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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...

Johnny Baseball?

AP | DENNIS WASZAK Jr. | Posted 06.08.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Hut ... hut ... home run! The San Diego Padres threw a Hail Mary on the final day of the Major League Baseball draft Saturday by ...

Snowless, Shaken and Stirred in SoCal

Elan Barnehama | Posted 05.24.2014 | Travel
Elan Barnehama

I love road trips. They're full of possibility; they suspend time like a baseball game and exist just outside of reality. My bags were packed and I looked to the West.

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...

'It Wasn't The Best Decision'

AP | BERNIE WILSON | Posted 10.06.2013 | Sports

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Everth Cabrera struggled to control his emotions after admitting he took a banned substance that led to his 50-game suspension by M...

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 ...

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...

WATCH: Padres Pitchers Spoof Anchorman

Posted 04.10.2013 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing The MLB Fan Cave was the site of another quirky attempt at laughs this week. The San Diego Padres bullpen stopped ...

'I'm Taking That HR Back Then'

Posted 11.08.2012 | Sports

Kansas City Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie thought that his stats should be slightly altered after seeing Major League Baseball's announcement on Twitt...

Padres Catcher Suspended 50 Games

AP | Posted 11.07.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal has been suspended 50 games because of a positive test for testosterone. The commissioner's offi...

Padres Ball Girl Saves Braves Bullpen

Posted 08.28.2012 | Sports

There are a handful of Major League ballparks with the bullpens located in foul territory instead of somewhere beyond the outfield wall. Petco Park in...

WATCH: Fan Makes Amazing Barehanded Foul Ball Catch

Posted 08.23.2012 | Sports

Out of all the foul ball opportunities fans have capitalized during this baseball season, Padres fans sure seem to have been involved in a lot of them...

WATCH: Fans Help Giants Outfielder After Amazing Catch

Posted 07.24.2012 | Sports

In his first season playing in a San Francisco uniform, Giants fans have grown to love outfielder Melky Cabrera. The fans voted the .353 hitter (at th...

Dodger Pitcher Caught Sleeping: Two Runners Steal Home

AP | Posted 09.14.2012 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — Chris Capuano got the start a day earlier than he expected after Chad Billingsley surprised the Dodgers by disclosing a sore elbow...

Rockies (Finally) Snap Losing Streak

AP | BERNIE WILSON | Posted 05.10.2012 | Denver

SAN DIEGO -- Left-hander Christian Friedrich pitched six solid innings to win his major league debut and Jason Giambi and Wilin Rosario hit RBI double...

Braun Notches First Career 3-HR Game

AP | BERNIE WILSON | Posted 06.30.2012 | Sports

SAN DIEGO — Petco Park caved in to Ryan Braun. Braun had his first three-homer game and added a two-run triple to tie his career high with six ...

Nicasio's Triumphant Return From Broken Neck Injury

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 04.19.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Juan Nicasio returned to form on the same mound where he nearly lost his career and possibly his life. The hard-throwing righty tossed 6 1-...

The Oldest Pitcher Ever To Win In Majors

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 06.17.2012 | Sports

DENVER — Jamie Moyer turned in a vintage performance in becoming the oldest pitcher to ever win a major league game. The 49-year-old Moyer thre...

Padres Manager Ejected After Dodgers' Bizarre Triple Play

AP | Posted 04.16.2012 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers have turned a triple play in the ninth inning of their game against the San Diego Padres. The bizarre play cam...

Thank You, Baseball

Elise Sax | Posted 06.12.2012 | Sports
Elise Sax

Baseball has been another parent, teaching my son more than I can about good sportsmanship, grace under pressure, patience, and respect for others.