Feb 25, 2015, 10:47 AM EST
Quentin is still on the roster and under contract for $8 million, but San Diego added Justin Upton Matt Kemp, and Wil Myers in high-profile trades.
Feb 5, 2015, 9:58 PM EST
The Padres currently project to be around $89 million for 2015, but GM A.J. Preller still has some wiggle room with his budget.
Jan 14, 2015, 8:44 PM EST
The Astros and DH Chris Carter avoided arbitration with a one-year, $4.175 million.
Dec 19, 2014, 1:30 PM EST
The Padres have made a flurry of moves in the past few days. It may help them win some more baseball games. But it will undeniably fire up a fan base that has had nothing to get excited about for years.
Aug 26, 2014, 10:47 AM EST
Carlos Quentin has been on and off the disabled list while playing just 50 games this season due to a spring training knee injury.
Jul 27, 2014, 10:35 PM EST
The Padres are expected to get Jedd Gyorko back from the DL, but lose Carlos Quentin on Monday.
Jul 24, 2014, 12:09 PM EST
Who is buying? Who is selling? Who is on the block? And is next week’s trade deadline really a deadline?
Jun 21, 2014, 9:37 AM EST
Padres general manager Josh Byrnes could pay the price for the team’s disappointing start to the season.
Jun 20, 2014, 9:30 PM EST
The Padres are without two of their sluggers for Friday night’s contest against the Dodgers.
Jun 19, 2014, 1:03 PM EST
It’s a down year for Quentin, but could he help a contender?
May 18, 2014, 11:05 PM EST
The Rockies needed a little help from the second base umpire, but they turned a triple play in the third inning on Sunday against the Padres.
May 14, 2014, 10:15 AM EST
In activating Carlos Quentin from the disabled list the Padres also sent Kyle Blanks back to Triple-A, demoting the 27-year-old outfielder without giving him much of a shot for playing time.
May 12, 2014, 2:14 PM EST
After spending the first six weeks of the season on the disabled list with a knee injury Padres outfielder is expected to come off the disabled list Tuesday.
May 10, 2014, 12:45 PM EST
Carlos Quentin has been sidelined since spring training with a bone bruise in his left knee, but he could join the Padres next week.
Mar 28, 2014, 11:59 PM EST
Padres manager Bud Black says outfielder Carlos Quentin could begin the season on the disabled list, Dennis Lin of U-T San Diego reports. Quentin had surgery to remove loose bodies from his right knee last September, but it is his other knee that is bothering him now. The outfielder recently said he has been suffering from soreness…
Mar 27, 2014, 6:00 PM EST
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…
Mar 6, 2014, 10:20 PM EST
It was originally thought that Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin would be lost for 2-3 months after he suffered a torn left biceps tendon while making a diving catch Sunday, but there’s a chance he could be back sooner. According to Corey Brock of MLB.com, Padres general manager Josh Byrnes said that Maybin opted against surgery…
Mar 3, 2014, 3:35 PM EST
The Padres’ sleeper status in the NL West has already taken a hit: center fielder Cameron Maybin will miss 2-3 months with a ruptured biceps tendon he suffered making a diving catch in Sunday’s game. The injury comes after Maybin was limited to 14 games last season with wrist and knee injuries. So, the Padres…
Feb 21, 2014, 9:25 PM EST
When he’s healthy, Carlos Quentin is one of the game’s scariest right-handed hitters. Problem is, over the last two seasons, Quentin has been bothered by a right knee injury, limiting him to a total of 168 games out of a possible 324. Quentin had surgery in October 2012, but it bothered him during spring training…
Aug 28, 2013, 9:24 PM EST
Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin has not appeared in a major league game since July 30 because of a right knee injury. And he won’t appear in his next major league game until sometime next season. Jack Magruder of FOX Sports Southwest reports that Quentin has officially been shut down for the season and is scheduled…
Aug 26, 2013, 7:46 PM EST
The Padres have rewarded prospect outfielder Reymond Fuentes with his first call up to the majors. He’s making the start in center field tonight against the Diamondbacks. Fuentes, the cousin of Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran, was a first-round pick of the Red Sox back in 2009 and eventually found himself shipped to the Padres in…
Aug 20, 2013, 11:19 AM EST
Last week Cameron Maybin was pulled off his rehab assignment to “calm down” his knee injury and the Padres were said to have “growing concerns” about Carlos Quentin‘s recovery from ongoing knee problems. And now both players are in danger of not playing again this season, as Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union Tribune…
Aug 16, 2013, 11:51 AM EST
Carlos Quentin hasn’t played since July 30 because of a knee injury and Corey Brock of MLB.com reports that the Padres have “growing concern as to when Quentin will play again this season.” Quentin, who had offseason surgery on the same knee, tested the knee recently with some physical activity and then went for a…
Jul 15, 2013, 5:30 AM EST
These were the last baseball games that count — despite the claim about the All-Star Game counting, which is certainly does not in any real sense — until Friday. That’s some b.s. right there. Why don’t they play the All-Star Game with only 25 guys on a team and let the rest of the league…
Jun 16, 2013, 9:25 PM EST
Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera, currently enjoying a breakout season, suffered a left hamstring injury in today’s game against the Diamondbacks. He was replaced defensively in the top of the ninth by Pedro Ciriaco after going 3-for-4. The Union-Times suggests Cabrera will likely go on the disabled list along with outfielder Carlos Quentin. Cabrera is hitting…
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