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Actor-comedian Will Ferrell played for/against the Padres Thursday night

Actor-comedian Will Ferrell was in Peoria Thursday night, capping his whirlwind day of playing every position while appearing for 10 teams in five Cactus League games. 653 more words

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Buddy's Bullets: Black awaits word on Federowicz's knee injury

Through the first 18 days of spring training, the only notable injury in the Padres came was the groin strain that slowed right-handed pitcher Casey Kelly’s… 350 more words

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Buddy's Bullets: Cashner and Kennedy to pitch in Thursday's spring training game

We will get our first “official” look at right-handers Andrew Cashner and Ian Kennedy Thursday when they pitch in the second spring training game.

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Padres Sign Wil Nieves to Minor League Deal

The team announced today that they have signed catcher Wil Nieves to a minor league contract for the 2015 season with an invite to Major League Spring Training.  66 more words

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Padres sign Wil Nieves

Journeyman catcher Wil Nieves has agreed to a minor-league deal with the Padres, according to Corey Brock of MLB.com.

Nieves spent last season backing up Carlos Ruiz with the Phillies, hitting .254 with one homer and a .614 OPS in 36 games. 37 more words

Phillies Decline Adams' Club Option

As expected, the Phillies today declined Mike Adams‘ $6 million club option for 2015.

He spent much of the previous two seasons on the disabled list with various injuries, making just 50 relief appearances over the life of his two-year, $12 million contract. 146 more words

B.J., Justin Upton make history with homer, outfield assist each

Per the Elias Sports Bureau, via the Braves Twitter, B.J. and Justin Upton became the first pair of brother teammates to each homer and record an outfield assist in the same game. 126 more words