6:25 AM EDT, Fri March 22, 2019

Franchy Cordero working to make tools work for Padres

Franchy Cordero was left behind last summer. Hunter Renfroe, Austin Hedges, Franmil Reyes. They all had enough time in 2018 to show what they could be in 2019 and beyond. But amidst the advancement, perhaps the most under-appreciated setback the Padres suffered in their season of discovery was...

Padres flirt with spring no-no, beat Indians

Score: Padres 3, Indians 1 Batter’s box: Luis Urias, who entered the game having gone 1-for-12 since returning from a nearly weeklong break due to a balky hamstring, fisted a single the other way into right field in the first inning. He scored on Franmil Reyes’ double. … It was Reyes’ first time...

Padres' outfield depth tenuous as season approaches

Hunter Renfroe and Franmil Reyes are moving around fine, and both have expressed their intention to return to games soon. But circumstances are at least proving there is no such thing as too many good players, a contention the Padres have made all spring even when it seemed their riches were overflowing...

Padres notes: Franmil Reyes tinkers; opening day math; affiliated love

Franmil Reyes’ second-inning double on Thursday night have him 10 hits in his past 28 at-bats. Four of those hits have been doubles, two of them home runs. Spring training statistic don’t matter, except when they do. And when numbers get better because Franmil Reyes is tinkering again, that means...

Erlin roughed up early as Dodgers rout Padres

Score: Dodgers 12, Padres 0 Batter’s box: Franmil Reyes led off the second inning with a double before striking out in his final two at-bats. Reyes began the spring 0-for-5 and is 10-for-30 with four doubles and two home runs since. … Eric Hosmer has six hits in his past 18 at-bats. Including a...

Myers, Padres work to make outfield work

There have been increased sightings of Wil Myers, center fielder. The outfield the Padres tried to play Tuesday night was ostensibly the continuation of an experiment. It wasn’t the first time we saw Hunter Renfroe in left field and Franmil Reyes in right with Myers between them this spring. And...

Padres believe Reyes, Renfroe battle for playing time shows how far they've come

Two of the Padres’ best stories of 2018 have come to embody what the Padres think is one of the best things about them in 2019. The breakout seasons of Hunter Renfroe and Franmil Reyes have seemingly led to a breaking point. But really, their concurrent excellence has brought the Padres to precisely...

Machado gets first hit; Padres blank Indians

Score: Padres 8, Indians 0 Batter’s box: Manny Machado’s first spring training hit for the Padres was a double to the gap in right-center. … He scored his first run on a double by Franchy Cordero. … Franmil Reyes doubled twice and has three doubles in the past two days. … Luis Urias also doubled...

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