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Padres trade LHP Torres to Mets for RHP Cory Mazzoni, PTBNL; Black discusses Middlebrooks, bonding, Myers, etc.

The Padres announced the trade of left-handed reliever Alex Torres to the New York Mets for minor league, right-handed, starting pitcher Cory Mazzoni plus a player to be named later Monday morning just after manager… 490 more words

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Black said No. 5 spot might not be decided before Padres break camp

The battle for the fifth spot in the rotation might not be decided by the time the Padres leave Arizona Thursday night.

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Black names Shields the Opening Day starter, talks of Alonso in No. 2 spot in lineup and sends three to minors

Bud Black named James Shields his Opening Day starting pitcher; announced Cody Decker, Jake Goebbert and Brett Wallace were being reassigned to the minor league camp, and talked about first baseman… 448 more words

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Black praises work of left-handed reliever Chris Rearick

The dispatch of Scott Elbert to the minor league camp Wednesday left three left-handed relievers in the Padres major league camp – Alex Torres, Frank Garces… 355 more words

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As Heat Rises, Kemp Stays as Cool as a San Diego Breeze

It’s hot in San Diego.  The typically mild, pleasant spring weather is giving way to a record-breaking heat wave.  Similarly, the Padres’ current spring training home in Peoria, Arizona, has shed its normally picture perfect March weather for nearly triple digit heat. 800 more words

Opening Day check-up: Padres

The first four-plus weeks of Spring Training have been nearly devoid of drama for the Padres, other than the right knee injury earlier this month that led to surgery for backup catcher Tim Federowicz. 98 more words

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Black discusses Tommy Medica, Casey Kelly in daily briefing

Right-handed pitcher Casey Kelly and spring training hitting sensation Tommy Medica were the main topics Sunday morning as manager Bud Black met with the media before Saturday afternoon’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Peoria (TV: Fox Sports San Diego; Radio: 1090-AM). 531 more words

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