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Wil Myers set to undergo wrist surgery

By The Sports Network, 1 year 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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...

Padres name Pat Murphy interim manager

By The Sports Network, 1 year 10 months 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...

5 MLB Managers on the Hot Seat

By Jake Rose, 1 year 10 months ago
On Monday, the Padres dismissed manager Bud Black after nine seasons at the helm in San Diego. New general manager A.J. Preller isn’t afraid to make swift changes to his ball club, as evidenced by his complete offseason makeover of the Padres’ roster. The roster turnover did little to change the Padres’ place in the National League West standings, as they entered Tuesday’...

Padres fire Bud Black

By The Sports Network, 1 year 10 months ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres have fired manager Bud Black, the team announced on Monday. After a busy offseason that saw new general manager A.J. Preller remake the roster by acquiring players such as Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, Wil Myers, James Shields, Craig Kimbrel, Derek Norris, Will Middlebrooks and Melvin Upton Jr., San Diego started the season 32-33 and sits...

Padres' Wil Myers headed back to DL

By The Sports Network, 1 year 10 months ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - San Diego Padres outfielder Wil Myers is headed back to the disabled list with a lingering wrist injury, the club announced on Monday. Myers is dealing with tendinitis in his left wrist, an ailment that has already caused the young outfielder to miss 28 games on a prior DL stint. The 24-year-old was activated from the disabled list last Thursday and...

Recap: San Diego vs. Los Angeles

By The Sports Network, 1 year 10 months ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Adrian Gonzalez drove in two runs in the 12th inning to help the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday. Alberto Callaspo doubled with one out off Dale Thayer (2-2), then Enrique Hernandez and Joc Pederson walked to load the bases. Thayer was able to keep the game tied by getting Alex Guerrero to line out to right, but...

Padres activate Wil Myers

By The Sports Network, 1 year 10 months ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres activated outfielder Wil Myers off the 15-day disabled list Thursday. Myers had been sidelined with a wrist injury and last played May 11. He missed six games before heading to the DL on May 19 and just completed a three-game minor league rehab stint at Triple-A El Paso, going 5-for-15 with a home run. In his first season with San...

Benches clear in Padres-Braves game after Kemp HBP

By The Sports Network, 1 year 10 months ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The benches cleared but no punches were thrown in Thursday's game between the Braves and Padres after Atlanta's Julio Teheran hit San Diego's Matt Kemp with a pitch in the top of the first inning. Teheran's 1-2 fastball sailed high and inside, striking the right-handed Kemp on his left arm as he tried to get out of the way. Kemp threw his bat to the...