Dec 18 2017 - Jordan Lyles RHP Jordan Lyles signed a one-year contract with a club option for 2019, the San Diego Padres announced. Financial terms of the deal were not divulged by the Padres on Sunday, but FanRag Sports reported that Lyles will earn $750,000 in 2018.
Dec 15 2017 - Jose Ruiz RHP Jose Ruiz was designated for assignment by the Padres. The former catcher went 1-2 with a 5.98 ERA in 44 appearances at Class A Lake Elsinore last season.
Dec 15 2017 - Freddy Galvis SS Freddy Galvis was acquired by the Padres from the Phillies for a minor league pitcher. Galvis, 28, is slated to become a free agent following the season. He played in all 162 games last season and batted .255 with 12 homers and 61 RBIs last season.
Dec 13 2017 - Bryan Mitchell RHP Bryan Mitchell was dealt by the Yankees along with 3B Chase Headley and cash considerations to the Padres for OF Jabari Blash on Tuesday.
Mitchell, 26, posted a 1-1 mark with one save, a 5.79 ERA in 32 2/3 innings in 2017.
Dec 13 2017 - Chase Headley 3B Chase Headley was dealt by the Yankees along with RHP Bryan Mitchell and cash considerations to the Padres for OF Jabari Blash on Tuesday.
Headley, who began his career with San Diego in 2007, was swapped from the Padres to the Yankees prior to the 2014 trade deadline. The 33-year-old switch hitter batted .273 with 12 home runs and 61 RBIs in 147 games last season. Headley established career highs of 31 homers and 115 RBIs for the Padres in 2012 when he finished fifth in National League MVP balloting. Headley is entering the final season of a four-year, $52 million contract.
Oct 19 2017 - Chase Headley DH Chase Headley had three hits, making him the first Yankee DH to get at least three hits in a postseason game since Hideki Matsui went 3-for-4 with six RBIs in Game 6 of the 2009 World Series against the Philadelphia Phillies. Earlier this week, manager Joe Girardi said Headley was having good at-bats. Headley is hitting .455 (5-for-11) in the AL Championship Series after beginning his postseason career 0-for-18.
Oct 14 2017 - Chase Headley DH Chase Headley finished 0-for-3 with a strikeout, continuing the postseason struggles for Yankees designated hitters, who are now 0-for-23 with 10 strikeouts and just three walks in these playoffs. Headley is 0-for-12 with a walk and six strikeouts this postseason.
Oct 1 2017 - Travis Jankowski CF Travis Jankowski had three hits, including a double, in the Padres' season-ending loss to the Giants on Sunday. The three-hit game was the fourth of his career, with the previous three all coming last August. Jankowski finished the season batting .313 (5-for-16) out of the leadoff spot.
Oct 1 2017 - Wil Myers 1B Wil Myers did not play in the Padres' season finale Sunday against the San Francisco Giants. Myers thus finished in a tie with Colorado Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado for the most home runs in a single season at AT&T Park for a Giants opponent with six. He hit his sixth Saturday, which also was his 30th of the season.
Oct 1 2017 - Hunter Renfroe RF Hunter Renfroe hit his 26th home run of the season Sunday in the Padres' 5-4 loss at San Francisco. The blast capped a powerful season for Renfroe, who broke the Padres' franchise rookie record for home runs. Sunday's homer was San Diego's 100th on the road this season. Only the 1970 Padres (104) hit more in franchise history.
Oct 1 2017 - Luis Perdomo RHP Luis Perdomo pitched seven innings of four-run ball Sunday in the Padres' 5-4 loss at San Francisco, but he made his biggest impression at the plate. Perdomo tripled and scored in the fourth inning, the triple being his fourth of the season. No pitcher since RHP Robin Roberts in 1955 had recorded four triples in one season.
Oct 1 2017 - Freddy Galvis SS Freddy Galvis connected for a pinch-hit double in the sixth inning Sunday, becoming the first Phillie to play in all 162 games since Ryan Howard in 2008 and the 11th in franchise history. A free agent after next season, this might have been his final game in a Phillies uniform as the front office works to fix the logjam in the infield. He posted a career-high .308 OBP and .686 OPS.
Sep 30 2017 - Austin Hedges C Austin Hedges plated the tying and go-ahead runs with a two-strike, two-RBI double with two outs in the ninth inning in Saturday's 3-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants. The RBIs were just the fifth and sixth of his career in the ninth inning in 54 plate appearances. The two-RBI game was the 15th of Hedges' three-year career.
Sep 30 2017 - Wil Myers 1B Wil Myers became the first Padre since 2012 to hit 30 home runs in a season when he belted his 30th in Saturday's win over the San Francisco Giants. The last Padre to reach 30 was 3B Chase Headley, who hit 31 in 2012. Myers' homer was his sixth in eight games this season at AT&T Park, tying Colorado Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado for the most hit at the 18-year-old San Francisco ballpark in a season. Myers also tied the Padres record for home runs in a season hit in San Francisco, equaling the six hit by LF Greg Vaughn at Candlestick Park in 1998.
Sep 30 2017 - Jhoulys Chacin RHP Jhoulys Chacin moved into a tie with RHP Luis Perdomo for the team lead in quality starts this season with his 16th in Saturday's win over the San Francisco Giants. The Padres' leader in wins with 13 did not get a decision. Allowing one run and five hits in six innings was one of Chacin's best road outings of the season. He entered the game with a 6.93 road ERA.
Sep 30 2017 - Luis Perdomo RHP Luis Perdomo will seek to retake the team lead in quality starts from RHP Jhoulys Chacin when he pitches Sunday against the San Francisco Giants. Perdomo has 16 quality starts this season but just a 4-5 record in those games despite a 2.76 ERA. He's 2-0 with a 3.55 ERA in eight career games, including six starts, against the Giants.
Sep 30 2017 - Jordan Lyles RHP Jordan Lyles was scorched for seven runs for the second time in his last three starts in Friday's 8-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants. Lyles allowed 10 hits in 3 2/3 innings, equaling the most hits he's given up since allowing 11 for the Houston Astros against the Texas Rangers in May of 2013. Lyles' season ERA ballooned to 7.75.
Sep 30 2017 - Jhoulys Chacin RHP Jhoulys Chacin will seek to continue his run of success at AT&T Park in San Francisco when he faces the Giants on Saturday. Chacin has gone 4-1 with a 2.09 ERA in seven career starts in San Francisco. He is 8-7 in his career with a 3.31 ERA in 20 games, including 19 starts, against the Giants.
Sep 30 2017 - Manuel Margot CF Manuel Margot had a night to forget in Friday's 8-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants. He went 0-for-4 at the plate, and arguably had a worse game in the field. He twice had a chance to make inning-ending catches in deep center field, only to allow the ball to drop for extra-base hits. The Giants scored seven runs as a result of those two-out hits.
Sep 30 2017 - Christian Villanueva INF Christian Villanueva doubled as a pinch hitter in Friday's loss to the San Francisco Giants. The hit gave him 10 in his last nine games, during which he's gone 10-for-24 (.417). Villanueva now has five extra-base hits (four home runs and a double) in his first 11 games.
Sep 28 2017 - Yangervis Solarte SS Yangervis Solarte had two of the three Padres' hits Wednesday. He now has a hit in eight of his last nine games (.387) with four RBI. His 18 home runs is a career high.
Sep 28 2017 - Christian Villanueva 3B Christian Villaneuva has hit four home runs in his first ten major league games. He had 20 home runs at Triple-AAA El Paso and is playing his way into consideration for a roster spot in 2018.
Sep 28 2017 - Hunter Renfroe OF Hunter Renfroe was hitless Wednesday but he finished his rookie season having made an impact against the Dodgers. In 15 games, he's hit .298 with eight extra base hits. His 25 home runs set a new Padre rookie record for home runs in a season.' It's cool," Renfroe said. "Obviously, missing that month (when he was sent to the minors), this feels pretty special to me. I just think it's a pretty cool achievement. I just want to keep going and keep hitting more."
Sep 28 2017 - Clayton Richard LHP Clayton Richard was roughed up for eight hits, eight runs (six earned) and three walks in his final start of the season. He dropped his record to 8-15. The 34-year-old signed a two-year contract extension through 2019 earlier this month. Padres GM A.J. Preller said Richard wanted to remain with the Padres and that his presence as a veteran in a young clubhouse is valuable. "We bet on people, and he's a pretty easy person to bet on in terms of work ethic and the way he goes about it," Preller said.
Sep 27 2017 - Carter Capps RHP Carter Capps is waiting for final approval to undergo surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome, a condition that compresses nerves and blood vessels in the chest. Capps missed all of 2016 after undergoing Tommy John surgery and didn't return until August of this season. He made 11 appearances with a 6.57 ERA before pain in his chest led to discovery of a blood clot caused by the syndrome.