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Padres field coordinator Randy Johnson and hitting coordinator Sean Berry will not return next season.

The Padres will have to replace both Johnson (no, not the pitcher), and Berry before the season starts, but neither are vital to the team and their absence likely won't have much of an effect on the Padres team. Hopefully a new hitting coordinator will help the Padres hit better, after the team was historically terrible last season.
Analyst: Ben Diamond  View Profile

17 Oct, 08:24 PMSource

Josh Johnson played catch last Thursday for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery.

Johnson was sideline after throwing only 13 pitches in spring training. It is yet to be determined whether the Padres will pick up his option or not. It is very possible that Johnson could be a free agent moving into the 2015 season.
Analyst: Colby Conway  View Profile

15 Oct, 09:39 PMSource

Troy Patton has elected free agency rather than his outright assignment.

There is a lot of that going around Sunday. We will let you know if anyone important becomes a free agent.
Analyst: Steve Pimental  View Profile

5 Oct, 01:44 PMSource

Bud Black will return as the Padres manager in 2015. 

That will be Black's ninth year as the San Diego manager, and while he has not yet made a post-season appearance while leading the Padres, the team did play over .500 since the All Star break, going 32-27.
Analyst: Ivar G. Anderson  View Profile

29 Sep, 07:47 PM

Robbie Erlin dropped to 4-5 after giving up four runs on four hits and two walks with a strikeout over 1.2 innings in the Padres loss to the Giants on Sunday. 

Erlin really struggled in his last start of the 2014 gauntlet. He only threw 35 pitches, and didn't make it out of the second inning of the contest. This isn't the way he wanted to end 2014, but he closes out the campaign with a 4-5 record, and a 4.99 ERA. He went unowned in many fantasy leagues, and that will be the case heading into 2015.
Analyst: Colby Conway  View Profile

28 Sep, 07:20 PM

Will Venable RF, Cory Spangenberg 3B, Jedd Gyorko 2B, Yasmani Grandal 1B, Seth Smith LF, Rene Rivera C, Alexi Amarista SS, Cameron Maybin CF, (Robbie Erlin P)

28 Sep, 01:45 PM

Eric Stults allowed just one run on six hits with no walks and five strikeouts over seven innings against the Giants on Saturday.

Stults has really turned his season around after a horrid first half, as has a 2.94 ERA since a six run implosion on July 27th. While he still holds a 4.30 ERA and 1.38 WHIP, he's finished his season on a high note and will look to bounce back next season.
Analyst: Ben Diamond  View Profile

27 Sep, 08:31 PM

Will Venable RF, Cory Spangenberg 2B, Yasmani Grandal C, Seth Smith LF, Yangervis Solarte 3B, Alexi Amarista SS, Jake Goebbert 1B, Cameron Maybin CF, (Eric Stults P)

27 Sep, 02:37 PM

Joaquin Benoit recorded his eleventh save of the season, tossing a scoreless 1-2-3 inning against the Giants Friday night.

Benoit is now 11-for-12 is save chances on the year while maintaining a solid 1.49 ERA and 0.77 WHIP over 54.1 innings. Considering how well he has handled the ninth inning since taking over for Huston Street, we can expect to see Benoit in the same role next season, making him a solid No. 2 closer in all fantasy formats when drafting next March.
Analyst: Matthew Beck  View Profile

27 Sep, 03:50 AM

Ian Kennedy allowed one run (none earned) with two walks and six strikeouts over seven innings during the Padres 4-1 win over the Giants.

In his last start of the season Kennedy was able to improve his record to 13-13 with turning in a 3.63 ERA and 1.29 WHIP through 33 starts. Although his offense failed him more times than he can count he managed to put together a solid season, owning a 207:70 K:BB rate over 201.0 innings while serving up only 16 home runs along the way.
Analyst: Matthew Beck  View Profile

27 Sep, 03:48 AM

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