San Diego Padres

Renfroe has talent to be RF for years to come
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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.

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Padres' future bright with Margot in center
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If Manuel Margot can build off his rookie campaign, the Padres might be set in center field for the foreseeable future.

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Padres load up trucks for Spring Training
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Tuesday marked the first sign of spring on the San Diego baseball calendar this year.

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Former Padres GM Towers dies at 56
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Former Padres and D-backs general manager Kevin Towers has died after a battle with cancer. He was 56.

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Padres GM legend Towers remembered
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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.

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Gwynn's SD impact highlighted by 'Mr. Padre'
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Reverence for Tony Gwynn, as both a person and a ballplayer, has extended throughout San Diego and the entire baseball landscape for decades.

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Tatis tops list of 7 Friars in MLB's Top 100
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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.

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Petco to feature Hoffman giveaways, events
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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.

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Pirela poised to maintain dominance in left
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With Spring Training on the horizon, MLB.com is taking an in-depth look at the 2018 Padres, breaking the team down position-by-position. Today, we preview the San Diego left fielders.

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Hoffman trade in '93 worked out well for Padres
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It was June 1993, and Padres GM Randy Smith quickly set to work on finding a trade partner. On June 24, Gary Sheffield and left-hander Rich Rodriguez were shipped to the Marlins for a pair of prospects and a scrawny 25-year-old right-hander named Trevor Hoffman, who had debuted earlier in the season. Twenty-five years later, […]

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Hoffman tips cap to Gwynn after Hall election
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At some point during his 18-year Hall of Fame career, legendary Padres closer Trevor Hoffman must’ve realized he was charting a course for Cooperstown. Hoffman had the luxury of sharing a clubhouse for nine seasons with another Hall of Famer, the late Tony Gwynn. And when Cooperstown chatter began to engulf Gwynn, Hoffman says he […]

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Hoffman hoping for good news from Hall
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Regarding his candidacy for the Hall of Fame, Trevor Hoffman put a simple yet impossible task in front of himself this year. “I’m trying to be 1 percent better,” quipped the legendary Padres closer, summing up his third shot at induction rather succinctly

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