Former Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis discussed his feelings ahead of Friday’s game with the Padres against his old home team.
Center fielder Manuel Margot exited Friday’s game against the Phillies in the bottom of the eighth inning with an apparent injury to his left wrist.
After acquiring top catching prospect Fracisco Mejia, Padres general manager A.J. Preller breaks down the decisions his club faces in regards to Austin Hedges.
Padres top prospect Fernando Tatis Jr., baseball’s No. 3 prospect according to MLB Pipeline, hurt his left thumb sliding headfirst into second base on a stolen-base attempt in Double-A San Antonio’s 7-4 win over Frisco on Thursday.
If the Padres are to have an improved record down the stretch over the second half of the season, they are going to have to improve in two specific areas — at Petco Park and in the first games of series.
Christian Villanueva thought about letting Javier Baez’s slow ground ball roll foul. Instead of going foul however, the ball hit the bag and ricocheted for an infield single. That’s all the Cubs had to do to defeat the Padres in 10 innings, 5-4, on Friday night at Petco Park.
Here’s MLB Pipeline’s roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Friday.
The Padres got the bounce-back effort they needed from Tyson Ross on Thursday night. Their offense waited too long to offer any support.
On Thursday, Padres rookie Joey Lucchesi was optioned to Triple-A El Paso, a day after his final first-half start. It’s not a performance-based move. The 25-year-old lefty will almost certainly be recalled and merely pushed to the back off the rotation after the All-Star break.
Trevor Hoffman’s favorite All-Star Game memories are not exactly what one would expect.