San Diego Padres

Ellis reaches Minors deal with Padres

PEORIA, Ariz. -- The Padres added a veteran backstop to their backup catcher battle on Wednesday evening, agreeing to a ...
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Submariner Makita realizes Majors dream

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Padres reliever Kazuhisa Makita was a freshman at Seisei Kogyo High School in Japan when one of ...
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Young shortstop Tatis 'knocking at the door'

PEORIA, Ariz. -- There have been no shortage of expectations heaped upon 19-year-old Fernando Tatis Jr. in the past year ...
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Hoffman imparts wisdom to Padres' relievers

PEORIA, Ariz. -- On the daily schedule board in the far corner of the Padres' clubhouse, there's a list of ...
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Headley picks up where he left off with Padres

PEORIA, Ariz. -- For a moment Saturday morning, it felt as though Chase Headley never left. Sure, the veteran third ...
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Friars on Hosmer: 'I couldn't be more excited'

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Austin Hedges was fast asleep Saturday night, when his phone buzzed. Then it buzzed again. And then ...
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Teen phenom Tatis goes deep in ST opener

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Fernando Tatis Jr. is the youngest player in any big league camp this spring. During Friday's Cactus ...
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Different approaches for prospect bats, arms

PEORIA, Ariz. -- With one of the Majors' youngest spring rosters, the Padres will take a different tack preparing their ...
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Cordero among top prospect performers

It's good to see familiar faces return to the field after a long, slow offseason. But it's thrilling to watch ...
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