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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

Padres select SS C.J. Abrams with sixth overall pick in Major League Baseball's 2019 First-Year Player Draft

June 3, 2019

The San Diego Padres selected shortstop C.J. Abrams from Blessed Trinity High School (Ga.) with the sixth overall pick in MLB's 2019 First-Year Player Draft, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller and Director of Amateur Scouting Mark Conner announced today.

Padres fantasy camp for 2020

April 25, 2019

The San Diego Padres announced today that they will host their second-annual Padres Fantasy Camp at the Peoria Sports Complex, the club’s official Spring Training facility, from January 19-24, 2020. Participants in the 2020 Padres Fantasy Camp will spend the week getting the full big-league experience while receiving instruction on

Padres acquire RHP Matt Wisler from Cincinnati Reds in exchange for RHP Diomar Lopez

April 1, 2019

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres have acquired right-handed pitcher Matt Wisler from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for right-hander Diomar Lopez, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller announced today. In 18 appearances (three starts) between the Atlanta Braves and Cincinnati Reds last season, Wisler went 1-1 with a

Padres announce Opening Day 25-man roster

March 28, 2019

The San Diego Padres have finalized their Opening Day 25-man roster, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller announced today. The club has selected the contract of infielder Fernando Tatis Jr. (will wear No. 23), designated right-handed pitcher Bryan Mitchell for assignment and optioned infielders Ty France, Jose Pirela and Luis

Padres Announce Details of Opening Series Presented by Sycuan Casino Resort

#SDOpeningDay
March 26, 2019

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres announced details today surrounding the 2019 Opening Series presented by Sycuan Casino Resort against the San Francisco Giants, including Opening Day on Thursday, March 28, when left-handed pitcher Eric Lauer takes the mound for his 2019 debut and first career Opening Day start.

Padres announce new concert venue in Park at the Park

March 25, 2019

SAN DIEGO, CA – The San Diego Padres announced details today surrounding the newly constructed Sycuan Stage located at Petco Park’s Park at the Park. The stage will serve as the newest premier concert venue in America’s Finest City and host a minimum of eight national touring acts per year

Padres Announce Opening Day Sellout Against the San Francisco Giants

Marking the 16th Consecutive Home-Opening Sellout at Petco Park
March 4, 2019

PEORIA, ARIZ. - The San Diego Padres announced today that Sycuan Casino & Resort Opening Day against the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, March 28 has sold out. It marks the 16th consecutive home-opening sellout at Petco Park. A limited number of seats are still available for Opening Day within

Padres Announce 2019 Regular Season Broadcast Schedule

All 162 regular season games will be televised in English on either FOX Sports San Diego or FS1 and will air live on radio in both English and Spanish.
March 4, 2019

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres, in partnership with FOX Sports San Diego, today announced their 2019 regular season broadcast schedule. All 162 regular season games will be televised in English on either FOX Sports San Diego or FS1 and will air live on radio in both English and

Padres Sign RHP Adam Warren to a One-Year Contract

Agreement Includes Club Option for 2020
March 1, 2019

PEORIA, ARIZ. - The San Diego Padres have signed right-hander Adam Warren to a one-year contract with a club option for the 2020 season, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller announced today. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Padres placed left-hander José Castillo on the 60-day Injured List (left flexor strain).In 47 relief appearances between

Padres sign infielder Manny Machado to 10-year contract

February 21, 2019

The San Diego Padres have signed infielder Manny Machado to a 10-year, $300 million contract through the 2028 season, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller announced today. The agreement, which is the largest for a free agent in Major League history, includes an opt-out clause after the 2023 season. To

Padres Sign LHP Aaron Loup to One-Year Contract

The San Diego Padres have signed left-hander Aaron Loup to a one-year contract with a club option for the 2020 season, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller announced today.
February 17, 2019

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres have signed left-hander Aaron Loup to a one-year contract with a club option for the 2020 season, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller announced today. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Padres transferred right-hander Garrett Richards to the 60-day Injured List.

Padres Announce 2019 Promotional and Theme Game Schedule

The San Diego Padres today announced their 2019 promotional and theme game schedule, including all-fan giveaways and events every home weekend during the upcoming Major League Baseball season.
February 7, 2019

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced their 2019 promotional and theme game schedule, including all-fan giveaways and events every home weekend during the upcoming Major League Baseball season. Single-game tickets for 2019 regular season home games are now available at www.padres.com.  Every Friday home game is Party in

Padres Announce "Padres Thank SD" Community Program Details for 2019

The San Diego Padres, in partnership with the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation, today announced details surrounding their "Padres Thank SD" community initiative as part of their year-long 50th Anniversary celebration.
February 5, 2019

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres, in partnership with the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation, today announced details surrounding their "Padres Thank SD" community initiative as part of their year-long 50th Anniversary celebration. With the dedicated support of the San Diego community for the past 50 years serving

Padres Announce Additional Non-Roster Invites to Major League Spring Training

The San Diego Padres announced today they have extended Major League Spring Training invitations to 21 additional players.
January 24, 2019

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres announced today they have extended Major League Spring Training invitations to 21 additional players. Among those 21 players are four minor league free agents whom the Padres have signed to 2019 contracts that will be new to the organization this season, including outfielder

Padres Announce 2019 Spring Broadcast Schedule

The San Diego Padres today announced their broadcast schedule for 2019 Spring Training presented by Southwest Airlines, featuring 30 preseason games that will be available to fans via television, radio or audio webcast.
January 23, 2019

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced their broadcast schedule for 2019 Spring Training presented by Southwest Airlines, featuring 30 preseason games that will be available to fans via television, radio or audio webcast.   FOX Sports San Diego (FSSD) will televise 15 games, including 10 FSSD live