Padres Press Releases
Padres acquire C Marcus Greene Jr. from Rangers in exchange for OF Will Venable
The San Diego Padres today announced that they have acquired minor league catcher Marcus Greene Jr. and a player to be named later from the Texas Rangers in exchange for outfielder Will Venable. Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller made the announcement.
Padres to honor fourth Hispanic Heritage Comunidad Award winner of 2015
The San Diego Padres will honor the recipient of the final Hispanic Heritage Comunidad Award for 2015 in a pregame ceremony prior to tonight's 7:10 p.m. game vs. the Atlanta Braves.
Petco Park to host inaugural Pedal the Cause radio-telethon and Spin at the Park
The San Diego Padres and Pedal the Cause San Diego today announced Petco Park will host the inaugural Pedal the Cause Radio-Telethon and Spin at the Park, an on-field spin event, on Saturday, September 12, with both events benefitting local cancer research organizations.
Ferrell Takes the Field to screen Sept. 5th at Petco Park in San Diego
In a first for HBO, the comedy special FERRELL TAKES THE FIELD will have a major league ballpark premiere Saturday, Sept. 5 at Petco Park in San Diego, immediately following the game between the host San Diego Padres and the Los Angeles Dodgers. As part of Baseball Night in San Diego, all fans in attendance at that night's game will have the opportunity to stay and watch the screening. Will Ferrell will be on hand to introduce the HBO special, and there will be activities for fans attending the game. The Dodgers-Padres game is scheduled to begin at 5:40 p.m. PDT.
Padres Acquire LHP Marc Rzepczynski from Cleveland
The San Diego Padres today announced that they have acquired left-handed relief pitcher Marc Rzepczynski from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for outfielder Abraham Almonte.
Benito Santiago and Garry Templeton Elected to Padres Hall of Fame
The San Diego Padres today announced Benito Santiago and Garry Templeton have been elected to the Padres Hall of Fame. The election was made in conjunction with the San Diego chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA), local sports media and the San Diego Padres front office. Santiago and Templeton will be the 10th and 11th members to be inducted into the Padres Hall of Fame, joining Buzzie Bavasi, Nate Colbert, Jerry Coleman, Tony Gwynn, Trevor Hoffman, Randy Jones, Ray Kroc, Dick Williams and Dave Winfield
Petco Park's Park at the Park to show 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup
The San Diego Padres and Mayor Kevin Faulconer today announced that Petco Park's Park at the Park will host a public viewing area for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup match between the United States and Colombia taking place Monday, June 22 at 5:00 p.m. PT.
Padres name Pat Murphy Interim Manager
The San Diego Padres today announced that Pat Murphy has been named as the club's interim manager for the remainder of the 2015 season. Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller made the announcement.
Padres announce organizational changes
The San Diego Padres today announced that Manager Bud Black has been relieved of his duties.