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Padres Trade Will Venable to Rangers

The San Diego Padres finally made some noise after the trade deadline, sending Will Venable to the Texas Rangers for OF Marcus Green and a player to be named later. 388 more words

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Murphy talks about the humidor in Denver, Wallace and Spangenberg

This is Pat Murphy’s first trip to Colorado’s Coors Field as the manager of the Padres.

But it is not his first experience with the humidor used to make baseballs play fairer in the rarified air of the Rockies’ mile-high home. 321 more words

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Padres' Plans for Justin Upton

It has been a long and disappointing season for the San Diego Padres. Once thought to have ‘won the offseason’ the Padres (52-59) now sit at 5 games below .500 and have not had a winning record since Bud Black was at the helm. 806 more words


Padres Fan Chat with Bill Center: August 7th, 2015

It’s that time of the week again! Bill Center was on hand Friday to field questions and talk about all things Padres baseball as Friar Faithful logged in for another weekly addition of Padres Fan Chat. 759 more words

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Murphy on Kemp hitting 1st, Shields hitting 8th and other topics

Over the past several days Pat Murphy has discussed his first week as Padres manager, Matt Kemp hitting lead-off, James Shields hitting eighth, the gap between Triple-A and the Major Leagues and other topics.  947 more words

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Baseball Reactions: Alex Rodriguez Hits 3,000, Touki Toussaint, and Bud Black

Alex Rodriguez gets 3,000th hit. No asterisk needed. 

Alex Rodriguez recently became the 29th member of the 3,000 hit club. He becomes the fourth Hispanic to reach that milestone, joining Rod Carew, Rafael Palmeiro, and the legendary Roberto Clemente. 2,114 more words

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The record former Padres manager Bud Black did not want

The San Diego Padres this week fired long-time manager Bud Black. The team was hovering around the .500 mark and with several free agent moves this past season, the team was hoping for a better run at the top spot in the National League West in 2015. 306 more words