Padres Midseason Report: Matt Wisler Leads The Way
Best Player: In March, righthander Matt Wisler said he had no chance of reaching the big leagues this year. That still may be true, but Wisler distinguished himself by dominating [...]
Small-Town Hunter Renfroe Offers Padres Big Promise
SAN DIEGO—From a high school class of 40 in small-town Mississippi, Hunter Renfroe went on to become a top slugger in the Southeastern Conference. Impressed, the Padres drafted the Mississippi [...]
Austin Hedges Hits Expectations For Padres
The $3 million bonus to catcher Austin Hedges was the largest the Padres have paid a player drafted after the first round. Fifteen months and one full baseball season later, the Padres are thrilled with their investment.
Padres Pitchers Back On Track After Elbow Injuries
Robbie Erlin and Casey Kelly are back on the mound after injuries earlier this season and Juan Oramas and Joe Wieland are expected back next year following Tommy John surgeries.
Gyorko Slugs Path Toward San Diego
Tom Krasovic picks end-of-season award winners for the Padres system, selecting the Best Player, Best Pitcher and a player to keep an eye on.
Gyorko Waiting For His Shot In San Diego
How will the Padres make room for Jedd Gyorko in San Diego?
Portillo Turns A Corner For Padres
Correspondent Tom Krasovic files a midseason report for the Padres, highlighting a Best Player, a Biggest Leap Forward and a Biggest Disappointment for the first half.
Padres Pick Local Prepster Fried
Southern California native Max Fried couldn't stop smiling after the Padres nabbed in the first round of the draft
Trade Lets Yonder Alonso Go Home To First
If anyone asks Yonder Alonso what part of his European vacation last December was the most memorable, the answer won't be the sights and tastes of Spain or the soccer match played by his favorite futbol team, Real Madrid. No, the No. 1 scrapbook moment was the phone call informing Alonso he'd been traded to the Padres.