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Padres tab Preller as new GM

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 23 hours ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres have hired Texas Rangers executive A.J. Preller to fill their vacant general manager position, with the team announcing the move during a press conference held on Wednesday.Preller, who has spent the past 10 seasons in the Rangers' organization and most recently served as the team's assistant GM, beat out three other finalists to replace...

Padres assistant GM Hinch leaves team

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 1 day ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - San Diego Padres assistant general manager A.J. Hinch has decided to leave the organization.Hinch, a former manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks, is departing to pursue other opportunities in baseball, effective immediately."I want to thank A.J. for his hard work and commitment to the Padres over the past four years," said Padres executive chairman Ron Fowler in...

Mariners add OF Denorfia

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 6 days ago
Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Seattle Mariners have acquired outfielder Chris Denorfia from the San Diego Padres for a pair of minor leaguers.The Mariners are sending pitcher Stephen Kohlscheen and outfielder Abraham Almonte to the Padres.Denorfia, 34, is batting .242 with a home run, 16 RBI and eight stolen bases in 89 games this year. However, he is a .301 hitter against left-handed...

Padres reinstate SS Cabrera

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 1 day ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres reinstated shortstop Everth Cabrera from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday.Cabrera was placed on the DL July 2 with a strained left hamstring. He made seven rehab appearances with Triple-A El Paso, hitting 7-for-20 with four runs scored.The 27-year-old, who has never played a full season since making his debut in 2009, is hitting .218 in...

Padres shelve Quentin, activate Gyorko

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 2 days ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres have placed outfielder Carlos Quentin on the 15-day disabled list and activated infielder Jedd Gyorko from the DL.Quentin has a sore left knee and last played Saturday against Atlanta. He has struggled mightily in 50 games this season after starting the year on the DL because of a bruised knee, batting just .177 with four homers and 18 runs...

Padres activate 1B Alonso

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 4 days ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres activated first baseman Yonder Alonso from the 15-day disabled list prior to Saturday's game against Atlanta.Alonso was batting .210 with five homers and a .250 on-base percentage when he went on the DL last month with right wrist tendinitis.The Padres optioned utility man Jake Goebbert to Triple-A El Paso to make room.

Padres call up Hahn to start

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 5 days ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres recalled pitcher Jesse Hahn from Triple-A El Paso to start Friday's game against the Atlanta Braves.Hahn made his MLB debut on June 3 against the Pirates, giving up four runs in 3 2/3 innings.The 24-year-old righty is 5-2 with a 2.21 ERA in seven starts for the Padres this season.The Padres optioned infielder Jace Peterson to El Paso after...

Padres' Maybin suspended 25 games for amphetamine

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 weeks 23 hours ago
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin was suspended 25 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for an amphetamine he says he was taking to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.The suspension, announced Wednesday, is effective immediately.Maybin is eligible to return to the active roster on Aug. 20.In a statement issued by the Major...

Yankees pick up Headley from Padres

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 weeks 1 day ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Yankees acquired Chase Headley Tuesday and the third baseman paid immediate dividends for his new team when he singled in Brian Roberts with the winning run in a 2-1, 14-inning triumph over the Texas Rangers in the Bronx.The Yankees acquired Headley and cash considerations from the San Diego Padres in exchange for infielder Yangervis Solarte and Single...

Padres activate P Vincent

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 2 days ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres reinstated pitcher Nick Vincent from the 15-day disabled list on Saturday.Vincent, who landed on the DL on June 15 with right shoulder fatigue, is 0-2 with a 5.67 ERA in 30 relief appearances this season.In three seasons with San Diego, Vincent is 8-5 with a 2.98 ERA over 102 relief appearances.