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9/22/2014 | Cashner collects NL Player of Week Award

Padres starter Andrew Cashner was named the National League Player of the Week on Monday after leading the Majors in innings and going 2-0 from Sept. 15-21.

9/19/2014 | Despaigne continues dominance of Giants

Odrisamer Despaigne allowed two hits over seven shutout innings Friday night as the Padres rattled Tim Hudson and the Giants for a 5-0 victory at Petco Park.

9/19/2014 | Giants look to hold edge in postseason drive

The Giants remain alone atop the NL Wild Card standings, and on Saturday evening at Petco Park, starter Yusmeiro Petit will try to keep them there. The Padres counter with hard-throwing righty Andrew Cashner, who is coming off a 92-pitch shutout.

9/19/2014 | Top Draft pick Turner takes in Petco Park

Trea Turner was at Petco Park on Friday, though the 21-year-old, with 69 professional games under his belt, was just here to take batting practice and field ground balls while the front-office staff and manager Bud Black got a look at him.

9/19/2014 | Padres finalize player development contracts

The Padres finalized their two remaining player development contracts for their Minor League affiliates on Friday by extended their agreement with Class A Lake Elsinore through 2016 and signing a new deal with Tri-Cities of the short-season Northwest League through '16.

9/18/2014 | Padres pound Phillies to secure win for Erlin

Robbie Erlin won his first big league start since May and home runs from Alexi Amarista and Will Venable propelled the Padres to a 7-3 victory over the Phillies on Thursday night at Petco Park.

9/18/2014 | Gwynn Jr. forging ahead after his father's passing

For Tony Gwynn Jr., there hasn't been much time to mourn. The baseball season has a pace and presence to it that demands staying in the present and not reflecting on the past. There are signs and stories and memories of his famous father everywhere. Gwynn Sr., the Hall of Fame right fielder and eternal Padre, passed away June 16 at age 54 after a long battle with cancer of the salivary gland.

9/18/2014 | Padres eliminated from postseason with loss

Eric Stults went into the fifth inning after retiring the last 12 consecutive batters he faced before running into a buzzsaw that ended his night prematurely and the left Padres reeling after a 5-2 setback to the Phillies at Petco Park on Wednesday night.

9/17/2014 | Benoit could return to closer role for weekend series

Joaquin Benoit threw his second bullpen session in four days on Wednesday before the Padres faced the Phillies in the third game of a four-game series at Petco Park.

9/16/2014 | Liriano's power, speed makes him intriguing for Padres

Rymer Liriano was at the San Diego Padres' Dominican Republic baseball academy when the facility opened in 2008. Now, after battling back from Tommy John surgery, he is the first player from the academy to make the Major League club. Liriano made his big league debut on Aug. 11.

9/16/2014 | MLB announces Clemente Award nominees

Major League Baseball and Chevrolet announced on Tuesday the names of the 30 club nominees for the Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet, and fan voting will begin Wednesday, Roberto Clemente Day, to help decide who succeeds Carlos Beltran as the winner of the prestigious community honor handed out annually at the World Series.

9/15/2014 | Padres' Kennedy, Phils' Burnett seeking strong finish

Padres right-hander Ian Kennedy will be happy to know he isn't facing the Dodgers at Petco Park on Tuesday night, when San Diego continues its four-game series against the Phillies. A.J. Burnett will start for Philadelphia.

9/15/2014 | Padres delaying Ross' next start

Innings stacking up and season running out, the Padres said Monday they will delay ace Tyson Ross' next start. Comeback left-hander Robbie Erlin instead will face the Phillies in Thursday night's series finale here.

9/15/2014 | Cashner sizzles, fires two-hit shutout at Phillies

The weather in San Diego the past few days? Absolutely searing, several days' worth of record-breaking heat. Andrew Cashner on Monday night? Hotter yet. In a 1-0 win over the Phillies on an 81-degree night, Cashner surrendered only two hits, and three total baserunners.

9/14/2014 | Despaigne, defense falter as Padres lose series

The D-backs' five-run third inning on Sunday helped the D-backs edge the Padres, 8-6, before a crowd of 26,075 at Chase Field.

9/14/2014 | VP of scouting Welke feels energized in new gig

Don Welke was hired Aug. 19 from the Rangers, where he worked with new general manager A.J. Preller. The two have a close relationship going back to their days together with the Dodgers.

9/14/2014 | Cashner, Williams to open series at Petco Park

Monday night at Petco Park will mark the beginning of the Padres' final homestand of the season, while the Phillies will start their last road trip. Andrew Cashner gets the call for the Padres, while the Phillies counter with Jerome Williams.

9/13/2014 | Triple call stands after Crew Chief review at Chase Field

Rene Rivera earned his second career triple in the sixth inning Saturday after he drove a ball high off the wall in deep center field. But the umpires initiated a crew chief review for a potential home run and eventually ruled that the called stood.

9/13/2014 | Padres look to youth in finale against D-backs

Rookie right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne and the Padres will square off against Trevor Cahill and the D-backs in the rubber game at Chase Field on Sunday afternoon.

9/13/2014 | Amarista earning praise for work at shortstop

Alexi Amarista has earned his share of rave reviews internally and otherwise filling in at shortstop for Everth Cabrera, who as of Saturday had missed 51 games due to two disabled list stints with strains of his left hamstring.

9/13/2014 | Ross off his game as Padres fall to D-backs

Mark Trumbo had three hits and knocked in three runs on Saturday as the D-backs scored early and often on their way to a 10-4 victory over the Padres in front of a crowd of 32,429 at Chase Field.

9/13/2014 | Ross goes for 200-strikeout milestone vs. D-backs

The Padres' Tyson Ross, who is inching close to the 200-strikeout milestone, faces Chase Anderson in Arizona on Saturday.

9/13/2014 | Six Padres drive in runs to edge D-backs

Six different players knocked in runs for the Padres, including Rene Rivera, who hit his 10th home run on Friday night, as the Padres defeated the D-backs, 6-5, at Chase Field.

9/12/2014 | D-backs lose challenge on bang-bang play at first

First baseman Mark Trumbo hit a ground ball to Padres third baseman Yangervis Solarte, who made a sidearm throw from the infield grass to first. Trumbo was initially ruled out.

9/12/2014 | Post added to Padres staff as scouting executive

On Friday, the Padres hired David Post as their new special assistant to the general manager/scouting, giving general manager A.J. Preller his second notable hire since taking the job last month.

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