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Padres, D-Backs meet in regular-season games in Mexico City

Dec. 10, 2019 6:33 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres and Arizona Diamondbacks will play each other in April in Major League Baseball's first regular-season games in Mexico City. The commissioner's office said Tuesday the two games on April 18 and 19 will be at Alfredo Harp Helú Stadium, a 20,000-capacity ballpark...

Cubs add ex-Padres manager Green, slugger Napoli to staff

Dec. 9, 2019 2:38 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs hired former San Diego Padres manager Andy Green as bench coach Monday. Green will join the staff of first-year manager David Ross after being fired by San Diego in September. The former big league infielder was 274-366 over four seasons leading the Padres. Mike Napoli, a...

Padres get Pham, Cronenworth from Rays for Renfroe

Dec. 7, 2019 1:46 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — General manager A.J. Preller continued to remake the San Diego Padres' outfield, and added an intriguing two-way player as well. Preller acquired outfielder Tommy Pham and infielder-pitcher Jake Cronenworth from the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday for outfielder Hunter Renfroe, minor league...

Padres hire former Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild

Dec. 5, 2019 11:49 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former New York Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild has been hired in the same position by the San Diego Padres. Rothschild is one of several newcomers on rookie manager Jayce Tingler’s staff announced Thursday. Rothschild spent the last nine seasons with the Yankees before...

Edwards, Mariners finalize $950,000, 1-year contract

Dec. 4, 2019 2:57 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Reliever Carl Edwards Jr. and the Seattle Mariners finalized a one-year contract on Wednesday with a $950,000 guaranteed salary. He can earn $500,000 in performance bonuses, half for games and half for games finished. He would get $50,000 for 30 games, $75,000 for 40 and $125,000 for 50...

Padres acquire switch-hitting infielder Profar from A’s

Dec. 2, 2019 11:24 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Switch-hitting second baseman Jurickson Profar was acquired by the San Diego Padres from the Oakland Athletics on Monday for catcher Austin Allen and a player to be named. In his lone season with the A’s, Profar matched his career high with 20 home runs and batted .218 with 67 RBIs...

Padres sign Pomeranz, get Davies, Grisham from Brewers

Nov. 27, 2019 10:37 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The rebuilding San Diego Padres rewarded free agent Drew Pomeranz for two strong months in Milwaukee’s bullpen and addressed two big needs by acquiring right-handed starter Zach Davies and lefty outfielder Trent Grisham from the Brewers on Wednesday. They were the first big moves of...

Reds get RHP Justin Shafer from Blue Jays

Nov. 25, 2019 5:50 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds acquired right-handed reliever Justin Shafer from the Blue Jays for cash on Monday. Shafer has pitched for Toronto the last two seasons. He appeared in six games in 2018 and made 34 appearances last season, going 2-1 with a save and a 3.86 ERA. Shafer walked 32 batters in 48...

Padres unveil new brown and gold color scheme

Nov. 10, 2019 12:14 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Brown is back for the San Diego Padres. The Padres unveiled new uniforms Saturday night that feature a brown and gold color scheme, similar to the one used from the franchise's inception in 1969 through 1984. The new uniforms were unveiled at Petco Park in front a few thousand fans by...

Padres to turn to Tingler to end their losing ways

Oct. 31, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Padres introduced their new manager and hinted about old uniform colors they'll wear in 2020. It's easy to predict which the team's weary, patient fans are more excited about. When Jayce Tingler was presented at a news conference on Thursday, he was wearing the club's classic brown...