Padres Press Releases
Jack McKeon Elected to Padres Hall of Fame
The San Diego Padres today announced Jack McKeon has been elected to the Padres Hall of Fame, the lone member of the class of 2017. The former Padres manager and general manager will be inducted on Saturday, August 19, 2017, in a special pregame ceremony ahead of that night's game against the Washington Nationals. The election was made by the Padres front office in collaboration with the San Diego chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) and local sports media.
Padres Announce Details for 2017 FanFest Presented by T-Mobile
The San Diego Padres today announced details surrounding 2017 Padres FanFest presented by T-Mobile. Padres FanFest will take place on Saturday, April 1 at Petco Park with free admission to the annual event. Fans looking to attend must pre-register for complimentary entry tickets at www.padres.com/fanfest. All fans can redeem up to eight (8) tickets.
Padres Sign RHP Jered Weaver to One-Year Contract for 2017
The San Diego Padres today announced the club has signed right-handed pitcher Jered Weaver to a one-year Major League contract for the 2017 season. In a corresponding move, the club has placed RHP Colin Rea on the 60-day DL. Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller made the announcement.
Padres Announce Non-Roster Invites to Major League Spring Training
The San Diego Padres announced they have extended Major League Spring Training invitations to 28 players. Among those 28 players are 14 minor league free agents whom the Padres have signed to 2017 contracts that will be new to the organization this season, including right-handed pitchers Logan Bawcom, Carlos Fisher, Aroni Nina, Andre Rienzo and Craig Stammen, catchers Tony Cruz and Stephen McGee, infielders Erick Aybar, Dusty Coleman, Jamie Romak and Christian Villanueva and outfielders Nick Buss, Collin Cowgill and Rafael Ortega.
Speaker Lineup and Other Details Revealed for Celebrate San Diego Rally
Additional details today have been announced for Saturday's Celebrate San Diego Rally at Petco Park's Park at the Park. The California State University, San Marcos Cougars and Point Loma Nazarene University Sea Lions have joined the group collaborating on the event, which also includes the San Diego Padres, San Diego Gulls, San Diego Sockers, San Diego State Aztecs, University of San Diego Toreros, University of California San Diego Tritons and the City of San Diego.
UC San Diego Health named Official Health Care Provider of the San Diego Padres
UC San Diego Health and the San Diego Padres reached an agreement on a multi-year partnership to become the Major League Baseball team's Official Health Care Provider.
Padres sign INF Yangervis Solarte to contract through 2018
The San Diego Padres today announced they have signed infielder Yangervis Solarte to a contract through the 2018 season with club options for the 2019 and 2020 seasons. Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller made the announcement.