It might be too early to start unstitching the logos on the Tucson Padres’ uniforms. The team could be headed for extra innings in the Old Pueblo.
Pima County will spend $280,000 to bring to Tucson 10 teams from the professional soccer league as well as a team from Mexico for two weeks of preseason training early next year.
Ben Francisco came to the Tucson Padres hoping to get back to the big leagues, of course, but he's also just hungry to swing the bat.
The way Daniel Robertson sees it, there are worse places to be than Triple-A baseball for a second straight year.
Padres second baseman Jonathan Galvez tried to sell the tag, but Fresno's Juan Perez is ruled safe on this first-inning steal attempt Friday.
Fans Rachel Dominguez and Tony Villegas stock up on the essentials at a Kino Stadium concession stand.
Mike Walker has been a San Diego Padres fan for 20 years.
Dallas Green, brother of Christina-Taylor Green, throws out the ceremonial first pitch at Thursday's Dodgers-Cubs game.
Christina-Taylor Green's favorite part of a baseball game wasn't a home run or an amazing defensive play.
Matt Kemp signed autographs and hit a home run last year in Tucson. The Dodgers say he will be back today.
When the San Diego Padres and Arizona Diamondbacks came to town Sunday for a spring training game, the rosters weren't exactly loaded with perennial big-leaguers.
Tickets on sale Saturday at Domino pizza locations.
Spring training is about preparing the players for the regular season.
Five months ago, forward Devon Sandoval was playing against Seattle University. On Saturday, he could be facing Seattle Sounders FC.
Being back in your old neck of the woods, or in this case saguaros, can have its distractions.
Portland forward Danny Mwanga leaps up to flick the ball toward the net. Mwanga's shot, which hit the crossbar, was one of many chances Portland had in the second half of its MLS Desert Friendly match with Seattle.
In the 80th minute of Tuesday's soccer match, the members of the Timbers Army sang "You Are My Sunshine."