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  • Padres positioned to make big noise in NL West after whirlwind winter

    Padres positioned to make big noise in NL West after whirlwind winter
    These should be the big, bold, brash San Diego Padres. They always could pitch. Now they can hit. Now they can win. You do not import an entire outfield of sluggers — Matt Kemp, Wil Myers and Justin Upton — and talk gingerly of hoping to...
  • Report: Padres talked to Phillies about Cole Hamels trade

    Report: Padres talked to Phillies about Cole Hamels trade
    The Padres have had discussions about trading for San Diego native Cole Hamels with new outfielder Wil Myers as potential bait, according to a baseball source. The Padres have been baseball's busiest team since the Winter Meetings ended in San Diego...
  • Anthony Rizzo excited for start of Maddon reign

    Anthony Rizzo excited for start of Maddon reign
    Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is only 25, but he’s already on his fourth big league manager in Joe Maddon, who replaced the fired Rick Renteria last month. Rizzo said Friday he’s excited to play for Maddon after the two spoke recently...
  • Where does Buck Showalter rank in longest current managing tenures?

    Where does Buck Showalter rank in longest current managing tenures?
    While watching Bruce Bochy and his very large head manage the San Francisco Giants in the World Series, it got me thinking. Is there any other National League manager that has been with his team longer than Bochy, who joined the Giants from the San...
  • Hamels pitches Phillies to 5-2 win over Padres

    Hamels pitches Phillies to 5-2 win over Padres
    By Bill Center, The Sports Xchange SAN DIEGO — Native son Cole Hamels continued his domination of the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on Wednesday night and the Philadelphia Phillies scored four runs on five hits in the fifth inning to win 5-2....
  • Erlin leads Padres over Phillies 7-3

    Erlin leads Padres over Phillies 7-3
    By Bill Center, The Sports Xchange SAN DIEGO — San Diego Padres left-hander Robbie Erlin held the Philadelphia Phillies to one run on five hits over six innings in his first major league start since May 17, and Alexi Amarista and Will Venable...
  • Padres down Phillies, take third in a row

    Padres down Phillies, take third in a row
    San Diego Padres starter Robbie Erlin felt he was just rounding into form last May 18 when he awoke following his eighth start of the season with pain in his left elbow. "I didn't know what it was, but I didn't think it was serious," said the 23-year-...
  • Angels owner Arte Moreno should share vision of future with Mike Trout

    Angels owner Arte Moreno should share vision of future with Mike Trout
    Before Arte Moreno resolves the cold war between Jerry Dipoto and Mike Scioscia, the Angels' owner ought to invite Mike Trout to lunch. Trout could be the first player to wear an Angels cap in Cooperstown, if he sticks around. He could have won the most...
  • Dodgers are pitching themselves into the playoffs, but what then?

    Dodgers are pitching themselves into the playoffs, but what then?
    Pitching wins. Especially in the playoffs. That's one of those baseball adages, like the infield fly rule, that everyone simply accepts but no one has really proved. "There's no question pitching's at a premium because every team in the postseason has...
  • Tony Gwynn remembered prior to Padres' game

    Tony Gwynn remembered prior to Padres' game
    SEATTLE -- A dark cloud hung over Safeco Field on an otherwise clear and sunny day Monday, when the San Diego Padres found out that they had lost the greatest player in their franchise's history to a battle with cancer. The news of Tony Gwynn's...
  • Padres try to challenge Dodgers with a budget-conscious pitching rotation

    Padres try to challenge Dodgers with a budget-conscious pitching rotation
    The Dodgers have the best starting rotation money can buy. Best pitcher in baseball? Keep him, for $215 million. Best pitcher in free agency, in the first off-season under new ownership? Buy him, for $147 million. Best pitcher to come out of South...