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Former MLB closer Takashi Saito to intern with Padres’ front office

Former MLB closer Takashi Saito will work as an intern in the San Diego Padres’ front office, reports Dennis Lin of the <i>San Diego Union-Tribune</i>.<p>Padres …

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Tony Gwynn Memorial Freeway Dedicated in San Diego’s North County

<i>By</i> <b>Friar Wire</b><p>When one thinks about San Diego it’s almost impossible to not think about <b>Tony Gwynn</b>.<p>Given his devotion to America’s Finest City and the …

Jon Heyman: Alex Cora interviewing for Padres manager's job

After an extensive playing career, Cora has been an MLB analyst on TV since 2013. He has not coached professionally.<p>Former major leaguer and current …

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Padres interviewing Nevin on Thursday

Triple-A manager and former Padres player Phil Nevin will interview for San Diego’s manager job on Thursday, sources told the Union-Tribune.<p>Nevin, …

San Diego Padres and Callaway to build nine-hole golf course inside Petco Park

Major League Baseball season is over – it is for my teams, anyway – but Callaway and the San Diego Padres have come up with a fantastic reason to …

Padres welcome Don Orsillo to San Diego

Red Sox fans may not like the sight of this, but former NESN TV voice Don Orsillo is officially a member of the San Diego Padres family now.<p>Team …

Padres' Matt Kemp sells his desert home with 20 TVs for $3.135 million

San Diego PadresoutfielderMatt Kemphas parted ways with his home in Paradise Valley, Ariz., selling the loaded desert estate for $3.135 million.<p>Set on a corner lot, the 1990s Contemporary-style house contains a highlight-reel worth of features including, but not limited to, 20 flat-screen …

Latest On Padres’ Managerial Search

Pat Murphy won’t return as the Padres’ manager next season, meaning that San Diego is one of four possible destinations for managerial hopefuls …

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Three Needs: San Diego Padres

As we continue working our way through the major needs of non-contenders with the offseason in sight, we’ll turn our attention to the Padres. San …

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Minor MLB Transactions: 9/14/15

Here are the latest minor moves from around baseball, with the newest transactions at the top of the post…• The <b>Padres</b> announced several roster moves, …

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Yonder Alonso could miss the rest of the season – FriarWire

<i>By</i> <b>Bill Center</b><p>First baseman <b>Yonder Alonso</b> will likely miss the rest season with a stress reaction in his lower back.<p>Alonso has been out since September …

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Padres send Seven Prospects to Arizona Fall League<p><i>By</i> <b>Friar Wire</b><p>The Arizona Fall League announced the rosters for their 2015 season this afternoon, …

1/15 – FriarWire

• Reinstated <b>RHP Marcos Mateo</b> from the 15-day DL.<br>• Placed on the 15-day DL on 8/8, retroactive to 8/6, with a neck strain.<br>• Pitched in three games on a …

Padres Pull Kimbrel Back From Waivers

<b>SATURDAY:</b> The Padres have pulled Kimbrel back from revocable waivers, Rosenthal reports (Twitter links). That means that, as expected, Kimbrel will …

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MLB Power Rankings: Dodgers, Giants, D-Backs, Padres all have a shot - MLB - CBSSports.com

For much of the first half of the season, the NL West looked a decent bet to land two playoff teams. In fact, heading into action on August 6, this …

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Rangers Claim Chris Rearick

The Rangers have claimed lefty <b>Chris Rearick</b> off waivers from the Padres, Texas executive VP of communications John Blake announced on Twitter. …

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21/15 – FriarWire

• Acquired <b>RHP Jon Edwards</b> from the Texas Rangers as the player to be named later in the August 18 trade of <b>OF Will Venable</b> to Texas. In addition, the …

Rangers Acquire Will Venable, Designate Michael Choice

The Rangers have acquired outfielder <b>Will Venable</b> from the Padres in exchange for minor league catcher/outfielder <b>Marcus Greene</b> and right-hander <b>Jon</b> …

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Ian Kennedy, Joaquin Benoit Claimed On Waivers, Pulled Back By Padres

The Padres traded <b>Will Venable</b> to the Rangers tonight, but they almost certainly won’t be dealing another pair of potential free agents; Jon Heyman of …

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Padres won't deliver instant-gratification waiver trades

If any general manager generated expectations for instant gratification in the past season, it was A.J. Preller of the San Diego Padres. After giving …

14/15 – FriarWire

• Reinstated <b>INF Cory Spangenberg</b> from the 15-day disabled list.<br>• Missed 38 games after being placed on the 15-day DL on June 30 (retro June 28) with a …

11/15 – FriarWire

• Selected <b>RHP Colin Rea</b> from Triple-A El Paso.<br>• Rea is scheduled to start the Padres 7:10pm PT game against the Cincinnati Reds tonight in what will be …

The Padres didn't sell, and the revamped Blue Jays can explain why

Are the Padres foolish for holding onto their assets, or are they playing a longer game?<p>It's a lot easier to think of teams as physical entities. Not organizations run by disparate groups of people, providing entertainment for millions, but individuals. If corporations can be people, with …

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6/15 – FriarWire

• Placed <b>OF Will Venable</b> on the paternity leave list.<br>• Venable 2015 and career stats.<br>• He and his wife, Kathryn, are expecting their first child.<br>• Recalled <b>OF</b> …

Star Game

<i>By</i> <b>Friar Wire</b><p>Padres prospect and 12th Round Pick of the 2015 MLB First Year Player’s draft, <b>Peter Van Gansen</b>, was named the MiLB.com <i>Top Star</i> of last …

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Ian Kennedy joins ESPN’s Mike & Mike Radio Show to Discuss FaceTiming Daughter’s Birth

<i>By</i> <b>Friar Wire</b><p>Padres starting pitcher <b>Ian Kennedy</b> joined ESPN’s <b>Mike & Mike</b> on Tuesday morning to discuss the birth of his fourth child and the strange …

A mid-season look at top prospects in the Padres system

<i>Bill Center, longtime sportswriter for U-T San Diego, is an employee of the Padres.</i><p>With a month to go in the Minor League season, here is an updated …

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Padres Acquire LHP Marc Rzepczynski from Cleveland Indians

<i>By</i> <b>Friar Wire</b><p>The team announced today that they have acquired left-handed relief pitcher <b>Marc Rzepczynski</b> from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for …