San Diego Padres

Social space among Petco Park upgrades
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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.

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Padres' uniforms salute past, future, Navy
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For the past two days, I’ve been watching what fans are saying about the Padres’ 2016 uniforms. The dialogue has been very interesting.

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Padres look to get Myers 'locked in' at first
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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.

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Ted Williams powered AL squad to win in '41
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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.

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Padres acquire Jay, send Gyorko to Cards
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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.

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Shortstop at top of Padres' wish list
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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.

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Green eager to settle roster, formulate plan
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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 […]

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Winter Meetings interview with Andy Green
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New Padres manager Andy Green met with the media Wednesday at the Winter Meetings.

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Padres utilize Rule 5 Draft to net 4 players
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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.

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Loretta, R. Alomar top the list of Padres second basemen
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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 […]

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Padres trade 2 for Braves' Bethancourt
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The Padres acquired catcher Christian Bethancourt from the Braves for right-hander Casey Kelly and catcher Ricardo Rodriguez on Thursday.

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Padres active at Meetings, with more to come
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A year ago, Padres general manager A.J. Preller utilized the Winter Meetings to lay the groundwork for several notable deals that occurred during the following weeks.

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