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El Paso hits road as Tucson says bye to baseball for now

It reads like a West Coast swing for a bar band’s nationwide tour.

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Francouer enjoying the high jinks of minor-league baseball

Francouer enjoying the high jinks of minor-league baseball

Jeff Francoeur is gullible.

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Reno Aces top gun Bradley getting closer to call-up to D-backs

As reporters approached Archie Bradley at his Kino Stadium locker on Friday night, he had on a T-shirt and boxer briefs.

April 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Triple-A Baseball: Ex-Cat Hoffman relishing new role, award honor

Kino Stadium was completely empty, as it has been for much of the last seven months.

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Diamondbacks hire ex-Tucson Padres GM Feder to promote club in Southern Arizona

Diamondbacks hire ex-Tucson Padres GM Feder to promote club in Southern Arizona

Longtime Tucson baseball executive Mike Feder has made the big leagues. 

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Triple-A baseball to return to Tucson for four days

Triple-A baseball to return to Tucson for four days

Triple-A baseball is coming back to Tucson for a cameo appearance. 

February 07, 2014 10:15 amLoading…

The Home Team: Mejias-Brean homers in High-A debut

The Home Team: Mejias-Brean homers in High-A debut

Seth Mejias-Brean’s big season at the plate for Class-A Dayton paid off when he was moved up to High-A Bakersfield (Calif.).

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Padres' Murphy left impact in club's final season in Tucson

Padres' Murphy left impact in club's final season in Tucson

At first, Pat Murphy seems gruff. Intimidating, even. Imagine Ron Swanson, without the mustache.

August 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Photos: Farewell Tucson Padres

Photos: Farewell Tucson Padres

The Tucson Padres will play their last home game in Tucson tonight. Here is a look back at their time in Tucson.

August 29, 2013 10:00 am Photos

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Greg Hansen: Tucson baseball by any name is going, going, gone

Greg Hansen: Tucson baseball by any name is going, going, gone

In the Tucson book of baseball, the Mission Bells begat the Lizards who begat the Cowboys who begat the Toros who begat the Sidewinders who be…

August 29, 2013 9:15 am Photos

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Tucson Padres: 9 hope for call-up to SD

Tucson Padres: 9 hope for call-up to SD

Thirty days hath September.

August 28, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona's McCarthy earns first win since May

Brandon McCarthy allowed only one run in seven innings, just a start after being tagged for seven runs in 2ª innings.

August 26, 2013 3:30 pmLoading…

The Home Team: Castillo’s transition to reliever pays off

The Home Team: Castillo’s transition to reliever pays off

In his first season in the closer’s role, Jesus Castillo recorded 23 saves and a 2.45 ERA in the Mexican League with Broncos de Reynosa this s…

August 26, 2013 12:00 am Related

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Chicken's last night at Kino egg-stra special

Chris Robinson crouched by home plate in between innings on Saturday night, fully clad in his catcher’s gear, and he knew what was coming.

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Nothing fishy about how some Padres prefer to spend off days

Nothing fishy about how some Padres prefer to spend off days

Give Eddy Rodriguez a day off, and you won’t find him on the couch, playing “Call of Duty” or “Major League Baseball 2k13” on his Xbox 360.

August 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Padres' final Tucson stretch run has more at stake this year than last

Padres' final Tucson stretch run has more at stake this year than last

The end is nigh.

August 24, 2013 12:00 am Related

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Tucson Padres: Tucson HS alum takes demotion in stride

Tucson Padres: Tucson HS alum takes demotion in stride

Nothing really surprises Tom Wilhelmsen anymore.

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Hansen: Pacific Coast League baseball: Last stand for local minor-league baseball

Hansen: Pacific Coast League baseball: Last stand for local minor-league baseball

In 1969, a man from the Rockefeller fortune paid $6,000 to buy Tucson's entry into the Pacific Coast League. We should've known then it wasn't…

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Tucson Padres: T-Pads back home today after win at Sacramento

Tucson Padres: T-Pads back home today after win at Sacramento

Brandon Allen's homer and Cody Decker's RBI single in the fifth inning put Tucson up 7-4, and the Padres held on to beat host Sacramento 7-6 o…

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Tucson Padres: Tucson explodes for 18 hits, 5 back of River Cats

After losing three straight at Sacramento, the Tucson Padres erupted for 18 hits to beat the first-place River Cats 13-3 on Monday night.

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Tucson Padres: Rally in 9th comes up short

Tucson scored twice in the ninth inning, but the Padres failed to tie it up with runners at second and third in a 5-4 loss at Sacramento on Su…

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Tucson Padres: River Cats rally to drop Padres 5 back

Time may be running out on the Tucson Padres.

August 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson Padres: Padres fall 4 games behind in division after rally falls short

The host Sacramento River Cats scored two runs in the eighth inning and then held off Tucson in a 5-3 win Friday night.

August 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson Padres: Decker at home on diamond, YouTube

Tucson Padres: Decker at home on diamond, YouTube

Tucson's Cody Decker refers to himself as the anti-hero, both as a ballplayer and a budding comedic filmmaker. He might need to look into rebr…

August 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson Padres: Sampson returns to Tucson a new man

When pitcher Keyvius Sampson walked into Pat Murphy's office, the manager said he could immediately tell something had changed about the 22-year-old.

August 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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