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Padres Statement on Jacob Nix

October 10, 2019

Statement from the San Diego Padres: “We are aware of the alleged incident involving Jacob Nix last Sunday in Arizona. We take this matter seriously and have been in contact with the Commissioner’s Office and local authorities. Due to the ongoing legal proceedings, we will not have any further comment

Padres dismiss manager Andy Green

September 21, 2019

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres have relieved Manager Andy Green of his duties, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller announced today. “I want to thank Andy for his tireless work and dedication to the Padres over the last four seasons,” Preller said. “This was an incredibly difficult decision,

Padres to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Weekend

Celebration highlighted by Fiesta in the Park and Hispanic Heritage Night
September 19, 2019

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres today announced plans surrounding Hispanic Heritage Weekend beginning Friday, September 20 and running through Sunday, September 22. The Padres will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, and the independence of various Latin American countries, over the course of three days with each game featuring a

Padres Announce Details for Don Welke On Deck Classic

Padres prospects to play Rangers prospects on Tuesday, October 1
September 18, 2019

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres today released details surrounding the Don Welke On Deck Classic game on Tuesday, October 1 at Petco Park, when top prospects from the organization will take on prospects from the Texas Rangers’ organization. Admission to the event will be free with the Home

KAABOO moving to Petco Park in 2020

Passes now on sale for September 18-20, 2020 festival
September 15, 2019

September 15, 2019 (San Diego, CA) – The San Diego Padres have reached a multi-year agreement with KAABOO – Southern California’s largest music, comedy, art and culinary festival – beginning in September 2020. KAABOO Del Mar, now known as KAABOO San Diego, will celebrate its sixth festival event with a

Hunter Renfroe named the San Diego Padres nominee for the 2019 Roberto Clemente Award

September 12, 2019

Major League Baseball today announced that Hunter Renfroe was named the San Diego Padres 2019 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award, the most prestigious individual award for Major League players. The Roberto Clemente Award is the annual recognition of a Major League player who best represents the game of

Padres to host Rockies and Cubs for 12th homestand of the 2019 season

Homestand No. 12 at a glance
September 6, 2019

Padres vs. Rockies – Fri, Sept. 6, 7:10 p.m. CocktailFest (Southwest Airlines) Theme Game: Native American Heritage Night (Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation) Theme Game: Grab Bag Days Mystery Ball Fundraiser Fan Rewards Month (Donovan’s Steak & Chop House) National Anthem: Sweetwater School District Choir Night National Anthem Freedom

Padres to host Red Sox and Dodgers for 11th homestand of the 2019 season

August 23, 2019

Homestand No. 11 at a Glance Padres vs. Red Sox – Fri, Aug 23, 7:10 p.m. Players’ Weekend BeerFest (Southwest Airlines) Theme Game: STAR WARS® Night National Anthem: Kendra Checketts, former contestant on NBC’s hit show “The Voice” Freedom Reserve Section (Budweiser) Padres vs. Red Sox – Sat, Aug 24,

The Links returns to Petco Park

Nine-hole golf experience is back for its fifth consecutive year November 21 - December 1
August 22, 2019

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres and Callaway Golf today announced that The Links at Petco Park, the original and best nine-hole ballpark golf experience, will return for the fifth year in a row with an expanded run from Thursday, November 21 to Sunday, December 1. As part of

Padres announce 2020 Spring Training schedule

Pitchers & catchers to report February 10; first full squad workout on February 15
August 19, 2019

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres today announced their schedule for 2020 Spring Training presented by Southwest Airlines, the club’s 27th spring in Peoria, Ariz. Padres pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to Peoria on Monday, February 10, with the club’s first full-squad workout on Saturday, February 15.

San Diego Padres release 2020 schedule

August 12, 2019

The San Diego Padres released their schedule for the 2020 regular season today, which features Interleague visits to San Diego by the Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins. The team will open the season at home with a four-game series against the Colorado Rockies beginning on Opening Day,

Padres To Host Rockies and Rays For 10th Homestand of the 2019 season

Homestand No. 10 at a Glance
August 8, 2019

Padres vs. Rockies – Thur, Aug 8, 7:10 p.m. Theme Game: Grateful Dead Tribute Night Going to Bat for San Diego (SDG&E) Padres Camp Reunion warning track salute Friar Family Days (Denny’s) Freedom Reserve Section (Budweiser) Padres vs. Rockies – Fri, Aug 9, 7:10 p.m. WineFest (Southwest Airlines) Theme Game:

Padres acquire RHP Carl Edwards Jr. from Cubs

July 31, 2019

The San Diego Padres have acquired right-handed reliever Carl Edwards Jr. from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for left-hander Brad Wieck, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller announced today.

Padres acquire outfielder Taylor Trammell from Cincinnati Reds as part of three-team trade

July 31, 2019

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres have acquired outfielder Taylor Trammell from the Cincinnati Reds as part of a three-team trade with the Cleveland Indians, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller announced today. In the deal, the Padres sent outfielder Franmil Reyes, left-handed pitcher Logan Allen and infielder Victor

Padres to host Giants and Orioles for ninth homestand of the 2019 season

July 26, 2019

Homestand No. 9 at a Glance Padres vs. Giants – Fri, July 26, 7:10 p.m. BeerFest (Southwest Airlines) Theme Game: 90’s Night Theme: Catholic Night First Responder Salute: Police Departments of San Diego County Bruce Bochy Home Plate Ceremony Theme Game: Grab Bag Day Xtreme Diamond Sports Parade Freedom Reserve

Padres sign four additional players prior to Draft deadline

32 of 41 draftees signed in addition to one non-drafted free agent
July 12, 2019

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres announced today they have agreed to terms with four additional players from the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft prior to today’s deadline: RHP Drake Fellows (6th rd.), LHP Mason Feole (11th rd.), LHP Bodi Rascon (14th rd.) and C Jared Alvarez-Lopez (17th rd.).

Padres to host Braves for eighth homestand of the 2019 season

July 12, 2019

Homestand No. 8 at a Glance Padres vs. Braves – Fri, July 12, 7:10 p.m. Country Night (Southwest Airlines) Theme Game: Country Night Theme Game: Nordic Heritage Night First Responder Salute: San Diego County Sheriff’s & Probation Departments CollegeFest Theme Game: Grab Bag Day Freedom Reserve Section (Budweiser) Padres vs.

Padres sign three players to start international signing period

July 2, 2019

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres have opened the 2019-20 International Signing Period with the signings of outfielder Ismael Mena, shortstop Reginald Preciado and right-handed pitcher Brayan Medina. Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller and Director of International Scouting Chris Kemp made the announcement. Mena, 16, is from Santo

Padres to host Cardinals and Giants for seventh homestand of the 2019 season

Homestand No. 7 at a glance
June 28, 2019

Padres vs. Cardinals – Fri, June 28, 7:10 p.m. BeerFest (Southwest Airlines) Theme Game: BeerFest 50th Anniversary Growler Theme Game: German Heritage Night City of San Diego 50th Anniversary proclamation ceremony National Anthem: Mica Giaconi, former contestant on FOX’s hit show American Idol Ceremonial First Pitch: Jon and Tim Foreman

Padres sign 28 selections from 2019 MLB Draft

June 24, 2019

SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Padres announced today they have agreed to terms with 28 of the 41 players selected in the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft, as well as one non-drafted free agent. Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller and Director of Amateur Scouting Mark Conner made the

Padres to host Brewers for sixth homestand of the 2019 season

June 17, 2019

Padres vs. Brewers – Mon, June 17, 7:10 p.m. San Diego Sports Association pregame ceremony Ceremonial First Pitch: Marvin Calderon Jr., former contestant on FOX’s hit show, American Idol Friar Family Days (Denny’s) Freedom Reserve Section (Budweiser) Padres vs. Brewers – Tue, June 18, 7:10 p.m. Third Annual Padres Summer

Padres select 30 players on Day Three of 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft

June 5, 2019

The San Diego Padres selected 30 players on the third and final day of Major League Baseball's 2019 First-Year Player Draft and 41 players overall.

Padres select eight players on day two of 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft

June 4, 2019

The San Diego Padres selected eight players on day two of Major League Baseball's 2019 First-Year Player Draft, including seven pitchers and one position player. Of the Padres' first 11 picks, eight are from the college ranks and three from high school.

Padres alumni to play U.S. Navy All-Stars

Two teams to compete in softball game at Naval Base San Diego
June 4, 2019

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced the return of their annual alumni softball game with the 2019 edition set for Thursday, June 6 when a team of Padres Alumni will take on a team of U.S. Navy All-Stars on Field #4 at Naval Base San Diego. First

Padres select three players on first day of 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft

June 4, 2019

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres selected three position players today on the first day of Major League Baseball’s 2019 First-Year Player Draft. The draft will continue tomorrow at 10:05 a.m. PT with rounds 3-10 and will conclude on Wednesday, June 5, with rounds 11-40. SAN DIEGO PADRES 2019