9/14/2014 | Despaigne, defense falter as Padres lose series
The D-backs' five-run third inning on Sunday helped the D-backs edge the Padres, 8-6, before a crowd of 26,075 at Chase Field.
9/14/2014 | VP of scouting Welke feels energized in new gig
Don Welke was hired Aug. 19 from the Rangers, where he worked with new general manager A.J. Preller. The two have a close relationship going back to their days together with the Dodgers.
9/14/2014 | Cashner, Williams to open series at Petco Park
Monday night at Petco Park will mark the beginning of the Padres' final homestand of the season, while the Phillies will start their last road trip. Andrew Cashner gets the call for the Padres, while the Phillies counter with Jerome Williams.
9/13/2014 | Triple call stands after Crew Chief review at Chase Field
Rene Rivera earned his second career triple in the sixth inning Saturday after he drove a ball high off the wall in deep center field. But the umpires initiated a crew chief review for a potential home run and eventually ruled that the called stood.
9/13/2014 | Padres look to youth in finale against D-backs
Rookie right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne and the Padres will square off against Trevor Cahill and the D-backs in the rubber game at Chase Field on Sunday afternoon.
9/13/2014 | Amarista earning praise for work at shortstop
Alexi Amarista has earned his share of rave reviews internally and otherwise filling in at shortstop for Everth Cabrera, who as of Saturday had missed 51 games due to two disabled list stints with strains of his left hamstring.
9/13/2014 | Ross off his game as Padres fall to D-backs
Mark Trumbo had three hits and knocked in three runs on Saturday as the D-backs scored early and often on their way to a 10-4 victory over the Padres in front of a crowd of 32,429 at Chase Field.
9/13/2014 | Ross goes for 200-strikeout milestone vs. D-backs
The Padres' Tyson Ross, who is inching close to the 200-strikeout milestone, faces Chase Anderson in Arizona on Saturday.
9/13/2014 | Six Padres drive in runs to edge D-backs
Six different players knocked in runs for the Padres, including Rene Rivera, who hit his 10th home run on Friday night, as the Padres defeated the D-backs, 6-5, at Chase Field.
9/12/2014 | D-backs lose challenge on bang-bang play at first
First baseman Mark Trumbo hit a ground ball to Padres third baseman Yangervis Solarte, who made a sidearm throw from the infield grass to first. Trumbo was initially ruled out.
9/12/2014 | Post added to Padres staff as scouting executive
On Friday, the Padres hired David Post as their new special assistant to the general manager/scouting, giving general manager A.J. Preller his second notable hire since taking the job last month.
9/12/2014 | Astros crosschecker Post takes new job with Padres
Astros national crosschecker David Post, who's been on the front lines of the team's Draft process the last few years, has accepted a job as the special assistant to GM/scouting of the San Diego Padres.
9/11/2014 | Rivera thankful for chance that led to career revival
In the spring of 2010, not quite eight years into his professional career, Rene Rivera sat at his home in Puerto Rico watching Spring Training games on television, waiting for his telephone to ring.
9/11/2014 | Stults rides second-half resurgence into Arizona
Left-hander Eric Stults hopes to continue his strong second half as the Padres open a three-game series against Vidal Nuno and the D-backs on Friday night at Chase Field.
9/11/2014 | Kennedy still searching for answer vs. Dodgers
Ian Kennedy allowed just three earned runs in his six-plus innings on Wednesday night, but he was opposed by a strong Dan Haren, who turned in a seven-inning gem to hand the Padres a 4-0 loss at Dodger Stadium.
9/10/2014 | Legal issues cloud status of Padres' Cabrera
Manager Bud Black said Monday he thought shortstop Everth Cabrera could return to the team as soon as this weekend against Arizona. But on Wednesday, Black said that might not be the case after all.
9/10/2014 | Padres try rookie infielder Spangenberg in left field
Padres manager Bud Black slotted rookie infielder Cory Spangenberg in left field for Wednesday night's finale with the Dodgers as a way to get both his and third baseman Yangervis Solarte's bat in the lineup.
9/10/2014 | Haren looks to protect Dodgers' NL West lead
The biggest series of the season awaits the Dodgers this weekend in the Bay Area against the rival Giants. But if they don't take care of business against the Padres on Wednesday, their advantage in the National League West could narrow before they get to the shores of McCovey Cove.
9/10/2014 | Cashner lifts Padres with gem against Dodgers
Padres right-hander Andrew Cashner earned his first win since April 16 with seven strong innings on the mound and a two-run double at the plate in a 6-3 victory over the Dodgers on Tuesday night in Los Angeles.
9/9/2014 | Kelly resumes rehab from '13 Tommy John surgery
Padres right-hander Casey Kelly, who was rehabbing April 2013 Tommy John surgery when he was shut down in May, is throwing again, manager Bud Black said Tuesday.
9/8/2014 | Padres can't solve dominant Kershaw
Despite some shaky defense behind him, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw stifled Padres hitters, Odrisamer Despaigne struggled to keep the Dodgers off the basepaths, and the Padres lost Monday's series opener, 9-4, their sixth straight loss.
9/8/2014 | Dodgers look to keep pushing vs. Padres
When Los Angeles hosts San Diego at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, it'll be a matchup of two teams with different goals but two teams with still something to play for. The Padres will look to 27-year-old right-hander Andrew Cashner to snap their six-game losing streak, while Roberto Hernandez will make his sixth start as a Dodger.
9/8/2014 | Boyer optimistic about fatigued right shoulder
Padres right-hander Blaine Boyer said Monday that his tiring right shoulder is "progressing really well," and he hopes to return to the mound soon. However, neither Boyer nor right-hander Joaquin Benoit -- also dealing with a sore shoulder -- was available for Monday's series opener with the Dodgers, manager Bud Black said.
9/8/2014 | Cabrera 'closer,' could return by weekend
Shortstop Everth Cabrera could return to the Padres for their next series in Arizona, manager Bud Black said Monday.
9/8/2014 | Padres to begin, end 2015 season vs. Dodgers
The Padres will open the 2015 season on the road against the Dodgers before returning to Petco Park for seven games, including the home opener against the Giants on April 9.
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