San Diego Padres

SAN DIEGO, CA - MAY 14:  The grounds crew covers the field for a rain delay during the first inning of a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the Washington Nationals at Petco Park May 14, 2015 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Padres Fans Take Advantage Of Rare Opportunity

By David Heim  Forget Wally World; this summer’s hottest vacation spot is Petco Park. It rarely rains in San Diego to begin with, and it rarely rains enough to put hometown Padres games in jeopardy. But […]


ATLANTA, GA - JUNE 8: Matt Kemp #27 of the San Diego Padres dives into third base for an 11th-inning steal against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on June 8, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Umpire Tackles Matt Kemp As Benches Clear [VIDEO]

Braves pitcher Julio Teheran hit San Diego’s Matt Kemp with a pitch, prompting both benches and bullpens to clear in the first inning.

97.1 The Ticket–06/11/2015

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30 Players: Despaigne Hopes To Build On Rookie Year For Padres

So when you look at the roster right now, there aren’t many young, inexperienced players who have a chance to make a big impact on the Padres in 2015. One name that does come to mind, however, is pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne.


LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 08: Adrian Gonzalez #23 of the Los Angeles Dodgers waits on deck in the ninth inning against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium on April 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Gonzalez Homers 3 Times To Lead Dodgers Past Padres 7-4 [VIDEO]

Adrian Gonzalez insists he’s no home run hitter, even if his current power surge suggests otherwise.

97.1 The Ticket–04/09/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 26: James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals looks on against the San Francisco Giants during Game Five of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park on October 26, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

James Shields And Padres Finalize $75 Million, 4-Year Deal

James Shields lives in an exclusive enclave in northern San Diego County in the offseason, so he followed with interest as Padres general manager A.J. Preller revamped the roster with big-name position players.

97.1 The Ticket–02/12/2015

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6 MLB All-Stars That You May Not Know

Here are 6 MLB All-Stars that you may not know.


National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.


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Who Wore It Best? 5 Injury Protective Gear Worn By Athletes

Protective injury gear is becoming more popular in professional sports these days and athletes are taking the opportunity to make a fashion statement (and endorsement deals). So who wore theirs the best?


DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 13:  Joaquin Benoit #53 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Kansas City Royals in the eighth inning at Comerica Park on September 13, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tigers Interested In Joaquin Benoit And Houston Street?

The Padres are receiving the most trade inquiries on back-end bullpen stalwarts Huston Street and Joaquin Benoit, which should come as no surprise considering the seasons they are having and the needs of contenders.

97.1 The Ticket–06/25/2014

DENVER, CO - MAY 18: Relief pitcher Alex Torres #54 of the San Diego Padres delivers to home plate during the seventh inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on May 18, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Padres 8-6 in 10 innings. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Padres’ Torres 1st Pitcher To Wear Protective Cap [PHOTO]

Padres reliever Alex Torres is the first pitcher to wear a protective cap in a major league game.

97.1 The Ticket–06/24/2014