Every team in baseball got a bit younger via the Draft this week. The Padres went younger than most. San Diego’s early selections skewed heavily toward high schoolers, as general manager A.J. Preller set a club record by taking prep players with each of his first six picks.
Since Franchy Cordero entered the Padres’ system, the organization has viewed him as an impactful hitter. He made sure the Reds see him the same way, as he paced San Diego to a sweep of Cincinnati, hitting his first three Major League homers in the first two games before driving in the go-ahead run in […]
Since his April debut, Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger has torched National League West pitching. The Padres have taken an interesting new tack to combat the rookie slugger. They drafted his younger brother.
A rested Amir Garrett starts for the visiting Reds against the Padres’ Jhoulys Chacin in Wednesday’s matinee to cap the three-game series.
After suffering another setback in his recovery from a bulging disk in his lower back, Padres outfielder Alex Dickerson may not play this season, manager Andy Green said Tuesday.
After taking three high school prospects on Day 1 of the 2017 Draft, the Padres added three more to start Day 2 on Tuesday.
With the backing of early run support and two homers by Franchy Cordero, Padres left-hander Clayton Richard was phenomenal Tuesday, guiding San Diego past the Reds in a 6-2 victory.
Stay up to the minute with live Day 2 Draft results from Rounds 3-10, including player info, scouting video, sortable data and more on every selection. Day 3 will air live Wednesday on MLB.com, beginning at noon ET.
The Padres went back to back at backstop on Monday night, selecting high-school catcher Blake Hunt with the 69th overall pick in the 2017 MLB Draft.
Scott Feldman’s season continues to blossom as he returns to a starter’s role with Cincinnati. He seeks his fourth straight win when the visiting Reds take on the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night.
Reds shortstop Zack Cozart has overtaken reigning National League Rookie of the Year Corey Seager for the top spot among shortstops in the third installment of fan-voting updates in the Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot for NL starters released Monday.