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Gay Choir 'Humiliated' During San Diego Padres Game

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.23.2016 | Queer Voices

The San Diego Padres apologized to a gay choir, whose members said they were humiliated following a bungled performance of the national anthem before ...

A Grand Slam for the Border

Josh Hunt | Posted 04.06.2016 | Sports
Josh Hunt

When the El Paso Chihuahuas took the field against the San Diego Padres last week, it was a significant event on many levels -- only some of which will be on display on the field.

Dirk Lammers on Books, Baseball, and the Joys and Perils of Getting Published

David Henry Sterry | Posted 03.22.2016 | Books
David Henry Sterry

Dirk told us about his book at the South Dakota Festival of Books. David is a huge baseball fanatic, so the subject was of great interest to him. Dirk was fun, knowledgeable, smart and passionate, all wonderful ingredients for an author.

Dark Side of the Dom: Why the Trade for Craig Kimbrel Does Not Add Up

Andrew Wild | Posted 11.16.2016 | Sports
Andrew Wild

The Royals proved that every rule has an exception, but it generally doesn't make much sense to focus on building a great bullpen without a worthy rotation.

Padres Pitcher Thinks Foreign Players Should Respect 'America's Game'

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 10.01.2015 | Sports

San Diego Padres pitcher Bud Norris wants to let foreign players know that if they're going to come play his country's game in his country and take hi...

It's on Me: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 09.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Brodinsky

No one is perfect, and it can be a long battle back to regain the respect and the trust, but you can start by admitting you are wrong, saying you are sorry and apologizing to those you offended, or who were hurt by your actions. But act quickly.

If I Was the Next GM of the Padres

Dan Karpuc | Posted 09.03.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

The San Diego Padres fired General Manager Josh Brynes from his position on June 22, and therefore opened the search for quite possibly the least-coveted GM position in all of baseball. However, I'm going to pretend I just got the job.

Padres Reliever Makes History With Special Hat

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.23.2014 | Sports

San Diego Padres reliever Alex Torres became the first pitcher in Major League Baseball history to play while wearing a protective cap on the mound, w...

Here's Why Tony Gwynn Was One Of The Greatest Hitters Ever

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.18.2014 | Sports

There are few ballplayers in the history of Major League Baseball that were as skilled in the batters box than Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, who passed aw...

MLB Hall of Famer Dies At 54

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.16.2014 | Sports

The San Diego Padres announced that Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn died on Monday at age 54. The eight-time National League batting champion affec...

GIF: 1st Candidate For Baseball's Catch Of The Year Came From A Ball Girl

Posted 03.31.2014 | Sports

A San Diego Padres ball girl made the first candidate for catch of the year on Sunday night. With a line drive coming her way, she fully extended her ...

Padres: Hit A Home Run, Get Free Season Tickets

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.27.2014 | Sports

Think you can hit a home run at the San Diego Padres' Petco Park? If so, the Padres are willing to let you try. Should you succeed, you'll clinch free...

WATCH: Padres Rookie Bombarded After 1st HR

Posted 09.27.2013 | Sports

After nine years in the minor leagues, San Diego Padres journeyman Chris Robinson finally recorded his first career major league hit. That hit just so...

WATCH: MLB Catcher Flips Over Into Dugout, Makes Amazing Catch

Posted 09.20.2013 | Sports

Pirates catcher Tony Sanchez was able to track down a foul popup, reach over the railing by the Padres dugout and make a great catch in the eighth inn...

WATCH: Puig Nails Another Runner At The Plate

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.01.2013 | Sports

Note to National League baserunners, test the arm of Yasiel Puig at your own risk. Padres catcher Rene Rivera became the latest player in the Senior C...

MLB Punishes Padres Pitcher In Biogeneis Case

Posted 08.05.2013 | Sports

San Diego Padres pitcher Fautino De Los Santos was one of 12 players to accept a 50-game suspension for violations of the Major League Baseball's Join...

Padres Star Suspended For PEDs

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.05.2013 | Sports

San Diego's Everth Cabrera was one of 12 players to accept a 50-game suspension for violations of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Tr...

WATCH: Padres Outfielder's Catch Of The Year Candidate

Posted 06.18.2013 | Sports

Padres outfielder Will Venable robbed the Giants of a walk-off win with an incredible catch in the bottom of the 12th inning. With a baserunner on...

FAIL: Fan Belly Flops Into Bush For Home Run Ball

Posted 06.11.2013 | Sports

Everyone's a sucker for a good foul ball or home run catch. We've seen fans make catches in myriad different and interesting ways, be it while cradli...

Umpires Blow Two Calls In One Play

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 07.12.2013 | Sports

Umpires blowing seemingly easy calls has been almost a topic du jour, but the crew working the Rockies-Padres game on Thursday night took it to a new ...

Dodgers Rookie Makes History

Posted 06.05.2013 | Sports

Yasiel Puig showed off his arm in his Major League debut. Then he showed off his bat in his second career game. The 22-year-old Cuban rookie made ...

Johnny Manziel's First Pitch Looks Familiar

Posted 05.17.2013 | Sports

Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel threw out the first pitch at Petco Park before the Padres-Nationals game on Thursday and reenacted one of the mos...

WATCH: Rookie Loses Fly Ball.. Doesn't Realize It Wasn't A Fly Ball

Posted 05.08.2013 | Sports

With just eight big league games under his belt, Marlins rookie Marcell Ozuna has been getting acquainted with the majors as Giancarlo Stanton recover...

Dodgers Take Shot At Padres On Twitter

Posted 04.12.2013 | Sports

Anyone watching the benches-clearing brawl between the Dodgers and Padres on Thursday night, that resulted in a broken collarbone for Zack Greinke, co...

WATCH: Brawl Breaks Out During Dodgers-Padres Game

Posted 04.12.2013 | Sports

Just because Carlos Quentin has been hit by plenty of pitches during his career doesn't mean that he's used to it. In the bottom of the sixth inni...