| May 13, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Last week's ranking in parentheses
1. Rangers (1): It's safe to say that Ron Washington's hitters enjoyed their weekend in Houston — 24 runs overall and three homers in every game. Their assault on Philip Humber Saturday was vicious.
| Jan 18, 2012
| 5:30 PM
It's all about Luke Gregerson. Says a lot, doesn't it?
Over the last two seasons, the best thing about the Padres has been their bullpen. It carried Bud Black's team to the threshold of the playoffs in 2010 and was the backbone of a bad team last year as...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Forget the Mets' financing troubles attached to the Fred Wilpon/Bernie Madoff connection. Look past the Red Sox's franchise-reshaping, where these days only the uniforms seem unchanged, and the slow-moving sale of the Dodgers.
The chaos at the Padres'...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 7:49 PM
SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- The San Diego Padres 2012 season began Thursday with a 5- 3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers at Petco Park following pregame ceremonies that honored play-by-play announcer Jerry Coleman for his 70 years in baseball.
| May 14, 2012
| 8:07 PM
Bryce Harper hit his first big league home run, helping lead the Washington Nationals to an 8-5 victory over the San Diego Padres on Monday night.
Harper became the youngest major leaguer to homer since 1998, going deep on a solo shot to straightaway...
| May 15, 2012
| 8:29 PM
Stepping back into the batter's box after an 8-minute rain delay to face Stephen Strasburg with a 3-2 count, two outs and the bases loaded in the top of the first inning, San Diego's John Baker guessed what was coming.
Baker smacked the...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 3:23 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The sale of the Padres to heirs of the late Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley, San Diego businessman Ron Fowler and other limited partners is now complete, the team announced Wednesday.
The ownership group includes Peter O'Malley, his sons Kevin...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:28 AM
Cubs TV analyst Bob Brenly, take note: Now Dodgers first baseman James Loney is calling for as much video replay as possible.
“Whatever it takes, just get it right,’’ Loney said Monday after an umpire ruled his foot was off the base...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 4:06 PM
SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres were mourning the loss of Bullpen Coach Darrel Akerfelds, who died Sunday from pancreatic cancer.
Akerfelds, who turned 50 on June 12, died Sunday morning at a Phoenix cancer treatment center after a 19-month battle...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 5:24 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — At the end of his memorable day, second baseman Neil Walker was much more interested in talking about his double-play partner.
Shortstop Clint Barmes’ first career grand slam keyed a nine-run fourth inning and Walker went...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 9:33 PM
The Angels have been granted permission by the New York Yankees to interview front-office executives Damon Oppenheimer and Billy Eppler for their vacant general manager position, the New York Daily News reported Wednesday. An Angels spokesman would...