The San Diego Padres and outfielder Cameron Maybin have agreed to terms on a five-year, $25 million contract, the team announced Saturday.
Resigned to bargain hunting, most teams can only stand back and watch this Hot Stove season as a select few teams vie for the big-name, big-money players.
When you see the words shoulder and surgery in succession, understand that a pitcher who undergoes the procedure usually faces a long and arduous rehab before returning to full health ... if ever.
The Padres aren't contending in the NL West because they can mash. Credit a steady rotation and a lights-out bullpen for their success.
After finishing the '09 season on the DL, these nine guys are healthy and ready to make an impact. Is there a comeback player of the year in the mix?
Recently hired Padres general manager Jed Hoyer is now the leading man in San Diego after spending the last several years in the background in Boston.
Some are here for a cup of coffee. Some are back for another cup. Others are trying to restart their careers. This week's Starting 9 recognizes players who overcame long odds to land a job in the majors.
The Padres rank among the National League's worst offenses. Is it just an early-season slump or sign of a season-long slumber?
With the 2008 regular season fast approaching, we present the 30 Major League Baseball team slogans for Campaign '08.
The Diamondbacks won the season series with the Padres, but the NL West still is up for grabs.
Greg Maddux and David Wells might seem like baseball's odd couple, but the Padres teammates are more alike than one might think.
New Padres manager Bud Black is ready to debunk the notion that only position players make good skippers.
The San Diego Padres have reached agreement with right-handed reliever Doug Brocail on a one-year, $500,000 contract, according to a baseball source.
Once the season ends for the Padres, David Wells is ready to "graduate" to the next phase of his life and not look back.
The Padres are glad to be back in first in the NL West, but happiness is a day-to-day proposition in this tight race.
Seven teams and perhaps even a few more still stand a legitimate shot to win the wild card in the National League.