The San Diego Padres today announced that they have acquired infielder Yangervis Solarte and right-handed pitcher Rafael De Paula from the New York Yankees in exchange for infielder Chase Headley and cash considerations.
The San Diego Padres tonight will honor the recipient of the third Hispanic Heritage Comunidad Award for 2014. Ricardo Lopez, a teacher at Mueller Charter School, has been selected by the Padres' Hispanic Community Advisory Council (HCAC) to receive the award for his dedication to improving the lives of families and youth, specifically in the area of youth fitness (PLAY).
The Padres return from the All-Star Break Friday for a weekend series against the New York Mets. Highlights of the three-game homestand include a camouflage Andrew Cashner replica jersey giveaway presented by Toyota and Salute to Veterans presented by Bank of America, including the Ceremonial First Pitch by 105-year-old Oceanside resident Agnes McKee.
National League All-Star manager Mike Matheny of the St. Louis Cardinals announced today, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, that right-handers Huston Street of the San Diego Padres and Tim Hudson of the San Francisco Giants have been added to the N.L.'s active roster for the 85th All-Star Game.
Paul McCartney has added another date to summer's hottest ticket: the Out There world tour has confirmed a September 28 stop at Petco Park in San Diego-marking Paul's first concert in the city since the Wings Over America tour passed through in 1976.
It was announced today that the San Diego Clásico, scheduled for July 12 at Petco Park, has been postponed until this fall. The 2014 San Diego Clásico was scheduled as a double header featuring Club América vs. Dorados de Sinaloa in the first match and Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles de Caliente, commonly referred to as Xolos de Tijuana, vs. Cruz Azul in the nightcap.