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2015 Schedule
74-88, 4th in NL West

Olney: Padres paying for failed splurge

After a run of splashy moves last offseason didn't work out, the Padres are slowly trying to dig themselves out of the mess they created. Starts with discipline (Insider)

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What could Padres get for Cashner?

If San Diego is willing to trade Andrew Cashner, a few teams will likely be interested. One club said to be keeping an eye on the 29-year-old is the Orioles, who have depth at first base to offer in a potential deal. MLB rumors roundup

Padres trade Despaigne to Orioles

San Diego dealt right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne to Baltimore in exchange for minor league pitcher Jean Cosme. Cosme, 19, posted a 4.74 ERA in 12 starts at Low-A Aberdeen last season.

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Padres would benefit from DH

If the National League employed designated hitters, San Diego could move Matt Kemp from the outfield and use Wil Myers in right. Instead, the Pads will experiment with Myers at first in 2016 after center field didn't treat him well. DH candidates for NL teams

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Could Pedro Alvarez land in San Diego?

Buster Olney sees this as a possibility. The Padres could seek left-handed power from the veteran infielder early in the season and look to trade him at the deadline. Olney's blog (Insider)

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Padres, Marlins looking at Lincecum

San Diego and Miami are reportedly among the teams showing interest in Tim Lincecum. The free-agent right-hander is making his return from hip surgery. MLB rumors roundup

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Arroyo decision expected this week

Bronson Arroyo has reportedly been linked to discussions with the Reds, Nationals, Marlins, Pirates and Padres. A move to Washington would reunite Arroyo with Nats manager Dusty Baker, who he played for in Cincinnati. MLB rumors roundup

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Manfred hits brakes on potential NL DH talk

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred told ESPN that he did not mean to give the impression during his comments at last week's owners meetings that NL clubs want to adopt the designated hitter.

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Tyson Ross' slider proves reliable

With the Padres, Ross has become reliant upon his slider, and with good reason. The offering has more velocity than the average slider and gets a good amount of swinging strikes as a result. Best pitches in MLB (Insider)

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More suitors emerging for Cespedes?

As the market for free agent Yoenis Cespedes continues to draw out, several new teams are emerging as potential bidders. The Padres are reportedly monitoring the situation, but a deal appears unlikely. MLB rumors roundup

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Alexei Ramirez passed his physical with Padres he will make 3m base in 2016 with 1m buyout on option year. Good stop gap move for SS by Padres GM AJ Preller

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Reports: Kennedy, Royals agree to $70M deal

Right-hander Ian Kennedy will join the world champion Royals as the sides have agreed to a five-year deal worth $70 million, according to multiple media reports.

Padres avoid arbitration with two more

San Diego announced one-year deals with Andrew Cashner and Tyson Ross, thus avoiding arbitration with its four eligible players. Deals with Derek Norris and Drew Pomeranz were previously announced.

What are the Padres' plans at short?

San Diego's signing of free agent Alexei Ramirez to a one-year deal on Thursday gives the team a potential placeholder until top prospect Javier Guerra is ready for the majors. MLB rumors roundup

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

So the San Diego Padres signed Alexei Ramirez to fill their gaping hole at shortstop. While Ramirez had been a valuable asset in the past for the White Sox, he was barely a replacement-level shortstop in 2015 with a .285 OBP while losing a step on defense. Considering he's 34 and moving to a tougher home run park, I wouldn't bet on much of a bounce back and he's likely just a one-year stopgap for the Padres.

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MLB vuelve a la Ciudad de México con Astros y Padres

Astros y Padres se han de enfrentar en dos partidos de pretemporada en el Parque Fray Nano el 26 y 27 de marzo. Leer

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Mexico City to host Astros-Padres series in March

Mexico City will host a Major League Baseball game for the first time in 12 years when the Houston Astros face the San Diego Padres for a two-game exhibition series in March.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24330th
On Base Percentage.30030th
Slugging Percentage.38526th
Earned Run Average4.0920th
Quality Starts909th

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