5/29/2016 | Pomeranz's recovery helps preserve bullpen
Through nine starts with the Padres, everything had gone smoothly for left-hander Drew Pomeranz -- perhaps a bit too smoothly, considering that the sport he plays typically ensures that things don't go according to plan. "I guess I was due for one of those crazy innings where stuff happens," Pomeranz said. That crazy inning came in the second frame of Sunday's 6-3 loss to the D-backs.
5/29/2016 | Friars, M's open 4-game set on Memorial Day
The Padres and Mariners resume their Interleague rivalry Monday afternoon with the first of four games between the clubs this week. The opening two contests will take place at Safeco Field, before the teams head to San Diego for the last two.
5/29/2016 | Padres place Vargas on 15-day disabled list
The encouraging start to Cesar Vargas' career hit an abrupt snag Sunday morning, when the Padres placed the 24-year-old right-hander on the disabled list with right elbow soreness. The extent of the injury remains unknown.
5/29/2016 | Renfroe, Schimpf, Gale homer in Triple-A El Paso win
Hunter Renfroe hit his third homer in six games and Alex Dickerson extended his hitting streak to 26 straight games on Saturday night, as Triple-A El Paso scored a 7-2 win at Omaha to move into the lead in the Pacific Coast League's Pacific Southern Division.
5/29/2016 | Padres say they can build on near comeback
Trailing by seven with D-backs ace Zack Greinke on the mound Saturday, the Padres' night seemed just about over. Evidently, nobody told the Padres that. They rallied for six late runs -- three in the sixth and three in the ninth -- before falling short to the D-backs, 8-7, in yet another harsh one-run loss.
5/29/2016 | D-backs take early lead, fend off Padres' rally
The D-backs' bats came alive as they collected 10 hits and got a solid outing from Zack Greinke to snap a four-game losing streak by beating the Padres, 8-7, on Saturday night at Chase Field.
5/28/2016 | Thornton activated, eager to see action
Padres reliever Matt Thornton made the club's Opening Day roster only to injure his left Achilles before appearing in a game. On Saturday, the Padres activated him from the disabled list, following a rehab from Achilles tendinitis that lasted nearly eight weeks.
5/28/2016 | Pomeranz, Bradley square off in rubber game
Drew Pomeranz has found his rhythm in his first season with the Padres. On Sunday, the left-hander will look to improve on an already stellar May in the series finale against the D-backs at Chase Field. The D-backs will recall former first-round pick Archie Bradley from Triple-A Reno to start.
5/28/2016 | Mets acquire Loney from Padres
Eyeing a quick and uncomplicated move to replace injured first baseman Lucas Duda, the Mets acquired veteran James Loney from the Padres on Saturday for cash considerations. Loney will become the left-handed half of a first-base platoon until Duda returns from the disabled list in late June at the earliest.
5/28/2016 | Friedrich making case to stick with Padres
Left-hander Christian Friedrich tossed seven scoreless innings in a 10-3 victory over the D-backs on Friday night at Chase Field. In doing so, he picked up his first win since 2012, then with the Rockies.
5/28/2016 | Power switch: Solarte homers from both sides
Yangervis Solarte did his best Ken Caminiti impersonation Friday night, homering from both sides of the plate as the Padres routed the D-backs, 10-3.
5/28/2016 | Reyes, Flaherty among top prospect performers Friday
A look at the best performances from top prospects on Friday.
5/28/2016 | Solarte fuels Padres' power display in Arizona
The Padres found a healthy way to take out their frustrations from a recent four-game losing streak: They turned Chase Field into their own launching pad Friday night.
5/27/2016 | Greinke looks to stay in groove vs. Padres
Zack Greinke is looking to build some consistency, and the D-backs ace has an opportunity to do so on Saturday night when he faces the Padres and rookie Cesar Vargas at Chase Field.
5/27/2016 | Arizona home to special memories for Green
If Andy Green's first trip to Chase Field as a manager is anything like his first trip here as a player, it should be a successful weekend for the Padres.
5/27/2016 | Ross close to beginning extended rehab
The Padres are hopeful that injured Opening Day starter Tyson Ross could resume throwing within the next week, as he continues to recover from the right-shoulder inflammation that has sidelined him since the first week of April.
5/27/2016 | Dickerson paces homer barrage on Padres' farm
Homers, strong starts and late-game rallies were the dominant themes in the Padres' farm system Thursday.
5/26/2016 | Rejuvenated Pomeranz at home with Padres
The biggest change in Drew Pomeranz's game upon arriving in San Diego was the club's insistence that he throw more curveballs. It wasn't just a small uptick. Pomeranz has thrown the pitch 41.4 percent of the time this season.
5/26/2016 | Dickerson extends hitting streak to 23 straight
Alex Dickerson extended his hitting streak to 23 straight games, while infielders Ryan Schimpf and James Loney each drove in four runs and Carlos Asuaje had four hits as Triple-A El Paso scored a 9-1 win at Iowa Wednesday.
5/26/2016 | MLB satisfied with Padres' response to chorus mishap
Major League Baseball completed its investigation into the Padres' handling of the national anthem Saturday night at Petco Park, concluding "that Saturday's regrettable situation was a product of human error."
5/26/2016 | #TBT: Davis' bunt spoiled Schilling's perfecto
It has been 15 years since Ben Davis bunted for a hit against Curt Schilling with one out in the eighth inning on May 26, 2001, spoiling the pitcher's bid at a perfect game at Qualcomm Stadium. The bunt infuriated the D-backs because they claimed it broke one of baseball's unwritten rules. Davis disagreed. He bunted because Arizona had only a two-run lead against the Padres and by reaching base he brought the tying run to the plate.
5/25/2016 | 1-run losses an unwanted theme for Padres
Yangervis Solarte deposited Josh Osich's fastball into the left-field seats, circled the bases at a half sprint and leapt into the air before coming down on home plate. The Padres, who had spent most of nine games taking punches from San Francisco, had punched back, tying Wednesday's game with a two-run homer in the top of the eighth.
5/25/2016 | Padres await Ray, D-backs at Chase Field
Home hasn't been so sweet for the D-backs this season. In 24 games at Chase Field, they're 7-17. But, after wrapping up a six-game road trip Thursday in Pittsburgh, they'll get a chance to reverse that trend when they welcome the division-rival Padres for a three-game set.
5/25/2016 | Giants win 5th straight on walk-off 1B in 10th
The San Francisco Giants, baseball's hottest team with 13 wins in their past 14 games, maintained their dominance of the San Diego Padres as Brandon Crawford drilled a two-out, walk-off single to give the National League West leaders a 4-3 victory Wednesday and a sweep of the three-game series. The Giants have won all nine games between the two clubs this season, marking their first nine-game winning streak against the Padres in franchise history.
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