San Diego Padres: Agreement for Sale of Team Has Been Signed

Monday, August 6th, 2012

The San Diego Padres have been for sale for the better part of the last five years, but the saga of the team's ownership appears to finally be over. The majority owner of the team, John Moores, has signed an agreement to sell the team to a group headed by San ...

Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Justin Upton Could Be Headed East

Monday, July 16th, 2012

For the second season in a row, the Pittsburgh Pirates are in buying mode in the second half of the Major League Baseball season, and they're eyeing a few of the big fish on the market. After Sunday's 4-1 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers, the Pirates are one game back of ...

Yasmani Grandal: Rookie Catcher Sets Record in Starting Debut

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

When the San Diego Padres traded Mat Latos to the Cincinnati Reds, they got a haul of prospects in return that included studs Yonder Alonso and Yasmani Grandal. Alonso is having a very solid rookie season already and Grandal made his debut as a starter Saturday night in Colorado. To ...

Phil Mickelson Joins Bid to Buy San Diego Padres

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Another San Diego sports icon has jumped into the mix to buy his hometown baseball team. This time golfer Phil Mickelson is the man lending his name to a group attempting to buy the San Diego Padres. Mickelson has attached himself to the group led by former Los Angeles Dodgers owner ...

Tony Gwynn Joins Bid To Buy San Diego Padres

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has joined movie producer Thomas Tull's attempt to buy the San Diego Padres. Gwynn claimed on Monday that he is not yet sure what his role will be other than offering advice to Tull and his fellow investors, but he has decided to back that ...

Joey Votto Extension Means The Cincinnati Reds Are All-In

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

I can't figure out how I feel about Joey Votto's 10-year, $225 million extension with the Cincinnati Reds. It seems like a good deal in certain respects, but the gamble the Reds are taking on him shouldn't be that big of a deal when this is essentially a regular contract ...

Will Venable, Yu Darvish Not Fans of Each Other

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

San Diego Padres outfielder Will Venable being the first hitter faced by $100 million Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish isn't exactly the kind of confrontation you'll be telling your grandkids about. Or even your coworkers. But that doesn't mean Venable and Darvish can't turn this into the kind of feud only ...

Cameron Maybin, San Diego Padres Agree to Extension

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

On Saturday the San Diego Padres and center fielder Cameron Maybin officially agreed to a five-year contract worth $25 million. It appears, for once, the Padres were actually willing to open up the checkbook and lock a young talent up for a long time. Maybin will turn 25 on April 4 ...