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PADRES RUMORS & GOSSIP

105-Year Old Woman Shames 50 Cent, Throws Out Impressive First Pitch At Padres Game

The San Diego Padres invited a very special guest to throw out the first pitch as they hosted the Mets at PETCO Park on Sunday. The team welcomed 105-year old Agnes McKee, who became the oldest person to ever throw out a first pitch at a Padres game. McKee went with the classic windmill windup for her pitch, which was an awesomely adorable moment. And, to her credit, she looked pretty...
Via Next Impulse Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 7-20-14

The Missions were the only team on the farm to score more than 6 runs tonight. The lack of offense didn’t mind the TinCaps as they shutout the Kernels, and the Padres 2014 1st round pick, Trae Turner, stayed hot.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Yeison Asencio Pitching Prospect of the Day: Jeffery Enloe   El Paso Chihuahuas 0, Fresno Grizzlies 6 Reymond Fuentes – CF: 1-4, K Jonathan...
Via Friarhood
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joaquin Benoit drawing interest from Tigers, Pirates and Indians

With Huston Street being traded to the Angles, Joaquin Benoit has taken over the closers role for the Padres. His stay in that spot could be short though as numerous teams are interested in the 36-year-old right hander. The Tigers are interested in bringing Benoit back to Detroit but at-least two other teams are also showing interest reports CBS Sports‘ Jon Heyman. Both the Pirates...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 105-year-old lady throws out first pitch

Born in 1909 and still bringing it.  Check out lifetime San Diego Padres fan, 105-year-old Agnes McKee give the windup and throw it (somewhat) for a ceremonial first pitch (via MLB.com). Your browser does not support iframes.  I say “lifetime fan” but  her Padres have only been around for 45 or so years of her life.  The lady had to wait a good 60 years before her city even...
Via Reading Between The Seams
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jam It or Cram It: Benoit Balls in the Razzball Lounge

Welcome to the unofficial second half of the fantasy baseball season. If you’re reading this, I tip my dirty turban in your general direction, because that means despite half your roster being on the DL you’re still in the hunt for all the cash, bragging rights, glory and glory holes that is a fake baseball championship. If you’re reading this because you thought this was a...
Via Razzball
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Padres Rumors: Chris Denorfia likely to be dealt

The San Diego Padres are selling off parts.  Huston Street was sent to the Angels to begin the process.  Rumors are flying about Ian Kennedy, Chase Headley & Joaquin Benoit.  We can now throw Chris Denorfia on to that list.  Jon Morosi of Fox Sports tweets:Chris Denorfia another Padres player likely to be dealt by July 31, sources tell @Ken_Rosenthal and me. He'...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Padres Injury Update: Andrew Cashner, Everth Cabrera, Robbie Erlin

The San Diego Padres entered Saturday's game 12 games out in the National League West. A strong pitching staff has been unable to overcome an offense that is 30th in the Major Leagues in runs scored, batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage. There is some news on the injury front, which could help the staff and the offense later this second half of the season...
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Trade Rumors: Chase Headley on the Move?

The San Diego Padres have been out of the playoff hunt for some time. General Manager Josh Byrnes was fired earlier in the year, and more changes are on the way. Huston Street was sent to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for a trio of prospects last night. It seems very likely that more trades are on the way. One big name that should get moved is third baseman Chase Headley...
Via Baseball News Source
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Acquire Huston Street From The Padres

The Padres have made their first deadline trade as Huston Street is heading to the Angels. It is reportedly a 2 for 4 deal; the Padres are receiving 4 minor leaguers while the Angels get Street and a minor leaguer. The known players acquired by the Padres so far are: Taylor Lindsey, Jose Rondon, and R.J. Alvarez.   Taylor Lindsey was considered the Halos best prospect by Baseball...
Via Friarhood
3 days ago  |  Discuss

View From The Left Coast

It’s no surprise to anyone reading this that the Padres offense is historically bad. And while I continue to await a regression to the mean, the further into the season we go the more I’m concerned that this simply is the mean. These offensive woes are not being noticed only in our neck of the woods it turns out. Yesterday, Benjamin Hoffman of the New York Times contacted me...
Via Padres Public
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Los Angeles Angels close to acquiring Huston Street

One of the hottest names on the trade market this summer is San Diego Padres closer Huston Street. And after a report on Friday it looks like Street will be headed out of “America’s Finest City” in short order. ESPN’s Jim Bowden reports that the Los Angeles Angels are close to acquiring the two-time All-Star. So far this season for the Padres, Street has pitched 33 innings...
Via Rumors and Rants
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres to have a 105-year-old woman throw out first pitch

Via Fox 5 San Diego Agnes McKee claims that she has no clue how she’s lived to be 105-years old. Either the Oceanside, California woman is keeping her aging secret all to herself, or she’s just being honest when she says that she enjoys life and is a happy person. Regardless, on Sunday, she’s going to become the oldest person ever to throw out a first pitch at a San Diego Padres...
Via With Leather
4 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Minor league team's dog jerseys are glorious, hideous

The El Paso Chihuahuas, MiLB affiliate of the San Diego Padres, will wear these uniforms on Bark in the Park night: pic.twitter.com/wiIyZRYDUK — Uniform Nation (@sbnuniforms) July 16, 2014 The El Paso Chihuahuas have gone ahead and destroyed the “theme jersey” market for all other minor league teams this year. This is horrendous, yet strangely appropriate.
Via The Outside Corner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB, Fox too busy kissing Jeter’s ass to remember Tony Gwynn

The Fox broadcast of the 2014 All-Star game will go down in history as a fond farewell to Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, who as well all know very well, is retiring after this season. Jeter was mentioned a whole lot, but what was missing was any mention of a certain fella by the name of Tony Gwynn - you know, one of the best hitters to play the game and a 15-time All-Star, who died...
Via Low Brow Sports
6 days ago  |  1 Comment

Kim Ng to interview for Padres GM job

Multiple reports have come out saying that current MLB senior vice president of baseball operations Kim Ng will interview for the San Diego Padres vacant general manager position.  According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the former assistant general manager with the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees would be the first female general manager in any sport if she lands the prestigious...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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