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  1. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 27, 2015, 7:09 AM EDT

    John Farrell Dustin Pedroia

    “Can you pitch, Dustin? Like, every fifth day? I’m serious.”

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

    Apr 22, 2015, 6:50 AM EDT

    Jose Bautista

    Runs in bunches and three nice nights from three former heroes who, it turns out, were only mostly dead.

  3. Derek Norris says Angel Pagan “was just being kind of a d***head”

    Apr 10, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

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    There’s a right way and a wrong way to throw your gum away.

  4. The Padres just didn’t need Craig Kimbrel

    Apr 6, 2015, 1:55 AM EDT

    Craig Kimbrel

    With necessities still required, the Padres pulled off a whopper of a trade for a luxury.

  5. 2015 Preview: San Diego Padres

    Mar 25, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    A J Preller, Bud Black, Justin Upton, Derek Norris, Will Middlebrooks, Wil Myers

    Will the Padres’ bold moves lead to a playoff appearance?

  6. 2015 Preview: Oakland Athletics

    Mar 23, 2015, 3:33 PM EDT

    Bob Melvin

    They’ve reshuffled the deck for 2015. But that’s OK, they do that a lot and it always seems to work out OK.

  7. Tim Federowicz out 3-6 months with a torn meniscus

    Mar 13, 2015, 9:20 PM EDT

    Tim Federowicz

    Tim Federowicz has been diagnosed with a complete tear of the meniscus in his right knee and will miss three to six months.

  8. The Padres’ offseason moves may not guarantee the playoffs, but they certainly guarantee enthusiasm

    Feb 9, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

    San Diego Padres Logo

    Padres fans have never had a ton to get excited about. That has changed this winter.

  9. Report: Padres sign James Shields to a four-year contract

    Feb 9, 2015, 2:12 AM EDT

    James Shields

    The Padres have reportedly signed starter James Shields to a four-year deal in the $72-76 million range.

  10. Padres sign Wil Nieves

    Feb 2, 2015, 5:17 PM EDT

    Wil Nieves

    Nieves spent last season backing up Carlos Ruiz with the Phillies.

  11. Clint Barmes is a Padres hipster

    Feb 1, 2015, 8:25 PM EDT

    Clint Barmes

    The Padres began their overhaul shortly after signing Clint Barmes to a one-year deal. He wasn’t quite expecting to be on a team expected to seriously contend with the Dodgers in the NL West.

  12. Billy Beane and Mike Rizzo love trading with each other

    Jan 15, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Billy Beane

    Oakland and Washington have made an average of one trade every five months for the past four years.

  13. UPDATE: Athletics acquire Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from Rays

    Jan 10, 2015, 1:24 PM EDT

    Ben Zobrist, Yunel Escobar

    Billy Beane’s fascinating offseason continues, as the Athletics have acquired Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Rays.

  14. The Padres have given their fans something to talk about. Which is badly needed in San Diego.

    Dec 19, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

    A.J. Preller

    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.

  15. UPDATE: Nope: David Ross is going to the Cubs.

    Dec 19, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

    David Ross

    One player the Padres did NOT get.

  16. Justin Upton traded to the Padres for three prospects

    Dec 19, 2014, 9:43 AM EDT

    Justin Upton

    The Padres have gone crazy this week. The latest: acquiring Justin Upton and his big bat for a couple of prospects.

  17. Padres acquire catcher Derek Norris from Athletics

    Dec 18, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT

    Derek Norris Getty

    The Padres continue to overhaul their lineup while the A’s continue to unload.

  18. Examining the DH market

    Nov 11, 2014, 8:26 PM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    Who might want a designated hitter this winter?

  19. Odd, and unfulfilling, season ends for A’s

    Oct 1, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

    Eric Sogard A's

    Somehow, it all seemed to tie this strange 2014 season together in one fitting package, though the end result wasn’t what anyone in green and gold wanted.

  20. A’s will have six months to play the “what if” game

    Oct 1, 2014, 1:44 AM EDT

    Jonny Gomes, Sam Fuld

    In-game losses left the A’s undermanned in defeat.

  21. Royals complete thrilling comeback to defeat A’s in the American League Wild Card Game

    Oct 1, 2014, 1:10 AM EDT

    eric hosmer getty

    Salvador Perez was held hitless in his first five at-bats of Tuesday’s American League Wild Card Game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, but he smacked a walkoff RBI single down the left-field line in the 12th inning to give the Royals a 9-8 victory over the A’s.

  22. Brandon Moss slugs three-run shot, A’s jump back on top

    Sep 30, 2014, 10:18 PM EDT

    brandon moss getty

    Oakland opened the floodgates on the Royals in the sixth inning.

  23. Geovany Soto leaves Wild Card game with thumb injury

    Sep 30, 2014, 9:06 PM EDT

    Geovany Soto Athletics

    Derek Norris came off the bench to replace him.

  24. Wild Card Game: A’s vs. Royals lineups

    Sep 30, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT

    Royals WIld Card Game

    Some surprises for Oakland. Zero surprises for Kansas City.

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