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UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 8:08 p.m.

Shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. makes Padres’ Opening Day roster

Fernando Tatis Jr., the No. 2 overall prospect in baseball, has made the San Diego Padres’ opening day roster, his father told The Associated Press. Fernando Tatis, who played parts …

Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr., Royals’ Adalberto Mondesi on parallel paths to stardom

Padres prospect Fernando Tatis Jr. and Royals counterpart Adalberto Mondesi have never met, even though their life stories suggest a cup of coffee is long overdue. The sons of big …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:16 p.m.

AP source: Manny Machado, Padres agrees to $300M, 10-year deal

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that All-Star infielder Manny Machado has agreed to a $300 million, 10-year deal with the rebuilding San Diego Padres, the …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 10:54 p.m.

Padres get better of Edwin Diaz in 9th, beat Mariners 2-1

Wil Myers lined an RBI double off major league saves leader Edwin Diaz with one out in the ninth inning, lifting the San Diego Padres over the Seattle Mariners 2-1. …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 6:58 p.m.

Joey Lucchesi, long balls carry Padres to 8-3 win over Mariners

Hunter Renfroe homered and drove in four runs, Manuel Margot had a homer among his three hits and prized rookie Luis Urias added his first three hits for the San …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 9:50 p.m.

Rookie Jacob Nix, Padres beat Felix Hernandez, Mariners, 2-1

Travis Jankowski homered on Felix Hernandez’s first pitch and rookie Jacob Nix came within two outs of a complete game in his fourth big league start for the San Diego …

Indians bolster bullpen with All-Star Brad Hand, rookie Adam Cimber

The A.L. Central-leading Cleveland Indians have bolstered their bullpen with the acquisition of lefty All-Star closer Brad Hand and reliever Adam Cimber from the San Diego Padres in exchange for …

San Diego Padres pitcher Jose Torres suspended after domestic violence charges

San Diego Padres pitcher Jose Torres has accepted a suspension without pay for the rest of the year by Major League Baseball after his December arrest on domestic violence charges.

Padres designate struggling Chase Headley; recall Cory Spangenberg

The San Diego Padres have designated struggling third baseman Chase Headley for assignment and recalled infielder Cory Spangenberg from Triple-A El Paso.

MLB capsules: Padres beat Dodgers 7-4 in Mexico

The San Diego Padres rebounded nicely from Los Angeles’ combined no-hitter, using two-run homers by Eric Hosmer and Raffy Lopez to beat the Dodgers 7-4 on Saturday night in the …

MLB Capsules: Tyson Ross loses bid for Padres’ first no-no in 8th vs. DBacks

Tyson Ross lost his bid to pitch the first no-hitter in the history of the San Diego Padres when rookie center fielder Franchy Cordero appeared to misplay a ball with …

Rockies’ Nolan Arenado, Padres’ Luis Perdomo suspended 5 games apiece for brawl

Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado has been suspended five games for charging the mound after Luis Perdomo threw a pitch behind his back, inciting a benches-clearing brawl during Wednesday’s game …

Mariners open Cactus League play with a 3-2 win over the Padres

Seattle scored three runs in the first two innings and held on for the win.

Eric Hosmer joins Padres, wears number of late teammate Yordano Ventura

Eric Hosmer has joined the San Diego Padres, and will wear a jersey number to honor late Kansas City teammate Yordano Ventura. Hosmer and the Padres completed their $144 million, …

Eric Hosmer and San Diego Padres finalize $144 million, 8-year deal

Eric Hosmer and the San Diego Padres have finalized their $144 million, eight-year contract. The team announced the signing Monday night after Hosmer passed his physical.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 5:06 p.m.

Former Padres, Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers dies of cancer

Kevin Towers, whose 14-year tenure as general manager of the San Diego Padres included an appearance in the 1998 World Series, has died from complications of cancer. He was 56.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 11:18 a.m.

Longtime sportscaster Dick Enberg found dead at home at 82

Dick Enberg, a Hall of Fame broadcaster known as much for his excited calls of “Oh my!” as the big events he covered during a 60-year career, has died. He …

MLB Capsules: Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw returns in fine form

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was sharp in his first start in five weeks, pitching two-hit ball for six innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat host San Diego 1-0 Friday …

MLB Notes: Giancarlo Stanton hits No. 50 in Marlins win

Roused from its apathy for baseball, South Florida let out a long roar Sunday for Giancarlo Stanton, who responded with a wave from the top step of the dugout, affording …

MLB Capsules: Stanton goes deep again and Marlins top Padres

Giancarlo Stanton homered twice, increasing his major league-leading total to 49, and tied a career high with five RBIs, helping the Miami Marlins climb above .500 for the first time …

Right-hander Jered Weaver announces retirement

Padres right-hander Jered Weaver announced his retirement before San Diego played the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.

Royals get starter Cahill, relievers Maurer, Buchter from Padres

The contending Kansas City Royals have acquired three pitchers from the San Diego Padres, getting starter Trevor Cahill, closer Brandon Maurer and reliever Ryan Buchter.

Baseball capsules: Washington’s Max Scherzer dominates San Diego with 13 strikeouts

Max Scherzer struck out 13 and gave up three hits over 8

UPDATED: Sun., April 30, 2017, 10:03 p.m.

MLB capsules: Myers’ home run lifts San Diego Padres over San Francisco Giants

San Diego’s Wil Myers hit a three-run homer in the top of the 12th inning to send San Diego to a 5-2 victory over the Giants at San Francisco on …

MLB capsules: Ender Inciarte homers and Braves top Padres in debut for new park

Ender Inciarte hit the first home run in baseball’s newest stadium, local product Nick Markakis drove in the first two runs and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 5:37 p.m.

Padres sign veteran RHP Jered Weaver

Right-hander Jered Weaver has agreed to a $3 million, one-year deal with the San Diego Padres after 11 seasons with the Los Angeles Angels.

Oh my! Dick Enberg in final innings of long career

Dick Enberg spent many Midwestern nights and Saturday afternoons listening to baseball and football broadcasts on the radio. As soon as he could, he got behind a microphone himself.

Tim Tebow homers at Mets camp

Tim Tebow says he’s just trying to get better each day in the New York Mets’ instructional league in Port St. Lucie, Florida. After two days, so far, so good. …

MLB Notes: MLB suspends Padres GM A.J. Preller 30 days over Drew Pomeranz trade

Major League Baseball suspended Padres general manager A.J. Preller for 30 days without pay on Thursday, hitting the San Diego executive with an unprecedented punishment for failing to disclose medical …