10:33 PM EDT, Sun August 30, 2015

Minors: Austin Smith hit hard in AZL

Recapping the latest action from around the Padres' farm system.

Bonds' forced retirement? Not collusion

The week that was in Major League Baseball.

Q&A: Padres infielder Yangervis Solarte

Solarte entrenched as Padres third baseman after bouncing around in minors for several years.

On deck: Colin Rea vs. Adam Morgan

Padres' rookie making fourth start; Phillies' rookie making 12th start.
philly.com Aug 28, 2015

Phillies 7, Padres 1

Aaron Nola pitched seven innings of two-hit baseball to lead the Phillies to a 7-1 win over the San Diego Padres at Citizens Bank Park.

M.A.S.H. unit: Kemp nursing sore shoulder

Updating the Padres' latest bumps, bruises and injuries.

On deck: Ian Kennedy vs. Aaron Nola

Padres right-hander has rounded into form in the second half
Padres Public Aug 28, 2015

Yonder Alonso Doesn’t Hit Like a First Baseman

I’ve had the pleasure of writing Yonder Alonso’s player comment in each of the last three Baseball Prospectus annuals, and it has become my custom to compare him to other players. Here are the career statistics (through August 27) of those players and Alonso: Player/food PA BA ISO BB% OPS+ wRC+ Lyle Overbay 5802 .266 .163 11.0 106 105 Bruce Bochte 5994 .282 .114 10.9 113 112 Denny Walling 3287 .271 .119 9.4 107 108 Yonder Alonso 1793 .271 .119 9.0 107 105 I’m leaving out many columns here, but this gives some idea of the types of information I find useful in...

Phillies matters: Back to slumping

Padres arrive after Mets complete four-game sweep of Phillies.
Washington Post Aug 27, 2015

Nationals hold off Padres, 4-2, but the win comes with more injuries

When the Washington Nationals acquired Joe Ross from the San Diego Padres last December, they did so in a three-team deal built around bigger names. From the Padres perspective, it was the Wil Myers deal, the one that brought them an up-and-coming outfielder for two prospects. To the Tampa By Rays, it’s the Steven Souza Jr. deal, which brought them a similar haul. For the Nationals, the deal seemed likely to be known to history as the Trea Turner trade, the one that brought them their shortstop of the future – and that other pitching prospect, too. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Aug 27, 2015

Escobar leaves Nats-Padres game with injury

Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar left Thursday night's game against the San Diego Padres with an apparent injury.

Oh, brother: Ross pitchers not all that similar

A look at how Joe And Tyson Ross have traveled different paths to arrive at '15 success.

On deck: Andrew Cashner vs. Joe Ross

The Padres selected Joe Ross in the first round of the 2011 draft.

Friar talk: Tyson Ross sets bar high for Joe

Big brother strikes out nine, collects two hits, key sacrifice bunt in win.

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