The San Diego Padres may be at the bottom of the National League, but Austin Hedges is at the top of his game.
Jacob deGrom's winless streak reached five games as the major league ERA leader was hurt by a pair of errors behind him, and the San Diego Padres beat the New York Mets 3-2 Monday night in a matchup of teams with the worst records in the National League.
Rookie left-hander Eric Lauer came within one out of his first career complete game before allowing Max Muncy's home run, and Wil Myers homered for the sixth time in four games to lead the San Diego Padres over the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Tuesday night.
Eric Lauer limited Arizona to a run over five innings, Austin Hedges homered for the first time since April 10 and the San Diego Padres opened a four-game series in the desert with a 6-3 victory over the slumping Diamondbacks on Thursday night.
Wil Myers and Hunter Renfroe hit run-scoring doubles in San Diego's three-run eighth inning, helping the Padres rally for a 3-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
Clayton Richard pitched three-hit ball over six innings for his fourth consecutive win and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Friday night.
Hunter Renfroe hit a go-ahead, two-run single in San Diego's five-run seventh inning, Freddy Galvis had a three-run homer and went 5 for 5, and the Padres beat the Atlanta Braves 9-3 on Friday night.
Eric Lauer carried a shutout into the sixth inning, Manuel Margot had three hits and the San Diego Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Wednesday night to win their fifth straight series.
Eric Hosmer homered, San Diego's bullpen took a perfect game into the sixth inning and the Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Tuesday night for their 10th win in 14 games.
Despite taking a shutout into the sixth inning, Caleb Smith was most proud of what he did with the bat. Smith had an RBI single for his first career hit to help the Miami Marlins beat the San Diego Padres 4-0 Friday night.
San Diego Padres pitcher Jose Torres has accepted a suspension without pay for the rest of the year by Major League Baseball after his December arrest on domestic violence charges.
Johnny Wholestaff did a tremendous job for the San Diego Padres against the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.
Cory Spangenberg homered and tripled, Raffy Lopez had a homer among his career-high three hits and Eric Hosmer and Franmil Reyes also went deep to lead the San Diego Padres over the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves 11-4 on Monday night.
Franmil Reyes hit a two-run homer that put San Diego ahead and the Padres got a fine effort from their bullpen Tuesday night in a 9-5 victory over the Miami Marlins.
The San Diego Padres have come to count on Tyson Ross to deliver long, effective outings early in his second go-round with the franchise.
Carlos Asuaje homered and had a career-high four RBIs, Franchy Cordero went deep during a nine-run seventh inning and the San Diego Padres romped past the Colorado Rockies 13-5 on Monday night.
Tyson Ross lost his bid to pitch the first no-hitter in San Diego Padres' history when center fielder Franchy Cordero appeared to misplay a ball with two outs in the eighth inning Friday night of a 4-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado has been suspended five games for charging the mound after Luis Perdomo threw a pitch behind his back, inciting a benches-clearing brawl during Wednesday's game against the San Diego Padres.
Chris Stratton and reliever Derek Law combined on a one-hitter, and Hunter Pence's broken-bat, two-run bloop single highlighted a three-run first inning that sent the San Francisco Giants to a 7-0 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday night.
Pitcher Clayton Richard's no-doubt, three-run homer that reached the second deck at Coors Field helped the San Diego Padres withstand Carlos Gonzalez's disputed home run for the Colorado Rockies.
The San Diego Padres knew they'd need to play much better than they had been after losing six of their first seven games entering Friday night's series opener with the Houston Astros.
The San Diego Padres have placed outfielder Wil Myers on the 10-day disabled list with nerve irritation in his right arm.
Rookie Christian Villanueva hit three impressive home runs and drove in five runs, Tyson Ross was a winner in his return to San Diego, and the Padres became the last team to get its first victory of 2018 by beating the Colorado Rockies 8-4 Tuesday night.
The San Diego Padres are set to open their new season at Petco Park on Thursday, and fans will notice some changes designed to make sure they have a winning experience.
Eric Hosmer and the San Diego Padres finalized their $144 million, eight-year contract Monday night.
The San Diego Padres will play the National League West rival Los Angeles Dodgers in a three-game series in Monterrey, Mexico, on May 4-6 next year, Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association announced Monday.
The rebuilding San Diego Padres and left-hander Clayton Richard agreed to a $6 million, two-year contract Wednesday that runs through 2019.
The rebuilding San Diego Padres won't reach the postseason this year, and maybe not for the next few years.
The San Diego Padres teamed up with a local company to surprise a young boy treated at Rady Children's hospital on Wednesday.
Travis Wood homered and pitched into the fifth inning, Jose Pirela also went deep and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 5-0 on Wednesday night.
Manuel Margot and Jabari Blash homered to back Luis Perdomo's six innings of solid pitching as the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Tuesday night.
Solarte homered and drove in a career-high six runs, Austin Hedges also went deep and the San Diego Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 12-4 on Tuesday night.
Cory Spangenberg homered and had a career-high four RBIs and Dinelson Lamet threw seven strong innings as the San Diego Padres beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4 on Tuesday night.
Jose Pirela's two-out, two-run single highlighted the four-run sixth inning that carried the San Diego Padres to a 7-4 victory against the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night.
Jose Pirela hit a tiebreaking home run leading off the eighth inning, Manuel Margot added two solo homers and the San Diego Padres beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on Friday night.
Every time Luis Perdomo got into trouble, he got what he wanted — a ground ball on Great American Ball Park's accommodating infield grass.
Austin Hedges hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning and Jhoulys Chacin combined with two relievers on a three-hitter for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 Tuesday night.
Newcomer Travis Wood combined with three relievers on a three-hitter, and Cory Spangenberg tripled in the tying run and scored the go-ahead run on a ball four wild pitch to give the San Diego Padres a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.
Luis Torrens had three RBIs, Manuel Margot homered and Jhoulys Chacin was effective through 5 1/3 innings as the San Diego Padres defeated the New York Mets 6-3 on Wednesday night.
Austin Hedges got excited when he saw the bunt sign with the game on the line. That plan didn't work out, but the San Diego Padres backstop still came through.
Cory Spangenberg hit a two-run homer, Luis Perdomo won his third straight start and the San Diego Padres got another rare road win, beating Cleveland 6-2 on Wednesday night as the Indians were again without manager Terry Francona.
Corey Kluber put on a record-breaking performance Tuesday night and still lost 1-0 to the San Diego Padres.
Padres rookie Dinelson Lamet allowed four hits over seven innings, and Wil Myers and Hunter Renfroe hit two-run homers as San Diego beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 on Thursday night.
Franchy Cordero and Hunter Renfroe, teammates in the Pacific Coast League last season, combined to drive in all of the San Diego Padres' runs in a 4-2, sweep-clinching victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday.
Pinch-hitter Matt Szczur hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning and the San Diego Padres beat the Kansas City Royals 6-3 on Friday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
Rookie Hunter Renfroe hit a grand slam off Kyle Hendricks that helped quiet all the Chicago Cubs fans at Petco Park and overshadow a shaky day by San Diego Padres pitchers.
Dinelson Lamet overpowered the Mets in his major league debut, New York's Rafael Montero labored on short notice and the San Diego Padres won 4-3 on a rainy Thursday night.
Hunter Renfroe put the Padres ahead, then Brad Hand held on at the end. And when it was finally over, San Diego had one of its most exhilarating wins during a difficult season.
Austin Hedges homered and drove in three runs with two out, and the San Diego Padres handed the Chicago White Sox their sixth straight loss with a 6-3 victory on Friday night.
The San Diego Padres have placed outfielder Travis Jankowski on the 10-day disabled list with a bone bruise in his right foot.
Ender Inciarte hit the first home run in baseball's newest stadium, local product Nick Markakis drove in the first two runs and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 5-2 Friday night in the regular-season debut for SunTrust Park.
Andy Green started screaming "three!" the moment Wil Myers ripped a line drive to the left-center gap leading off the eighth inning.
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer took a tour Wednesday of Petco Park to check out all the new features for the new baseball season. The tour comes just days ahead of the Padres Home Opener. CBS News 8's Alicia Summers gives a tour of new upgrades.
Clayton Richard pitched eight impressive innings, Yangervis Solarte homered and the San Diego Padres turned four double plays to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 on Tuesday night.
Joc Pederson launched a grand slam and the Dodgers hit a franchise-record four home runs on opening day, leading Clayton Kershaw and Los Angeles over the San Diego Padres 14-3 Monday.
Cuban left-hander Osvaldo Hernandez has agreed to a minor league contract with the San Diego Padres with a $2.5 million signing bonus.
San Diego's professional and collegiate sports organizations come together Saturday for a rally designed to raise the spirits of fans about a month after the Chargers announced they would move to Los Angeles.
Right-hander Trevor Cahill and the San Diego Padres have finalized a $1.75 million, one-year contract.
First baseman Wil Myers and the San Diego Padres have finalized an $83 million, six-year contract, the largest deal in the team's history.
A Padres executive and his wife have made the largest single donation in San Diego State University's history.
Mike Dee has been fired as president of the San Diego Padres, who were embroiled in a major controversy toward the end of another miserable season.
Mike Dee has been fired as president of the San Diego Padres, who were embroiled in a major controversy toward the end of another miserable season.
Padres icon Tony Gwynn was selected Monday as a member of the 10th class of the state's Hall of Fame.
The Diamondbacks right-hander struck out a career high 11, tying the club's rookie franchise record for a single game in Arizona's 9-5 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.
Dick Enberg spent many Midwestern nights and Saturday afternoons listening to baseball and football broadcasts on the radio. As soon as he could, he got behind a microphone himself.
Rookie Manuel Margot tripled in the seventh inning and scored the go-ahead run on Wil Myers' single as the San Diego Padres beat San Francisco 4-3 to drop the Giants a game behind the New York Mets in the NL wild-card race.
Major League Baseball suspended San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller for 30 days without pay, an unprecedented punishment for what an official said was a failure to disclose medical information when pitcher Drew Pomeranz was traded to the Red Sox in July.
Mark Reynolds homered leading off the 10th inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 3-2 Sunday to salvage a split of a four-game series.
The San Diego Padres will conduct a Salute to Veterans at Sunday's game against the Colorado Rockies at Petco Park, part of the team's seasonlong Military Sunday salutes.
The San Diego Padres will celebrate Ted Williams and the 80th anniversary of the team beginning play in the Pacific Coast League at Wednesday's interleague game against the Boston Red Sox at Petco Park.
Jose De Leon struck out nine while winning his major league debut, pinch-hitter Yasmani Grandal drove in three runs, including a go-ahead single in the fifth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 7-4 on Sunday.
Rookie Luis Perdomo benefited from a team record six double plays while pitching a six-hitter for his first complete game Sunday, and the San Diego Padres won the rubber game of their series against the Miami Marlins, 3-1.
Nothing had come easy to the New York Mets lately, until San Diego rookie Ryan Schimpf gave them a gift.
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - The Padres have recently unloaded many of their high-prized veteran players recently and many say the Padres will be awful to watch for the next year or two, however, CBS News 8's John Howard begs to differ.
Hector Olivera was placed on unconditional release waivers by the San Diego Padres, who will release him when he clears waivers later this week and will be responsible for the remainder of the $62.5 million, six-year contract he signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers in early 2015.
Pinch-hitter Tommy Joseph's had a tiebreaking RBI single in the seventh inning as the Philadelphia Phillies took advantage of a key San Diego error and then turned the first triple play in Petco Park history in a 6-5 victory over the Padres on Sunday.
The San Diego Padres showed off what was old and new in their 12-3 rout of the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.
Buyers at the trade deadline for a change, the Miami Marlins believe they now have enough starting pitching to make a playoff push.
Outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. was already in Toronto with the San Diego Padres when they traded him across the diamond to the Blue Jays.
Mark Teixeira hit his 400th and 401st home runs, Didi Gregorius also connected and Chad Green got his first big league victory as the New York Yankees beat the San Diego Padres 6-3 Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Wil Myers drove in five runs and Melvin Upton Jr. had a pair of two-run homers on Friday night as the San Diego Padres scored in each of the first eight innings of a 13-4 victory that spoiled the start of Cincinnati's Big Red Machine weekend.
Matt Kemp doubled to spark a four-run seventh inning against the Baltimore bullpen, and the San Diego Padres overcame two home runs and five RBIs by Pedro Alvarez in a 10-7 victory over the Orioles on Tuesday night.
The San Diego Padres will conduct a San Diego Fire-Rescue Department Salute at tonight's game against the Washington Nationals at Petco Park, with the team presenting a $10,000 donation to the San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation.
Derek Norris tied the game with a home run leading off the ninth and Wil Myers singled in the winning run to give the San Diego Padres a 4-3 victory against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
Alexei Ramirez homered twice and matched his career high with five RBIs, and Adam Rosales and Wil Myers also homered for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Seattle Mariners 14-6 Wednesday night several hours after executive chairman Ron Fowler strongly criticized the team's poor recent play.
San Diego Padres executive chairman Ron Fowler criticized his team in a radio interview on Wednesday, saying its recent performances have been "embarrassing" and "pathetic."
Brett Wallace hit a three-run homer in San Diego's four-run seventh inning, and the Padres stopped the Chicago Cubs' eight-game win streak with a 7-4 victory on Wednesday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.
Ben Zobrist went 4 for 4, Addison Russell had three RBIs and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 8-7 on Tuesday night for their eighth straight win.
Colin Rea of the San Diego Padres has lost his no-hit bid with two outs in the seventh inning against the New York Mets.
Brandon Belt was a homer short of the cycle and drove in five runs, Hunter Pence drove in a pair on three hits and the San Francisco Giants completed a three-game sweep by beating the San Diego Padres 13-9 on Wednesday.
Johnny Cueto pitched a seven-hitter for his seventh career shutout to outwork James Shields, and the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 1-0 on Tuesday night.
Jedd Gyorko homered, tripled and singled, and rookie Aledmys Diaz had a homer among his three hits as the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 8-5 Sunday to take two of three.
Yasmany Tomas homered twice, drove in three runs and scored three times to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-3 victory against the San Diego Padres on Sunday.
Vince Velasquez struck out a career-high 16 in a dominant three-hitter, Ryan Howard homered and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 3-0 Thursday.
Charlie Morton pitched sharply into the seventh, Odubel Herrera hit an RBI triple in the sixth and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 3-0 on Tuesday night.
Rookie Trevor Story capped his amazing first week in the majors by hitting his seventh home run, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 6-3 Sunday.
The San Diego Padres have ended their major league record 30-inning scoreless streak to start the season.
The San Diego Padres will play their home opener Monday against the Los Angeles Dodgers, with new uniforms, changes to a sold-out Petco Park and a new manager.
A benefit concert in honor of Mister Padre Tony Gwynn rocked the Poway Center for the Performing Arts Friday night.
Right-hander Philip Humber has told the San Diego Padres he's retiring instead of accepting a minor league assignment.
New Padres bench coach Mark McGwire is absent from spring training while he takes care of family matters back in Southern California.
Tyson Ross will be the San Diego Padres' opening-day starter against the defending NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers April 4 at Petco Park.
Skip Schumaker has agreed to a minor league contract with the San Diego Padres and will be invited to big league spring training.
After a 12-year hiatus, Major League Baseball will return to Mexico City in March for two spring training games between the Houston Astros and San Diego Padres, the city's mayor, Miguel Angel Mancera, announced Wednesday.
Mark McGwire was mingling Tuesday with San Diego Padres coaches at Petco Park, where the team was having organizational meetings. The club wouldn't say why.
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