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San Diego Padres Mt. Rushmore (Franchise Four)

By Charlie Miller, 11 months 2 weeks ago
Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history with their "Franchise Four." We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams. Who are the four baseball players that have risen above all others for each organization? The question sounds simple, right? Not so fast. Let...

Recap: San Francisco vs. San Diego

By The Sports Network, 1 year 1 day ago
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Buster Posey smacked a grand slam and the San Francisco Giants blanked the San Diego Padres 6-0 in the middle test of a three-game set. Ryan Vogelsong (6-5) tossed six innings, scattering five hits and walking two for the Giants, who have won four of their last six games. Andrew Susac had two hits and scored a pair of runs. "Great game by...

San Diego Padres (35-39) at San Francisco Giants (39-34), 3:45 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 1 year 1 day ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - James Shields attempts to bounce back from his first loss of the season on Thursday afternoon as the San Diego Padres play the rubber match of a three-game set with the San Francisco Giants. Shields went 7-0 through his first 14 outings with the Padres before getting dealt a 4-2 setback in Arizona on Friday. The right-hander gave up all four runs on eight hits and a...

Recap: San Francisco vs. San Diego

By The Sports Network, 1 year 1 day ago
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Heston pitched seven strong innings and Buster Posey and Gregor Blanco knocked in three runs apiece as the San Francisco Giants held on for a 13-8 win over the San Diego Padres on Thursday afternoon. Heston (8-5) gave up two runs, both in his last inning, and allowed just five hits and a walk while striking out six. He added an RBI single that...

Recap: Oakland vs. San Diego

By The Sports Network, 1 year 1 week ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Matt Kemp and Derek Norris each homered to back a solid start by Ian Kennedy as the San Diego Padres defeated the Oakland Athletics, 3-1, to snap a four-game losing streak. Kennedy (4-5) surrendered a run on four hits and a walk with four strikeouts over six innings. The Padres helped interim manager Pat Murphy to his first MLB victory. "It was a...

Wil Myers set to undergo wrist surgery

By The Sports Network, 1 year 1 week ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres announced Wednesday that outfielder Wil Myers will undergo surgery to remove a bone spur in his left wrist and is expected to miss eight weeks. The 24-year-old former Rookie of the Year, who was a key part of San Diego's offseason makeover, has only played in 35 games this season. He missed a month of action because of his wrist before...

Padres name Pat Murphy interim manager

By The Sports Network, 1 year 1 week ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres named Pat Murphy as their interim manager on Tuesday. Murphy had been the manager at the club's Triple-A affiliate in El Paso and takes over a day after Bud Black was fired. Bench coach Dave Roberts guided the Padres on Monday in a 9-1 loss to Oakland. San Diego was expected to contend in the National League West following a busy...

Wil Myers set to undergo wrist surgery

By The Sports Network, 1 year 1 week ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres announced Wednesday that outfielder Wil Myers will undergo surgery to remove a bone spur in his left wrist and is expected to miss eight weeks. The 24-year-old former Rookie of the Year, who was a key part of San Diego's offseason makeover, has only played in 35 games this season. He missed a month of action because of his wrist before...

Recap: San Diego vs. Oakland

By The Sports Network, 1 year 1 week ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Eric Sogard's RBI single in the ninth gave the Oakland Athletics a 6-5 win over the San Diego Padres, who named Pat Murphy as their interim manager for the rest of the season Tuesday. Murphy had been the manager at the club's Triple-A affiliate in El Paso and took over a day after Bud Black was fired. Bench coach Dave Roberts guided the Padres on Monday in...

Padres fire Bud Black

By The Sports Network, 1 year 1 week ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres have fired manager Bud Black, the team announced on Monday. The team said that it was immediately beginning a search for an interim manager to take over for the remainder of the season. Bench coach Dave Roberts served as manager for Monday's home game against Oakland, a 9-1 loss that dropped the Padres' record to 32-34. San Diego...