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8/28/2014 | Hoffman's career full of milestone moments

As arguably the greatest closer the National League has ever produced, Trevor Hoffman owns several signature moments against a wide variety of teams.

8/28/2014 | Catching Hoffy: Batterymates share best memories

A total of 41 Major League catchers handled Trevor Hoffman, some more recognizable -- Jason Kendall, Benito Santiago and Brad Ausmus -- than others, including Rob Natal, Colt Morton and Pete LaForest, who each caught Hoffman just once. These are just a handful of their stories, experiences and favorite memories from catching Hoffy.

8/28/2014 | Haren leads Dodgers into San Diego

Dan Haren gets the call as the National League West-leading Dodgers open a weekend series at Petco Park on Sunday. The Padres will counter with Andrew Cashner.

8/28/2014 | Rivera delivers game-tying homer, walk-off single

Rene Rivera 's game-winning single in the bottom of the 10th inning Wednesday gave the Padres a 3-2 victory over the Brewers before a crowd of 21,156 at Petco Park.

8/27/2014 | Umpires quickly overturn play at first in eighth

With a runner aboard and left-hander Will Smith and the Brewers nursing a one-run lead, the Padres' Seth Smith hit a grounder to first baseman Lyle Overbay that pulled the veteran from the bag. Brewers manager Ron Roenicke challenged the safe call and it was overturned.

8/27/2014 | Struggling rookie Liriano out of starting lineup

Rookie right fielder Rymer Liriano was out of the Padres starting lineup on Wednesday one day after going 0-for-4 with three strikeouts and committing his first career fielding error in Tuesday's 4-1 win over Milwaukee.

8/27/2014 | NL-Central leading Brewers looking for series win

Odrisamer Despaigne has had a roller coaster of a first season in the Majors. The Cuban defector has gone from nearly throwing a no-hitter in his fifth big league start to largely scuffling in his six outings since then.

8/27/2014 | Ross extends streak of quality starts to 13

Tyson Ross extended his franchise record streak of consecutive quality starts to 13 as the Padres defeated the Brewers, 4-1, on Tuesday Petco Park.

8/26/2014 | Padres, City of San Diego pay homage to Selig

About 20 years ago, baseball in San Diego was in trouble. Commissioner Bud Selig helped save the Padres and now, with his long tenure about to end, the team and the city said thank you, unveiling the Selig Hall of Fame Plaza at Petco Park on Tuesday.

8/26/2014 | Renfroe heads list of seven prospects headed to AFL

Outfielder Hunter Renfroe (ranked as the No. 74 prospect by and infielder Trea Turner (No. 99) headline San Diego's selections for the Arizona Fall League. The Padres' participants also include pitchers Brandon Alger, Tayron Guerrero and Justin Hancock, infielder Jace Peterson and outfielder Mallex Smith and an unfilled slot on the roster for a pitcher.

8/26/2014 | Selig hints at All-Star Game in Petco's future

Padres fans have been hopeful about hosting an All-Star Game for quite a while now. San Diego has hosted the Midsummer Classic twice, but the last time was in 1992 at Jack Murphy Stadium.

8/26/2014 | AFL announces preliminary rosters for 2014 season

The Arizona Fall League announced its preliminary rosters for the 2014 season on Tuesday, and, for the second year in a row, the game's top prospect, Byron Buxton, is among myriad up-and-coming stars heading to the desert for some extra seasoning.

8/26/2014 | Brewers call on Nelson in San Diego

Jimmy Nelson add another ace to his long list of high-profile opponents on Tuesday night when the National League Central-leading Brewers call on the rookie against Tyson Ross in San Diego.

8/26/2014 | Stults runs out of August magic against Crew

The Brewers showed the Padres why they're one of the National League's best offenses on Monday night, as the NL Central leaders smashed two homers off Eric Stults and pounded out 16 hits overall to send the Padres to a deflating 10-1 loss.

8/25/2014 | Black waiting for outfielders to emerge from pack

The Padres have five active outfielders, more if you count part-timers like Tommy Medica and Alexi Amarista, but only one everyday starter in Seth Smith. Manager Bud Black said that it's an open competition to fill the other two spots for the rest of the season.

8/25/2014 | Quentin 'more than likely' done for season

One player who won't figure into the Padres' outfield logjam is Carlos Quentin, who Padres manager Bud Black said on Monday is "more than likely" done for the year with the bone bruise in his left knee.

8/24/2014 | Lohse, Crew open nine-game road trip in San Diego

Both the Brewers and Padres will welcome a change of scenery. The Padres are coming off a rough road trip to St. Louis, Los Angeles and Arizona, while the Brewers closed a disappointing 2-3 homestand with a finale win over the Pirates on Sunday. San Diego and Milwaukee open a three-game set Monday, with Brewers righty Kyle Lohse facing Padres lefty Eric Stults.

8/24/2014 | Impressive Solarte seeking a niche with Padres

The Padres like what they have seen from Yangervis Solarte, a versatile position player who was acquired last month from the Yankees in the Chase Headley deal, but it's too early to predict what his future with the club holds.

8/23/2014 | Anderson aims for rebound as he goes for sweep

Arizona's Chase Anderson will go for a sweep of the Padres in Sunday's finale, facing Ian Kennedy, who hopes to rebound vs. his former team.

8/23/2014 | Cashner solid in return, but Padres can't cash in

Kevin Quackenbush gave up a three-run home run to Didi Gregorius in the eighth inning Saturday night as the Padres lost, 5-2, to the D-backs at Chase Field.

8/23/2014 | September callups will boost pitching staff

There are a few no-brainers who will be added to the roster, like pitchers Robbie Erlin and Joe Wieland, who will likely get starts in September. Jesse Hahn, impressive during his rookie season, will rejoin the team as well.

8/23/2014 | Gyorko sits out with hamstring injury

Second baseman Jedd Gyorko is day to day due to a mild left hamstring injury that he sustained Thursday against the Dodgers.

8/23/2014 | Cashner draws Nuno as opponent in first game back

The Padres will officially reinstate Andrew Cashner from the disabled list on Saturday and stick him in the rotation in time to take the hill against Vidal Nuno the D-backs in the second game of a three-game series.

8/22/2014 | Padres can't recover after Despaigne falters early

Miguel Montero hit a two-run homer off Odrisamer Despaigne in the first inning on Friday to get the D-backs off to a fast start in their 5-1 victory over the Padres at Chase Field.

8/22/2014 | Rivera has had a front-row seat for greatness

Rene Rivera first caught Felix Hernandez when he was an 18-year-old in 2004, and four years later he had the chance to work with the then-20-year-old Clayton Kershaw.

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