San Diego Padres

SAN DIEGO, CA - JUNE 3:  Darrell Ceciliani #1 of the New York Mets is tagged out at third base by Will Middlebrooks #11 of the San Diego Padres during the second inning of a baseball game at Petco Park June 3, 2015 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Shields Improves To 7-0, Pitches Padres Past Mets

The San Diego Padres won a home series for the first time in a month with a 7-3 victory over the New York Mets on Wednesday night.

06/04/2015

Cory Spangenberg #15 of the San Diego Padres slides into third base ahead of the tag of Ruben Tejada #11 of the New York Mets during the third inning of a baseball game at Petco Park June 2, 2015 in San Diego, California. Spangenberg was safe on the play.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Syndergaard’s Hot Start Goes Sour In Mets’ Loss To Padres

Ian Kennedy threw six strong innings and outpitched rookie sensation Noah Syndergaard, lifting the San Diego Padres to a 7-2 victory over the Mets on Tuesday night.

06/03/2015

Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets is congratulated after he hit a two-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park June 1, 2015 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

DeGrom Dominates, Leads Mets To Shutout Over Padres

Jacob deGrom took a perfect game into the sixth and allowed two hits over eight innings, leading the New York Mets to a 7-0 win over the San Diego Padres on Monday night.

06/02/2015

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30 Players: Despaigne Hopes To Build On Rookie Year For Padres

So when you look at the roster right now, there aren’t many young, inexperienced players who have a chance to make a big impact on the Padres in 2015. One name that does come to mind, however, is pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne.

04/11/2015

Will-Ferrell

‘Ruth, Mantle, Will Ferrell': Funny Man Storms MLB Spring Training

The star of “Anchorman,” ”Elf” and several sports-related flicks played all 9 positions and coached for 10 teams in five Arizona ballparks Thursday in a spring-training blitz chronicled for an HBO special.

03/13/2015

Brian Cashman greets Omar Minaya at Shea Stadium in 2007. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees Mulling Omar Minaya For Front-Office Role

The former Mets GM, currently serving as San Diego’s senior VP of baseball operations, could reportedly be given a job under GM Brian Cashman.

10/14/2014

Agnes McKee, who is 105 years old, throws out the first pitch before the New York Mets’ game against the  Padres at Petco Park July 20, 2014 in San Diego, Calif. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Video: 105-Year-Old Woman Throws Out First Pitch At Mets-Padres Game

It’s been proven yet again: age is just a number.

07/21/2014

Will Venable #25 of the San Diego Padres steals second base ahead of the tag of Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Petco Park July 20, 2014 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Padres Score With Single In 9th, Mets Lose 2-1

Odrisamer Despaigne came within four outs of the first no-hitter in San Diego’s 46-year major league history, and the Padres beat the New York Mets 2-1 Sunday on Seth Smith’s run-scoring infield single in the ninth.

07/21/2014

Travis d'Arnaud #15 of the New York Mets hits an RBI single during the ninth inning of  a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park July 18, 2014 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

D’Arnaud’s Hit Lifts Surging Mets Over Padres 5-4

Travis D’Arnaud’s go-ahead single in the ninth inning lifted the New York Mets to their fourth straight win, 5-4 over the San Diego Padres on Friday night.

07/19/2014

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6 MLB All-Stars That You May Not Know

Here are 6 MLB All-Stars that you may not know.

07/11/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

The Giants’ Tim Lincecum, right, celebrates with catcher Hector Sanchez after no-hitting the San Diego Padres at AT&T Park on June 25, 2014 in San Francisco. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Giants’ Lincecum Fires 2nd Career No-Hitter, Dominates Padres

Lincecum totally shut down the weakest-hitting team in the majors, striking out six and walking one. San Francisco fielders didn’t need to make any exceptional plays to preserve the right-hander’s gem.

06/25/2014

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Who Wore It Best? 5 Injury Protective Gear Worn By Athletes

Protective injury gear is becoming more popular in professional sports these days and athletes are taking the opportunity to make a fashion statement (and endorsement deals). So who wore theirs the best?

06/25/2014

Tony Gwynn (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Tales Of Gwynn’s Goodness Are Endless, And So Are His Stats

Tony, enjoy the Big Ball Orchard in the Sky. Give my best to the Babe and Lou.

06/19/2014

Tony Gwynn (Photo by Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Sweeny: Tony Gwynn And The Wisdom Behind 3 Simple Words

Tony Gwynn spoke to me only once. It was 24 years ago, and I have never forgotten the words, or their meaning in the life of an elite baseball player.

06/17/2014

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