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  1. Almost teammates: DiMaggio and Williams

    David Schoenfield

    There's an old story that in April of 1947, over maybe a few too many drinks at Toots Shor's restaurant in New York, Yankees owner Dan Topping and Red Sox owner Tom Yawkey had agreed to the biggest trade in baseball history: Joe DiMaggio for Ted Will...

    Blog | January 01, 2015
  2. Padded hat worn by Alex Torres headed to Hall of Fame

    William Weinbaum

    The latest display in the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's "Today's Game" exhibit features a piece of equipment that's intended to prevent a batted ball from having much effect at all.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2014
  3. Arenado homers to help Rockies sweep Padres, 6-0

    Arenado homers to help Rockies sweep Padres, 6-0

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 07, 2014
  4. MLB - 1994 baseball strike effect on Tony Gwynn and Matt Williams...

    Tim Keown

    A 232-day players strike began 20 years ago on Aug. 12. It ended of what should have been dream seasons for Tony Gwynn, Matt Williams and the Montreal Expos.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2014
  5. Alex Torres of San Diego Padres says Alex Cobb's injuries spurred...

    William Weinbaum

    The precedent the San Diego Padres reliever Alex Torres set Saturday night by wearing an isoBlox padded cap was rooted in a frightful experience he had just before entering a game for Tampa Bay, just over a year earlier.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2014
  6. A memorable encounter with Tony Gwynn

    Jerry Crasnick

    Jerry Crasnick fondly looks back at a discussion with Tony Gwynn about hitting from nearly 20 years ago.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2014
  7. Bryce Harper of Washington Nationals not in lineup Saturday vs. S...

    Bryce Harper was not in the lineup against the San Diego Padres on Saturday, one day after the Washington Nationals star jammed his thumb while sliding into third base.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2014
  8. Bryce Harper of Washington Nationals exits with apparent arm inju...

    Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper left after four innings of Washington's 11-1 rout of the San Diego Padres on Friday with a jammed left thumb.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2014
  9. Sox's Hudson experiment failing

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Give Chicago White Sox general manager Kenny Williams credit for trying, but in the case of Orlando Hudson, this experiment has not worked out. The Sox were desperate for any offense out of the hot corner, so they took a flyer on the 3...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  10. Chicago White Sox GM Ken Williams says trades may not happen

    Scott Powers

    White Sox GM Ken Williams says trades may not happen.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2012
  11. Darwin Barney, Gordon Beckham both valuable second basemen last w...

    AJ Mass

    AJ Mass updates his Top 100 points league rankings, including notes on players trending up or down, and cautions fantasy owners not to get too crazy with unnecessary lineup moves.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  12. 3 Up, 3 Down: A's 2, Angels 1

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels can fail to score with the best of them. After losing a series against the San Diego Padres, who have scored the second-fewest runs in baseball, the Angels traveled to play the team with the worst batting average in baseball. They lost ...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  13. Castro has GM Williams thinking big

    Doug Padilla

    The second coming of Jose Contreras is on the way. Or at least that's what Chicago White Sox general manager Kenny Williams suggested Saturday. Explaining the trade that sent Carlos Quentin to the San Diego Padres and yielded minor-league pitchers...

    Blog | December 31, 2011
  14. Francona on Williams: a brilliant manager

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Manager Terry Francona sat in his office in the corner of the Red Sox clubhouse Thursday afternoon and recalled what it was like to know former Red Sox and Hall of Fame manager Dick Williams. Williams passed away Thursday. He was 82. ...

    Blog | July 07, 2011
  15. Hall of Fame manager Dick Williams dies at 82

    Hall of Fame manager Dick Williams, who won two World Series titles with Oakland and led two other franchises to pennants, has died. He was 82.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2011
  16. Padres, TaylorMade unveil 80-foot-tall driver attached to foul po...

    Doug Williams

    TaylorMade's

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2011