6:52 PM EDT, Thu September 21, 2017
San Diego Union-Tribune 3 hours ago

Padres on deck: Visiting Rockies clinging to wild-card spot

Previewing the Padres’ four-game series at home against Colorado: 7:10 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 5:40 p.m. Saturday and 1:40 p.m. Sunday.
San Diego Union-Tribune 7 hours ago

Third basemen to watch in the Padres' farm system

Before 2011 first-rounder Cory Spangenberg shifted to third base this season, the Padres flipped their previous homegrown third baseman – Chase Headley – for six years of control of Yangervis Solarte, who just so happened to develop into an upgrade at the opposition. Which means the Padres – rebuilding...
San Diego Union-Tribune 16 hours ago

Rocky Gale, Christian Villanueva hit first big league homers

In the Padres' 13-7 loss to the Diamondbacks, both Rocky Gale and Christian Villanueva hit their first big league home runs. 
San Diego Union-Tribune 16 hours ago

Hunter Renfroe blasts three homers in record day at Petco Park

Hunter Renfroe becomes first Padres rookie to hit three homers in a game, giving him 24 on the season. He is tied with Nate Colbert for the most by a Padres rookie. 
Washington Times 17 hours ago

Peralta, Diamondbacks rally to beat Padres 13-7

SAN DIEGO (AP) - David Peralta hit a leadoff homer and added a go-ahead double in the seventh for the Arizona Diamondbacks, who scored 11 runs in the final four innings and overcame Hunter Renfroe's three homers as the NL wild card leaders beat the San Diego Padres 13-7 on ...
San Diego Union-Tribune 17 hours ago

Renfroe, Padres hit five home runs but get drubbed by D-backs

Triple-A El Paso’s season ended Sunday. Several players who helped fuel the Padres affiliate’s playoff run unpacked their bags Monday in downtown San Diego. On Wednesday, a trio of them participated in a slugfest that made Petco Park feel more like El Paso’s Southwest University Park. Nine swings...
San Diego Union-Tribune 22 hours ago

Clayton Richard, A.J. Preller discuss two-year extension

The Padres and left-hander Clayton Richard agreed Wednesday to a two-year extension through the 2019 season. It is worth $6 million. 

Padres extend Clayton Richard through 2019

The Padres on Wednesday announced a two-year contract extension for left-hander Clayton Richard. Richard, 34, had been due for free agency after signing a one-year, $1.75 million deal last December. In his first full season as a starter since 2012, he has a 4.82 ERA over a team-leading 185 innings....

Second basemen to watch in the Padres' farm system

A weakness not all that long ago, the Padres’ depth up the middle – at second base and shortstop – has improve drastically since A.J. Preller moved into the general manager’s office in August 2014. He inherited the organization’s top prospect at second base from the previous regime, included rookie...

Wood, Padres claim another series win against Diamondbacks

A.J. Pollock redirected Travis Wood’s fifth pitch for a home run, and it felt as if the Padres pitcher might be in for another ugly cameo. Over his previous two starts, Wood had worked just 4 1/3 innings and conceded five home runs. The rest of a formidable Arizona lineup awaited. Instead, Wood...

Padres swinging away as MLB home run record falls

At 9:14 Tuesday night in Toronto, Alex Gordon pummeled a belt-high cutter thrown by Ryan Tepera. The ball hurtled over Rogers Centre’s outfield fence, and with that, major leaguers had powered their way to 5,694 home runs with nearly two weeks left in the regular season. The all-time record, last...

First pitch: The unflappable Craig Stammen

The Padres enter today’s game one win shy of the 68 victories amassed in Andy Green’s rookie season a year ago in large part because of the second-year manager’s faith in his bullpen – and in Craig Stammen, in particular. Sure, Hunter Renfroe jumped on a first-inning fastball for a three-run homer...

First basemen to watch in the Padres' farm system

By virtue of the six-year, $83 million extension inked in January, Wil Myers is the first baseman of today, tomorrow and the not-too-distant future. While the jury is certainly still out on the pact with the Padres’ 2016 All-Star – he’s got a .759 OPS in 902 plate appearances since last year’s...

Hunter Renfroe returns to homer in Padres win

Hunter Renfroe hit a three-run homer in his first at-bat back from the minors to lead Padres to a 4-2 win over the Diamondbacks. 
Washington Times Sep 19, 2017

Renfroe, Hedges homer as Padres beat Diamondbacks 4-2

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Hunter Renfroe hit a three-run home run in his first game back from Triple-A and Austin Hedges also connected for the San Diego Padres, who beat NL wild card leader Arizona 4-2 on Monday night. Renfroe drove a 1-1 pitch from lefty Patrick Corbin to straightaway ...

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