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Former Padres still alive in the MLB postseason

Let’s take a look at some former players and coaches who played in San Diego

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Now that Jayce Tingler is gone, AJ Preller will try to rebuild the coaching staff, and Padres fans have mixed feelings this postseason. Everyone is disappointed with the team’s season performance, but most are relieved that Tingler is not in command of Padres clubhouse anymore.

But for now, let’s relax and take a look at former Padres and some San Diego State Aztecs who qualified for the postseason:

San Francisco Giants

  • OF Alex Dickerson (Padres, 2015-16,19)
  • RHP Jay Jackson (Padres, 2015)

Milwaukee Brewers

  • Coach Quintin Berry (SDSU OF, 2005-06)
  • Coach Jason Lane (Padres OF/LHP, 2007/14)
  • RHP Brad Boxberger (Padres, 2012-14)
  • Coach Pat Murphy (Padres interim manager, 2015)
  • LHP Eric Lauer (Padres, 2018-19)
  • INF Luis Urias (Padres, 2018-19)

Atlanta Braves

  • 1B coach Eric Young (Padres UT, 2005-06)
  • LHP Max Fried (Padres minors, 2012-14)

Los Angeles Dodgers

  • Manager Dave Roberts (Padres OF/coach, 2005-06/10-15)
  • Coach Josh Bard (Padres C, 2006-08)
  • Coach Mark Prior (Padres RHP, 2008-09)
  • SS Trea Turner (Padres minors, 2014-15)

Tampa Bay Rays

  • OF Manuel Margot (Padres, 2015-19)
  • C Francisco Mejia (Padres, 2018-20)
  • RHP Matt Wisler (Padres, 2019)
  • RHP Luis Patino (Padres, 2020)

Houston Astros

  • RHP Phil Maton (Padres, 2017-19)
  • C Jason Castro (Padres, 2020)

Chicago White Sox

  • C Seby Zavala (SDSU, 2012-15)
  • C Yasmani Grandal (Padres, 2012-14)
  • RHP Craig Kimbrel (Padres, 2015)

Boston Red Sox

  • OF Hunter Renfroe (Padres, 2016-19)
  • RHP Garrett Richards (Padres, 2019-20)
  • Bench Coach Will Venable (Padres, 2008-15)

Best of luck to all the former Padres and SDSU Aztecs in the MLB Postseason!