It’s rare for teams to have their 14th-round picks turn into stars. In Vijay Miller, the Padres might already have that luxury, but Miller isn’t yet a star on the diamond.
For the second time in a week, the Padres and Pirates begin a three-game series Friday, with lefty Travis Wood and right-hander Ivan Nova facing off at PNC Park.
Padres left-hander Brad Hand and Mariners right-hander Edwin Diaz were named The Hartford National League and American League Relievers of the Month for July, respectively. The awards were announced on Wednesday by Major League Baseball.
Helping supply his team a four-run second inning, Ervin Santana went nine strong on the mound as the Twins defeated the Padres 5-2 on Wednesday to split their two-game series in San Diego.
Brad Hand, being Brad Hand, spent Monday at the beach. Never mind that Monday was also the non-waiver Trade Deadline — the day Hand would find out whether he’d remain in San Diego or head elsewhere. But the Padres opted not to deal Hand.
The Padres held firm at the non-waiver Trade Deadline Monday, opting not to part with several key assets. Their roster isn’t likely to change much in August either, despite the fact that players can still be dealt after clearing revocable waivers.
In a game dominated by starting pitching on each side, the Padres edged the Twins with three late runs. Jose Berrios opened the game with five no-hit innings before allowing a single to Hunter Renfroe to open the sixth. Jhoulys Chacin tossed seven shutout innings for the Padres. Berrios allowed the one run in seven […]
In his best game since returning from a disabled list stint for a concussion, Austin Hedges had a two-run homer run Tuesday as the Padres edged the Twins, 3-0.
The Padres and Twins conclude their two-game series with a matchup of right-handers Wednesday at Petco Park, with Ervin Santana going for Minnesota and Luis Perdomo pitching for San Diego.
Andy Green pulls no punches when it comes to Manuel Margot.The Padres manager thinks the 22-year-old rookie center fielder is a special talent. And as strong as Margot is playing this season, well, “there’s more in there,” said Green.
All along, the Padres maintained they wouldn’t budge from their high asking price for Brad Hand. Evidently, it was never met.
Minnesota pitcher Jose Berrios will look to continue his surprising season while San Diego’s Jhoulys Chacin attempts to keep his current streak of wins going in a matchup of right-handers when the Padres host the Twins in the opener of a two-game series on Tuesday.