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San Diego Padres: Hot stove time in Major League Baseball

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 30: Cory Spangenberg<p>With the 2017 season in the rearview mirror, the GM Meetings (which wrapped up on Wednesday) …


Padres On Deck: Padres Deep in Relief Pitching Prospects

Maton, Torres, McGrath were rookies in the 2017 Padres bullpen<p><i>By Bill Center</i><p><b>Andres Munoz</b> hails from Los Mochis, Mexico, and won’t turn 19 until next …

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Young Fireballer Munoz Turns Heads in AFL – FriarWire

MLB Pipeline’s Jim Callis wowed by triple-digit heat<p><i>By Justin Lafferty</i><p>Armed with a 102-mph fastball and a nasty slider, 18-year-old Padres RHP …

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Young Catchers Are Lined up Behind Austin Hedges

Luis Campusano, Austin Allen, Blake Hunt among club’s top-30 prospects<p><i>By Bill Center</i><p>Next to shortstop, the Padres minor league system is deeper at …


Winter Padres: AFL Wrapping Up, but Padres Could Be in Saturday Title Game

Nine Padres prospects on AFL West-leading Peoria<p><i>By Bill Center</i><p>The Arizona Fall League ends its regular season Thursday afternoon.<p>But the nine Padres …

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San Diego will play three home games against the Dodgers in Monterrey<p><i>By Bill Center</i><p>No team has planted the flag of Major League Baseball in more …

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Margot Shines Among Rookie Stars – FriarWire

<i>MLB’s Cut4 gives Padres CF some love</i><p><i>By Justin Lafferty</i><p><b>Manuel Margot</b> made dozens of highlight-reel worthy catches for the Padres last season, …


Cuban Oña Leads the List of Right Field Prospects

Suwinski, Reyes also interesting candidates<p><i>By Bill Center</i><p>Midway through last season, the future of right field for the Padres seemed to be …


Inmate will get pillow to help him breathe during execution

Updated:Monday, November 13 2017 3:20 PM EST2017-11-13 20:20:19 GMT<p>SDG&E employees received new uniforms Monday. The power company is rolling them …


Write about the San Diego Padres for Friars on Base

<b>Friars on Base is FanSided’s home for the best fan-written content on the San Diego Padres, and we want to add your voice to the mix.</b><p>Are you a …


San Diego Padres: Pushback on tanking

PHOENIX, AZ - AUGUST 24: Will Venable<p>The Houston Astros have received high praise from most quarters on their perceived strategy of tanking their way …


San Diego Padres: Hitting coach du jour

DENVER, CO - APRIL 10: (R-L) Manager Andy Green<p>Earlier this month, the San Diego Padres hired Matt Stairs as their hitting coach du jour. When the …


Report: Dodgers and Padres Will Play Three-Game Series In Mexico in May

The Dodgers and Padres will meet in Monterrey, Mexico for a three-game series from May 4-6, Bill Shaikin of the <i>Los Angeles Times</i> reports.<p>San Diego …

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Teenagers House, Ornelas Top Left Field Prospects

But position changes could boost position<p><i>By Bill Center</i><p>Corner outfield prospects are an ever-shifting commodity, particularly in left field.<p>Center …

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6 – FriarWire

• RHP <b>Cory Mazzoni</b> claimed off waivers by theChicago Cubs.<br>• RHP <b>Tim Melville</b> and C <b>Hector Sanchez</b> cleared outright waivers and will elect free …

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Potts, Eguy Rosario Lead Third Base Prospects

But long list of shortstops will lead to more depth at third<p><i>By Bill Center</i><p><b>Hudson Potts</b> and <b>Eguy Rosario</b> are the Padres’ leading prospects at third …

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San Diego Padres: No baseball at all

SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Fans sit in the stands during a rain delay prior to the start of a game between the San Diego Padres and Arizona …


Padres On Deck: Tatis Jr. Could End Padres Search for a Shortstop

However, he is only one of a half dozen prospects at the position<p><i>By Bill Center</i><p>The Padres annual spring training search for a shortstop probably …

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From worst to first: Should Padres copy Astros blueprint for success?

The Loose Cannons debate whether or not the Padres should follow the Astros blueprint for contention.<p>More FOX Sports San Diego Videos

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Luis Urías, Esteury Ruiz Top Prospects at Second Base

Position is deep at both major, minor levels<p><i>By Bill Center</i><p>Second base is one of the Padres deepest positions at the Major League level.<p><b>Carlos Asuaje</b> …

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Boring, boring baseball — Really?

The baseball-is-boring crowd may have to modify that stand after this year’s playoff roller coaster ride especially in the World Series between the …


Dodgers Dealt Crushing Defeat in Game 7 of World Series

It seemed like it was destiny.Game 7. Winner take all.Hosted at Dodger Stadium for the first time in history.Yu Darvish on the mound, ready for …

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1B Naylor, 2B Urías to Play in Arizona Fall League All-Star Game

C Torrens has solid week in native Venezuela<p><i>By Bill Center</i><p>Twenty-year-old Padres infield prospects <b>Josh Naylor</b> and <b>Luis Urías</b> will be playing for the …


Matt Stairs Named Padres' Major League Hitting Coach

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres have hired Matt Stairs as their Major League Hitting Coach, Executive Vice President & General Manager A.J. Preller …


30 – FriarWire

• RHP <b>Jarred Cosart</b> and LHP <b>Christian Friedrich</b> cleared outright waivers and will elect free agency.

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Naylor Leads Short List of First Base Prospects

But need is not pressing with Myers signed through 2022<p><i>By Bill Center</i><p>With <b>Wil Myers</b> committed to the Padres through 2022, the need for first base …


San Diego Padres: The lost art of stolen bases

The stolen base has become a lost art in this day and age. With home run and strikeout rates skyrocketing, stolen base rates have plummeted. The San …


Don’t Sleep on Tatis Jr.’s Speed – FriarWire

<i>By Justin Lafferty</i><p><b>Fernando Tatis Jr</b>., the Padres’ №4 prospect and the №51 prospect in all of baseball, has gained plenty of acclaim for his maturity, …

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Tatis Jr., Naylor, Urías continue strong off-season starts

Yardley has 0.00 after six appearances in the Dominican Republic<p><i>By Bill Center</i><p>Three players who figure prominently in the Padres’ future — <b>Fernando</b> …

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