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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...

Padres try to put another 90-loss season in rear-view mirror

Sep. 30, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres couldn't wait to put another lost season behind them and move on to 2020. They'll have new uniforms, a new manager and, maybe, just maybe, it will finally be the year they contend after a few years of boasting about their talent-rich farm system. The Padres envisioned...

Walker returns, Locastro lifts D'backs over Padres in 9th

Sep. 29, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Long after his day was done and the Arizona Diamondbacks' season had ended, Taijuan Walker was still in uniform in a clubhouse abuzz with teammates saying their goodbyes to one another. in a thrilling 1-0 win over the San Diego Padres, He didn't have time to change, having taken extra time...

Walker hits grand slam, D-backs beat Padres 6-5

Sep. 29, 2019 12:18 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Christian Walker crushed Triple-A pitching for the better part of four seasons, wondering if he'd ever get the chance to do the same thing in the big leagues. Finally, some playing time opened with the Arizona Diamondbacks this spring. With each passing homer, it's obvious the 28-year-old...

Lamb hits pinch-hit 3-run homer, Arizona beats Padres 6-3

Sep. 28, 2019 1:50 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks came up with another impressive win despite being eliminated from the National League playoff hunt earlier this week. Jake Lamb hit a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the eighth inning to cap a four-run rally and send Arizona past the San Diego Padres 6-3 on Friday...

Pederson, Rios hit big homers in Dodgers' 6-4 win vs Padres

Sep. 26, 2019 2:29 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joc Pederson opened the game with his franchise single-season record ninth leadoff home run and Kenley Jansen closed it with his 300th career save. It was another good night for the seven-time NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers, who beat the San Diego Padres 6-4 Wednesday. Pederson...

Almonte, Diamondbacks beat Padres 4-2 in Barajas' debut

Sep. 22, 2019 1:01 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A new manager didn't change the results for the staggering San Diego Padres. Rod Barajas lost his debut as San Diego's interim manager, falling 4-2 to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night as former Padres player Abraham Almonte had three hits and scored three runs. Barajas was...

Padres fire manager Andy Green during season-ending skid

Sep. 21, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rod Barajas was at his daughter's soccer game in Del Mar on Saturday morning when general manager A.J. Preller called to say that Andy Green was out as manager of the underperforming San Diego Padres. "I jumped in the car and came over straight to the field, and he asked me if I wanted to...

Kelly throws 7 strong innings, Arizona routs Padres 9-0

Sep. 21, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Merrill Kelly is putting a strong finish on his rookie season with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The 30-year-old right-hander pitched seven dominant innings and Josh Rojas hit a three-run double in the seven-run eighth for the Diamondbacks, who beat the lackluster San Diego Padres 9-0 Friday...