San Diego Padres

Backstop Hedges looks to raise bar in 2018
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The Padres handed the keys to Austin Hedges behind the plate in 2017. Offensively, there appears to be work left to do. But defensively, he starred.

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Padres reportedly set to bring back Stammen
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The Padres have agreed to terms with reliever Craig Stammen on a two-year, $4.5 million contract, according to MLB Network insider Jon Heyman. The club has not confirmed the move.

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Longtime Padres coach Picciolo dies at 64
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Rob Picciolo, a former middle infielder and a longtime coach who spent two decades in the Padres’ system, died Wednesday. He was 64.

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Padres unveil details for 2018 FanFest
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Those hoping to get a glimpse at the promising Padres will get their first chance next Saturday, Jan. 13, at the 2018 Padres FanFest presented by T-Mobile, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT at Petco Park.

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In stockpiling arms, Padres set plan in motion
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Several times this offseason, Padres general manager A.J. Preller has reiterated that there’s no limit when it comes to the number of starting pitchers he’d like to add.

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Capps, Padres reportedly avoid arbitration
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The Padres reportedly avoided arbitration with hard-throwing right-hander Carter Capps on Wednesday, agreeing to a one-year deal with the reliever for $1.06 million, according to MLB Network insider Jon Heyman.

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In '18, SD will rely on youth to take next step
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With the youngest roster in the Majors, the Padres made plenty of progress in 2017. Still, coming off a 91-loss season, they’re nowhere near where they want to be.

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For Padres, '17 provides plenty to build upon
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The calendar flips to 2018 on Monday, and the Padres are optimistic the strides they made this year will carry into the new one. Following a season that saw the Friars hand regular playing time to a host of youngsters, here are the five most important moments — in chronological order — from the year […]

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Reports: Padres reuniting with Ross, Young
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The Padres are bolstering their rotation with a pair of familiar faces, reportedly agreeing to Minor League contracts with free-agent right-handers Tyson Ross and Chris Young.

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Will Padres seek long-term deal for Galvis?
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Will the Padres look to keep Freddy Galvis long term? What’s the backup plan if they don’t sign Eric Hosmer? Beat reporter AJ Cassavell answers these questions and more in the Inbox.

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Myers determined to get Padres on right track
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HOFer Enberg turned sports into a symphony
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Dick Enberg was midway through his 70s and already a sports broadcasting legend many times over when he joined the Padres to be their television play-by-play man.

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