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Padres Option Hunter Renfroe To Triple-A

The Padres have optioned outfielder Hunter Renfroe to Triple-A El Paso, Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune tweets. Jabari Blash will take Renfroe's place on the active roster.

Max Scherzer scratched from start with neck issue

Max Scherzer continues to be plagued by neck issues.The Washington Nationals ace was scratched from his scheduled start on Friday against the San Diego Padres after experiencing a neck problem. Matt Gr

Nationals 2, Padres 1: Zimmerman smashes Kirby’s Dreamland

Kirby Yates has had some pretty solid adventures with the Padres, but tonight he was bested by Ryan Zimmerman, who hit a solo shot in the eighth inning to suck the air out of Petco Park and put the...

Game Thread: 08/17 Padres vs. Nationals

Starting pitchers: Jhoulys Chacin vs. Edwin JacksonGame time: 7:10 pm PTTV: FSSD, Fox Deportes San Diego (Sp.)Radio: FM 94.9, XEMO 860 (Sp.) Today's Lineups WASHINGTON NATIONALS SAN DIEGO...

Padres Preview 08/17: Jhoulys Chacin vs. Edwin Jackson – The Return (and the Nationals)

The Padres will welcome back a familiar face to Petco Park as the Washington Nationals visit for a 4 game set.

Padres 3, Phillies 0: Myers steals home, Clayton throws a CGSO, and the Friars sweep

Wil accomplishes the rare self-RBI.

Each MLB team’s top performer this season

Every baseball team needs a star — someone who can pace the team either offensively or defensively — or perhaps both. On the pitching side, a star can be the ace of a staff or the stopper in the bu

Spangenberg Playing His Way Into Long-Term Role

After an injury-ruined 2016 season, Padres third baseman Cory Spangenberg has begun to force his way into the team's plans, writes's AJ Cassavell. Spangenberg tore his right hamstring on two different occasions last year and was limited to 14 games, and he opened the 2017 campaign in Triple-A El Paso.

Minor MLB Transactions: 8/16/17

Here are some of the latest minor moves from around the game, courtesy of Baseball America's Matt Eddy except where otherwise noted: The Mariners outrighted right-hander Christian Bergman to Triple-A after he cleared waivers, per a club announcement. Bergman, 29, had the right to opt for free agency now or at the end of the season; given…

Game Thread: 08/15 Padres vs. Phillies

Starting pitchers: Clayton Richard vs. Nick PivettaGame time: 12:40 pm PTTV: FSSD, Fox Deportes San Diego (Sp.)Radio: FM 94.9, XEMO 860 (Sp.) Today's Lineups PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES SAN...

Padres’ Jered Weaver announces retirement from baseball

Jered Weaver is hanging them up.The veteran starting pitcher announced Wednesday that he is retiring effective immediately after 12 seasons in the majors."I've decided to step away from baseball,?

Jered Weaver Announces Retirement

Padres right-hander Jered Weaver has announced his retirement through a team press release. The former Angels ace had an impressive 12-year career in the majors.

Dodgers reportedly hopeful Clayton Kershaw will return by end of August

Not that the Los Angeles Dodgers need the help, but ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw is getting closer to a return.Kershaw threw a bullpen session over the weekend, clearing the way for him to throw in

Padres Extend Andy Green’s Contract

The Padres have extended the contract of manager Andy Green, as per a team press release.  Terms weren't officially announced by the club, though's AJ Cassavell reports (Twitter link) that Green received a three-year extension to his current deal, so he'll now remain in change of the Padres' dugout through the 2021 season.  FanRag…

This Week In Padres Twitter – 8/12/17

After a couple week layoff from writing This Week In Padres Twitter, I was sitting in my hotel room crushing beers alone in Laie, HI and decided it was about time to get back to it.  We here at Gwynntelligence have missed so much the past few weeks: the excitement of what the Padres could…