Padres News

  • Hahn in control as Padres erupt on offense

    The Padres' offensive outburst backed another strong outing from rookie right-hander Jesse Hahn, who twirled seven strong innings on his 25th birthday as San Diego coasted to a 12-1 win over St. Louis.

  • Black encouraged by Cashner's 'pen session

    Andrew Cashner threw his second bullpen session this week on Wednesday at Petco Park, and the right-hander could be ready for a rehab assignment next week. "He feels good -- he turned a number of pitches loose at the end," Padres manager Bud Black said.

  • Padres host active-lifestyle event for children

    Nearly 100 children gathered at Petco Park on Wednesday morning to participate in the national PLAY (Promoting a Lifestyle of Activity for Youth) campaign, which engages young baseball fans in events that encourage exercise and nutrition.

  • Padres' Double-A trio tosses belated no-hitter

    Padres farmhands James Needy, Frank Garces and R.J. Alvarez combined for a no-hitter Wednesday night, as Double-A San Antonio defeated Corpus Christi, 6-0. But they didn't know it until after the game was over.

  • Padres look to sweep away Cards in matinee

    Padres right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne will be looking to bounce back from his first subpar outing of his rookie campaign Thursday afternoon, when he squares off with the Cardinals' Shelby Miller at Petco Park.

  • Matheny's challenge completes double play

    Cardinals manager Mike Matheny won a challenge on Wednesday night to help reliever Carlos Martinez close the sixth inning with a double play and end a Padres rally.

  • Solarte sparks Padres in Petco Park debut

    Yangervis Solarte homered in his first game at Petco Park and Tyson Ross delivered another solid performance to help the Padres snap their three-game slide with a 3-1 victory over the Cardinals on Tuesday night.

  • Padres activate Everth from disabled list

    Shortstop Everth Cabrera was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday, marking the return of a third regular starting infielder for the Padres in four days.

  • Padres activate Gyorko from disabled list

    Jedd Gyorko didn't just return to the Padres' clubhouse on Monday with a healed left foot, he did so with a renewed sense of optimism that his offensive struggles in the first two months of the season are behind him.

  • Padres unable to back Lane's stellar effort

    Jason Lane allowed just one run over six-plus innings of his starting debut, but the Padres were silenced in a 2-0 loss to the Braves on Monday at Turner Field.

  • Review confirms no violation of collision rule in San Diego

    At manager Mike Matheny's urging, crew chief Brian Gorman reviewed a fifth-inning play at the plate on Tuesday night before confirming that there was no violation for Rule 7.13, which requires a catcher to provide a lane to home plate if he does not have possession of the ball.

  • Versatile Solarte catching on quick with Padres

    Versatility was one of the reasons the Padres insisted that Yangervis Solarte be included in the trade last week with the Yankees for third baseman Chase Headley.

  • Lane, 37, etches name in Padres history

    When Padres pitcher Jason Lane got Jordan Schafer on a first-pitch lineout to right field in the first inning Monday, he officially became the oldest pitcher to make his debut start in franchise history.

  • Busy Padres may be quiet at Trade Deadline

    Having already made two big trades, the Padres may be quiet when the non-waiver Trade Deadline hits on Thursday. But assistant general manager A.J. Hinch will not rule anything out.

  • Hedges remains No. 1 in Padres' Top 20 list

    With the passing of the Draft signing deadline, teams have had a recent influx of talent into their farm systems, and with that, has updated the Top 20 Prospects lists of all 30 teams.

  • Former Padres pitcher Maddux enshrined in Cooperstown

    While serving as his teammate in Atlanta, Tom Glavine watched Greg Maddux prepare for more than 350 starts, many of which took place in the midst of the pressure-packed postseason. But Glavine said he had never seen Maddux nervous until Sunday afternoon, when they sat in front of approximately 50,000 folks who came to Cooperstown to watch this year's Hall of Fame induction speeches.

  • Kennedy to miss start; Lane joining Padres to fill in

    Ian Kennedy will miss his scheduled start Monday against the Braves with soreness in his left oblique, though the team is confident that he will avoid the disabled list and will only miss this one start. Jason Lane will join the team for a spot start in the series finale.

  • Solarte, Rivera homers can't pick up Stults

    Yangervis Solarte and Rene Rivera hit solo homers, but Eric Stults gave up six runs in the third inning as the Braves handed the Padres an 8-3 loss at Turner Field on Sunday.