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  1. Padres pitcher Andrew Cashner played left field last night

    Apr 25, 2014, 12:20 PM EST

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    Padres right-hander Andrew Cashner played left field last night–in a game he didn’t even start–because manager Bud Black didn’t want to burn through another bench player in an extra-inning game.

  2. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 17, 2014, 6:06 AM EST

    Julio Teheran

    Lots of shutouts yesterday. Including one that was the Platonic Ideal of a baseball game. At least if you have taste and stuff.

  3. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Apr 12, 2014, 8:57 AM EST

    Andrew Cashner AP

    A quick look around a busy Friday night in MLB, including a gem from Padres right-hander Andrew Cashner.

  4. Opening Night lineups: Dodgers vs. Padres

    Mar 30, 2014, 5:15 PM EST

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    Here are the starting lineups for MLB’s “Opening Night” game Sunday between the Dodgers and Padres at San Diego’s Petco Park. First pitch is scheduled for just after 8:05 p.m. ET on ESPN. Los Angeles Dodgers LF Carl Crawford RF Yasiel Puig SS Hanley Ramirez 1B Adrian Gonzalez CF Andre Ethier 3B Juan Uribe C…

  5. 2014 Preview: San Diego Padres

    Mar 27, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

    Bud Black Getty

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The San Diego Padres The Big Question: Can the Padres stay healthy enough to surprise? The last two years with…

  6. Andrew Cashner to start Opening Day for Padres

    Mar 20, 2014, 10:29 PM EST

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    Padres manager Bud Black announced earlier this evening that right-hander Andrew Cashner will start the team’s season opener against the Dodgers on March 30. It will be the first Opening Day assignment of his career. Once a top pitching prospect with the Cubs, Cashner dealt with a bunch of injuries early on his career, but…

  7. Josh Tomlin loses arbitration hearing against Indians

    Feb 15, 2014, 2:15 PM EST

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    According to Tom Withers of the Associated Press, right-hander Josh Tomlin has lost his arbitration case against the Indians. Tomlin, who was arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter, requested $975,000 and was offered $800,000 from the Indians when arbitration figures were exchanged last month. The 29-year-old had a tough case after missing nearly the…

  8. Vinnie Pestano loses arbitration hearing against Indians

    Feb 8, 2014, 4:12 PM EST

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    According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, reliever Vinnie Pestano lost his arbitration hearing against the Indians and will make a $975,000 salary this season. Pestano, who was arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter as a Super Two player, requested $1.4 million when arbitration figures were exchanged last month. After posting a 2.50 ERA…

  9. Andrew Cashner wins arbitration case against Padres

    Feb 8, 2014, 2:00 PM EST

    Andrew Cashner AP

    According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, right-hander Andrew Cashner has won his arbitration case against the Padres and will make a $2.4 million salary this season. Cashner, who was arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter, was offered $2.275 million by the Padres when arbitration figures were exchanged last month. The two sides went to…

  10. 40 players exchange figures with their clubs following today’s deadline

    Jan 17, 2014, 7:30 PM EST

    Detroit Tigers v Atlanta Braves

    There was a flurry of arbitration-related news today as players and teams scurried to reach agreements prior to the noon central deadline earlier. 39 players did not reach an agreement with their respective teams, and as such, they have exchanged salary figures with their clubs. Of note, Braves closer Craig Kimbrel filed for $9 million,…

  11. Padres, Eric Stults avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    Dec 2, 2013, 10:57 PM EST

    Eric Stults

    FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that the Padres and left-hander Eric Stults have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $2.75 million contract. This is the first major payday for Stults, who has thrived since he was claimed off waivers from the White Sox in May of 2012, posting a 3.62 ERA over 47 starts…

  12. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 17, 2013, 6:23 AM EST

    Texas Rangers v Tampa Bay Rays

    Rays 6, Rangers 2: A homer and three RBI for Wil Myers as the Rays send the Rangers spiraling ever further into despair. Because the Indians lost too the Rangers didn’t fall out of the wild card slot, but they did fall out of the top spot, meaning that they’re now closer to falling out…

  13. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 11, 2013, 7:01 AM EST

    Boston Red Sox  v Tampa Bay Rays

    Red Sox 2, Rays 0: Welcome back Clay Buchholz. It’s like you never left. Or at least the early-season version of you never left. Five shutout innings with six strikeouts before making way for a bullpen that was just as stingy. The Red Sox lead in the East is 8.5 games. Padres 8, Phillies 2:…

  14. Yasiel Puig made another outstanding throw

    Sep 1, 2013, 10:17 AM EST

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    Padres pitcher Andrew Cashner slapped a one-hopper into deep right field on Saturday night at Dodger Stadium and it looked like Rene Rivera — who was moving on contact with two outs — would score easily from second base. But rocket-armed Cuban phenom Yasiel Puig was having none of it. Watch the gifted 22-year-old right…

  15. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 18, 2013, 6:59 AM EST

    New York Mets v Atlanta Braves

    Braves 2, Mets 1: A three-hour and fifty-two minute rain delay? Really? Despite that, Dillon Gee shut the Braves out through eight and a third and drove in the Mets’ only run. And despite that he gave up a walkoff two-run homer to Freddie Freeman just before 1:30 AM. Now they play a day-night doubleheader. Expect many…

  16. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 12, 2013, 6:22 AM EST

    San Francisco Giants v Pittsburgh Pirates

    The losing team scored two runs in eight of last night’s fifteen games. I have no idea if that’s uncommon or not, but I noticed it and I’m going to pretend it’s a sign or portent or something. Anyway: Pirates 8, Giants 2: Welcome to the big leagues Gerrit Cole. The 2011 number one pick…

  17. Cubs sign Anthony Rizzo to seven-year extension

    May 12, 2013, 10:15 PM EST

    Chicago Cubs v Miami Marlins

    The Cubs have agreed to a seven-year, $41 million contract extension with first baseman Anthony Rizzo. The deal runs from 2013-19, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Rizzo, 23 years old, has been his club’s most reliable hitter, entering this afternoon’s game against the Nationals with a .288/.361/.554 line, including nine home runs. Rizzo was…

  18. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    May 7, 2013, 6:44 AM EST

    Andrelton Simmons

    Braves 7, Reds 4: The Braves weren’t going to be able to maintain any sort of momentum if the offense was all Justin Upton — who can’t do it alone — and Evan Gattis — who is, after all, a rookie. Last night they had help from Andrelton Simmons who hit two bombs and drove…

  19. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    May 2, 2013, 6:57 AM EST

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    Mets 7, Marlins 6:  Jordany Valdespin hit a pinch-hit three run homer in the sixth to put the Mets up to stay, breaking their six game losing streak. But Terry Collins is on the hot seat! No he isn’t! Yes he is! She’s my daughter! [slap] My sister! [slap!] My daughter … Nationals 2, Braves 0: The Nats finally…

  20. Padres release rotation candidate Freddy Garcia

    Mar 24, 2013, 2:37 PM EST

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    The Padres signed Freddy Garcia to a minor league contract in January and gave him a legitimate shot at a starting rotation spot this spring. It didn’t work out. According to MLB.com’s Corey Brock, the Padres granted Garcia his release on Sunday morning. He is now a free agent and can sign with any team.…

  21. 2013 Preview: San Diego Padres

    Mar 23, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    Bud Black

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2013 season. Up next: The San Diego Padres. The Big Question: Can the Padres build on their strong second half from last year? While…

  22. Andrew Cashner “ready go to” after surgery from December hunting injury

    Feb 15, 2013, 10:47 AM EST

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    Two months after lacerating a tendon in his right thumb while on a hunting trip Padres right-hander Andrew Cashner described himself as “ready to go” and said he expects to be ready for Opening Day. Back in early December he was dressing a deer he’d killed when his friend slipped and punctured Cashner’s thumb with…

  23. Freddy Garcia signs minor league deal with Padres

    Jan 28, 2013, 7:03 PM EST

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    According to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick, the Padres have signed veteran right-hander Freddy Garcia to a minor league contract. He’ll also get an invite to spring training, where he’ll compete for a spot in San Diego’s starting rotation. Garcia, 36, posted a 5.20 ERA in 17 starts and 13 relief appearances with the Yankees last season.…

  24. Andrew Cashner injures right thumb in hunting accident, needs three-month recovery

    Dec 5, 2012, 6:52 PM EST

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    Rough offseason development here for San Diego. According to MLB.com’s Corey Brock, starter Andrew Cashner suffered a puncture wound to his right thumb when a friend sliced him with a knife while the two were dressing meat during a recent hunting trip. He had surgery to repair a lacerated tendon and needs three months of…

  25. Padres starters Tim Stauffer, Dustin Moseley become free agents

    Oct 26, 2012, 6:23 PM EST

    Tim Stauffer

    By outrighting Tim Stauffer and Dustin Moseley on Friday, the Padres dropped two-fifths of their planned 2012 rotation from the 40-man roster. Both have opted for free agency, the Union-Tribune reports. Stauffer had a 1.85 ERA in seven starts and 25 relief appearances for the Padres in 2010 and a 3.73 ERA in 31 starts…

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