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Xander Bogaerts, Padres finalize $280 million, 11-year deal

Dec. 09, 2022 23:13 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — It didn’t take long for Xander Bogaerts to be asked whether he expected to be the San Diego Padres’ full-time shortstop even though the team already has two stalwarts at the position. “I play infield. I play shortstop,” a smiling Bogaerts said after...

Tracy Marek becomes 1st female CEO of US Figure Skating

Dec. 08, 2022 12:11 PM EST

Longtime sports executive Tracy Marek will take over as the head of U.S. Figure Skating in January, becoming the first female chief executive in the 101-year history of the national governing body. The organization announced Marek's hiring in a statement Thursday, the same day one of...

AP source: Bogaerts to Padres for 11 years, $280 million

Dec. 08, 2022 00:53 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres and Xander Bogaerts agreed to a blockbuster $280 million, 11-year contract Wednesday night, adding the All-Star slugger to an already deep lineup. A person familiar with the negotiations confirmed the contract to The Associated Press on...

AP source: San Diego Padres, shortstop Xander Bogaerts agree to $280 million, 11-year contract

Dec. 08, 2022 00:46 AM EST
SAN DIEGO (AP) — AP source: San Diego Padres, shortstop Xander Bogaerts agree to $280 million, 11-year contract.

Oregon, North Carolina meet in Holiday Bowl at Petco Park

Dec. 04, 2022 16:50 PM EST

Oregon (9-3, Pac-12) vs. North Carolina (9-4, ACC) Dec. 28, 8 p.m. ET LOCATION: San Diego TOP PLAYERS Oregon: QB Bo Nix, 3,388 yards, 27 touchdowns, six interceptions. North Carolina: QB Drake Maye, 4,115 yards, 35 TDs, seven...

Nick Martinez, Padres finalize $26 million, 3-year contract

Nov. 22, 2022 20:48 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nick Martinez and the Padres finalized a $26 million, three-year contract for the pitcher to remain with San Diego. Martinez gets a $10 million salary next year, and the Padres have options at $16 million for 2024 and 2025 under the agreement announced Tuesday....

Reliever Robert Suarez, Padres finalize $46M, 5-year deal

Nov. 17, 2022 23:43 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Reliever Robert Suarez and the San Diego Padres finalized a $46 million, five-year contract on Thursday, a deal that could be worth $61 million if he closes regularly and stays healthy. Suarez gets $10 million in each of the next three seasons and after the 2025...

Judge wins AL MVP in runaway; Goldschmidt takes NL prize

Nov. 17, 2022 22:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge's record-setting season with the New York Yankees turned that AL MVP debate into a decisive verdict. Paul Goldschmidt's steady production for the St. Louis Cardinals made him the clear choice in the National League. And after coming in...

Nick Martinez returns to Padres on 3-year, $26 million deal

Nov. 17, 2022 00:44 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Right-hander Nick Martinez has agreed to a three-year, $26 million contract with the San Diego Padres. Martinez had turned down a $6.5 million contract with San Diego last week, becoming a free agent. But the Padres made a more substantial offer after he went 4-4...

Martinez opts out of Padres contract, becomes free agent

Nov. 11, 2022 18:17 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Right-hander Nick Martinez opted out of his contract with the San Diego Padres and became a free agent after going 4-4 with a 3.47 ERA in his return from Japanese baseball. Martinez turned down a $6.5 million player option Thursday, instead triggering a $1.5...