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Recap: Kansas City vs. San Diego

By The Sports Network, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Surprise, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Yordano Ventura turned in three scoreless innings and Lorenzo Cain knocked in two runs in a Kansas City Royals' split squad's 4-3 spring-training win over the San Diego Padres. Ventura struck out three and scattered four hits and a walk over his stint. Cain finished 2-for-3 on the day, while Gabriel Noriega finished with two hits and scored twice in the...

Padres agree to terms with 21 players

By The Sports Network, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Peoria, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres agreed to terms with 21 players on contracts for the upcoming season, including new acquisitions Wil Myers and Will Middlebrooks. The deals, announced Tuesday, mean every player on the Padres' 40-man roster is signed for 2015. In addition to Myers and Middlebrooks, the Padres also agreed to terms with catchers Tim Federowicz and...

Padres C Federowicz has meniscus tear

By The Sports Network, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Peoria, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres revealed on Monday that catcher Tim Federowicz sustained a torn meniscus and is likely headed for surgery. Federowicz suffered the injury to his right knee during Sunday's 7-5 Cactus League loss to the Colorado Rockies. He was on crutches at the team facility on Monday and later underwent an MRI which revealed the damage. The 27-year...

Recap: Seattle vs. San Diego

By The Sports Network, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Peoria, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Justin Upton homered in his Padres spring training debut, but San Diego fell to the Seattle Mariners 4-3 in 10 innings on Wednesday. Upton, acquired from Atlanta in December, hit a solo homer to center field in the seventh inning for San Diego's first run and the Padres tied the score in the ninth on a Mariners error. But Tyler Marlette stroked a pinch-...

Padres make Shields signing official

By The Sports Network, 3 months 2 weeks ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres officially announced the signing of starting pitcher James Shields to a four-year contract on Wednesday. The deal, which will reportedly pay the right-hander approximately $75 million, includes a club option for 2019. Shields, 33, had a 14-8 record with a 3.21 ERA in 34 starts for the American League champion Kansas City Royals...

Report: Shields to San Diego

By The Sports Network, 3 months 2 weeks ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - James Shields has reportedly found a new team. According to SB Nation, the free agent pitcher and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a four-year contract that includes a club option for a fifth season. The deal, pending a physical, is expected to be worth between $72-76 million. Shields spent the past two seasons with Kansas City and last year helped the Royals to...

Padres ink Valverde to minor league deal

By The Sports Network, 4 months 5 hours ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Three-time All-Star closer Jose Valverde was among eight players the San Diego Padres signed to minor league contracts on Monday. Veteran infielder Ramiro Pena and reliever Scott Elbert also agreed to deals with the Padres along with first baseman Brett Wallace, pitchers Marcos Mateo, Jay Jackson and Jason Lane and catcher Griff Erickson. Valverde was...

Padres to host 2016 All-Star Game

By The Sports Network, 4 months 1 week ago
Paradise Valley, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres will host the 2016 All-Star Game. Major League Baseball made the announcement Thursday at the conclusion of its quarterly meetings in Arizona. "I am very pleased to award the 2016 All-Star Game to the San Diego Padres, who made a detailed and comprehensive bid in conjunction with city officials," said outgoing commissioner...

Padres ink P Johnson to 1-year deal

By The Sports Network, 4 months 2 weeks ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres signed pitcher Josh Johnson to a one-year contract on Wednesday. Johnson, 30, will reportedly make $1 million guaranteed with $6-7 million in incentives. The right-hander signed a one-year deal with the Padres on Nov. 20, 2013, but he missed the entire 2014 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in April. The two-time All...

Padres send Smith to Mariners

By The Sports Network, 4 months 3 weeks ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres announced Tuesday that outfielder Seth Smith has been shipped to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for pitcher Brandon Maurer. Smith, who had agreed to a two-year contract extension in early July, finished his sole season in southern California by hitting .266 and totaling 12 home runs, 31 doubles and 48 RBI over 136 games. The 32-...