The Padres are looking to piece together a five-man group out of 10 candidates — each of whom has plenty to prove.
The Padres added another piece to their bullpen mix Tuesday afternoon, inking former Mariners closer Tom Wilhelmsen to a Minor League deal.
Padres general manager A.J. Preller has built one of baseball’s top farm systems. And the Major League squad will enter the season with one of the youngest rosters in baseball.
Hunter Renfroe has power at the plate and limitless arm strength, but the 26-year-old knows he has some work to do to be the Padres’ right fielder for years to come.
If Manuel Margot can build off his rookie campaign, the Padres might be set in center field for the foreseeable future.
Tuesday marked the first sign of spring on the San Diego baseball calendar this year.
Former Padres and D-backs general manager Kevin Towers has died after a battle with cancer. He was 56.
Tuesday morning, at the age of 56, Kevin Towers, the Padres’ general manager from 1995-2009 and a member of the Padres’ family for a quarter of a century, died of anaplastic thyroid cancer. Wife Kelley was at his side.
Reverence for Tony Gwynn, as both a person and a ballplayer, has extended throughout San Diego and the entire baseball landscape for decades.
Best farm system in baseball? The Padres once again find themselves squarely in the discussion — if not at the forefront. MLB Pipeline unveiled its ranking of the top 100 prospects Saturday, with seven Padres among the group. Six checked in among the top 50, easily the most of any club.
Trevor Hoffman is headed to the Hall of Fame, and the Padres are pulling out all the stops to salute him at Petco Park this summer.