The Padres designated Edinson Volquez for assignment which means he's more than likely done with the franchise. The team now has 10 ...

Everth Cabrera admits PED use, gives speech to teammates

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

On Tuesday San Diego Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera began a 50-game suspension for his connection to the Biogenesis scandal. But before he disappeared for the remainder of the season, Cabrera admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs in an emotional statement on Monday, then addressed his teammates in a pregame speech on ...

Report: Biogenesis suspensions coming by Monday

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

An Associated Press report released Thursday night suggests that Major League Baseball will hand down suspensions in the Biogenesis case by Monday so that some players involved will have a chance to return for the postseason. While some could be announced as early as Friday, the MLB office has apparently ...

Video: Aroldis Chapman gives up walk-off bomb to Chris Denorfia

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

If I had to make a list of players who were likely to turn a 98 mph fastball from Aroldis Chapman into a 423-foot, walk-off home run, Chris Denorfia would be like 347th on it. But that's exactly what happened Monday night. Chapman stepped to the mound in the bottom of ...