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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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
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
The Padres first road trip under interim manager Pat Murphy reached Phoenix Friday, which enabled Murphy to sleep in his own bed.
Murphy has lived in the Phoenix area since becoming the head coach of Arizona State in 1995. 582 more words
The Friars may have lost their last two games against the Athletics at home in San Diego, but Wednesday presents a new opportunity to gear up and go for a series split against the Green Collars in Oakland. 485 more words