Tony Gwynn Undergoes Cancer Surgery

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

San Diego Padres Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn underwent surgery to remove a new cancerous tumor inside his right cheek on Tuesday. Gwynn, who is currently the head baseball coach at San Diego State, previously had a malignant growth removed from the same spot in August 2010. The 15-time All-Star ...

San Diego Padres Vote Against Bud Selig Contract Extension

Friday, January 13th, 2012

On Thursday Major League Baseball's owners voted to give commissioner Bud Selig a two-year contract extension. That means Selig will be at the head of the league through the 2014 season. While the news coming out of that meeting was that Selig's contract was extended, we're more interested in the fact ...

UPDATE: Marlins Sign Heath Bell

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

  UPDATE: Well we said we'd keep you updated and not long after we posted this word came down that the Marlins and Bell have agreed to a three-year, $27 million contract with a vesting option for a fourth year. The deal is done pending a physical. The Miami Marlins seem to ...

Chicago Cubs Hiring Jed Hoyer Away From San Diego Padres

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

The Chicago Cubs are reportedly set to announce the hiring of Theo Epstein on Friday, likely to the position of President of Baseball Operations. While we all knew that was happening, another twist in this story is that Epstein will reportedly be bringing in former Red Sox staff member Jed ...

Orlando Hudson Takes Ball To The Eye

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

San Diego Padres second baseman Orlando Hudson had a nice night at the plate on Tuesday in Colorado. He went 2-for-3 with a double and a walk, while driving in a run and scoring another. Unfortunately it wasn't exactly a good night in the field for the 33-year-old. Though the Padres ...

Tim Stauffer Had A Rough Night

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

San Diego Padres right hander Tim Stauffer has been excellent this season. The No. 4 overall pick from the 2003 MLB Draft seems to have finally come into his own as a big league starting pitcher. That said, his most recent start is one he'd probably like to forget. Against the ...

Brian Wilson May Not Be Back For A While

Friday, August 26th, 2011

San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson is currently on the disabled list with inflammation in his pitching elbow, and he may not be back any time soon. Wilson played catch for "six or seven minutes" on Thursday before shutting it down. It was the first time he had thrown since going ...

Heath Bell Claimed By San Francisco Giants

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

The San Diego Padres didn't trade closer Heath Bell at baseball's trade deadline, but like most players he was put on waivers by the team after the deadline passed. Bell didn't clear waivers though and has been claimed by NL West division rivals the San Francisco Giants. The Giants are currently ...