Martinez follows first homer with two-hit day | padres.com: News
"Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think my first hit in the big leagues would be a home run," Martinez said. "I wish I could put into words how I feel right now, but just blessed and thankful."
Padres expected to be busy by Deadline | padres.com: News
"Am I going to Texas or Anaheim? I don't know," Bell said after Thursday's 4-3 victory over the D-backs. "I think a trade is going to happen. It's probably just going to wait until we're near the wire. I've come to terms with it."
Hundley eying rehab assignment | padres.com: News
"If I'm able to get out [on a rehab assignment] in the next five or so days ... that will be pretty amazing," Hundley said.
Padres avoid sweep with 4-3 win over Diamondbacks | SignOnSanDiego.com
"All I was thinking about is that I want to get No. 30, three straight seasons with 30 is a huge accomplishment," said Bell. "Only after that did I think this could be my last game as a Padre."
Spence for hire | SignOnSanDiego.com
"He’s got nasty stuff. He makes hitters look real stupid."
Daily Update: Hoyer apparently asking for a lot, notes, minors | SignOnSanDiego.com
Sources say that Hoyer, with more than one team bidding on each of his top four available players, is still selling high. Teams are holding out to see if the asking price falls.
PADRES NOTES: Bell is ready for end to drama
Asked about the trade rumors, Bell said, "To be honest, I just want it to be over."