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11/23/2015 | Asuaje, Torres, Perez pace Padres in AFL

Seven Padres prospects concluded play in the Arizona Fall League last week with recently acquired Carlos Asuaje playing second and driving in a run for AFL champion Scottsdale in the league's title game Saturday.

11/23/2015 | Open-minded Green embraces defensive shifts

There was one particular trait that resonated over and over again with Padres general manager A.J. Preller during his conversations with new manager Andy Green: his proclivity for embracing new concepts and ideas, especially in terms of advanced metrics.

11/21/2015 | Henderson, Yount recount milestone moments

Rickey Henderson and Robin Yount , two of MLB's 29 historical 3,000-hit men, were on the stage of the Juniper Ballroom in the Aria Hotel on Friday, reminiscing about their careers in an installment of a lecture series that is a featured part of Tony La Russa's 4th Annual Leaders & Legends weekend to benefit the Pets for Vets program of his Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF).

11/20/2015 | Report: McGwire in talks for Padres' bench coach job

Could first-year Padres manager Andy Green be close to finalizing his coaching staff? Scott Miller of Bleacher Report reported Friday night that the Padres are in the "talking stages" with Mark McGwire about joining the staff as bench coach.

11/20/2015 | Padres sign righty Vargas after claiming Pinto

San Diego announced the signing of right-handed reliever Cesar Vargas to a Major League deal for 2016, giving the club another potential option late in games. The club also claimed 26-year-old catcher Josmil Pinto from the Twins and added top prospects Manuel Margot and Jose Rondon to the 40-man roster.

11/20/2015 | Preller refreshing farm with chosen prospects

Padres general manager A.J. Preller had a plan for rebuilding the organization when he took the job a year ago, and he hasn't deviated from it. He didn't mortgage the future with deals last offseason, as they were actually a down payment for a revival.

11/20/2015 | Complete list of 2015 Esurance MLB Award winners

Baseball's annual award seasons was memorable, filled with Gold Gloves, Silver Sluggers and Cy Youngs. And on Friday we got the grand finale, with the presentation of the Esurance MLB Awards.

11/19/2015 | Resilient Zinter eager to work with Padres' hitters

Alan Zinter is the Padres' new hitting coach, according to a source, and he is bringing more to the position than a strong sense for fundamental hitting mechanics and a handle on what it takes to have a successful approach.

11/19/2015 | Padres announce Spring Training schedule

The Padres announced their Spring Training schedule on Thursday, and it comes with a wrinkle.

11/19/2015 | Expanded safety nets, in-market streaming coming in '16

DALLAS -- Increased safety netting is likely to be in place by the opening of the 2016 season and a new three-year agreement with FOX will allow fans to watch live in-market streaming on any mobile device, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced as the quarterly Owners Meetings wrapped up on Thursday.

11/19/2015 | 3 Opening Day games to be played on first Sunday

Opening Day 2016 will feature a combined seven national ESPN telecasts -- three on Sunday, April 3, and four on Monday, April 4 -- Commissioner Rob Manfred announced on Thursday at the end of Major League Baseball's quarterly Owners Meetings in Dallas.

11/18/2015 | Padres considering all options in SS search

In addition to looking for a left-handed starting pitcher and a lefty bat to balance the offense, Padres general manager A.J. Preller is keeping an eye out for a shortstop to answer the team's long-standing conundrum at the position.

11/17/2015 | Asuaje expects Padres to be a 'great fit'

Carlos Asuaje hasn't been a member of the Padres for even a week, yet the infielder has become a fast fan of his new organization.

11/16/2015 | Source: Zinter named Padres' hitting coach

New Padres manager Andy Green continues to make progress with his coaching staff, as the team has hired Alan Zinter as its new hitting coach, a source said on Monday.

11/16/2015 | Newcomer Asuaje hitting .311 in AFL

Three prospects recently acquired from the Padres are playing in the Arizona Fall League or winter ball. Infielder Carlos Asuaje -- pronounced ah-SWAH-hay -- immediately changed his uniform from the Red Sox to the Padres while playing for Scottsdale of the AFL. Asuaje is playing second and leading off for the division leaders, who could be playing in Saturday's AFL championship game.

11/13/2015 | Padres restock farm system with Kimbrel trade

A year ago, Padres general manager A.J. Preller made big offseason waves by going all in for 2015 with a series of moves to bring in big league talent. He's at it again, this time in reverse.

11/13/2015 | Padres deal Kimbrel for 4 Red Sox prospects

A little more than seven months ago, the Padres pulled a stunner, trading for All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel less than 24 hours before Opening Day. On Friday, the Padres pulled off another surprising move, as they dealt Kimbrel to the Red Sox for four Minor League prospects.

11/13/2015 | Kennedy, Upton reject qualifying offers

Even though the Padres made two trades this week, the team was waiting to see if pitcher Ian Kennedy would accept or decline its qualifying offer Friday before fully moving forward into the offseason.

11/12/2015 | Padres get two Seattle prospects for Benoit

The Padres acquired 19-year-old right-handed starting pitcher Enyel De Los Santos and 23-year-old Minor League infielder Nelson Ward for veteran relief pitcher Joaquin Benoit in a Thursday trade, announced by Padres executive vice president and general manager A.J. Preller.

11/12/2015 | Benoit trade helps Padres restock system

The Padres traded reliever Joaquin Benoit to the Mariners for 19-year-old right-handed pitcher Enyel De Los Santos, the big piece in the deal, and 23-year-old middle infielder Nelson Ward on Thursday.

11/12/2015 | Fresh acquisition Pirela offers versatility to Padres

General manager A.J. Preller's first trade of the offseason -- and yes, there will be more to come -- looks like an interesting piece for 2016. On Wednesday, the Padres acquired 25-year-old utility player Jose Pirela from the Yankees for Minor League pitcher Ronald Herrera.

11/12/2015 | Padres party: Trio of San Diego prospects power Peoria

The Padres future was on full display in Arizona Fall League action on Wednesday night and a trio of prospects did not disappoint.

11/11/2015 | Yanks send Pirela to Padres for righty Herrera

The Yankees and Padres agreed to a trade Wednesday that sent right-hander Ronald Herrera to New York and infielder Jose Pirela to San Diego.

11/10/2015 | J. Upton falls short in Gold Glove voting

Justin Upton missed out on what would have been his first Rawlings Gold Glove Award on Tuesday, as Starling Marte of the Pirates won the honors.

11/9/2015 | Strong case for Hoffman's first-ballot HOF vote

The Hall of Fame ballots were mailed on Monday morning and for the first time, the Padres' Hall of Fame closer Trevor Hoffman is among those being considered for baseball's highest honor.

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