Erick Aybar has a job to win. The veteran shortstop is locked in a race for a starting job with Luis Sardinas. And given the constricts of the Padres' roster, the loser of that battle could be on the outside looking in when the 25-man squad is unveiled next week.
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Cheslor Cuthbert hit a two-run double as well as his first spring home run, and Mike Moustakas hit his fourth as the Royals beat the Padres, 6-2, on Wednesday at Surprise Stadium.
Ryan Schimpf's name hasn't been on the lineup card often this spring. That doesn't mean he hasn't been getting adequate work on the Padres' practice fields at the Peoria Sports Complex.
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Nick Hundley, whose hitting skills the Giants coveted, belted a pair of home runs and lifted San Francisco to a 4-2 Cactus League victory Tuesday over the San Diego Padres.
For about half of all Major Leaguers, hitting is a full-time job. For Christian Bethancourt right now, it's more of an afterthought.
If he had his way, Jhoulys Chacin would still be pitching for Venezuela at the World Baseball Classic.
Feel free to knock on wood wherever you're sitting, Padres fans, because there's some good news on the injury front.
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Christian Bethancourt hit a solo homer in the ninth inning Monday night, giving the Padres a 3-2 walk-off victory over the Rangers at the Peoria Sports Complex.
When it comes to roster competitions, Spring Training results generally don't hold much weight. That doesn't mean it's impossible for a player to earn his way onto a big league roster with an impressive spring. The Padres have three such players -- once considered roster long shots -- who have worked their way directly to the forefront of the Opening Day roster conversation.
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Four catchers on an Opening Day roster? Even Andy Green would've found the idea nonsensical a month ago. "If you had ever asked me that in a vacuum, I would've laughed at you," the Padres manager said. "But, yeah, I think it's possible at this point in time.
Yangervis Solarte was proud to play for Venezuela and happy to start the last game of his country's stay in the World Baseball Classic. But now it is time to get back to Peoria, Ariz. -- and back to work in the Padres' Spring Training camp.
From baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Padres' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.
With two weeks until Opening Day, the Padres' once-cluttered rotation race finally looks clear following a series of roster moves: Three pitchers are competing for two spots.
Scott Schebler sparked a late-inning power surge for the Reds, as they slugged their way to a 9-4 victory over the Padres on Sunday at the Peoria Sports Complex.
Left-hander Christian Friedrich, who led the Padres in starts last season, has been battling general arm soreness this spring, putting his status for the Opening Day roster in some doubt.
After spending most of 2016 watching from the sidelines, Cory Spangenberg just wants to see his name back on the lineup card. It doesn't matter where he plays.
Hunter Renfroe played well after a September call-up last year and appears very much in line to start the season in right field for the Padres, but his journey to become the best he can be is far from over.
A's right-hander Kendall Graveman, soon likely to be named the club's Opening Day starter, was superb in his latest Cactus League outing, facing just one over the minimum through six innings in a 2-1 victory over the Padres at Hohokam Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Brett Wallace's bases-loaded grounder in the ninth gave the Padres a 3-2 walk-off win over the National League West-rival Dodgers on Friday night at Peoria Stadium.
It didn't matter that it was on a back field against Minor Leaguers. When Carter Capps took the mound for the first time this spring, it was nothing short of a big deal.
While Alex Dickerson would love to be hitting the field with his teammates and going through the routines of Spring Training, he knows he has to give his back time to heal if he wants to come back strong and stay there.
Jhoulys Chacin is preparing to pitch for his fifth team in four seasons in 2017, but his newest squad -- the Padres -- may be catching him at an optimal time.
Alex Gordon had a home run and knocked in four runs and prospect Josh Staumont struck out five in three scoreless innings as the Royals topped the Padres.
Outfielder Alex Dickerson, who had a promising rookie season a year ago, won't break camp with the team, after he was diagnosed with a bulging disk in his back that will sideline him for 3-4 weeks.
When Yangervis Solarte approached the plate on Thursday night as a pinch-hitter, he received the game's warmest reception from fans of both the Dominican Republic and Venezuela.
Nearly nine months after the signing period opened, the Padres haven't yet slowed their international spending spree.
A two-out error in the bottom of the eighth opened the door for the Reds to keep a rally alive for an 8-7 comeback victory over the Padres on Wednesday at Goodyear Ballpark.
It has been quite an odyssey for left-hander Clayton Richard since the last time he was with the Padres in 2013. He had left shoulder surgery. He had a tour in the Cubs' bullpen. And now he's back to doing what he does best, starting in the Major Leagues.
Ian Happ's red-hot bat powered the Cubs to a 3-1 victory over the Padres on Monday at Peoria Sports Complex.
The Padres trimmed their big league roster by 10 players on Monday, but few -- if any -- of the decisions qualified as a surprise.
There is a whole different feel in Padres camp this spring. The switch to a full-on youth movement was flipped by general manager A.J. Preller in 2016 and there is a definite feeling of exuberance and optimism, even if it's more of a long-range hope at this point.
The Indians rode a late-inning power barrage to an 11-3 victory over the Padres on Sunday at the Peoria Sports Complex.
Padres' No. 4 prospect Cal Quantrill sat down with Jonathan Mayo to discuss his unique pro debut and his experience at Stanford.