San Diego Padres
Andrew Cashner went from the Padres’ bullpen to staff ace last season. Can he continue that growth?
Jedd Gyorko is there to provide a solid bat in the lineup, and he could very well emerge as one of the league’s best offensive second baseman.
Drew Butera’s single scored Delmon Young in the bottom of the ninth as the Minnesota Twins rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 5-4 on Sunday and extend their winning streak to seven games.
Danny Valencia welcomed Joe Mauer back to Minnesota with a three-run home run in the first inning Friday, and the Twins held on to beat the San Diego Padres 6-5 for their fifth straight win.
The San Diego Padres claimed right-hander Pat Neshek off waivers from the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.