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  • Padres’ Alex Torres Tries Out New Protective Cap During Game (Video)

    Padres’ Alex Torres Tries Out New Protective Cap During Game (Video)

    Head injuries are a serious thing in baseball, but the risk has never really spurred any big league players to wear anything other than the traditional cap on the field. That changed at Saturday night’s game between the Dodgers and the Padres, as Alex Torres of the Padres tried out a protective baseball cap called the […]

  • Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn Dead at 54

    Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn Dead at 54

    Baseball has lost one of it’s greatest living players. Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, one of the best pure hitters of all time, succumbed to cancer on Monday morning at the age of 54. Gwynn may have never hit more than 17 home runs in a single-season, but he hit .328 for his career, amassing […]

  • Dinosaur Throws Out First Pitch at Padres Game (GIFs + Video)

    Dinosaur Throws Out First Pitch at Padres Game (GIFs + Video)

    So, this is going to sound crazy, but at a Padres game on Wednesday they had a dinosaur throwing out the first pitch. No, it wasn’t [CELEBRITY, ELDERLY], but an actual dinosaur—or at least a creepily realistic dinosaur suit. It’s so realistic, in fact, that it took me a good minute and a half before I realized […]

  • Jeff Francoeur Was the Victim of a Cruel Month-Long Prank (Video)

    Jeff Francoeur Was the Victim of a Cruel Month-Long Prank (Video)

    Most pranks, particularly those of the locker room variety, tend to only last a few minutes, but Jeff Francoeur was recently the victim of a much more elaborate and long-term practical joke. Francoeur, who is currently playing for the San Diego Padres’ minor league team in El Paso, is known for his kind and friendly demeanor. […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 9/16/2013 — Andrew Cashner

    Stat Line of the Night — 9/16/2013 — Andrew Cashner

    The San Diego may have one of the worst offenses in Major League Baseball, but not even a lack of runs was going to stop Andrew Cashner from getting his team the victory on Monday night. Cashner was absolutely incredible against the Pittsburgh Pirates, as he allowed just one hit and no walks while striking […]

  • This Brawl Made Preseason Baseball at the Alamodome Less Boring (Video)

    This Brawl Made Preseason Baseball at the Alamodome Less Boring (Video)

    Last weekend, just before the regular 2013 MLB season began, the Texas Rangers and San Diego Padres played a couple of exhibition games in a very interesting location: the Alamodome in San Antonio. If you’re familiar with the Alamodome then you’re probably thinking, “hey, that’s not big enough for a baseball field, is it?” And […]