5/2/2015 | Shields goes for series sweep vs. Kendrick, Rox
James Shields has lived up to the largest contract in Padres history (four years, $75 million) by delivering a quality start in each of his first five outings. He'll try to make it a quality half-dozen Sunday against the Rockies in the finale of a three-game series at Petco Park.
5/2/2015 | Kelley making steady progress in Minors rehab
Shawn Kelley, who has been on the disabled list with a strained left calf since April 24, threw 22 pitches in his one inning of work on Friday, allowing one walk with two strikeouts.
5/2/2015 | Benoit dealing with dead arm, hopes to avoid DL
Reliever Joaquin Benoit is fighting through a case of dead arm, but a DL stint is not expected, manager Bud Black said Saturday.
5/2/2015 | Situational hitting boosting Padres
One of the Padres biggest improvements over the 2014 edition is situational hitting.
5/2/2015 | Padres back on track with victory over Rockies
On Friday, the Padres beat the Rockies, 14-3, in front of a crowd of 30,186, improving their record to 12-12 and returning to the .500 mark.
5/2/2015 | Minors Report: Goebbert hits game-winner in 13th
Jake Goebbert hit a three-run double in the top of the 13th inning Friday night to lead Triple-A El Paso to a 7-6 Pacific Coast League win at Sacramento.
5/2/2015 | Kennedy provides spark Padres needed
Sometimes all it takes is a standout performance by one player to turn things around. And on Friday, that was Ian Kennedy, who held the Rockies scoreless just long enough for the Padres to generate some offense in a blowout win over the Rockies.
5/2/2015 | Kennedy finds his groove in bounceback start
After a rough first month of the season, Ian Kennedy kicked off May with a strong start on Friday, tossing six innings and allowing two runs to earn the victory in San Diego's 14-3 win over the Rockies in the opener of a three-game series at Petco Park.
5/2/2015 | Padres offense unloads to back Kennedy, snap skid
Ian Kennedy struck out six in six innings and the Padres offense unloaded 14 hits and took advantage of four Rockies errors en route to a 14-3 victory at Petco Park on Friday night in front of 30,186.
5/1/2015 | Padres Minors Report: May 1
Ryan Butler continued his impressive start to the Minor League season.
5/1/2015 | Padres recall Vincent from Minors to bolster 'pen
The Padres on Friday recalled right-handed pitcher Nick Vincent from Triple-A El Paso, returning the reliever to the Majors after sending him down in the season's first week.
5/1/2015 | MLB, MLBPA agree to PTBNL rule change
MLB and the MLBPA have agreed to change the rules governing when players signed out of the First-Year Player Draft can be traded -- from one year after signing their first pro contract to the day after the World Series ends
5/1/2015 | Former All-Star Quentin announces retirement
Two-time American League All-Star Carlos Quentin asked for his release from the Mariners after five games with Triple-A Tacoma and announced his retirement from baseball on Friday.
5/1/2015 | Padres have work to do after uneven April
After a 10-5 start, a fifth straight losing record in April is not what Padres fans expected. The Padres dropped seven of their last eight games to finish the season's first month with an 11-12 record.