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  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    What happens when Javier Baez comes up? Does Starlin Castro get traded? -- Hank, Rock Island There are many considerations. Assuming Castro rebounds and Baez earns a major league promotion, I believe Baez would move to second or third base. If Darwin...
  • Angels owner Arte Moreno should share vision of future with Mike Trout

    Before Arte Moreno resolves the cold war between Jerry Dipoto and Mike Scioscia, the Angels' owner ought to invite Mike Trout to lunch. Trout could be the first player to wear an Angels cap in Cooperstown, if he sticks around. He could have won the most...
  • Dodgers are pitching themselves into the playoffs, but what then?

    Pitching wins. Especially in the playoffs. That's one of those baseball adages, like the infield fly rule, that everyone simply accepts but no one has really proved. "There's no question pitching's at a premium because every team in the postseason has...
  • Spring training: NL West preview

     Spring training: NL West preview
    Will we ever see the Giants coming? The team Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy put together since saying goodbye to Barry Bonds is the only National League team to win the World Series twice within three seasons since the Big Red Machine, yet the Giants...
  • New Padres owners: Winning is 1st priority

    New Padres owners: Winning is 1st priority
    SAN DIEGO -- The sale of the Padres to heirs of the late Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley, San Diego businessman Ron Fowler and other limited partners is now complete, the team announced Wednesday. The ownership group includes Peter O'Malley, his sons Kevin...
  • Power rankings: No. 27 Padres

    Power rankings: No. 27 Padres
    It's all about Luke Gregerson. Says a lot, doesn't it? Over the last two seasons, the best thing about the Padres has been their bullpen. It carried Bud Black's team to the threshold of the playoffs in 2010 and was the backbone of a bad team last year as...
  • Angels to interview two Yankees executives for GM job

     
    The Angels have been granted permission by the New York Yankees to interview front-office executives Damon Oppenheimer and Billy Eppler for their vacant general manager position, the New York Daily News reported Wednesday. An Angels spokesman would...
  • Anuncian Padres 'Noche del Valle Imperial'

    SAN DIEGO — Manteniendose como una tradicional anual, el sábado 16 de junio la organización ligamayorista de los Pa-dres de San Diego realizará su tradicional ‘Noche del Valle Imperial’ en su parque Petco, este para agradecer al apoyo...
  • Rizzo enjoys first weekend in big leagues

    Rizzo enjoys first weekend in big leagues
    SAN DIEGO --  Rizzo-mania overtook Petco Park over the weekend, and the 21 year-old Padres’ rookie didn't disappoint. Despite mediocre crowds for the four-game series against the Washington Nationals, Petco Park still produced a buzz every time...
  • Beavan Shines in Debut, Mariners Beat Padres 3-1

    Beavan Shines in Debut, Mariners Beat Padres 3-1
    Seattle starters are on a record-setting pace this season, and currently lead the American League with a combined 3.14 ERA.  Welcome to the club, Blake Beavan.  Beavan, who was called up from Triple-A Tacoma on Saturday to start in place of injured...
  • Zaun calls an end to MLB playing days

    Zaun calls an end to MLB playing days
    GLENDALE — After suffering a shoulder injury that stemmed from a violent home-plate collision last season, Gregg Zaun found himself behind home plate for the first time Sunday during a spring training contest against the Oakland Athletics at the...
  • Padres open season with loss to Dodgers

    Padres open season with loss to Dodgers
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- The San Diego Padres 2012 season began Thursday with a 5- 3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers at Petco Park following pregame ceremonies that honored play-by-play announcer Jerry Coleman for his 70 years in baseball. Coleman, an...