6:20 AM EDT, Tue April 28, 2015
Gaslamp Ball Apr 12, 2015

Padres 6, Giants 4: Wil Nieves slams San Francisco

With last night's offensive explosion came one age-old joke: "Don't use up all your runs in one game!" Well, the 2015 Padres think that joke is tired. A day after putting up 10 runs on 20 hits, they put up another 6 runs on 9 hits. What, that doesn't sound impressive enough for you? Well, five of those hits were for extra bases, and two of those were homers. And one of those homers? A two-out grand slam from Wil Nieves. It was nice of the offense to show up again today, as Tyson Ross didn't quite have his best stuff. He still put up a quality start, holding the Giants to 3 runs on 5 hits...

Lineups: Venable, Nieves get first starts

Who's starting for the Padres, Giants in Game 4 of series.
Friars on Base Apr 2, 2015

Padres News: Wil Nieves Retained, Not on Roster

Since Tim Federowicz hurt his knee and landed on the 60-day disabled list, the San Diego Padres have been looking for someone to backup Derek Norris.  The battle has seemed to be in favor of veteran Wil Nieves over minor leaguer Rocky Gale.  According to MLB.com‘s Padres beat writer Corey Brock, on Wednesday the Padres front […] Padres News: Wil Nieves Retained, Not on Roster - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Position battles: Nieves closing in on spot

A look at who is competing to be the Padres' second catcher.

Padres Player News

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    Derek Norris

    A's catcher Stephen Vogt making most of first full-time chance

  • Craig Kimbrel

    SD 5, CHC 2: Unearned runs not stronger than Friar Wil(l) power

  • Matt Kemp

    Starting with the starters …

  • Andrew Cashner

    Padres Recap 4/19/2014: Padres Beat Cubs 5-2

  • Justin Upton

    Strong pitching helping the 2015 Mets ‘believe’

  • James Shields

    Padres News: Padres vs. Astros, Game 1

  • Ian Kennedy

    Dodgers 11, Padres 8: Strange things are afoot at Petco Park

  • Will Middlebrooks

    How former Boston Red Sox are doing in '15; Did Sox give up on Will Middlebrooks too soon?

  • Wil Nieves

    Padres 6, Giants 4: Wil Nieves slams San Francisco

  • Tyson Ross

    By the numbers: Tyson Ross' slider usage