12/4/2013 | Hosting day for kids has special meaning for Alonso
The Padres' Yonder Alonso gave most of his day Wednesday to a group of about 25 to 30 from the 4S Ranch branch of the Greater San Diego Boys & Girls Club, whom he hosted at Petco Park for a baseball clinic, lunch and a stadium tour.
12/4/2013 | Padres to welcome Mexico City for exhibition game
The Padres announced Wednesday that they will play the Mexico City Red Devils on March 27 in an exhibition game at Petco Park.
12/4/2013 | Sampson a quality pitching option for Padres
Padres prospect Keyvius Sampson has improving command and control to go along with mound presence and confidence that serve him well. He won't be an ace. He may be in the middle or the back end of the rotation, but he can help as a potential starting pitcher.
12/4/2013 | Next year's Draft deeper, packed with pitchers
Though the Astros still have seven months to determine whom they'll take at No. 1, North Carolina State left-hander Carlos Rodon has established himself as the frontrunner. Owner of a mid-90s fastball and a wipeout slider, Rodon topped NCAA Division I with 184 strikeouts last spring and led the Wolfpack to their first College World Series appearance in 45 years.
12/3/2013 | Padres send Gregerson to A's, land Smith
Looking to improve an offense that struggled against right-handed pitching when injuries hit last year, the Padres acquired corner outfielder Seth Smith from the Athletics in exchange for reliever Luke Gregerson on Tuesday.
12/3/2013 | A's make another deal, land Gregerson from Padres
The Padres and A's pulled off a one-for-one deal late Tuesday afternoon, sending reliever Luke Gregerson to Oakland in exchange for outfielder Seth Smith.
12/3/2013 | Murphy named new skipper for El Paso Chihuahuas
Pat Murphy, who managed Triple-A Tucson for San Diego last year, will preside over the first season of the El Paso Chihuahuas in 2014.
12/3/2013 | Padres have potential at backstop with Hedges
San Diego Padres catching prospect Austin Hedges has shown so much potential and upside that it would only be natural to want to rush his arrival to the big leagues. That wouldn't be fair to Hedges or to the Padres. Tempting? Yes. Practical? Probably not.
12/3/2013 | Padres already dealing as Winter Meetings draw closer
It's already been a busy offseason for Josh Byrnes and the Padres who, on Tuesday, traded reliever Luke Gregerson to the A's for outfielder Seth Smith, targeting their biggest offseason need -- finding a left-handed hitter to combat their woes against right-handed pitching.
12/3/2013 | Stults, Stauffer reach one-year deals
The Padres agreed to one-year deals with left-handed pitcher Eric Stults and righty Tim Stauffer on Monday while also tendering contracts to their eight other arbitration-eligible players.
12/3/2013 | Reds said to have cut ties with outfielder Paul
The Reds reportedly did not offer a 2014 contract to outfielder Xavier Paul before Monday's deadline. Arbitration-eligibles who were expected to have been tendered contracts are pitchers Homer Bailey, Aroldis Chapman, Mike Leake, Sam LeCure and Alfredo Simon, catcher Ryan Hanigan and outfielder Chris Heisey. The club did not make an official announcement as of 90 minutes past the 11:59 ET deadline.