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Clean Sweep: Padres Sign All Three
The three signings, coupled with the Jake Peavy trade, have infused the San Diego farm system with 5 young power arms and two athletic center fielders in the past 18 days.
PADRES: Club signs top draft picks, then stuns Cubs behind current youngsters
"The one thing ownership stood tall on was allowing me and (scouting director Bill Gayton) to stay the course," vice president of scouting and player development Grady Fuson said. "We came in over budget. ... I credit (CEO Jeff Moorad). At one time, things could have tightened up for us, but they never did."
It Might Be Dangerous... You Go First: Tonight
We sign Tate, Williams, Sampson, and Reyes, Headley hits a two-out rbi double in the 9th, and Blanks with a walkoff...
Friars sign No. 3 overall Draft pick Tate | padres.com: News
The Padres announced on Monday that they signed their first-round pick in the 2009 First-Year Player Draft, outfielder Donavan Tate.
Young '100 percent' by spring training
Padres manager Bud Black said he was told Young will be "100 percent by spring training.
PADRES NOTES: Young's season done after shoulder surgery
Team doctors repaired some fraying of the labrum during an exploratory surgery on Chris Young's right shoulder on Monday, manager Bud Black said.
insidethepadres: Upbeat day for Padres
"Surgery went very well. They found the problem and fixed it without having to repair anything structurally. I was relieved to know that: a) it was a problem that would not have gone away with rest; and b) that it was a minor fix which should allow me to make a full recovery."
Young undergoes successful surgery | padres.com: News
Padres starting pitcher Chris Young underwent successful surgery on his right shoulder on Monday at Scripps Clinic in Carmel Valley.
Gonzalez named NL Player of the Week | padres.com: News
Padres first baseman Adrian Gonzalez added some hardware on Monday when he was named the National League Player of the Week presented by Bank of America for the period ending Aug. 16.
Blanks' walk-off home run tops Cubs
"It's such a big ballpark, it's tough to gauge," said Blanks when asked if he knew his shot to left-center off closer Kevin Gregg would clear the fence. "I got it pretty good, but that part of the park I hit it to, it's pretty big out there. I was definitely hoping."
On brink, Padres walk off behind Blanks | padres.com: News
Kyle Blanks hit a three-run, walk-off home run in the ninth as the Padres beat the Cubs, 4-1, in the opener of a three-game set on Monday at PETCO Park.
For Carrillo, a second chance is key | padres.com: News
Cesar Carrillo's second career start with the Padres was nearly over before it started, but he'll get a second chance to impress on Tuesday vs. the Cubs.
Friar John's Blog: Padres lend a hand to Little Leaguers
The Padres Foundation, Moorad announced, donated $10,000 to help defray expenses for the Park View Little League.
Major League Baseball needs to curb macho beanball culture - Tom Verducci - SI.com
"It's getting out of hand," Giants manager Bruce Bochy said. "Every time somebody gets hit they think it's on purpose and they're going to retaliate.