4/23/2014 | Roach adapting to life as a reliever
Rookie Donn Roach earned his first Major League victory Tuesday, after learning to be patient in his new role in the bullpen.
4/23/2014 | Denorfia making things happen with two strikes
Chris Denorfia entered Wednesday's game against the Brewers with a slash line of .419/.438/.710 in 31 at-bats in 2014 when he's had two strikes on him.
4/23/2014 | Johnson to have Tommy John surgery
Pitcher Josh Johnson will have Tommy John surgery on Thursday, after an exam by noted orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews this week showed damage to the ulnar collateral ligament in Johnson's right elbow.
4/23/2014 | Zimmermann tasked with taking on visiting Friars
The Padres will send left-hander Eric Stults to the mound in the opening game of the four-game series on Thursday night against Washington. Stults is coming off a one-run, six-inning outing in his last start against the Giants. The Nationals will counter with Jordan Zimmermann, who's looking to throw his third consecutive quality start.
4/23/2014 | Ross, Lohse to face off in series finale
Tyson Ross will try to lean on mechanical fixes Wednesday when the Padres conclude their three-game series against the Brewers at Miller Park in what should be a dandy pitchers' duel.
4/22/2014 | Headley hits 12th-inning homer off weary bullpen
Chase Headley hit a home run to start the 12th inning Tuesday to lead the Padres to a 2-1 victory over the Brewers at Miller Park.
4/22/2014 | Vincent getting noticed as he expands repertoire
Reliever Nick Vincent entered Tuesday's game against the Brewers having retired the last 19 hitters he's faced. He hasn't allowed a hit or a run in his last 6 2/3 innings going back to April 4.
4/22/2014 | Infielder Green acquired from Braves
Tyler Greene, 30, was acquired from the Braves to give the team organizational depth now that infielder Ryan Jackson has landed on the disabled list with a right wrist strain. Greene will report to Triple-A El Paso.
4/22/2014 | Kelly nears rehab assignment after 41-pitch outing
Casey Kelly has been working his way back from Tommy John surgery on April 2, 2013. If Kelly's next outing goes smoothly, he'll likely head out on a Minor League rehabilitation assignment with Double-A San Antonio.
4/22/2014 | Petco's Green Initiative aims to reduce waste
The Padres' Green Initiative is a comprehensive, proactive and aggressive plan to save energy and reduce waste. Every area of Petco Park, which opened in 2004, plays a role in waste reduction through programs such as recycle sorting, food waste composting, plastic wrap and foam diversion and cooking oil recycling.
4/21/2014 | Padres tab Kennedy to cool down Brewers
Ian Kennedy's last time out, he opened his start with five no-hit innings against the Rockies. On Tuesday, he'll need that kind of stuff against the team with the best record in baseball. Kennedy makes his fourth start of the season when the Padres face the Brewers and ace Yovani Gallardo at Miller Park.
4/21/2014 | Offense can't rescue uneven Cashner
Over the course of a six-month season, there will be occasions when Andrew Cashner's simply not at the top of his game, and Monday's 4-3 loss to the Brewers was one of those nights. And while Cashner didn't have his best stuff, the offense couldn't rescue him, going 1-for-10 with runners in scoring position.
4/21/2014 | Padres send RHP Carter to Japanese league team
The Padres have sold the contract of Minor League right-handed pitcher Anthony Carter to the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters of the Nippon Professional Baseball League in Japan.
4/21/2014 | Black sees 'room to improve' in holding runners
There is nothing to complain about so far in terms of pitching for the Padres, as the team took the fourth-best ERA (2.75) in the big leagues into Monday's game against the Brewers. But there's one particular area in which the pitchers -- starters and relievers alike -- could improve, said Padres manager Bud Black: holding baserunners.
4/21/2014 | Maybin could return during current road trip
Outfielder Cameron Maybin, who ruptured his left biceps March 2, could be reinstated and added to the Padres' 25-man roster during this 10-game road trip.
4/21/2014 | An appreciation for the late Eddie Wilson
For almost 40 years, security guard Eddie Wilson was a fixture behind the scenes with the Padres. Eddie passed away last week. He was 93.
4/20/2014 | Padres name Miniak as their PA announcer
The Padres announced on Saturday night that Alex Miniak was the winner of a three-month competition to find a new announcer that started with more than 800 candidates at an open casting call in January.
4/20/2014 | Erlin settles after early struggles, but Padres lose
Robbie Erlin faltered early Sunday, surrendering two runs in each of the first two innings, and the Padres could not recover as they missed a chance to earn their first series sweep of the season and fell, 4-3, to the San Francisco Giants at Petco Park.
4/20/2014 | Padres give Gyorko much-needed breather vs. Giants
Padres second baseman Jedd Gyorko got his first day off this season Sunday when manager Bud Black slotted Alexi Amarista into the starting lineup in Gyorko's place.
4/20/2014 | Quentin to head to Arizona at week's end
Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin will continue his recovery process later this week when he heads to Arizona to get some on-field work at the club's Spring Training facility.
4/20/2014 | Fireballers square off to open series in Milwaukee
Wily Peralta will start for the Brewers on Monday against Padres ace Andrew Cashner in a great matchup of hard-throwing right-handers.
4/19/2014 | Padres name Miniak as new PA announcer
The Padres have a new public-address announcer, as a three-month process led the team to Alex Miniak, the winner of a search that started with more than 800 hopefuls.
4/19/2014 | Stults baffles Giants to earn first win of '14
Eric Stults allowed one run over six innings on Saturday as the Padres' stretch of solid pitching continued in a 3-1 victory over the Giants before a sold-out crowd of 43,405 at Petco Park.
4/19/2014 | Padres turn to Erlin looking for sweep of Giants
Padres lefty Robbie Erlin and Giants righty Tim Lincecum meet on Sunday as San Diego tries to secure the sweep while San Francisco looks to salvage a game from the National League West set.
4/19/2014 | Hundley working hard despite limited playing time
The season is barely three weeks old, yet it has become evident that on a team with three catchers, Nick Hundley is the odd-man out. Does Hundley, who has played in eight of the team's first 17 games, feel that his days in San Diego are numbered?
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