Padres Press Releases
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Padres Roster Move - April 26, 2015
The Padres on Sunday recalled RHP Cory Mazzoni from Triple-A El Paso and optioned LHP Chris Rearick to Triple-A El Paso.
Parking and transportation advisory for weekend Padres games vs. Dodgers
The San Diego Padres today issued a parking and transportation advisory for this weekend's games vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers. With large crowds expected to be heading to Petco Park Friday, Saturday and Sunday, fans are strongly encouraged to arrive early.
Padres to honor first Hispanic Heritage Comunidad Award winner of 2015
The San Diego Padres will honor the recipient of the first Hispanic Heritage Comunidad Award for 2015 on April 27 in a pregame ceremony prior to that night's game vs. the Houston Astros. Niki Mani, currently a senior at La Jolla Country Day, has been selected as the recipient of the award by members of the Padres' Hispanic Community Advisory Council (HCAC). For the first time in the program's history, each winner will also receive $1,000 from the Padres Foundation to be donated to the charity of their choice.
San Diego Padres and The Mighty 1090 announce Padres Wednesdays
The San Diego Padres and the club's flagship radio station, The Mighty 1090, today announced Padres Wednesdays presented by U.S. Bank, featuring a complete lineup of Padres guests throughout the day's programming each Wednesday.
Padres Announce Plans for Opening Series presented by Sycuan
The San Diego Padres today announced details surrounding the 2015 Opening Series presented by Sycuan Casino against the San Francisco Giants, including Opening Day on Thursday, April 9. Right-handed pitcher Ian Kennedy is set to take the mound before a sellout crowd.
Padres acquire RHP Craig Kimbrel and OF Melvin Upton from Atlanta
The San Diego Padres today announced a number moves to set their 2015 Opening Day 25-man roster. The club today has acquired right-handed pitcher Craig Kimbrel and outfielder Melvin Uptonfrom the Atlanta Braves in exchange for right-handed pitcher Matt Wisler, outfielders Cameron Maybin, Jordan Paroubeck and Carlos Quentin and 2015 Competitive Balance Pick #41. In addition, the club has optioned right-handed pitchers Brandon Maurer and Kevin Quackenbush to Triple-A El Paso, placed left-handed pitcherCory Luebke on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left elbow and right-handed pitcher Josh Johnson on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right elbow and has selected the contract of catcher Wil Nieves. Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller made the announcements.
Padres announce details for 2015 FanFest presented by State Farm
The San Diego Padres today released details surrounding 2015 FanFest presented by State Farm® this Saturday, April 4 at Petco Park. Gates open to the general public at 9:00 a.m. Padres Members receive exclusive early access beginning at 8:00 a.m. First pitch for the exhibition game against the Mexico City Red Devils (Diablos Rojos del México) of the Mexican Baseball League is slated for 2:00 p.m.
The Rolling Stones Zip Code Tour is coming to Petco Park on May 24th
Ladies and gentlemen...The Rolling Stones are back! The band has announced that they will kick off their new 15-city North American stadium, ZIP CODE tour, in San Diego on May 24 at Petco Park.
Padres Acquire RHP Cory Mazzoni from the Mets in exchange for LHP Alex Torres
The San Diego Padres today announced that they have acquired right-handed pitcher Cory Mazzoni and a player to be named later from the New York Mets in exchange for left-handed pitcher Alex Torres. Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller made the announcement