7/25/2014 | Nostalgic Francoeur enjoys return to Atlanta
Jeff Francoeur has played at Turner Field since the Braves traded him to the Mets in July 2009, but this return to his hometown is not as uneasy as previous trips.
7/25/2014 | String of singles, sharp Hahn lift Padres over Braves
Tommy Medica had a career-high four hits and rookie pitcher Jesse Hahn allowed one run in six innings on Friday night to lead the Padres to a 5-2 victory over the Braves at Turner Field.
7/25/2014 | MLB Notebook: Ross enjoying elite July
Right-hander Tyson Ross is following in the footsteps of former Padre Jake Peavy, who went on a similar run that earned him Pitcher of the Month honors.
7/24/2014 | Francoeur returns home as Padres visit Atlanta
For the first time in over a year, Jeff Francoeur will be playing in front of his hometown fans when the Padres open up a four-game series in Atlanta on Friday night. Francoeur was called up by San Diego earlier this week, and the second stop for the Padres with the former Brave outfielder will be Turner Field.
7/24/2014 | Padres lose challenge on hit by pitch
Padres manager Bud Black challenged a call with a 3-1 lead over the Cubs in the fifth inning that would have given his team a decisive third out.
7/24/2014 | Ng gets second interview for Padres GM opening
The Padres had their second interview Thursday with Kim Ng, senior vice president of baseball operations with Major League Baseball, for their general manager vacancy. Ng had her first interview with the team on July 11.
7/24/2014 | Black, Renteria reflect on Maddux's career
Padres manager Bud Black knows why Greg Maddux will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Sunday. So does Cubs manager Rick Renteria, a former teammate.
7/24/2014 | Black sets rotation for Braves series
Bud Black made a long-awaited announcement regarding his pitching rotation for the Padres' upcoming four-game series in Atlanta. Jesse Hahn will get the ball for Friday's opener, followed by Odrisamer Despaigne on Saturday, Eric Stults on Sunday and Ian Kennedy in Monday's series finale.
7/24/2014 | Injured Padres getting close to return
Manager Bud Black wouldn't specify a return timetable for the bulk of players eligible to come off the disabled list soon, but did say at least three are "on the horizon."
7/24/2014 | Chicagoland native Goebbert starts in left
Chicagoland native Jake Goebbert stuck around for at least another start since being called up on June 19, this time playing left field in Thursday's series finale against the Cubs.
7/24/2014 | Padres' bats erupt in series-clinching win at Wrigley
The Padres pounded a season-high nine runs in the sixth inning en route to a dominating and series-clinching 13-3 win over the Cubs on Thursday night at Wrigley Field.
7/23/2014 | Ross looks to continue surge in finale against Cubs
Tyson Ross makes his first career start against the Cubs, who turn to Edwin Jackson in the rubber match of the three-game series.
7/23/2014 | Solarte makes Padres debut at second base
Fresh off the trade wire, Yangervis Solarte made his Padres debut on Wednesday night against the Cubs, hitting fifth and playing second base.
7/23/2014 | New acquisitions lead Padres past Cubs
Two new acquisitions propelled the Padres to an 8-3 win over the Cubs on a chilly Wednesday night in front of 30,718 at Wrigley Field. Yangervis Solarte and Jeff Francoeur, who each woke up in different time zones on Tuesday, reached base five times in a combined eight at-bats with three hits, two walks, three runs scored and two RBIs.
7/23/2014 | Maybin suspended 25 games for amphetamines
Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin received a 25-game suspension without pay on Wednesday after testing positive for an amphetamine in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
7/23/2014 | Competitive Balance Lottery pays out 12 Draft picks
The order of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft began to take shape Wednesday when the Competitive Balance Lottery was held at the Commissioner's Office in New York. This year, the Marlins won the lottery and will receive the first pick of Competitive Balance Round A, which is held immediately after the Draft's first round. The Marlins will be followed by the Rockies, Cardinals, Brewers, Padres and Indians.
7/23/2014 | Padres promote Francoeur from Triple-A
The Padres on Wednesday will add veteran outfielder Jeff Francoeur to the 25-man roster, selecting the contract of the 30-year-old outfielder from Triple-A El Paso.
7/23/2014 | Eppler interviews again for Padres' GM vacancy
The Padres had their second interview with Yankees assistant general manager Billy Eppler on Wednesday for their general manager vacancy. Eppler had his first interview with team on July 3.
7/22/2014 | 'Bittersweet' farewell for Headley and Padres
After three years of rumors of him being dealt before or on the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, Chase Headley was finally traded away from the only organization he's ever known. The Padres on Tuesday sent Headley and $1 million to the Yankees for infielder Yangervis Solarte and right-handed pitcher Rafael De Paula.
7/22/2014 | Kennedy faces Cubs looking to keep Rizzo in yard
The question for the Padres as they head into Wednesday's game against the Cubs at Wrigley Field is one that's also being asked around baseball: Can anyone keep Anthony Rizzo in the ballpark?
7/22/2014 | Padres can't solve Cubs' pitching in opener
Eric Stults' struggles against the Cubs continued in the Padres 6-0 loss on a muggy Tuesday night at Wrigley Field, their first shutout since back-to-back 1-0 defeats to the Dodgers entering the All-Star break.
7/22/2014 | Padres-Yankees trade benefits both sides
Good trades benefit both teams. A trade should not be judged on a "winner" or "loser" basis. If a trade benefits the clubs involved, it's a good deal. That's my impression of the transaction that sent veteran third baseman Chase Headley from the Padres to the Yankees for prospect Rafael De Paula and infielder Yangervis Solarte. Everybody wins: the clubs and the players.
7/22/2014 | Padres send Headley to Yankees for Solarte, prospect
The Padres traded third baseman Chase Headley to the Yankees on Tuesday for infielder Yangervis Solarte and right-handed pitching prospect Rafael De Paula.
7/22/2014 | Padres begin final interviews with GM candidates
Rangers assistant GM A.J. Preller was back for another interview with the Padres for their vacant general manager position, and the team is expected to have follow-ups with three other candidates before making a hire.
7/21/2014 | Padres have chips on the table as Deadline approaches
When the Padres return to Petco Park on July 29 from their seven-game road trip, there's a chance their 25-man roster could look a lot different than when they left town Monday. The Padres figure to be active before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline. In fact, they already have been.
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