Padres Press Releases
Monday, March 2, 2015
Padres Announce Coaching Staffs for Lake Elsinore and Fort Wayne
The San Diego Padres today announced the coaching staffs for their Single-A affiliates in Lake Elsinore and Fort Wayne for the 2015 season.
Padres sign RHP James Shields
The San Diego Padres today announced that they have signed right-handed pitcher James Shields to a four-year Major League contract through the 2018 season with a club option for 2019.
Padres Sign RHP James Shields to Four-Year Contract
The San Diego Padres today announced that they have signed right-handed pitcher James Shields to a four-year Major League contract through the 2018 season with a club option for 2019. In order to clear a spot on the 40-man roster the club will make a corresponding move.
San Diego Padres launch Padres Volunteer Team
The San Diego Padres today launched the Padres Volunteer Team presented by Toyota. This new community initiative is a county-wide volunteer force created to give back to the greater San Diego area. It calls upon Padres fans and San Diego residents to join with our players, alumni and staff to donate their time to San Diego's non-profit community, civic organizations and Padres Foundation activities.
Padres Caravan Hits San Diego County February 6-8
Padres players, coaches, executives, broadcasters and staff will travel around San Diego County this weekend volunteering, meeting fans and visiting with our military and first responders prior to heading out to Arizona for Spring Training.
Padres announce minor league roving coordinators
SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced the club's roving minor league instructors for the 2015 season. New to the Padres' staff of minor league roving instructors for the 2015 season are Special Assistant, Player Development Moises Alou, Player Development Consultant Dave Snow, Field and Hitting Coordinator Luis Ortiz, Pitching Coordinator Mark Prior, Minor League Pitching Instructor Eric Junge, Catching Coordinator Ryley Westman and Outfield/Baserunning Coordinator Tarrik Brock. Returning to San Diego's staff will be Infield Coordinator Eddie Rodriguez, Latin American Instruction Coordinator Evaristo Lantigua, Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Jordan Wolf, Rehab Coordinator Ryan Bitzel and Medical Coordinator Joseph (JoJo) Tarantino. In addition, Gorman Heimueller also returns to the Padres for his second season with the organization and his first as roving pitching instructor.
Changes to Petco Park safety measures and parking announced for 2015
The San Diego Padres today announced changes to Petco Park safety measures and parking for 2015. As part of a Major League Baseball initiative to strengthen and standardize security practices across the League, walk-through metal detectors will be installed at all Petco Park entry gates and access points. Starting this season, all fans will be screened as they enter the ballpark.
Padres Announce 2015 Promotional Schedule
The San Diego Padres today announced the club's 2015 promotional schedule, headlined by Baseball Night in San Diego every Saturday and Salute to the Military activities every Sunday, as well as the addition of Way Back Wednesdays five times in 2015.
Padres extend 18 non-roster invitations to Major League Spring Training
The San Diego Padres today announced that they have extended Major League Spring Training invitations to 18 players.