California Gov. Gerry Brown signed a bill Sunday that will make the state the first to outlaw the use of smokeless tobacco in all of its major league ballparks during MLB games.
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In ESPN The Magazine's annual ranking of 122 pro sports teams, the San Diego Padres jumped more than 20 places thanks to a busy offseason and MLB's most affordable ticket prices.
Did Padres fall in Power Rankings?
San Diego ended its disappointing season with losses in six of its last seven games. Was that enough for the team to plummet in our final rankings? Find out here
Admitting his San Diego Padres "didn't have the right formula" this season, general manager A.J. Preller is looking for a new manager after letting go of interim skipper Pat Murphy.
Hank Aaron Award finalists: NL West
The Hank Aaron Award is given annually to a player recognized as the most outstanding offensive performer in his league. Here are the nominees for each NL West team:
- Arizona Diamondbacks: Paul Goldschmidt
- Colorado Rockies: Nolan Arenado
- Los Angeles Dodgers: Adrian Gonzalez
- San Diego Padres: Matt Kemp
- San Francisco Giants: Buster Posey
Grantland: The 30 Finale: Throw Your Hands Up Like Max Scherzer and Say Goodbye to the Regular Season
Before the Yankees and Astros square off tomorrow, let's sort through 2015 and take one last look at the good, the bad, and the Scherzer. It's the finale of the 30!
Pat Murphy won't return for Padres
The team's interim manager won't return in the same capacity next season and San Diego will look for a new manager, the team announced today.
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Clayton Kershaw struck out seven in an abbreviated start to become the first pitcher in 13 years to reach 300 strikeouts, and the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padre
Zack Greinke earned the NL ERA title and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres on Saturday night to clinch home-field advantage in their upcoming playoff series against the Mets.
The Dodgers did their part, beating the Padres to take over first in the race for home-field advantage. Now it's the Mets' turn -- weather permitting.
Corey Seager's two-run single highlighted a five-run third inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 6-2 Friday night to take a half-game lead over the Mets for home-field adva
Upton injury too much for Padres?
Justin Upton actually suffered nothing more than a neck strain. That might be all the Padres need to convince the front office not to pursue him this winter. If you're a Padres fan, this could be very good news. MLB rumors roundup
Ian Kennedy struck out 11 in what was likely his final start with San Diego and Yangervis Solarte hit a two-run homer for the Padres, who beat Milwaukee 3-1 in their home finale on Thursday.
Oh, those San Diego Padres ... Will they be as busy this offseason as they were last year? Jim Bowden lays out five objectives for them to consider.
Before Johnny Manziel was a quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, he worked out in San Diego and was drafted by the San Diego Padres.
Zach Davies pitched seven innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 5-0 on Wednesday night.
Padres OF Kemp (finger) done for season
Matt Kemp has a strained and partially torn tendon in his right middle finger, an MRI revealed, and the 31-year-old will sit out the Padres' final five games. He finishes the season with 23 HRs, 100 RBIs and 80 runs in 154 games.
The Padres made it official Wednesday, announcing that outgoing NESN play-by-play man Don Orsillo has been hired as part of their broadcast team on a six-year deal.
Jean Segura hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the sixth inning to help Jorge Lopez win his major league debut and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Padres move up in power rankings
San Diego will start its final homestand of the season against Milwaukee on Tuesday. See where the Padres ended up in our final-week rankings: Power Rankings
Ender Inciarte had two home runs among his four hits, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks over the San Diego Padres 4-2 Sunday.
Robbie Erlin pitched two-hit ball for seven innings, leading the San Diego Padres past the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-0 on Saturday.
A.J. Pollock hit his first career grand slam and drove in a career-high five runs in his first two at-bats, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 6-3 on Friday night in Casey Kel