The Padres made some initial cuts to their Spring Training roster on Monday, when they optioned four of their top prospects and reassigned a pair to their Minor League camp.
By nature, baseball players are an immensely competitive bunch. By nature, baseball clubhouses are a competitive environment.
Rookie left fielder Mac Williamson homered and drove in three runs Sunday afternoon to help the San Francisco Giants end a three-game Cactus League losing streak with a 8-1 decision over the San Diego Padres.
In the wake of veteran Skip Schumaker’s retirement last week, the competition for spots on the Padres’ bench has essentially become wide open. Enter 29-year-old infielder Jemile Weeks, who is quickly off to a strong start here in camp this spring, and many have taken notice.
Andrew Cashner tossed three hitless innings with five strikeouts before the Padres used a three-run eighth inning to claim a 6-3 Cactus League win over the Indians on Saturday at the Peoria Sports Complex.
By the time the Padres got to Nashville for the Winter Meetings in December, the market for relief pitching was well on its way to being set. So, the club looked to the Rule 5 Draft for bullpen help.
The Padres made their second round of camp cuts on Friday, giving them 55 players remaining in big league camp.
The White Sox hit three home runs in the third inning Friday on their way to an 8-3 victory over the Padres at the Peoria Sports Complex.
Non-roster infielder Adam Rosales returned to Padres camp Friday morning, two days after the birth of his son, Adrian Adam Rosales.
Fernando Rodney recorded his final out, took three steps off the mound at the Peoria Sports Complex and — for the first time in a Padres uniform — pulled on an invisible bowstring and shot an invisible arrow into the atmosphere.
Snapchat Day came to the Peoria Sports Complex on Friday, and it started near the Padres’ clubhouse.