The San Diego Padres today announced that they have acquired minor league catcher Marcus Greene Jr. and a player to be named later from the Texas Rangers in exchange for outfielder Will Venable. Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller made the announcement.
The San Diego Padres and Pedal the Cause San Diego today announced Petco Park will host the inaugural Pedal the Cause Radio-Telethon and Spin at the Park, an on-field spin event, on Saturday, September 12, with both events benefitting local cancer research organizations.
In a first for HBO, the comedy special FERRELL TAKES THE FIELD will have a major league ballpark premiere Saturday, Sept. 5 at Petco Park in San Diego, immediately following the game between the host San Diego Padres and the Los Angeles Dodgers. As part of Baseball Night in San Diego, all fans in attendance at that night's game will have the opportunity to stay and watch the screening. Will Ferrell will be on hand to introduce the HBO special, and there will be activities for fans attending the game. The Dodgers-Padres game is scheduled to begin at 5:40 p.m. PDT.