Surf’s up at Petco Park, as the Padres announced Monday their plan for a social space in right-center field for 2016 that will accommodate 600 with a San Diego beach lifestyle theme. A two-level social space, with Sun Diego Boardshops as a presenting partner, will be ready for the start of the regular season.
For the past two days, I’ve been watching what fans are saying about the Padres’ 2016 uniforms. The dialogue has been very interesting.
Without picking up a phone and without sending a single email, A.J. Preller, the general manager of the Padres, added a first baseman this past week. Preller essentially proclaimed Wil Myers — the team’s 2015 Opening Day starter in center field — as their first baseman moving forward.
San Diego native Ted Williams hit arguably the most dramatic home run in All-Star Game history on July 8, 1941, to give the American League a 7-5 victory.
You can check one item off the Padres’ offseason wish list, as the team Tuesday traded for outfielder Jon Jay of the Cardinals. The Padres, seeking a left-handed-hitting outfielder, landed Jay for infielder Jedd Gyorko and $7.5 million in cash considerations.
Just to be clear, there’s not a placard hanging from the door of A.J. Preller’s suite at the Opryland Hotel that reads “Help wanted: Shortstop.” But there might as well be.
For as much as Andy Green would love to dream a little with what his potential Opening Day lineup might look like, the first-year manager of the Padres still isn’t to the point where he can play with the possibilities. Not on Dec. 9. And certainly not with a lot left to be done to […]
New Padres manager Andy Green met with the media Wednesday at the Winter Meetings.
For fans who had been clamoring for Padres general manager A.J. Preller to make one more move before leaving the Winter Meetings, he certainly didn’t disappoint Thursday.
Second base hasn’t exactly been a position of strength for the Padres over the years.Thirty-one different players have opened the season as the Padres second baseman. Tim Flannery is the only player ever to start more than 500 games at second as a Padre – and he was never the Padres second baseman on Opening […]
The Padres acquired catcher Christian Bethancourt from the Braves for right-hander Casey Kelly and catcher Ricardo Rodriguez on Thursday.