San Diego Padres


The Padres are positioning themselves as a favorite to land Cuban infielder Hector Olivera, but the A's are among other teams in the race.


PHOENIX — Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman held a midnight press conference one night at the winter meetings, smiling throughout as he tried to explain a flurry


James Shields was officially introduced by the San Diego Padres on Wednesday, saying he's happy to join a team that's ready to win now and be close to his family's Southern California home.