1. Dickerson's Bad Luck Proved Fortunate

    PEORIA, Ariz. — Alex Dickerson literally cursed the day he limped off the Padres ' practice field last March, his left ankle having buckled under his weight as he stumbled over an ill-placed sprinkler head...

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  2. Friar Talk: Leading off the Leadoff Talk

    PEORIA, Ariz. — The Padres don't have a prototypical leadoff hitter on their 40-man roster. The world knows this...

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  3. Middlebrooks, Solarte Getting Along at 3B

    PEORIA, Ariz. — Ten days into spring training, the Padres ' closest competition may be at third base, where newcomer Will Middlebrooks and second-year big-leaguer Yangervis Solarte both have something to prove...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 days ago 5 reads 0 comments

  4. Despaigne, Morrow to Battle for Padres' 5th Starter Job

    With all of the attention focused on the top of the San Diego Padres rotation this winter, an intriguing competition is unfolding at the backend...

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  5. Matt Kemp Thinks the Padres Have the Best Outfield in Baseball

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  6. Quentin Open to Giving First Base a Try

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- It appears a change of scenery could be very well in store for Carlos Quentin this spring.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 6 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  7. Kemp: Arthritis in Hips Won't Be an Issue

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- New outfielder Matt Kemp has had two months to digest the news that he has arthritis in both of his hips, a detail that was revealed publicly after he took a physical ...

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  8. Crasnick: Shields Will Take Charge with Padres

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  9. There's Nothing out There Like the Odrisamer Despaigne Changeup

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  10. Crasnick: Shields Will Take Charge with Padres

    James Shields is confident enough in his ability that he begins each year with a personal mandate to give his employer a preordained number of innings...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 6 days ago 15 reads 0 comments

  11. Padres to Try Quentin at First Base

    PEORIA, Ariz. — The Padres plan to try left fielder Carlos Quentin at first base this spring, General Manager A.J. Preller said Tuesday...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 6 days ago 187 reads 0 comments

  12. Padres Involved 'Right Up Until the End' on Moncada

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- The Padres weren't able to land 19-year-old Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada on Monday, though it wasn't due to a lack of effort.....

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  13. Federowicz Learned of Trade While at Taco Stand in Mexico

    When news of the Matt Kemp Trade began to break in December, catcher Tim Federowicz was playing winter ball down Mexico way, not fully aware of what was happening...

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  14. Bouncing Around Could Help Spangenberg Stick

    As the Padres go about looking at players who will comprise their bench for this season, they will look for players who can serve a variety of roles...

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  15. Padres' Kelly Has Minor Groin Strain

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  16. Prior's Perspective Valuable to Padres Prospects

    When he was 21, Mark Prior made his Major League debut for the Cubs . By the time he was 23, Prior was tossing a gem in Game 5 of the National League Division Series and had the Cubs just five outs away from the World Series in 2003...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 8 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  17. New Catching Guru Excited to Join Padres

    Ryley Westman's voice almost drips with passion when he talks about catching and the mechanics of the position, from the smallest nuances to the big-picture elements that go into the job...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 8 days ago 19 reads 0 comments

  18. Pondering Pads' potential in Peoria

    Before we get swept up in the possibility of how great this Padres season will be, we ought to consider what still must be decided and where this juggernaut might not jugger.....

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  19. Padres' Offseason Overhaul Lacks Failing Stench of Recent Rebuilds

    This isn't our first rebuilding rodeo. The baseball-loving world has been in this exact position heading into spring training many times before, anticipating a team with a massive overhaul only to watch said team fizzle mightily during the season...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 13 days ago 11,283 reads 28 comments

  20. Time for Padres Fans to Show Up in Force

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  21. New-Look Padres Springing into Action

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  22. James Shields' Agent on Contract Negotiations: We Didn't Overreach

    Just got off the phone with Page Odle, the agent who negotiated free-agent right-hander James Shields' four-year, $75 million contract with the Padres ...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 18 days ago 78 reads 0 comments

  23. How Much Are Taxes Affecting James Shields' Payday with the Pads?

    In explaining his decision to sign with the Padres , right-hander James Shields said Wednesday, "I had to think of my family being close to home...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 18 days ago 66 reads 0 comments

  24. Andrew Cashner's Fulfilled Potential Could Allow for a Cashner-Cole Hamels Trade

    The upside is finally here. After 10 years of being a wanted commodity, Andrew Cashner is now at a point in his career where he can be traded for a high-value, highly proven stock...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 19 days ago 19,621 reads 56 comments

  25. 'Win Now' Attitude from Padres Sealed Deal for Shields

    The newest Padre in an offseason featuring many of them was unveiled Wednesday afternoon at Petco Park, as right-hander James Shields was officially introduced as the Padres ' new ace...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 19 days ago 162 reads 0 comments