| Sep 1, 2013
| 7:20 PM
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...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:47 PM
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...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 5:30 PM
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...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 9:33 PM
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...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 4:16 PM
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...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 10:12 PM
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...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 1:01 PM
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...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:28 AM
Cubs TV analyst Bob Brenly, take note: Now Dodgers first baseman James Loney is calling for as much video replay as possible.
“Whatever it takes, just get it right,’’ Loney said Monday after an umpire ruled his foot was off the base...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 4:06 PM
SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres were mourning the loss of Bullpen Coach Darrel Akerfelds, who died Sunday from pancreatic cancer.
Akerfelds, who turned 50 on June 12, died Sunday morning at a Phoenix cancer treatment center after a 19-month battle...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 7:49 PM
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.
| Aug 29, 2012
| 3:23 PM
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...