1. Padres' 'Biggest' Competition at Third Base

    Asked if third base was the Padres ' “biggest” competition, Black agreed. Competing for the starting job are the switch-hitting Yangervis Solarte and Will Middlebrooks, whom the Padres acquired in December...

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  2. Upton's solo blast

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  3. Star-Studded Myers-Kemp-Upton Outfield Could Actually Be Padres' Downfall

    Here's guessing the average baseball fan probably wouldn't have been able to name even one San Diego Padres outfielder last season, much less all three. But things ought to be different now...

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  4. Black Welcomes Expectations for New-Look Padres

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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...

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  8. 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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  9. Matt Kemp Thinks the Padres Have the Best Outfield in Baseball

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  10. 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.....

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  11. 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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  12. Crasnick: Shields Will Take Charge with Padres

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

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  14. 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...

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  15. 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...

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Padres' Kelly Has Minor Groin Strain

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  20. 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...

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  21. 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...

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  22. 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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  23. 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...

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  24. Time for Padres Fans to Show Up in Force

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  25. New-Look Padres Springing into Action

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